In 2017, Tacoma, WA had a population of 207k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $55,506. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Tacoma, WA grew from 205,602 to 207,280, a 0.816% increase and its median household income grew from $53,553 to $55,506, a 3.65% increase.
The population of Tacoma, WA is 60.3% White Alone, 11.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.69% Black or African American Alone. 19.7% of the people in Tacoma, WA speak a non-English language, and 93.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Tacoma, WA are Tacoma Community College (1,924 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (1,665 degrees), and Bates Technical College (1,151 degrees).
The median property value in Tacoma, WA is $227,200, and the homeownership rate is 50.4%. Most people in Tacoma, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Tacoma, WA is 2 cars per household.