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Where is Pierce County, Washington?

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Pierce County is a county equivalent area found in Washington, USA. The county government of Pierce is found in the county seat of Tacoma.

With a total 4,678.47 sq. km of land and water area, Pierce County, Washington is the 366th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 831,928 people, Pierce County has a total 329555 households earning 59204 on average per year.

Pierce County, Washington offers the following attraction to visitors: Mount Rainier NP

Pierce County, Washington - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 53053
Area Codes 253,360
Time Zone PST
Major Cities Tacoma (population: 329,542), Puyallup (population: 132,088), Lakewood (population: 63,420), Gig Harbor (population: 52,385), Bonney Lake (population: 45,225), Spanaway (population: 44,066), Graham (population: 24,596), Buckley (population: 15,465), University Place (population: 15,032), Orting (population: 12,473)
Land Area 321,209 sq miles
Water Area 1,670 sq miles
Household Income $59,204
Housing Units 329,555
Median Home Value $240,400
High School Grads 91% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $12,585 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $1,172,468 per capita
Universities and Colleges BJ's Beauty and Barber College, Northwest Baptist Seminary, Pacific Lutheran University, University of Puget Sound, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus, Pierce College at Puyallup, Faith Evangelical Seminary

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.