Census 2010: Washington › Tacoma Public Schools

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Tacoma Public Schools

Square miles: 69.5 Population per sq. mile: 4,039.3

  • 2010 population: 208,938
  • 2000 population: 203,278
  • Total change: 5,660 (2.8%)

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2010 population by race/ethnicity

Diversity Index: 60.3%
The USA TODAY Diversity Index represents the probability that two people from this area will have different ethnic backgrounds. A higher number reflects a more ethnically diverse population.

Age group 2010 2000
Under 18 22.9% 25.7%
18 and older 77.1% 74.3%

Tacoma Public Schools population

Race/ethnicity2010 population2010 percentage2000 population2000 percentage2000-2010 change
White137,07665.6%142,17669.9%-3.6%
Black22,79810.9%22,05010.8%3.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native3,7061.8%3,8851.9%-4.6%
Asian17,2478.3%15,2027.5%13.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander2,4541.2%1,8530.9%32.4%
Other race8,9874.3%5,6782.8%58.3%
Two or more races16,6708.0%12,4346.1%34.1%
Total208,938100%203,278100%2.8%
*Hispanic origin22,33010.7%13,3316.6%67.5%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Ages 0-17

Population: 47,795 (22.9%)

Diversity Index: 79.5%

Ages 18+

Population: 161,143 (77.1%)

Diversity Index: 57.2%

Race/ethnicityAges 0-17% of 0-17 totalAges 18+% of 18+ total
White24,56451.4%112,51269.8%
Black5,93612.4%16,86210.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native9922.1%2,7141.7%
Asian3,6957.7%13,5528.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander7931.7%1,6611.0%
Other race3,2886.9%5,6993.5%
Two or more races8,52717.8%8,1435.1%
Total47,795100%161,143100%
*Hispanic origin8,62118.0%13,7098.5%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Credits: Ryan Pitts, Mike Tigas Special thanks: USA Today Census team