Fircrest, Washington

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Population in 2017: 6,794 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.8%
 
Males: 3,427  (50.4%)
Females: 3,367  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98466.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,902 (it was $54,912 in 2000)
Fircrest:

$68,902
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,188 (it was $27,244 in 2000)

Fircrest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $344,678 (it was $163,300 in 2000)
Fircrest:

$344,678
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $331,767; detached houses: $354,260; townhouses or other attached units: $278,932; in 2-unit structures: $251,628; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,351; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,993; mobile homes: $122,473; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $9,799

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,264.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fircrest: 113.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fircrest, WA (2017)
    • 4,61866.8%White alone
    • 90213.0%Two or more races
    • 4947.1%Black alone
    • 3945.7%Hispanic
    • 3805.5%Asian alone
    • 871.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 440.6%American Indian alone

Races in Fircrest detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Fircrest by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
1
(15.9)
2
(32.0)
1
(15.9)
2
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(65.6)
3
(48.5)
5
(79.1)
1
(15.9)
2
(32.0)
2
(31.8)
1
(15.2)
2
(30.1)
4
(60.5)
5
(75.3)
3
(44.8)
2
(29.7)
2
(29.3)
4
(58.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(131.2)
8
(129.2)
16
(253.2)
6
(95.3)
14
(224.0)
7
(111.1)
14
(212.2)
5
(75.3)
11
(166.4)
6
(90.3)
8
(119.4)
4
(59.5)
10
(146.4)
11
(160.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(672.5)
40
(646.1)
30
(474.8)
38
(603.3)
34
(543.9)
29
(460.4)
32
(484.9)
48
(723.2)
40
(605.2)
54
(812.8)
37
(552.2)
37
(549.9)
36
(527.1)
24
(350.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
136
(2,231)
124
(2,003)
118
(1,868)
106
(1,683)
76
(1,216)
90
(1,429)
94
(1,424)
77
(1,160)
97
(1,468)
89
(1,340)
115
(1,716)
120
(1,784)
95
(1,391)
74
(1,082)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(459.2)
19
(306.9)
22
(348.2)
15
(238.1)
7
(112.0)
11
(174.6)
7
(106.1)
14
(210.9)
18
(272.4)
12
(180.6)
16
(238.8)
20
(297.3)
7
(102.5)
7
(102.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
2
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)245.2190.3222.9165.1175.7147.8170.6138.0186.4165.6163.7154.4150.5137.4

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City-data.com crime index in Fircrest, WA

Crime rate in Fircrest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: Norwegian (10.6%), European (9.0%), German (8.3%), Irish (4.9%), English (4.7%), American (4.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1925

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 4,353 people per square mile   (average).

Fircrest, Washington map

550 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 1.2% North America).

This city:

8.0%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,396 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,693 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tacoma, WA (2.7 miles , pop. 193,556).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (28.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (934.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

University Place, WA (1.2 miles ),
Tacoma, WA (1.6 miles ),
Wollochet, WA (2.0 miles ),
Ruston, WA (2.1 miles ),
Lakewood, WA (2.2 miles ),
Fox Island, WA (2.2 miles ),
Steilacoom, WA (2.4 miles ),
Browns Point, WA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 47.23 N, Longitude: 122.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,868 (-27.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 460 (13.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

Distribution of median household income in Fircrest, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fircrest, WA in 2017

Property values in Fircrest, WA

Fircrest satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in Fircrest, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Fircrest, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Fircrest, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.7. This is about average.

City:

84.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 18.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00477. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00477
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Fircrest-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 1.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 10.3 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 10.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 476.3 miles away from Fircrest center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Fircrest center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fircrest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fircrest:

  • ABILENE HOUSE INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • FRANCISCAN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA)
  • PARK ROSE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • ORCHARD PARK CONV AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • ORCHARD PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • BEL AIR REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • BEL-AIR CONV AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)

Amtrak station near Fircrest:

  • 5 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fircrest:

  • Tacoma Community College (about 2 miles; Tacoma, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 3 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 4 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 4 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 4 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 5 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 7 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fircrest: Fircrest Golf Course (A), Tacoma Fire Department Station 17 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Kevin Field - College basketball player (Portland Pilots).

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Fircrest in 2010:

  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

Banks with branches in Fircrest (2011 data):

  • Columbia State Bank: Fircrest Branch at 2401 Mildred St. West, branch established on 1993/08/16. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Fircrest Branch at 1375 Regents Blvd, branch established on 1994/01/24. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Fircrest:

Marital status in Fircrest, WA
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Fircrest:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fircrest
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fircrest, WA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Pierce County:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pierce County:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pierce County:

14.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.7%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fircrest:

49.9%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fircrest:

19.9%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fircrest:

11.5%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fircrest:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fircrest:

35.6%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Fircrest:

