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Pacific is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area. (The community straddles King and Pierce counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Pacific is 47.264N. The longitude is -122.248W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,626.
An interurban railroad began servicing the area in 1902.
Pacific incorporated in 1903.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pacific demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98002 ZIP code.
17% of Pacific residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pacific ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pacific was $18,228, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Pacific residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Pacific, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $622. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,210.
Libraries in Pacific include Algona-Pacific Library ... View libraries
King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pacific political report.
The average commute time for Pacific workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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