Tacoma, WA (population: 200,855) has nine higher education schools within its city limits. University of Puget Sound, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 2,879. It is the 147th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus). Tacoma lies in Pierce county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. The Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division area has 265,490 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $21.39/hr average worker wage, and a $44,480 average annual salary.
Of the 9 schools in Tacoma, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Puget Sound comes out as the most expensive ($29,490/yr), with Tacoma Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,210/yr.Popular Bars in Tacoma:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tacoma|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||7.0 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||11.7 miles|