Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA

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Population

113,763

1.03% growth

Median Age

43.9


Median Household Income

$72,010

7.64% growth

Number of Employees

48,101

2.22% growth

Median Property Value

$340,600

7.24% growth

About

In 2017, Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA had a population of 114k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $72,010. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA grew from 112,601 to 113,763, a 1.03% increase and its median household income grew from $66,899 to $72,010, a 7.64% increase.

The population of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is 79.9% White Alone, 5.55% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.26% Two or More Races. 8.54% of the people in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are Tacoma Community College (1,924 degrees awarded in 2016) and Faith International University (69 degrees).

The median property value in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is $340,600, and the homeownership rate is 67.7%. Most people in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA employs 48.1k people. The largest industries in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,022 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,567 people), and Construction (2,532 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($189,879), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($176,134), and Offices of physicians ($150,852).

Median household income in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is $72,010. Males in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.52 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,590. The income inequality in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.492, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,010

2017 value

± $2,168

7.64%

1 Year Growth

± 3.77%

Households in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $72,010, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,899 in 2016, which represents a 7.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$89,052

Average Male Salary

± $15,190

$58,590

Average Female Salary

± $10,105

In 2017, full-time male employees in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA made 1.52 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $78,152 ± $53,901

  2. White

    $66,385 ± $9,406

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,356 ± $69,666

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.492

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was 0.492 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.73% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $143,164, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $137,460 and $121,687.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

48.1k

2017 Value

2.22%

1 Year growth

± 2.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.22%, from 47.1k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, are Miscellaneous managers (1,756 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,542 people), and Registered nurses (1,224 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (1,756 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,542 people), and Registered nurses (1,224 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (8.97 times higher than expected), Dentists (5.75 times), and Appraisers & assessors of real estate (5.04 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($233,416), Dentists ($229,635), and Insurance sales agents ($210,885).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48.1k

2017 Value

2.22%

1 Year growth

± 2.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.22%, from 47.1k employees to 48.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,022 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,567 people), and Construction (2,532 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,022 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,567 people), and Construction (2,532 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (10.4 times higher than expected), Water transportation (6.41 times), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (4.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($189,879), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($176,134), and Offices of physicians ($150,852).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $38.6B

  2. $37.2B

  3. $28.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $38.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($37.2B) and Gasoline ($28.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$296B

2015 Value

$444B

Projected 2045 Value

50.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Washington trade was $296B. This is expected to increase 50.1% to $444B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $26.3B

  2. $14.2B

  3. $9.45B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $26.3B, followed by California with $14.2B and Tennessee and $9.45B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.3% of the population of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 48.6% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 3.41% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1192 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1254 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1,192 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,328

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,851

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,997

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.7%

Uninsured

48.6%

Employer Coverage

11.5%

Medicaid

12.7%

Medicare

17.1%

Non-Group

3.41%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 6.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14% prevalence

  2. 13.6% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is home to a population of 114k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is composed of 91k White Alone residents (79.9%), 6.31k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.55%), 5.98k Two or More Races residents (5.26%), 4.65k Asian Alone residents (4.09%), 4.49k Black or African American Alone residents (3.95%), 994 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.874%), 265 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.233%), and 120 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.105%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are Spanish (2,510 speakers), Russian (1,023 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (937 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was 43.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

7.11%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

8.01k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was 7.11%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Korea

    801 ± 692 people

  2. Canada

    732 ± 662 people

  3. Philippines

    699 ± 647 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was Korea, the natal country of 801 Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA residents, followed by Canada with 732 and Philippines with 699.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    91k ± 1.62k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.31k ± 944

  3. Two or More Races

    5.98k ± 693

In 2017, there were 14.4 times more White Alone residents (91k people) in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.31k Hispanic or Latino and 5.98k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,510 speakers (2.34%)

  2. Russian

    1,023 speakers (0.953%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    937 speakers (0.873%)

8.54% of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was Spanish. 2.34% of the overall population of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 0.953% speak Russian and 0.873% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA awarded 1,993 degrees. The student population of Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 2,909 male students and 4,378 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are White (1,016 and 52.8%), followed by Unknown (265 and 13.8%), Black or African American (182 and 9.46%), and Hispanic or Latino (149 and 7.75%).

The largest universities in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Tacoma Community College (1,924 and 96.5%) and Faith International University (69 and 3.46%).

The most popular majors in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (658 and 33%), Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (171 and 8.58%), and Retailing & Retail Operations (119 and 5.97%).

The median tuition costs in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA are $7,425 for private four year colleges, and $3,476 and $8,820 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 658 degrees awarded

  2. 103 degrees awarded

  3. 89 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 658 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,924 degrees awarded

  2. 69 degrees awarded

$3,476

Median In-State Public

$7,425

Median Private

In 2016, the Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tacoma Community College with 1,924 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

768

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,225

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 768 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA, which is 0.627 times less than the 1,225 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,016 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    265 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    182 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA were to White students. These 1,016 degrees mean that there were 3.83 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 265 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was $340,600 in 2017, which is 1.57 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $317,600 to $340,600, a 7.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is 67.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$72,010

Median Household Income

± $2,168

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA grew to $72,010 from the previous year's value of $66,899.

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Housing

Property Value

$340,600

2017 Median

± $6,224

$317,600

2016 Median

± $6,834

In 2017, the median property value in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA grew to to $340,600 from the previous year's value of $317,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.7%

2017 Homeownership

66.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.7% of the housing units in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.34% of the workforce in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.9%

  2. Carpooled

    8.35%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.21%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Peninsula Region & Tacoma City (West) PUMA, WA was Drove Alone (78.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.35%) and those who Worked At Home (7.21%).

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