The City of Tacoma in Washington state is situated on the banks of Puget Sound and south of Seattle. The second largest city in the Puget Sound area, Tacoma is known as “The City of Destiny” and rightly so with a population density that is 3,334% higher than the average for Washington and 4,444% higher than the national average. The city also serves as the center for business activity in the South Sound Region, which has a population of 1 million. According to a new report by The Seattle Times, the Tacoma metro area has now overtaken Seattle as the hottest housing market in the nation. And all this housing interest is driving the median household income way up ($58,617), it’s even now higher than the US average.
Other facts about Tacoma and why out-of-home advertising is a key platform to reach its residents and visitors:
- The Port of Tacoma, which is Washington state’s largest port and a center of international trade on the Pacific Coast
- Joint Base Lewis-McChord, which has approximately 40,000 service members and another 15,000 civilian employees. The installation supports a population of 120,000 including military families, contractors, retirees, and others.
- Three tribal casinos in the region with two of them adding hotels and entertainment venues, contributing to local employment and tourism
Tacoma and the surrounding metropolitan area offer fantastic outdoor advertising opportunities for advertisers to expose their brand to a growing middle class housing community and a significant labor force of over 475,000. With a variety of unique outdoor media locations on busy through-ways, Pacific Outdoor Advertising services will help you reach the Tacoma market and grow your business.