Gig Harbor strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):
Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
Comparing Gig Harbor to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||8 miles NW of Tacoma, Washington (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||22 miles SW of Seattle, Washington|
|Standard Zip Codes||98329, 98332, 98335|
|Phone Area Codes||253|
|Time Zone||Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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||GRAPEVIEW 3 SW|
|Jan Temp||34 to 45 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||53 to 74 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||53.2 inches|
|Station||SEATTLE TACOMA AP|
|Jan Temp||36 to 46 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||55 to 75 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||37 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.75|
|American Indian & Alaskan||41||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||196||3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||6,620|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||14.2%|
|French (except Basque)||2.4%|
According to the US Postal Service, Gig Harbor, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Arletta (98335)
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GIG HARBOR HIGH
5101 ROSEDALE ST NW
Serves 1,743 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25.6
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14105 PURDY DR NW
Serves 1,527 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24.6
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Student/teacher ratio: 6.4
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Aventura, Florida||88.4||45.3%||35.2%||38.7%||30||$59,507||3.3%||6.2%||25,267||9.1%||70.3||21%||2.9|
|2. Granbury, Texas||87||34.7%||23.4%||20.5%||25||$45,451||5.6%||5.5%||5,718||9.6%||83.3||3.2%||2.5|
|3. Treasure Island, Florida||86.5||42.9%||26.3%||30.8%||26||$64,158||2.1%||2.3%||7,450||5.6%||44.6||18.7%||2.3|
|4. Ocean City, New Jersey||86.1||40.3%||25.9%||33.5%||27||$61,731||3.4%||6.4%||15,378||6.8%||64.1||56.4%||2.6|
|5. Surfside, Florida||84.8||32.1%||25.9%||40.9%||32||$56,327||4.8%||6.5%||4,909||11.5%||37.3||19.7%||3.5|
|6. Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey||83.9||36.6%||19%||34.1%||36||$61,250||4.4%||4.1%||5,314||6.1%||48.2||26.6%||3.4|
|7. Chelsea, Michigan||83.5||34.6%||24%||40.6%||25||$72,266||4.8%||2.9%||4,398||4.3%||36.4||0.6%||1.1|
|8. Fairhope, Alabama||82.1||31.7%||23.7%||37.2%||24||$56,976||5.3%||9.8%||12,480||7.5%||53.3||2.4%||1.5|
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