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Tacoma Population

Tacoma is the urban port city of Washington State in United States, located 32 miles southwest of Seattle, 31 miles northeast of the state capital, Olympia. Tacoma population in 2021 is estimated to be 220,702, covering city area of 62.42 sq mi (161.68 sq km), ranks third largest city of Washington and one-hundred-third populous city in the United States. Tacoma originally and locally called Takhoma or Tahoma, due to the nearby Mount Rainier. Neighborhoods of Tacoma city include the Central Tacoma, New Tacoma, Nalley Valley, Port of Tacoma and Southend. Tacoma city is the part of the Seattle-Tacoma, Combined Statistical Area, which ranks fourteenth CSA.

Below is the Tacoma, Washington population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010198,227
2011199,4930.64
2012201,5311.02
2013202,1300.30
2014203,7620.81
2015206,8011.49
2016210,2681.68
2017213,4301.50
2018216,2791.33
2019217,8270.72
2020219,3460.70
2021 *220,7020.62
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Tacoma Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Tacoma population is 217,834, out of these 108,092 are male, 109,742 are female, The sex ratio of Tacoma is 99. The median age of the Tacoma population is 35.9, Tacoma population by age are, under 18 years is 47,493, 16 years and over is 176,286, 18 years and over is 170,341, 21 years and over is 162,593, 65 years and over is 35,842. 49.6% are male, 50.4% are female, Population of Tacoma by age percent wise is, 21.8% are under 18 years old, 80.9% are 16 years and over, 78.2% are 18 years and over, 74.6% are 21 years and over, 13.0% are 65 years and over. There are total 92,394 housing units, The voting population of Tacoma are 157,446, out of these 77,109 are male voters, 80,337 are female voters, 49.0% are male, 51.0% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -512,6485.8%
5 - 914,5196.7%
10 - 1412,0135.5%
15 - 1914,0206.4%
20 - 2414,2246.5%
25 - 3437,32417.1%
35 - 4433,83115.5%
45 - 5424,65511.3%
55 - 5913,3866.1%
60 - 6412,7955.9%
65 - 7418,0628.3%
75 - 846,5473.0%
85 and over3,8101.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Tacoma Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Tacoma by race are:

White Population

White population in Tacoma, Washington are 138,774, percentage wise 63.7 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Tacoma, Washington are 25,068, percentage wise 11.5 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Tacoma, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Tacoma are 13,483, percentage wise 6.2 percent are asians, out of these 625 are Asian Indians, 1,034 are Chinese, 2,604 are Filipinos, 984 are Japanese, 2,098 are Korean, 2,840 are Vietnamese and 3,298 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Tacoma, Washington are 27,775. Percentage wise 12.8 percent are hispanics, out of these 20,681 are Mexican people, 2,024 are Puerto Ricans, 1,273 are Cubans, and 3,797 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race217,834Percent
White138,77463.7%
Black or African American25,06811.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,9741.8%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population13,4836.2%
Asian Indian6250.3%
Chinese1,0340.5%
Filipino2,6041.2%
Japanese9840.5%
Korean2,0981.0%
Vietnamese2,8401.3%
Other Asian Population3,298
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,2521.0%
Native Hawaiian2090.1%
Guamanian or Chamorro1,0120.5%
Hispanic or Latino27,77512.8%
Mexican20,6819.5%
Puerto Rican2,0240.9%
Cuban1,2730.6%
Other Hispanic or Latino3,797
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Tacoma native population is 191,015, out of these 112,835 born in the Washington state and 73,171 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 26,819, out of these 13,108 are Naturalised US citizen, 2,265 are in Europe, 6,325 in Asia, 772 in Africa, 2,799 in Latin America and 471 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Tacoma are 13,711, out of these 1,057 are from Europe, 2,791 are from Asia, 2,738 from Africa, 6,821 are from Latin America and 125 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native191,015
Born in state of residence112,835
Born in other state in the United States73,171
Northeast8,471
Midwest0
South17,061
West33,005
Born outside the United States5,009
Puerto Rico506
U.S. Island Areas947
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,556
Foreign born
Born outside of United States26,819
Naturalized U.S. citizen13,108
Europe2,265
Asia6,325
Africa772
Oceania476
Latin America2,799
Northern America471
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen13,711
Europe1,057
Asia2,791
Africa2,738
Oceania179
Latin America6,821
Northern America125
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Tacoma Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Tacoma, Washington are 92,394, Occupied housing units are 87,016, Rental vacancy rate is 6. Percentage of occupancy is 94, 50.74% of houses are owner occupied and 43.44% of houses are renter occupied in Tacoma. There are 61.21 percent of one-unit detached, 2.52 percent of one-units attached, 2.53 percent of two-unit houses, 4.99 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.23 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 33.60 percent are available with one vehicle, 33.83 percent are available with two vehicles, 19.38 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 7.37 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units92,394
Occupied housing units87,016
Occupied housing units percent94
Rental vacancy rate6
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached56,555
1-unit attached2,332
2 units2,339
3 or 4 units4,615
Mobile home216
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied46,884
Renter-occupied40,132
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Tacoma Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Tacoma, Washington is $344,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.44 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.33 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.67 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 2.62 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 13.34 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 25.43 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 7.34 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.57 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000410
$50,000 to $99,999306
$100,000 to $149,999616
$150,000 to $199,9992,425
$200,000 to $299,99912,327
$300,000 to $499,99923,492
$500,000 to $999,9996,778
$1,000,000 or more530
Median (dollars)344,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Tacoma Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,925, 0.13 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 2.19 percent pay between $500 to $999, 7.68 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 11.36 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 10.46 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 4.06 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 3.06 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $700, 0.27 percent of homes pay less than $250, 1.59 percent pays between $250 to $399, 2.44 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.61 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.92 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.01 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500117
$500 to $9992,019
$1,000 to $1,4997,094
$1,500 to $1,99910,499
$2,000 to $2,4999,665
$2,500 to $2,9993,749
$3,000 or more2,825
Median (dollars)1,925
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250250
$250 to $3991,470
$400 to $5992,252
$600 to $7992,407
$800 to $9992,695
$1,000 or more1,861
Median (dollars)700
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Tacoma Rental

Total number of Tacoma rental homes or apartments are 40,132, occupied by Renter, The median value of Tacoma average rental rate is $1,273. 6.30 percent of homes are under $500, 20.65 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 61.23 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 7.57 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.27 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,529
$500 to $9998,287
$1,000 to $1,49915,441
$1,500 to $1,9999,132
$2,000 to $2,4992,291
$2,500 to $2,999748
$3,000 or more110
Median (dollars)1,273
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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