Tacoma Pierce County, Washington

Tacoma: County seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States

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Location of Tacoma on Washington map.

About

Tacoma is a city located in the county of Pierce in the U.S. state of Washington. Its population at the 2010 census was 198,397. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 217,827 inhabitants.

The city was created 146 years ago in 1874.

Geography

Tacoma is located at 47°15'10"N 122°26'39"W (47.2528800, -122.4442900).

Tacoma skyline from McKinley Way '20249000165' image
Tacoma skyline from McKinley Way '20249000165'

Weather

Tacoma forecast: Haze. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 15 mph. more

Tacoma skyline from McKinley Way '20249000165' image

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Tacoma Quick Facts

Population : 217,827 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
County : Pierce County
Postal code : 98497–98499, 98492, 98493, 98481, 98477, 98471, 98464–98467, 98460, 98455, 98450, 98442–98447, 98439, 98433, 98438, 98431, 98430, 98424, 98422, 98421, 98418, 98415, 98416, 98411–98413, 98401–98409, 98092, 98071, 98002, 98001
Phone Area Codes : 253
Official name : Tacoma
Altitude : 797 feet / 243, 74 meters
Capital city : Tacoma is capital of Pierce County
Establishment : January 01, 1875 (146 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 01:38:46 (3rd August 2021)
Population growth : 8.92% (2010-2019)
Weather : 59℉ Haze 7-days weather

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Tacoma has 1 neighbours.

  • Gig Harbor City in Pierce County, Washington, United States

Demographics

The population of Tacoma increased by 8.92% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 198,397 - census
2011 199,519 0.56% estimation process
2012 201,537 1% estimation process
2013 202,127 0.29% estimation process
2014 203,740 0.79% estimation process
2015 206,784 1.47% estimation process
2016 210,248 1.65% estimation process
2017 213,417 1.48% estimation process
2018 216,111 1.25% estimation process
2019 217,827 0.79% estimation process

Tacoma zip code is 98402. County name: Pierce, County fips: 53053

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People born in Tacoma (200)

People born in Tacoma, including singer and actor Bing Crosby, German basketball coach and basketball player Douglas Spradley, United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient Robert Eugene Bush, you can see a list of people who born in Tacoma.

Schools

College & universities near Tacoma

Code Name City ZIP
235671 Bates Technical College Tacoma (WA) 98405
377546 Northwest College of Art & Design Tacoma (WA) 98402
377564 University of Washington-Tacoma Campus Tacoma (WA) 98402-3100
236328 University of Puget Sound Tacoma (WA) 98416
459550 Summit Salon Academy Tacoma (WA) 98409

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tacoma

Code Name Address Type
TAC Tacoma Dome Station 1001 Puyallup Avenue RAIL
TUK Tukwila station 7301 South 158th St. RAIL
SEA King Street Station 303 South Jackson Street RAIL
OLW Centennial Station 6600 Yelm Highway S.E. RAIL
SVF Seattle (Ferry - Pier 69), Washington 2701 Alaskan Way OTHER

Other cities in Pierce County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pierce County , WA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 59,829 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
South Hill 52,431 Town in Virginia
Puyallup 42,361 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Parkland 35,803 City in Broward County, Florida, United States
University Place 34,001 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Spanaway 27,227 Census designated place
Graham 23,491
Bonney Lake 21,148 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Frederickson 18,719 Census designated place
Elk Plain 14,205 Census designated place
Edgewood 13,053 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Artondale 12,653 Census designated place
Prairie Ridge 11,464 Census designated place
Gig Harbor 10,717 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Sumner 10,427 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States of America
Fife 10,184 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Tacoma distances to largest Washington cities

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