Tacoma-Pierce County Key Statistics

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Population

Tacoma 2010 Census: 198,397
Tacoma 2012 Estimate: 199,600
Pierce County 2010: 795,225
Source: Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County

 

Demographics

Median Age in Tacoma (2010): 35.1
Median Household Income in Tacoma (2008-2012): $50,439
Average Household Size: 2.44
Source: United States Census Bureau

 

 

Top 5 Major Employers
Education
19 colleges, universities and professional schools within 30 miles, including:

  o University of Washington Tacoma
  o Pacific Lutheran University
  o University of Puget Sound
  o The Evergreen State College Tacoma

 

18 community colleges and technical schools within 30 miles, including:

  o Tacoma Community College
  o Pierce College
  o Bates Technical College
  o Clover Park Technical College

Source: Tacoma- Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County

 

Housing (2011)

Tacoma Median Home Price: $240,000
Pierce County Median Home Price: $235,000  

Source: Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce

 

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Major Employer/Organization
Employment (FTEs)
Sector

Military

Education

Health care

Government

Health care

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1. U.S. Joint Base Lewis-McChord

2. Local Public Schools

3. Multicare Health System

4. Washington State

5. Franciscan Health System

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