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People

Total Population 6,612
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,101
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 50.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,793
% Above Poverty Level 93.3%
% Below Poverty Level 6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 4.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,155
Median House Value $270,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 10.1%

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

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gig Harbor 7,918 $82,969
Lakewood 59,122 $58,457
Ruston 915 $98,125
Steilacoom 6,118 $75,096
Tacoma 203,481 $62,209
University Place 31,991 $77,300

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

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