Central Real Estate Market Overview

Could Central, Tacoma, WA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Central. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near Central s...uch as Eastside and South Tacoma. When you’re ready, Trulia has 49 resale and new homes in Central lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 56 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$229,444

Median Sales Price

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$177

Price Per Sqft

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$1,497

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Central show a 22% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -2% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Central for Mar 23 to Jun 22 was $229,444 based on 82 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Central was $177, an increase of 13% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Central for May 23 to Jun 23 was $1,497.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Central has low crime relative to the rest of Pierce County.

Knowing more about crime activity in Central can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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880

Counts of Theft

234

Counts of Burglary

208

Counts of Assault


Schools in Central

School data is currently unavailable. Use the map above to find the best schools in Central.


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Central by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
44%
Single residents
Home owners
57%
Home owners
Median age
35
Median age
Household income
$40,769
Median household income
College educated
29%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Central commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
85% commute by car
0% commute by bike
9% commute by public transportation
3% commute by foot

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