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People

Total Population 6,592
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,150
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.1%
Median Earnings25+ $43,510
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,263
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,020

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,970
% Above Poverty Level 93.5%
% Below Poverty Level 6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 5.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,117
Median House Value $271,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.7%
Irish 13%

Fircrest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles W of Tacoma, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98466
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.239
Longitude -122.514

Fircrest 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 TACOMA 1
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 60 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 45 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Station PUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance 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 13.8 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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Gig Harbor 7,620 $82,500
Lakewood 58,890 $59,791
Ruston 953 $86,417
Steilacoom 6,083 $72,279
Tacoma 201,794 $62,147
University Place 31,670 $73,479
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