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Fircrest is a city in Pierce County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The community was named for a nearby country club

The latitude of Fircrest is 47.239N. The longitude is -122.514W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 276 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,993.


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$54,912
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fircrest demographic reports
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Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.

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20% of Fircrest residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fircrest ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fircrest was $27,244, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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33% of Fircrest residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fircrest, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $618.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,297.


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Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fircrest political report.

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The average commute time for Fircrest workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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