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People

Total Population6,612
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+3,101
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher40.3%
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 Level93.3%
% Below Poverty Level6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation4.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,155
Median House Value$270,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.5%
US/American0%
English10.6%
Irish10.1%

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

Fircrest Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 3 miles W of Tacoma, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City26 miles S of Seattle, Washington
CountyPierce
Standard Zip Codes98466
Phone Area Codes253
Time ZonePacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude47.239
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)

StationTACOMA 1
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp35 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 60 F
Jul Temp55 to 76 F
Oct Temp45 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.9 inches
StationPUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp33 to 47 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp52 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches
StationMC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp32 to 45 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 75 F
Oct Temp41 to 59 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gig Harbor7,918$82,969
Lakewood59,122$58,457
Ruston915$98,125
Steilacoom6,118$75,096
Tacoma203,481$62,209
University Place31,991$77,300

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

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