Affordable and accessible

Tacoma-Pierce County features the best prices in the Puget Sound area, meeting the needs and budgets of families. Housing choices range from traditional Victorian and Craftsman styles to condos in in planned communities to rural acreage. Diverse neighborhoods, plenty of parks and public areas, and easy commutes to work and shopping add to Pierce County’s appeal.

Washington State is the largest producer of hydropower in the nation. Combine that with a temperate climate and the result is that our electricity costs areĀ among the lowest in the country.

Median price for a single-family home:

  • Pierce County (Tacoma) $289,400, an increase of 10.1% over 2016
  • King County (Seattle) $540,400, an increase of 13.1% over 2016

Year after year, the Tacoma-Pierce County area has been ranked among the top 30 in America’s Most Livable Communities, as named by Partners for Livable Communities.

Cost of Living Calculators

Pierce County cost of living

King County cost of living

Most Recent King & Pierce County Home Prices

Pierce County home prices

King County home prices