Tacoma, WA (U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S)




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About Tacoma, WA (U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S median real estate price is $447,949, which is more expensive than 75.3% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 84.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S is currently $1,494, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.1% of Washington neighborhoods.

U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tacoma, Washington.

U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S has a 15.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 47.4%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood has more Swiss and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 4.0% have Greek ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood. In the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.1% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

91.8% of the real estate in the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, the real estate in the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 79.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.2% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 86.8% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood in Tacoma are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood, 48.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.5%), and 14.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood in Tacoma, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report English roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.9%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.0% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.7%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in U of Washington-Tacoma Campus / Tacoma Ave S neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (10.6%) and 9.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Tacoma 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Washington 34.64
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Tacoma 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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TACOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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