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    2524 62Nd Ave E, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,695
    2 BEDS $1,995

    Discover our premier apartment community, Pointe East Apartment Homes in Fife, WA. This vibrant suburban community near Tacoma is close to high-end restaurants and boutique local stores. Our newly remodeled apartments are pet-friendly and the perfect home for professionals, students, families, seniors, and everyone in between. Take a closer look at everything we have in store for you! Designed to create the perfect living environment, our community offers the ambiance you will be happy to return to every day. With you in mind, we offer community amenities that you will love, including a fitness center, playground, and BBQ/picnic area. Add in the stunning mountain views and our helpful management team, and your apartment living experience becomes complete.

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    a wooden swing set with a yellow slide in a backyard a sign in a garden with balloons

    6926 5Th St E, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,752
    2 BEDS $1,971
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    5/5 Heather G. on Aug 4, 2023

    Love living here and a good place close enough to work.

    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 7, 2022

    Home since 2019 and since new owners it has been very comfortable to live in. Maintenance is always on top on things and emergency requests. Neighbors are always friendly and keep to themselves. It’s a great place to live and close to freeway. Very convenient to kids schools. Thanks.

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    Bright living room gray carpet and large windows. Stage with couch, chairs, tables and art. Bright white kitchen with faux wood flooring, new white cabinets, stainless steel appliances and cream-colored countertops.

    3502 S Mason Ave, Tacoma, WA 98409
    1 BED $1,700+
    2 BEDS $1,570+
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on Nov 20, 2023

    I appreciate the time that I spent at Bella Vista, even with some unexpected things that had transpired within the first year that we've moved in here. The property manager (Miss Tyesha) and the maintenance staff (Mister José) have been the best people that helped us when we truly needed it and I'm grateful for it. Thank you.

    4/5 Anonymous on Jul 26, 2022

    It’s been a pleasure so far.

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    3202 S. Mason Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98409
    1 BED $1,448+
    2 BEDS $1,672+
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    14103-14107 C Street South, Tacoma, WA 98444
    1 BED $1,250
    2 BEDS $1,595
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    3351 70Th Ave E, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,643
    2 BEDS $1,801+
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    2301 58Th Avenue East, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,354+
    2 BEDS $1,614+
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    2524 62Nd Ave E, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,695
    2 BEDS $1,995
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    3501 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA 98424
    Studio $1,150
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    6643 20Th St. E, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,505+
    2 BEDS $2,073
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    1019 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
    1 BED $1,442
    2 BEDS $2,195
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    2126 62Nd Ave E, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,320
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    6926 5Th St E, Fife, WA 98424
    1 BED $1,752
    2 BEDS $1,971
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    2201 104Th Street South, Tacoma, WA 98444
    1 BED $1,402+
    2 BEDS $1,567+
    3 BEDS $1,887+
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    10710 17Th Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98444
    1 BED $1,492+
    2 BEDS $1,518+
    3 BEDS $1,667+
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    1515 Tacoma Ave South, Tacoma, WA 98402
    Studio $1,235+
    1 BED $1,720+
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    3509 S Orchard Street, Tacoma, WA 98466
    1 BED $1,467+
    2 BEDS $1,595+
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    3502 S Mason Ave, Tacoma, WA 98409
    1 BED $1,700+
    2 BEDS $1,570+
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    8820 S Hosmer Street, Tacoma, WA 98444
    Studio $995
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    14209 Pacific Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98444
    Studio $950
    1 BED $1,050
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    2300 Brookdale Rd E, Tacoma, WA 98445
    2 BEDS $1,655+
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    3332-3336 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98466
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    168 Norpoint Way NE, Tacoma, WA 98422
    1 BED $1,575
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    1618-1620 S G ST, Tacoma, WA 98405
    1 BED $1,425
    2 BEDS $1,875
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    5020 Main Street, Tacoma, WA 98407
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    1 BED $2,128+
    2+ BEDS $3,039+

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Average rent in Tacoma, WA

$1,676/mo Tacoma, WA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Tacoma, WA is $1,676.

    Tacoma, WA apartment rent ranges

    About 49% of apartment rents in Tacoma, WA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 17% of apartments. Around 31% of Tacoma’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Tacoma, WA rent trends

    Getting around in Tacoma, WA

    52 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    47 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 52, Bike Score®: 47

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Tacoma, WA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Tacoma, WA were last updated on 22 Feb 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Tacoma, WA?

    The best apartments in Tacoma, WA are: Bella Vista, Pointe East, Sitka Heights, Pine Street Townhomes and Valley Vista.

    What is the average rent in Tacoma, WA?

    The average rent in Tacoma, WA is $1,676. Start your search for apartments in Tacoma, WA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Tacoma, WA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Tacoma, WA is between $950 and $4,029. View all studio apartments in Tacoma, WA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, WA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, WA is between $1,050 and $4,853. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Tacoma, WA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, WA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, WA is between $760 and $5,741. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, WA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, WA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tacoma, WA is between $950 and $5,794. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Tacoma, WA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Tacoma, WA?

