Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
114,705
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.7
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Poverty Rate
10.1%
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Median Household Income
$89,580
2022 Median Property Value
$506,400

About

In 2022, Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA had a population of 115k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $89,580.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.87%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.66%), and White (Hispanic) (3.02%).

12.2% of the households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.3% of the residents in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (1,859 degrees awarded in 2022), Tacoma Community College (1,717 degrees), and Bates Technical College (747 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was $506,400, and the homeownership rate was 57.4%.

Most people in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA is home to a population of 115k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.47% of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (10.9k people).

In 2022, there were 7.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.2k people) in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.1k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 7.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are Spanish (4,734 households), Russian (1,049 households), and Vietnamese (999 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
55,437
Women
50.6%
54,038
Men
49.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 109,475 inhabitants, with 49.4% men, and 50.6% women.

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Citizenship

96.3%
2022 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.3% of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    79.2k ± 2.04k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    10.1k ± 1.09k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.88k ± 1.03k
8.18%
Hispanic Population
9.38k people

In 2022, there were 7.83 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.2k people) in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.1k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 7.88k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.18% of the people in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are hispanic (9.38k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,249 ± 863 people
  2. Philippines
    1,052 ± 792 people
  3. Korea
    1,020 ± 780 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,249 Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA residents, followed by Philippines with 1,052 and Korea with 1,020.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people

As of 2022, 9.47% of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA residents (10.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,734 households (4.34%)
  2. Russian
    1,049 households (0.961%)
  3. Vietnamese
    999 households (0.915%)

12.2% of the households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was Spanish. 4.34% of the households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,755 ± 386
  2. Vietnam
    2,369 ± 410
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,531 ± 365

Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA employs N/A people. The largest industries in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are Construction (3,872 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,247 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,086 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($196,544), Services incidental to transportation ($129,323), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($129,260).

Males in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $71,980. The income inequality in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.439, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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Occupations

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA, are Registered nurses (1,386 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,321 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,304 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA, are Construction (3,872 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,247 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,086 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$66,365
Median earning men ± $2,950
$49,394
Median earning women ± $3,343

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($100,058), Information ($81,758), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,109).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($94,063), Construction ($82,435), and Wholesale Trade ($73,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA awarded 5,081 degrees. The student population of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 7,936 male students and 8,970 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are White (2,486 and 50.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (645 and 13.2%), Asian (637 and 13%), and Two or More Races (427 and 8.72%).

The largest universities in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (1,859 and 36.6%), Tacoma Community College (1,717 and 33.8%), and Bates Technical College (747 and 14.7%).

The most popular majors in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (624 and 12.3%), General Computer & Information Sciences (239 and 4.7%), and General Psychology (238 and 4.68%).

The median tuition costs in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA are $32,715 for private four year colleges, and $7,824 and $24,947 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 16,906 (46.9% men and 53.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 16,906 students enrolled in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA, 46.9% men and 53.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,650 records, of which 53% were women and 47% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 187 degrees awarded
  2. 179 degrees awarded
  3. 238 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was General Computer & Information Sciences with 187 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,859 degrees awarded
  2. 1,717 degrees awarded
  3. 747 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Washington-Tacoma Campus with 1,859 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,987 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA, which is 0.642 times less than the 3,094 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,486 degrees mean that there were 3.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 645 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($32,715) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,377) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,151) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.866% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.26% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (20.6k), Some college (20.1k), and Bachelors Degree (19.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was $506,400 in 2022, which is 1.8 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2022 the median property value increased from N/A to $506,400, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA is 57.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA is $89,580. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

Property

$506,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,011
$28,743
Median Property Taxes
±$1,171

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Rent vs Own

57.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.4% of the housing units in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

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Household Income

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$89,580
Median Household Income
± $3,204
50.1k
Number of Households
± 1,723

In 2022, the median household income of the 50.1k households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was $89,580.

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Wage Distribution

0.439
2022 Wage GINI in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA
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N/A Wage GINI in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA

In 2022, the income inequality in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was 0.439 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 56.1% decline from N/A to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.5%)
  3. Carpooled (7.64%)

In 2022, 66.1% of workers in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.5%) and those who carpooled to work (7.64%).

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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.28% of the workforce in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA (11.3k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.8% of the population of Tacoma City (North) PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.87% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.4% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.24%
Uninsured
53.6%
Employer Coverage
14.7%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.87%
Military or VA

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