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Moving to University Place

University Place (called “UP” by locals) is a small city located east of Tacoma on the coast of the Puget Sound. The city is best known for its stunning views of the water and the Olympic Mountains, as well as its family-oriented, small-town feel. Whether you’re moving to the Northwest for work, for family or simply for a new adventure, University Place has something for everyone.

Are you wondering, “Who are the best movers in University Place?” The answer is simple. With more than 16 years of experience, a crew of highly-trained professional movers, and a commitment to excellence in customer service, All Ready Moving is the clear choice for all your moving needs.

University Place has a total population of just over 32,000 residents. The median age among locals is 37.2, and the city has an incredible diversity of residents across all ages. UP is also ethnically diverse; while 70% of residents are White, 10% are Asian, 7% are Black, 10% are of mixed race and 8% are Latinx. About half the population consists of families with school-aged children.

Only 55% of people living in University Place own their homes, compared to a national average of nearly 64%. The median home cost in the area is $319,900, and property taxes here usually exceed $3,000 per year. The average rent in the city is $1,017, which, while still higher than the national average, offers an affordable option for residents who don’t want to buy.

The median household income in University Place is $64,883, and that number was 6% higher in 2016 than the year previous. Wondering where you’ll work in this city? The local economy maintains about 15,000 jobs, and the top industries are healthcare, education and retail trade. While this city is a fair distance from Seattle and Olympia, it’s only 15 minutes from Tacoma, WA, so many folks who live in one of the sister cities will work in the other.

Looking for fun things to do in the area? One of the biggest local attractions is the Chambers Bay Golf Course. Not only is the course itself beautiful, but it also overlooks the water, making any golf outing extra spectacular. Families with Kids will also love visiting Curran Apple Orchard Park each fall to pick their own apples and drink freshly squeezed cider during the Orchard’s annual harvest celebration.

Top-Rated Moving Services

Now that you know all about living in University Place, the next step is to start planning your move! At All Ready Moving, we understand that relocation is a big deal, whether you’re going down the road or to a whole new city. Moving is one of the top five largest transitions you’ll ever experience, but that doesn’t mean it has to be full of stress and worry!

People often ask us, “Are there any tips for hiring a professional moving company?” Yes, there are! You’ll want to find a company that is accredited with the Better Business Bureau and is a certified Pro Mover. Make sure your University Place moving company is highly rated by online reviews, and offers clear pricing, so you never get surprised with extra fees.

It’s also a good idea to choose a company that offers a wide range of services, such as packing, storage and specialty item moving, so you can handle your whole move in one place. And guess who has all the qualities we’ve listed? That’s right: All Ready Moving.

One of our most popular services is our full-service packing option. Most people think packing is a DIY job, and don’t even realize that professional movers are ready to help. Our highly trained local University Place movers understand that packing can be frustrating and time consuming, so we take the burden off your shoulders by handling it all. Plus, we use the best packing supplies available to ensure your belongings stay safe.

In addition to our local and long distance moving services for residential clients, All Ready Moving is also a proud partner for local businesses in University Place. We’ve designed our commercial moving services to allow business owners to stay focused on their customers and employees, even during an office space transition. With firm cost estimates, a streamlined process and after-hours and weekend service, you’ll be amazed how easy it is to move your office with All Ready Moving.

Interested in learning more about our complete range of relocation services? Give us a call at (360) 507-2447 or fill out our contact form online to get started.

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Demographic Info for University Place, WA
37.2 years
Median Age
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Places to Eat in University Place, WA
Gyro Zone
Gyro Zone
7510 40th St W
University Place, WA 98466
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The Melon Seed Deli & Frozen Yogurt
The Melon Seed Deli & Frozen Yogurt
3807 Center St
Tacoma, WA 98409
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Taqueria El Sabor
Taqueria El Sabor
1636 S Mildred St
Tacoma, WA 98465
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Poke Pop
Poke Pop
2013 Mildred St W
Fircrest, WA 98466
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Sapporo Steakhouse University Place
Sapporo Steakhouse University Place
3810 Bridgeport Way W
University Place, WA 98466
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1620 S Mildred St
Tacoma, WA 98465
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Things to Do in University Place, WA
Titlow Park
8425 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98465, United States
Point Defiance Park
5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407, United States
Chambers Creek Regional Park
6320 Grandview Dr W, University Place, WA 98467, United States
Homestead Park
3715 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98466, United States
Chambers Bay Park
4800-4850 Grandview Dr W, University Place, WA 98466, United States
Chambers Bay Loop Trail Head
Chambers Bay Walk, University Place, WA 98466, United States

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    My movers were on time and very professional hard working guys! I will definitely use this company again in the future. Thank you for making my moving day as stress free as possible!

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    Second move with this company. Ryan and Justin were terrific. Prompt, efficient, very conscientious, and personable too. It was a pleasure dealing with these total professionals.

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    These guys are great. They have moved us twice and we are happy with their service.

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    5 star ratingThe movers we had for our home move on Sunday were very helpful and were a great help in moving some of the bigger items for our move. They were very professional and were able to get everything to the... read more

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Moving to University Place, WA Resources

Congratulations to your decision to move to University Place, WA! You are going to love it here. Check out this list of resources to help you explore Lacey as well as find the information you need for your new home.

Official University Place, WA Website – Learn all about the City of University Place, it’s history and upcoming events

University Place, WA Wikipedia Page – Get information on the City of University Place on Wikipedia

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University Place, WA Events – Browse the list of events at this official city guide. Take advantage of all there is to do.