The most expensive neighborhoods in Tacoma are the Stadium District, Three Bridges, Old Town, Proctor, and Tacoma’s West Slope. The difference in median sales price between Tacoma’s most affordable affordable neighborhoods and the ones we profile here are a few miles, and $300-500,000.

Update: Click here for the Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Tacoma for 2023!

Stadium District

a white house on a hill above a rock wall in tacoma's stadium district

The most expensive neighborhood in Tacoma right now is the Stadium District at $805,000 median. The median price in Stadium can fluctuate quite a bit year to year because there are not a ton of sales. Home to some of Tacoma’s priciest and most historic homes, Stadium is always in the top 5.

Three Bridges

homes on a street in three bridges

The median home price in Three Bridges in 2021 is $700,000. Homes in this neighborhood sell very quickly, and are pending an average of 6 days after they hit the market.

Old Town

a large home on a hill above a sidewalk in old town tacoma

The median home price in Old Town is $655,000. The average days on market is longer than any other neighborhoods on this list, at 45 days.


photo of proctor station apartments in proctor tacoma at sunset

The median home price in Proctor is $619,500. Homes in Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood are on the market for an average of 15 days before they go pending.

West Slope

a view of puget sound from tacoma's west slope neighborhood

The median home price for homes in Tacoma’s West Slope is $578,500. Homes in the West Slope typically go pending after spending 31 days on the market.

Demand for homes in Tacoma’s most expensive neighborhoods has been growing year after year, and some of these neighborhoods have seen big spikes.

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Pierce County Real Estate Market:

The most affordable neighborhoods in Pierce County, WA.

The most expensive neighborhoods in Pierce County, WA.

Note: We have been hand drawing the searches to get these prices every year since the site started. It takes a bit longer than running searches using the “area” codes assigned by the MLS but in our experience it is more useful.

Whether you live in Tacoma right now or are moving to Tacoma from somewhere else, is the best resource for helping you find your place in the City of Destiny.

Step 1: Explore the Clickable Neighborhood Map of Tacoma

Our clickable neighborhood map of Tacoma’s neighborhoods is our pride and joy. Click through to find images and videos of each neighborhood. The Neighborhood guides on the map also include median home price information, blog posts about the neighborhoods, podcast episodes about the neighborhoods, and candid quotes from local neighbors.

Step 2: Listen to the Move to Tacoma Podcast

The best way to learn about Tacoma is to hear from the people who live here. On the Move to Tacoma Podcast Marguerite interviews Tacomans who’ve been here generations and Tacomans who just got here. From business and technology leaders to politicians and activists and everyone in between. The Move to Tacoma Podcast will give you insight into why people move here and how they find meaning and happiness in Tacoma.

Step 3: Read the Blog Posts on

On the Move to Tacoma Blog we have been writing about things to do in Tacoma, where to eat in Tacoma, hot button community topics, neighborhoods and more since 2015. There are hundreds of posts to help you find what you love in the City of Destiny. From posts about where to eat and drink to interviews with locals- the blog is a great place to keep up one what’s happening in Tacoma and Pierce County.

Step 4: Get a Realtor Referral from a Local Realtor

Marguerite Martin is a different kind of Tacoma real estate agent. Reach out to find out answers to questions you have about neighborhoods in Tacoma and Pierce County. When the time is right to start looking, Marguerite can connect you with a local real estate agent who specializes in the neighborhoods you love most. You can see reviews from past clients who’ve worked with Marguerite on Yelp and on Google.

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