Tacoma Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Tacoma is 219,203. 22.79% is under 18, while 14.66% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.27% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.79% were 18 years or younger and 25.73% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.33% female and 49.67% male.

Tacoma Housing

According to the US Census, Tacoma has 92,516 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Tacoma was 96.00%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $435,700

Tacoma Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 67.77% of Tacoma's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 9.24% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 6.28% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 2.62%

White Alone57.43%
Black Or African American Alone10.33%
Asian Alone9.24%
Some Other Race Alone6.28%
White Black Or African American2.62%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander Alone1.96%

How Educated is Tacoma

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 21.4 of Tacoma residents had a bachelor's degree, while 13.5 had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 34.90% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Tacoma CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher88.8
Some College Or Associates Degree38.3
Bachelors Degree Or Higher31.2
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency24.5
Bachelors Degree21.4
Some College No Degree20.9

Average Income in Tacoma

The median household income in Tacoma is $77,141. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $77,141.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $93,923 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $109,118.

A closer examination of the income groups of Tacoma households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (18.6%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (8.3%). 5.3% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$109,118
Nonfamily households$51,991