North Tacoma
Parks, Historic Homes, Close to Everything.
Parks, Historic Homes, Close to Everything.

Overview of this Neighborhood

$277,000
Median Sales Price
$241000
2016
$233750
2015
65
Avg. Days
On Market
98
Sales Price %
of List Price
$277,000
Median Sales Price
More Market Data
$241000
2016
$233750
2015

65
Avg. Days
On Market
98
Sales Price %
of List Price

Why this neighborhood is so great

North Tacoma is the area that encompasses some of Tacoma's most popular neighborhoods. Neighborhoods like Old Town, Ruston, Stadium District, North Slope Historic District, Proctor District, and University of Puget Sound Neighborhood are all part of the Tacoma's North End. North Tacoma has that small-town feel without being too small—the charming community is made up of several smaller neighborhoods, each with their own unique restaurants, shops and local conveniences. Getting around is easy—the area is walkable (think tree-lined streets with pedestrian-friendly sidewalks) while also offering plenty of street parking.

What to do in this neighborhood

Nature and small-town convenience rest side by side in North Tacoma. Point Defiance Park (home to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium) is a 702-acre park that’s nestled on the northernmost tip of North Tacoma and blends into the waterfront. A scenic stretch of paved walking trails, the Ruston Waterfront is home to fabulous restaurants and beautiful parks that look out onto Commencement Bay towards Vashon Island and Brown’s Point. From community gardens and farmers markets to events at the University of Puget Sound- Tacoma's North End is full of activity and things to do.

Architecture

Since the North End contains such a wide variety of neighborhoods, there is truly something for everyone. Historic Homes from Craftsman to Classical Revival abound in Proctor, North Slope Historic District, and Stadium. Further west you'll find homes built in the 1960's and 1970's. New construction is rare.

What the neighbors are saying

  • It's very laid back, lots of variation in the houses, people seem very happy in the neighborhood and are mostly pleasant. It's a wonderful place to have children due to the close proximity to Pt Defiance, Ruston Way, and Proctor. The front yard gardens are the best in Tacoma.

    Jen

  • I like that's a walkable neighborhood. We walk and ride bikes whenever we can, and even when we drive we don't go far. I also love that, while not every house has a water view, most people are only a few blocks' walk from seeing Commencement Bay, Mt. Rainier, the Olympics, and the port.

    Tiffany

  • Beautiful views, pleasant neighbors, character and charm, family-friendly.

    Angela

  • The neighborhood is a mix of older couples, young families and families who grew up in the area and have now returned to raise their families! Beautiful scenery from mountains, to water, to amazing parks! And a pretty amazing zoo that is almost literally in your back yard.

    Jennifer

Good eats in North Tacoma

MovetoTacoma_Beer
MovetoTacoma_Beer

Where The Beer Snobs in Tacoma Get Their Beer

Craving an ice-cold local brew? Lucky for you, we’ve scoured Tacoma far and wide to...

bars open on christmas 2016
bars open on christmas 2016

Bars Open on Christmas (and Christmas Eve!) in Tacoma 2015

Once again we are in the darkest depths of rainy winter. The time has come...

10704134_658654177581739_3250277946799894148_n
10704134_658654177581739_3250277946799894148_n

Café Brosseau: Kids & Dog Friendly Coffee Shop

Located in the Proctor District, Café Brosseau is a warm, kid-friendly environment that has exceptional...


Recent posts on North Tacoma

Where to get a drink on christmas eve or christmas day in Tacoma 2016
Where to get a drink on christmas eve or christmas day in Tacoma 2016

Bars Open on Christmas (and Christmas Eve!) in Tacoma 2016

Well 2016 has been a doozy, amiright Tacoma? After surviving this year and this holiday...

13494802_966315266815140_3485764492776847091_n
13494802_966315266815140_3485764492776847091_n

Move to Tacoma Gift Guide: Tacoma’s North End Edition

#ShopLocal this season! Starting to plan your holiday shopping list? You’re in luck! Our Move...

tc
tc

City of Tacoma Manager T.C. Broadnax is Touring Tacoma to Talk Budget

The City of Tacoma budget is being sorted out as we speak. City of Tacoma...