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Wilkeson is a town in Pierce County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The community was named for Samuel Wilkeson, railroad official
The latitude of Wilkeson is 47.105N. The longitude is -122.044W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 396.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wilkeson 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 98396 ZIP code.
21% of Wilkeson residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wilkeson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wilkeson was $17,481, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Wilkeson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wilkeson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $646. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $969.
Libraries in Wilkeson include Wilkeson Public Library ... View libraries
Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wilkeson political report.
The average commute time for Wilkeson workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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