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Population in 2017: 7,184 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.0%
 
Males: 3,469  (48.3%)
Females: 3,715  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98047.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,875 (it was $45,673 in 2000)
Pacific:

$59,875
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,893 (it was $18,228 in 2000)

Pacific city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $307,040 (it was $142,400 in 2000)
Pacific:

$307,040
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $658,517; detached houses: $716,050; townhouses or other attached units: $510,548; in 2-unit structures: $431,808; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $429,908; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $435,878; mobile homes: $112,193; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $70,157

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,312.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pacific: 116.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.0%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.9% for Black residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.2% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pacific, WA (2017)
    • 4,02454.8%White alone
    • 1,50020.4%Hispanic
    • 74810.2%Asian alone
    • 4285.8%Two or more races
    • 2994.1%Black alone
    • 2954.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 410.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Pacific, Washington as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pacific is 910 to 1.


Crime rates in Pacific 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)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(104.8)
1
(17.2)
3
(50.8)
1
(16.5)
3
(49.2)
3
(49.4)
3
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(72.3)
1
(14.0)
3
(41.7)
2
(27.7)
2
(27.7)
1
(13.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(139.7)
2
(34.4)
3
(50.8)
4
(65.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.9)
2
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.4)
1
(14.0)
4
(55.6)
2
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
8
(110.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(104.8)
9
(154.6)
4
(67.7)
7
(115.2)
10
(163.9)
9
(148.2)
8
(119.2)
4
(58.8)
2
(28.9)
7
(98.0)
2
(27.8)
3
(41.5)
4
(55.5)
2
(27.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(751.1)
52
(893.5)
73
(1,235)
37
(609.0)
51
(835.8)
49
(807.0)
45
(670.6)
39
(573.3)
35
(506.4)
22
(308.0)
21
(291.7)
22
(304.4)
14
(194.2)
13
(178.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(1,764)
107
(1,838)
120
(2,030)
74
(1,218)
72
(1,180)
79
(1,301)
92
(1,371)
123
(1,808)
81
(1,172)
90
(1,260)
69
(958.5)
90
(1,245)
89
(1,234)
57
(784.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(1,345)
30
(515.5)
42
(710.7)
33
(543.1)
23
(376.9)
31
(510.5)
25
(372.6)
32
(470.4)
38
(549.8)
45
(630.1)
36
(500.1)
34
(470.4)
38
(527.0)
37
(509.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(52.4)
4
(68.7)
2
(33.8)
2
(32.9)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)377.5232.3293.9223.7208.0228.4200.1191.2203.0157.4154.3147.5138.4134.1

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City-data.com crime index in Pacific, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: Irish (7.5%), American (6.1%), Norwegian (5.1%), European (3.4%), German (2.8%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 2.56 square miles.

Population density: 2,805 people per square mile   (average).

Pacific, Washington map

1,023 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 2.4% Asia, 2.1% Oceania).

This city:

13.9%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,952 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,271 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Federal Way, WA (5.5 miles , pop. 83,259).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (24.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (933.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Algona, WA (1.2 miles ),
Lakeland South, WA (1.4 miles ),
Edgewood, WA (1.7 miles ),
Auburn, WA (1.8 miles ),
Milton, WA (1.9 miles ),
Sumner, WA (2.0 miles ),
North Puyallup, WA (2.0 miles ),
Lake Tapps, WA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 47.26 N, Longitude: 122.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -483 (-6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 228 (6.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

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

Property values in Pacific, WA

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

3.6%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Pacific, WA
Historical housing units in Pacific, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,234 (+28.7%).
Most common industries in Pacific, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.5%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (14.9%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Metals & minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (9.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Pacific, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)

Average climate in Pacific, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pacific, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00428
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Pacific-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 11.9 miles away from Pacific 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 19.7 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 5.5 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 48.5 miles away from Pacific 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 46.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 56.6 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 King County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pacific topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pacific:

  • CANTERBURY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; AUBURN, WA)
  • REGENCY AUBURN LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AUBURN, WA)
  • SUMNER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUMNER, WA)
  • FEDERAL WAY COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • NKC AUBURN KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; AUBURN, WA)
  • SIGNATURE HOME HEATLH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)

Amtrak station near Pacific:

  • 9 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 Pacific:

  • Green River Community College (about 5 miles; Auburn, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 8 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 9 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Highline Community College (about 10 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 6,074)
  • Bates Technical College (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Public elementary/middle school in Pacific:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Valley Regional Fire Authority Station 38 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pacific include: New Hope Lutheran Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Family Life Center Church of God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Pacific City - Municipal Court (133 3rd Avenue Southwest).

King 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:

2.9 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.8%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
56 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Pacific:

Marital status in Pacific, WA
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Pacific:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Washington average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pacific, WA (based on King County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,34071
Evangelical Protestant204,523711
Other119,713329
Mainline Protestant104,806304
Orthodox12,25720
Black Protestant7,03024
None1,204,580-
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: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
King County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
Here:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
King County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
This county:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
King County:

20.5%
Washington:

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

14.6%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pacific:

45.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.5%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Pacific:

28.8
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pacific:

23.8%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pacific:

33.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Pacific:

54.5%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pacific, 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 11$77,240$84,2624$1,268
Financial Administration 4$17,528$52,5840$0
Sewerage 4$17,296$51,8880$0
Other and Unallocable 4$14,724$44,1721$632
Water Supply 3$13,364$53,4560$0
Judicial and Legal 2$7,306$43,8360$0
Police - Other 2$7,798$46,7880$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,128$61,5368$2,150
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,752
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$394
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$394
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$160,384$62,08416$7,590

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,587,000 ($220.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,540,000 ($214.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $731,000 ($101.75)
    Water Utilities: $621,000 ($86.44)
    Regular Highways: $558,000 ($77.67)
    Sewerage: $479,000 ($66.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $321,000 ($44.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $224,000 ($31.18)
    Financial Administration: $199,000 ($27.70)
    Central Staff Services: $186,000 ($25.89)
    General - Other: $185,000 ($25.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $67,000 ($9.33)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($0.97)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($0.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $97,000 ($13.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $1,189,000 ($165.51)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $114,000 ($15.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $91,000 ($12.67)
    Water Utilities: $87,000 ($12.11)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($2.51)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,193,000 ($305.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($3.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,084,000 ($290.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $844,000 ($117.48)
    Other: $265,000 ($36.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $123,000 ($17.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $430,000 ($59.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000 ($21.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $45,000 ($6.26)
    Rents: $16,000 ($2.23)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($1.53)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($1.53)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,038,000 ($144.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $819,000 ($114.00)
    Highways: $386,000 ($53.73)
    General Local Government Support: $78,000 ($10.86)
  • Tax - Property: $851,000 ($118.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $807,000 ($112.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $689,000 ($95.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $351,000 ($48.86)
    Other License: $156,000 ($21.71)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $62,000 ($8.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($1.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,010,000 ($418.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,458,000 ($342.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $586,000 ($81.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($4.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,704,000 ($654.79)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $719,000 ($100.08)

6.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,122 average AGI)
King County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.80% ($69,312 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.66% ($53,673)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($98,405)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,693 average AGI)
King County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.24% ($71,246 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  1.00% ($57,641)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($81,611)
Businesses in Pacific, WA
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1UPS2
Jack In The Box1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pacific:

  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, 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 Pacific:

  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY 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)
  • 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.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Pacific:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
Pacific fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pacific fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.2mTotal length
  • $32,940,000Total costs
  • 310,946Total average daily traffic
  • 26,576Total average daily truck traffic
  • 486,879Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • JOAN ROBBINS, 1107 140th Court East (Lat: 47.246667 Lon: -122.240000), Type: 39.6, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Gte Service Corporation, Scarmel@dcoffice.Gte.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 463-5295
  • Holly E Groschner, 1107 140th Court East (Lat: 47.246667 Lon: -122.240000), Type: 39.6, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Gt Company LLC, Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • Monica A Gaudio, 1107 140th Court East (Lat: 47.246750 Lon: -122.240139), Type: 37.2, Overall height: 36.3 m, Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, Mgspivak@aol.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 371-1500
  • Monica A Gaudio, 1107 140th Court East (Lat: 47.246750 Lon: -122.240139), Type: 37.2, Overall height: 36.3 m, Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, Mgspivak@aol.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 371-1500
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, 1107 140th Court East (Lat: 47.246750 Lon: -122.240139), Type: 37.2, Overall height: 36.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Gt Company LLC, Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • 1107 140th Court East (Lat: 47.246667 Lon: -122.240000), Type: 39.6, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Gte Wireless Of The Pacific Incorporated, Jrobbins@mobilnet.Gte.Com, , Atlan-ta, Phone: (770) 353-3517

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Har089, .5 Miles Sw (Lat: 47.261111 Lon: -122.261111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQYD719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.60000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2016, Expiration Date: 08/25/2026, Certifier: Timothy S Mcdowell, Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • Lat: 47.254139 Lon: -122.249528, Call Sign: WRBR998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.537 MHz, 463.362 MHz, 461.562 MHz, 461.925 MHz, 466.387 MHz, 468.562 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2018, Expiration Date: 06/04/2028, Certifier: Fred Courtney, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SE04676A, 1107 140th Ave Ct. E (Lat: 47.246750 Lon: -122.240167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQVT959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2015, Expiration Date: 05/07/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • CR ELLINGSON R, 421 5th Ave Nw (Lat: 47.273500 Lon: -122.256556), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: WRCK487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2018, Expiration Date: 10/24/2028, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pacific)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH 300 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 19, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 221MM , Serial Number: FA-161, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Gordon Truck Centers Inc, 277 Stewart Rd Sw, Pacific, WA 98047
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5232F , Serial Number: 17253291, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2004
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mathew L Lawson, 111 Alder Ln S, Pacific, WA 98047, Other Owners: Glen Humbert, Pete Maunsell
  • Aircraft: MCCARRAGHER JIM THUNDERGULL JT2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1162L , Serial Number: 4647, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/1996
    Registrant (Individual): James C Mccarragher, 377 White River Dr, Pacific, WA 98047
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/20/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$212,55724$206,933117$202,8742$126,6450$019$212,4068$154,091
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$213,7833$218,62019$214,8352$117,6650$03$193,2972$147,735
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$204,0967$215,32052$221,9741$128,3901$336,2206$225,0525$148,918
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$211,1834$173,71834$216,8881$305,6400$03$174,8971$231,110
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$236,8502$347,2754$201,2181$183,1700$02$317,0900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.04 , 0309.01, 0309.02, 0706.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$254,4335$246,2220$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$248,1201$251,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$289,7540$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$209,2300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$238,5300$01$238,530
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.04 , 0309.01, 0309.02, 0706.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2018, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pacific, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.4%), and Outside Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pacific, WA
    • 12847.4%Structure Fires
    • 9334.4%Outside Fires
    • 4115.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 83.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pacific, WA
Most common first names in Pacific, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1273.1 years
Robert1270.4 years
George869.6 years
Dorothy876.2 years
Betty772.4 years
Arthur779.5 years
Helen777.3 years
Richard666.3 years
William676.0 years
Donald571.2 years
Most common last names in Pacific, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson764.7 years
Fry474.5 years
Thompson478.0 years
Baker364.7 years
Lammert375.0 years
Graham386.4 years
Bresler376.7 years
Hawkins376.6 years
Hansen384.0 years
Barnes386.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pacific, WA
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Electricity
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pacific, WA
  • 84.5%Electricity
  • 14.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Pacific compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Pacific on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 (98047) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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