    In Tacoma, 44% of the residents are renting compared to 56% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 18% of Tacoma’s rentals, 54% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 28% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Tacoma, WA?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Tacoma are about 34 years old, on average. Of these, 32% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 82% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 16% are mid-rises, and 4% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Tacoma, WA?

    Studio apartments in Tacoma are around 6% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 44% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 43% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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    Living in Tacoma, WA

    Living in location

    With Commencement Bay splitting into six splendid waterways to the north and the permanently snow-capped slopes of Mount Rainer in the southeast, Tacoma renters inhabit one of the most amazingly photographable cities in all of western Washington. Located just 33 miles south of Seattle, renting in Tacoma offers a much lower cost of living that attracts students, young professionals, families and retirees. Here, the local economy is supported by various military, health care, finance, insurance, aerospace, government and education industries. Tacoma renters especially enjoy The Museum District - which houses six world-class museums - along with Point Defiance Park and its zoo, aquarium and fun activities on Commencement Bay. Plus, Tacoma's dining scene caters to renters who love Mexican, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Korean and Mediterranean. And, with a robust education system led by Tacoma Public Schools (School District 10), renters in Tacoma have a bright future.

    Tacoma's charm is enhanced by its rich history and progressive spirit, with revitalized neighborhoods like the historic Proctor and Stadium districts that blend vintage Americana with modern amenities. The city's waterfront is not just picturesque but also a hub for kayaking, sailing, and waterfront dining, showcasing the Pacific Northwest's love for the outdoors. Tacoma is also a city of festivals, with events like the annual Freedom Fair and the Daffodil Parade that bring the community together in celebration. The arts are alive in Tacoma's many galleries and live music venues, offering a platform for both local talent and international acts. The city's growth is fueled by a commitment to sustainability and innovation, with green spaces and initiatives that prioritize environmental health.

    Renting in Tacoma, WA

    Notably, renting in Point Ruston is a mixed-use combination of offices, waterfront condos and apartment rentals with absolutely stunning views of Commencement Bay. Similarly, another neighborhood with bay views is Old Town, which has historical houses and apartments for rent. Or, renters in Tacoma's South End have modern and mid-century houses for rent, some of which offer awesome views of Wapato Lake. Meanwhile, for waterfront parks and a tremendously trendy nightlife scene, try renting in the North End or Skyline, which gives renters views of Narrows Bridge across a variety of rental options (including single-family houses for young families and professionals). Otherwise, the Sixth Avenue neighborhood has houses for rent in craftsman, Victorian, Tudor and cottage architectural styles that are in a prominent dining and entertainment scene. At the same time, New Tacoma features newer houses for rent and businesses, thereby attracting young professionals, whereas South Tacoma has affordable rentals and good schools, which families appreciate. Lastly Browns Point boasts the most expensive houses for rent with breathtaking water views.

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    Shopping in Tacoma, WA

    When renting in Tacoma, there's a well-balanced mix of small independent stores and bigger brands. Specifically, the Tacoma Mall (featuring Aerie, Eddie Bauer and JCPenney) is a favorite among renters looking for a traditional indoor shopping experience, while the Dome District has a variety of bookstores and antique shops, along with more than 45 vendors at The Freighthouse Square. Likewise, the Lincoln District features family-owned businesses and Target, Nordstroms, and T.J.Maxx close to Lincoln Park and Lincoln High School. Or, McKinley Hill offers renters quaint independent shops, hip bars and stunning views of Commencement Bay, and the Proctor district in North End is where renters go to the Proctor Farmers' Market. Lastly, Sixth Avenue is a happening district with trendy boutique shops and record stores that really comes to life later with a trendy nightlife.

    Transportation in Tacoma, WA

    When renting in Tacoma, public transportation options in the area include Pierce Transit and Sound Transit. In particular, two popular bus routes that Pierce Transit provides to renters in Tacoma are Route 1 - which connects renters in downtown Tacoma to Point Defiance Park - and Route 2, which takes renters between downtown Tacoma and Tacoma Community College. Alternatively, Sound Transit provides regional transportation to renters in Tacoma in the form of the Link Light Rail, Express buses and Sounder Commuter trains. Downtown Tacoma is also easy for renters to navigate using the free-to-ride Link Light Rail. Or, for regional transportation, Sounder trains can take renters as far as Seattle. The Washington State Department of Transportation also controls more than three dozen ferry routes in the Seattle-Tacoma area, with the Point Defiance stop available for renters in Tacoma. Of course, Uber, Lyft, and the local Zipcar app also offer convenient ridesharing options. Finally, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport serves as the major airport for renters booking flights.

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