Latest Data (2016)
Population 211,277
Nationwide Rank 105

Quick Facts

Tacoma, Washington is the 105th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Tacoma, Washington is a city.

Tacoma, Washington is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Tacoma had its largest population ever.

Tacoma, Washington's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Tacoma, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
95 Garland, Texas 234,943 8.7%
96 Fremont, California 233,136 14.1%
97 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 227,715 -0.2%
98 Richmond, Virginia 223,170 12.8%
99 Boise City, Idaho 223,154 14.0%
100 San Bernardino, California 216,239 14.4%
101 Spokane, Washington 215,973 9.6%
102 Des Moines, Iowa 215,472 7.9%
103 Modesto, California 212,175 11.5%
104 Birmingham, Alabama 212,157 -12.3%
105 Tacoma, Washington 211,277 8.9%
106 Fontana, California 209,665 42.8%
107 Rochester, New York 208,880 -4.8%
108 Oxnard, California 207,906 21.1%
109 Moreno Valley, California 205,499 43.4%
110 Fayetteville, North Carolina 204,759 2.6%
111 Aurora, Illinois 201,110 39.1%
112 Glendale, California 200,831 2.8%
113 Yonkers, New York 200,807 2.3%
114 Huntington Beach, California 200,652 5.6%
115 Montgomery, Alabama 200,022 -0.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Washington

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
101 Spokane 215,973 9.6%
105 Tacoma 211,277 8.9%
144 Vancouver 174,826 19.2%
186 Bellevue 141,400 25.7%
216 Kent 127,514 58.1%
273 Everett 109,043 13.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 211,277 105
2015 207,948 106
2014 205,159 107
2013 203,446 107
2012 202,010 108
2011 199,818 111
2010 198,397 110
2009 199,638 109
2008 197,494 111
2007 195,048 111
2006 194,678 110
2005 193,911 108
2004 194,670 108
2003 196,125 107
2002 196,807 103
2001 195,004 104
2000 193,878 103
1990 177,341 98
1980 158,501 98
1970 154,581 88
1960 147,979 84
1950 143,673 65
1940 109,408 82
1930 106,817 79
1920 96,965 71
1910 83,743 64
1890 36,006 84