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Average Rent in Tacoma, WA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Tacoma Studio - $1,4480%
Tacoma 1 Bed - $1,465-17%
Tacoma 2 Beds - $1,695-12%
Last updated 6/22/2024

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See what Tacoma, WA has to offer.

Local Reviews

I like living near a grocery store and gas station. The library is within walking distance. The old neighbors are very friendly and helpful.

Demographics

Education

High School

45%

Associate's

35%

Bachelor's

15%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

39%

3 people

24%

4 people

21%

5 people

9%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

44%

50-100k

36%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

3%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

11%

20-45

36%

45-65

27%

65+

11%

Affordability

Percentage: 5/55/5

Renters gave this area a 5 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/22/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in South End, Tacoma, WA

In Tacoma, WA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,448 to $1,695. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in South End, Tacoma, WA is $1,448. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,465. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,695.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

0%

Changed from $1,448 to $1,448
1 Bed

-17%

Changed from $1,765 to $1,465
2 Beds

-12%

Changed from $1,926 to $1,695
Last updated 6/22/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0.8%

Compared to National Average

22%

The cost of living in South End, Tacoma, WA is 0.8% higher than the state average and 22% higher than the national average. South End, Tacoma, WA housing is 53.9% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 7.5% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 11.7% more in South End, Tacoma, WA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 23.3% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in South End, Tacoma, WACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
2.9%
53.9%
Utilities
4.8%
7.5%
Food
0%
11.7%
Transportation
4.9%
28.5%
Healthcare
1.3%
23.3%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Bellevue$2,505+18%
Bremerton$2,500+28%
Silverdale$2,299+49%
Bothell$2,1690%
Redmond$2,066+3%
Federal Way$1,935--
Lynnwood$1,897+5%
Kirkland$1,812-20%
University Place$1,794+33%
Kent$1,751-2%
Burien$1,672--
Renton$1,610-6%
Port Orchard$1,599+6%
Edmonds$1,599-3%
Seattle$1,543+1%
Lacey$1,5240%
Auburn$1,479+6%
Lakewood$1,457+43%
Tacoma$1,4480%
Olympia$1,237-5%
Shelton$1,150+5%
Spanaway$950--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Kirkland$2,595-19%
Redmond$2,449+7%
Bothell$2,155+1%
Seattle$2,115-7%
Lynnwood$2,027-8%
Silverdale$1,959+15%
Gig Harbor$1,900-5%
Lacey$1,7990%
Edmonds$1,755+6%
Bremerton$1,722+6%
Federal Way$1,700+1%
Auburn$1,686+14%
University Place$1,653+11%
Burien$1,637-1%
Lakewood$1,6020%
Renton$1,585-21%
Kent$1,571-7%
Puyallup$1,545-6%
Port Orchard$1,545-2%
Tacoma$1,465-17%
Olympia$1,412-17%
Shelton$1,375--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Redmond$3,117+4%
Kirkland$2,860-38%
Seattle$2,833-14%
Lynnwood$2,618-3%
Bothell$2,602-1%
Edmonds$2,499+32%
University Place$2,334+34%
Silverdale$2,304+16%
Spanaway$2,195--
Renton$2,178-20%
Burien$2,119+15%
Lacey$2,045+64%
Port Orchard$2,022+13%
Bremerton$1,995+18%
Federal Way$1,992-2%
Lakewood$1,9620%
Olympia$1,940-13%
Auburn$1,933+8%
Kent$1,825-10%
Puyallup$1,750-6%
Tacoma$1,695-12%
Gig Harbor$1,657+14%
Shelton$1,575+3%

Compare Neighborhoods

Eastside

$1,350

1 Bed Avg. Rent

South Tacoma

$1,360

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Cascade Park

$1,360

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Tacoma, WA?

For renters in Tacoma seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Eastside, South Tacoma, and Cascade Park, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,350, $1,360, and $1,360 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Central Tacoma and Downtown Tacoma, where the rents are $1,440 and $1,517, a favorable comparison to Tacoma's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,465.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Tacoma, WA?

In Tacoma, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are North End, West End, and Northeast Tacoma. A 1-bedroom apartment in North End averages at $1,850, in West End it averages $1,622, and in Northeast Tacoma, the average is $1,550. For additional high-end living options, Downtown offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,527, and Downtown Tacoma at $1,517. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,465 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Tacoma, WA?

In Tacoma, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include South Tacoma, Cascade Park, and Eastside. In South Tacoma, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,360. Cascade Park sees average rents of $1,360 for a 1-bedroom unit. Eastside offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,350. For those seeking other popular areas, Central Tacoma presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,440, and Downtown Tacoma at $1,517. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,465 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
North End$1,725+2%
Central Tacoma$1,6000%
Downtown$1,448+1%
Downtown Tacoma$1,448+1%
New Tacoma$1,448+1%
Northeast Tacoma$1,437--
West End$1,340-9%
South Tacoma$1,222-57%
Cascade Park$1,222--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
North End$1,850-3%
West End$1,622-2%
Northeast Tacoma$1,550-2%
Downtown$1,527-20%
Downtown Tacoma$1,517-20%
New Tacoma$1,517-20%
Central Tacoma$1,440-24%
South Tacoma$1,360--
Cascade Park$1,360--
Eastside$1,350-10%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$2,100-11%
Downtown Tacoma$1,990-10%
New Tacoma$1,990-10%
West End$1,9020%
Northeast Tacoma$1,750-3%
Central Tacoma$1,720-22%
Eastside$1,645-3%
South Tacoma$1,590--
Cascade Park$1,587--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

19%

15-30 Mins

37%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

12%

60+ Mins

15%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6262

Walk Score®

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 1 of 1 renters

Percentage: 5252

Bike Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 94% more grocery stores than average
  3. 47% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with South End Tacoma.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 94% more gyms than average
  3. 47% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 89% more restaurants than average
  3. 9% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 94% more coffee shops than average
  3. 55% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in South End Tacoma.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 92% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 42% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 80% more parks than average
  3. 27% more parks than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South End Tacoma is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 89% more daycares than average
  3. 27% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 93% more shops than average
  3. 37% more shops than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 7% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in South End Tacoma doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 87% more medical facilities than average
  3. 31% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in South End Tacoma.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 90% more gas stations than average
  3. 37% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

South End Tacoma could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 68% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? South End Tacoma has a quiet theater scene.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Schools

Percentage: 1/51/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in South End Tacoma

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Tacoma, WA 3.9 miles$1,465$1,695
Puyallup, WA 7.4 miles$1,545$1,750
Seattle, WA 28.8 miles$2,115$2,833
Lakewood, WA 3.8 miles$1,602$1,962
University Place, WA 5.5 miles$1,653$2,334
Federal Way, WA 10.7 miles$1,700$1,992
Spanaway, WA 6.4 miles---$2,195
Gig Harbor, WA 11.1 miles$1,900$1,657
Olympia, WA 24 miles$1,412$1,940
Renton, WA 22.5 miles$1,585$2,178

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Eastside 1.9 miles$1,350$1,645

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