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People

Total Population 9,477
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 6.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,667
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 43.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.5%
Median Earnings25+ $39,224
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,803
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,887

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,651
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $1,020
Median House Value $223,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.5%
US/American 0.3%
English 5.9%
Irish 7.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 3,107 $57,857
Edgewood 9,600 $91,094
Milton 7,219 $77,109
Pacific 6,954 $63,442
Puyallup 38,720 $77,089
Tacoma 203,481 $62,209

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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