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Sumner is a city in Pierce County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The community was named for Sen. Charles S. Sumner.
The latitude of Sumner is 47.203N. The longitude is -122.239W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 75 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,026.
The community's residents voted to incorporate in 1889.
Sumner developed as an industrial and trading center for the Puyallup Valley.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sumner 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 98372 ZIP code.
19% of Sumner residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sumner ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sumner was $18,696, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Sumner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sumner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $548. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,249.
Libraries in Sumner include Sumner Public Library ... View libraries
Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sumner political report.
The average commute time for Sumner workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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