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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fircrest demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pierce County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tacoma area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98467 ZIP code.
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.
33% of Fircrest residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fircrest, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $618. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,297.
Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fircrest political report.
The average commute time for Fircrest workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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