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People

Total Population 9,346
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 6.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,727
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 44%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $38,644
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,689
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,583

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,802
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,021
Median House Value $225,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.4%
US/American 0.3%
English 5.6%
Irish 9.1%

Fife Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles E of Tacoma, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98424
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.239
Longitude -122.355

Fife Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station MC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station KENT
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Algona 3,090 $53,500
Edgewood 9,538 $83,867
Milton 7,260 $73,789
Pacific 6,845 $59,899
Puyallup 38,092 $76,324
Tacoma 201,794 $62,147
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