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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Tacoma WA General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||203,446||6,971,406|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||198,397||6,724,543|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.5%||3.7%|
|Population, 2010 ||198,397||6,724,540|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||7.0%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||23.0%||23.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||11.3%||12.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.6%||50.2% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||64.9%||77.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||11.2%||3.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.8%||1.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||8.2%||7.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.2%||0.6%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||8.1%||4.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||11.3%||11.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||60.5%||72.5% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||79.7%||82.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||13.4%||13.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||19.1%||18.5%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||87.7%||90.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||24.9%||31.9%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||19,586||582,265|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||25.1||25.7|
|Housing units, 2010 ||85,786||2,885,677|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||51.5%||63.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||34.2%||25.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$216,700||$262,100|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||78,681||2,629,126|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.47||2.54|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$26,147||$30,742|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$50,503||$59,478|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||18.0%||13.4%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||14,355||551,340|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||S|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.7%||1.2%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||10.9%||6.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.2%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.1%||3.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||30.1%||28.7% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||2,257,254||112,053,283|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||2,055,187||76,790,966|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||3,064,885||92,968,519|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$15,713||$14,380|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||380,692||12,389,422|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||49.72||66,455.52|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||3,990.2||101.2|
|FIPS Code ||70000||53|
|Counties ||Pierce County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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