57.2%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fircrest, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$59,746$79,6610$0
Other Government Administration 9$16,256$21,6750$0
Other and Unallocable 7$31,915$54,7110$0
Financial Administration 3$16,049$64,1961$1,771
Judicial and Legal 3$12,386$49,5441$2,369
Parks and Recreation 3$14,287$57,1484$2,998
Sewerage 2$9,519$57,1140$0
Water Supply 2$15,135$90,8100$0
Streets and Highways 1$6,072$72,8640$0
Police - Other 1$4,289$51,4681$2,088
Solid Waste Management 1$3,937$47,2440$0
Totals for Government 41$189,591$55,4907$9,226

Fircrest government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($2.36)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,658,000 ($244.04)
    Police Protection: $1,151,000 ($169.41)
    Water Utilities: $671,000 ($98.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $542,000 ($79.78)
    Central Staff Services: $395,000 ($58.14)
    Regular Highways: $345,000 ($50.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $339,000 ($49.90)
    Financial Administration: $292,000 ($42.98)
    General - Other: $273,000 ($40.18)
    General Public Buildings: $145,000 ($21.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000 ($13.54)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($1.91)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($1.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $318,000 ($46.81)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $233,000 ($34.29)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $24,000 ($3.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $731,000 ($107.59)
    Sewerage: $168,000 ($24.73)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($20.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($18.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,449,000 ($360.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($1.91)

Fircrest government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,375,000 ($349.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($20.46)
    Other: $29,000 ($4.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $235,000 ($34.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $206,000 ($30.32)
    Rents: $85,000 ($12.51)
    Special Assessments: $40,000 ($5.89)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($3.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000 ($3.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $840,000 ($123.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $658,000 ($96.85)
    Other: $106,000 ($15.60)
    General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($11.33)
  • Tax - Property: $1,789,000 ($263.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $717,000 ($105.53)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $394,000 ($57.99)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $98,000 ($14.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $96,000 ($14.13)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,000 ($5.89)
    Other License: $38,000 ($5.59)
    Amusements Sales: $4,000 ($0.59)

Fircrest government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,113,000 ($163.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $871,000 ($128.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $242,000 ($35.62)

Fircrest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,804,000 ($1443.04)

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.71% ($57,641 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.49% ($50,794)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.29% ($50,871)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,343 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.82% ($53,673 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.57% ($44,488)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($51,925)

Businesses in Fircrest, WA

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fircrest:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fircrest:

  • KUPS (90.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KVTI (90.9 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fircrest:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
Fircrest fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Fircrest fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 2011 06:41 PM, Emerson St, Lat: 47.220836, Lon: -122.522836, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 2005 01:16 PM, Alameda, Lat: 47.242760, Lon: -122.515980, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 2005 07:21 PM, Columbia St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 18, 1997 06:29 PM, 19thstw, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 1990 11:13 PM, Alamedaave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 302 Regents Blvd (Lat: 47.236222 Lon: -122.515694), Call Sign: KLO328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.890 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2013, Expiration Date: 06/07/2023, Registrant: City Of Fircrest, 115 Ramsdell Street, Fircrest, WA 98466, Phone: (253) 564-8901, Fax: (253) 566-0762, Email:
  • 115 Ramsdell (Lat: 47.233167 Lon: -122.504556), Call Sign: KDR395, Licensee ID: L00098309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.610 MHz, 155.010 MHz, 156.090 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2012, Expiration Date: 10/20/2022, Registrant: Fircrest, Town Of, 302 Regents Blvd, Fircrest, WA 98466, Phone: (253) 238-4135
  • Lat: 47.242056 Lon: -122.524583, Call Sign: WQAU509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.025 MHz, 461.075 MHz, 462.125 MHz, 462.375 MHz, 462.400 MHz, 464.600 MHz, 464.650 MHz, 464.700 MHz, 464.725 MHz, 464.750 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2014, Certifier: Gary C Allen, Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Inc., Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
  • Lat: 47.232028 Lon: -122.505222, Call Sign: WQLR426,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/06/2020, Certifier: Jeff Davis, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WA-TAC316A, 35th Street West (Lat: 47.229250 Lon: -122.522611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQUH853,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fircrest)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4961K , Serial Number: 20-1232, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 01/02/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Philip Girolami, 6314 19th St W Ste 22, Fircrest, WA 98466
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97330 , Serial Number: 108-330, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Robert N Slater, 707 Contra Costa Ave, Fircrest, WA 98466
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3904P , Serial Number: 22-3573, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Knauss, 322 Farallone Ave, Fircrest, WA 98466
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/07/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$246,93526$199,337187$219,44910$79,39311$154,3270$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$241,24313$210,7452$173,0251$148,3100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$234,3204$214,05342$242,6792$182,4151$177,9700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$272,8801$148,31043$243,6572$206,6401$257,0601$260,030
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$015$247,5051$213,5601$131,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0723.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$248,6602$269,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$229,3803$258,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$255,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$237,290
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0723.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fircrest, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fircrest, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 14 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Fircrest, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.6%), and Structure Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fircrest, WA
    • 9460.6%Outside Fires
    • 5032.3%Structure Fires
    • 117.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fircrest, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fircrest, WA
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 5.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fircrest, WA
  • 82.4%Electricity
  • 17.6%Utility gas


Fircrest compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Fircrest on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
There are 11 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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