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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Tacoma, WA

 
Tacoma (pronounced /təˈkoʊmə/) is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Seattle, 31 miles (50 km) northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 193,556 at the 2000 census and had a 2008 Washington State Office of Financial Management estimate of 202,700. Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Mount Tacoma or Mount Tahoma. It is known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 1... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Pierce County305,730 Population (as of 2000)
Washington State312,187 Population (current)
162.7 Square Miles of Land1.9 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.4 Square Miles of Water$131,888 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$39,540 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
7,474 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$891,305,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
109,820 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$3,712,304,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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