Fircrest, Washington

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Population in 2014: 6,658 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 3,022  (45.4%)
Females: 3,636  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98466.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,959 (it was $54,912 in 2000)
Fircrest:

$58,959
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,585 (it was $27,244 in 2000)

Fircrest city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $268,722 (it was $163,300 in 2000)
Fircrest:

$268,722
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $248,356; Detached houses: $263,853; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,496; In 2-unit structures: $181,905; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,771; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,077; Mobile homes: $92,564; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,288

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,025.

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  • Races in Fircrest, WA (2013)

    Fircrest races chart
    • 4,82972.5%White alone
    • 4797.2%Asian alone
    • 4436.6%Two or more races
    • 4096.1%Hispanic
    • 3435.1%Black alone
    • 881.3%American Indian alone
    • 490.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fircrest: 111.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), Irish (9.2%), English (7.9%), Norwegian (4.8%), Italian (4.4%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1925

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 4,266 people per square mile   (average).

Fircrest,WA real estate house value index trend

Fircrest, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Fircrest:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fircrest city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

751 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 2.4% Asia, 2.1% North America).

This city:

11.3%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,449 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,024 (1.4%)

Fircrest satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2005: 94 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $260,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $266,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $278,900
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $294,200
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $332,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.23 N, Longitude: 122.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,747 (-26.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 174 (5.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

Fircrest household income distribution Fircrest home values distribution

Property values in Fircrest, WA


Crime rates in Fircrest by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000000000000
per 100,000 16.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0222011212010
per 100,000 0.033.033.032.80.015.815.932.015.930.30.015.10.0
Robberies 3214351221245
per 100,000 49.733.016.565.648.579.115.932.031.815.230.160.575.3
Assaults 03288166147145116
per 100,000 0.049.633.0131.2129.2253.295.3224.0111.1212.275.3166.490.3
Burglaries 36403541403038342932484054
per 100,000 595.8660.7577.2672.5646.1474.8603.3543.9460.4484.9723.2605.2812.8
Thefts 12089138136124118106769094779789
per 100,000 1,986.11,470.12,275.72,230.62,002.91,867.71,682.81,215.81,428.81,424.51,160.21,467.71,339.6
Auto thefts 321528281922157117141812
per 100,000 529.6247.8461.7459.2306.9348.2238.1112.0174.6106.1210.9272.4180.6
Arson 0010120020101
per 100,000 0.00.016.50.016.231.70.00.031.80.015.10.015.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 226.5183.2220.9262.6203.8238.6176.8188.1158.3182.7147.8199.6177.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fircrest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Fircrest: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fircrest, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Fircrest 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 the city 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 (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, 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

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

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.3. This is worse than average.

City:

92.3
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

0.293

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.:

6.4

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for American Indian residents, 56.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Washington average:

11.4

Fircrest travel time to work - commute Fircrest mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fircrest city (based on Pierce County data)

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.
Washington:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

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
Financial Administration 3$16,049$64,1961$1,771
Other Government Administration 9$16,256$21,6750$0
Judicial and Legal 3$12,386$49,5441$2,369
Police Protection - Officers 9$59,746$79,6610$0
Police - Other 1$4,289$51,4681$2,088
Streets and Highways 1$6,072$72,8640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,937$47,2440$0
Sewerage 2$9,519$57,1140$0
Parks and Recreation 3$14,287$57,1484$2,998
Water Supply 2$15,135$90,8100$0
Other and Unallocable 7$31,915$54,7110$0
Totals for Government 41$189,591$55,4907$9,226

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Fircrest fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 2005 01:16 PM, Alameda, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 2005 07:21 PM, Columbia St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 302 Regents Blvd (Lat: 47.236222 Lon: -122.515694), Call Sign: KLO328
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.890 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2013, Expiration Date: 06/07/2023Registrant: 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: 155.010 MHz, 155.610 MHz, 156.090 MHzGrant Date: 10/04/2012, Expiration Date: 10/20/2022Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2014, Certifier: Gary C AllenRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/06/2020, Certifier: Jeff DavisRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Knauss, 322 Farallone Ave, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Robert N Slater, 707 Contra Costa Ave, Fircrest, WA 98466

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 20

Incident types - Fircrest

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fircrest, WA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Businesses in Fircrest, WA

  • Subway: 1

Fircrest compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above 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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