Tacoma’s population is ballooning fast Historically, prospectors flocked to Tacoma for gold. Now it’s for cheaper real estate

The rapid population growth in Tacoma these past two years has taken some by surprise. According to the Office of Financial Management Tacoma grew from an estimated 198,397 citizens living here in 2010, very slowly or not at all through the recession years, to suddenly ballooning in 2016 and 2017 with around 8,000 new residents […]