Tacoma Real Estate Market Overview

Could 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 Tacoma. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Tacoma such as Puyallup an...d Spanaway. When you’re ready, Trulia has 594 resale and new homes in Tacoma lined up for you, including 3 open houses, and 521 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$249,719

Median Sales Price

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$195

Price Per Sqft

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$1,600

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Tacoma show a 9% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Tacoma for Feb 25 to May 24 was $249,719 based on 1,165 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Tacoma was $195, an increase of 13% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Tacoma for Apr 25 to May 25 was $1,600.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Tacoma 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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5,143

Counts of Theft

1,692

Counts of Arrest

1,310

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Tacoma

There are 80 schools in Tacoma.

Elementary Schools
9

Washington-Hoyt

Public, K - 5

9

Lowell

Public, K - 5

8

Browns Point

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
7

Morris Ford Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

Mason

Public, 6 - 8

6

Meeker

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
7

Franklin-Pierce High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

Stadium

Public, 9 - 12

5

Tacoma School Of The Arts

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Tacoma 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
38%
Single residents
Home owners
63%
Home owners
Median age
37
Median age
Household income
$53,182
Median household income
College educated
29%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Tacoma 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
92% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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