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Tacoma Community College Demographics & Diversity

Tacoma, Washington

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Tacoma Community College are predominantly White with a small Multiracial population. The school has very high racial diversity. 54% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Tacoma Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 46%
Black 8%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 9%
International 5%
Race Unknown 14%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 75% more female students than male students enrolled at Tacoma Community College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Tacoma Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Tacoma Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Tacoma Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,266
Women 3,976

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Tacoma Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Tacoma Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,132 per year

25% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,242
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 45.3%
Part time Undergrads 40.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236753 IPEDS survey data for Tacoma Community College.