University Place, Washington

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Population in 2013: 32,040 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 15,144  (47.3%)
Females: 16,896  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98466.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,089 (it was $50,287 in 2000)
University Place:

$56,089
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,735 (it was $25,544 in 2000)

University Place city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $265,749 (it was $173,600 in 2000)
University Place:

$265,749
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $272,137; Detached houses: $283,006; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,739; In 2-unit structures: $231,577; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,382; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,814; Mobile homes: $26,442

Median gross rent in 2013: $911.

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  • Races in University Place, WA (2013)

    University Place races chart
    • 22,07968.9%White alone
    • 2,9079.1%Asian alone
    • 2,2757.1%Two or more races
    • 2,2427.0%Black alone
    • 2,0596.4%Hispanic
    • 2700.8%American Indian alone
    • 1940.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in University Place: 109.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.6%), English (8.6%), Irish (7.8%), United States (5.4%), Norwegian (5.2%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1995

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 8.39 square miles.

Population density: 3,820 people per square mile   (average).

University Place,WA real estate house value index trend

University Place, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in University Place:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in University Place city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

4,020 residents are foreign born (5.6% Asia, 3.7% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

This city:

12.6%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in University Place, Washington as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in University Place to the number of sex offenders is 2,630 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,082 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,978 (1.5%)

University Place satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (3.9 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (29.8 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (934.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fircrest, WA (1.2 miles ), Lakewood, WA (2.0 miles ), Wollochet, WA (2.0 miles ), Fox Island, WA (2.0 miles ), Tacoma, WA (2.0 miles ), Steilacoom, WA (2.1 miles ), Ruston, WA (2.4 miles ), McChord AFB, WA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 76 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 1998: 123 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 1999: 182 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2001: 124 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2004: 127 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2005: 118 buildings, average cost: $284,900
  • 2006: 63 buildings, average cost: $316,200
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $343,100
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $311,000
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $272,100
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $264,500
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $270,900
  • 2012: 37 buildings, average cost: $308,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.22 N, Longitude: 122.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,254 (-25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,550 (10.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

University Place household income distribution University Place home values distribution

Property values in University Place, WA


Crime rates in University Place by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0110000110100
per 100,000 0.03.23.20.00.00.00.03.33.30.03.20.00.0
Rapes 16171310121612612148105
per 100,000 52.655.242.032.338.951.739.119.739.545.725.331.415.8
Robberies 12343131262719343531341934
per 100,000 39.5110.3100.2100.084.487.261.9111.4115.2101.1107.559.7107.2
Assaults 69478175596147525666435753
per 100,000 226.9152.5261.9241.9191.5197.1153.1170.3184.3215.3135.9179.1167.2
Burglaries 212185217229235277224216311226222242162
per 100,000 697.1600.2701.7738.7762.7895.0729.7707.51,023.5737.2701.8760.5510.9
Thefts 926772648717737737571516559617449588574
per 100,000 3,045.12,504.82,095.52,313.02,392.12,381.41,860.01,690.21,839.72,012.71,419.41,847.91,810.3
Auto thefts 1501481161081561601411026271626558
per 100,000 493.3480.2375.1348.4506.3517.0459.3334.1204.0231.6196.0204.3182.9
Arson 710595913758522
per 100,000 23.032.416.229.016.229.142.322.916.526.115.86.36.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 330.2314.7304.7294.9303.5326.8259.0249.3289.4278.1221.5237.4214.6

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Crime rate in University Place detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.50
Washington average:

1.49

University Place tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3,044 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in University Place, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

University Place-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 2.9 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 9.1 miles away from University Place 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 11.9 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 34.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 475.1 miles away from University Place 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 56.5 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).
University Place topographic map

Birthplace of: Curtis Terry - College basketball player (UNLV Rebels).

Hospitals and medical centers in University Place:

  • FRANCISCAN HOSPICE (2901 BRIDGEPORT WAY)
  • UNIVERSITY PLACE CARE CENTER (5520 BRIDGEPORT WAY WEST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near University Place:

  • ABILENE HOUSE INC (Nursing Home, about 1 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)
  • MANOR CARE OF TACOMA WA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • PUGET SOUND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LAKEWOOD, WA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS /TACOMA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • BEL AIR REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TACOMA, WA)

Amtrak stations near University Place:

  • 6 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.
  • 20 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to University Place:

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

Private elementary/middle school in University Place:

  • MONTESSORI IN MOTION (Students: 122; Location: 7323 27TH ST W; Grades: PK - 6)
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Notable locations in University Place: Glacier (A), Windmill Village (B), University Village (C), University Park II (D), Chambers Bay Golf Course (E), Chambers Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), University Place Care Center (G), Pierce County Fire Protection District 3 University Place Fire Department Station 3 - 1 (H), Pierce County Fire Protection District 3 University Place Fire Department Station 3 - 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Green Firs Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in University Place include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Central Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: New Tacoma Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Chambers Creek Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Chambers Creek (A), Leach Creek (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 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 18.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

6.6

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in University Place and their reported violations in the past:

CHERRYWOOD VILLAGE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.9%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for American Indian residents, 1.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.5% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in University Place in 2010:

  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in University Place in 2000:

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

University Place, Washington environmental map by EPA

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University Place 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in University Place (2011 data):

  • Westside Community Bank: at 4922 Bridgeport Way West, branch established on 1995/03/29. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $116.9 mil, Deposits: $110.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Westside Banking Company
  • Union Bank, National Association: University Place Branch at 4620 Bridgeport Way West, branch established on 2006/02/13. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Columbia State Bank: University Place Branch at 4221 Bridgeport Way West, branch established on 2005/05/02. 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.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: James Center at 6916 19th St W, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Umpqua Bank: University Place Branch at 4704 Bridgeport Way, W, branch established on 2001/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: University Place Branch at 2615 Bridgeport Way W, branch established on 1961/03/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Washington average:

11.4

University Place travel time to work - commute University Place mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in University Place:

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Religion statistics for University Place 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%
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 4$21,600$64,8000$0
Other Government Administration 4$27,214$81,6428$19,702
Judicial and Legal 1$9,032$108,3841$3,190
Police - Other 2$9,528$57,1681$2,464
Streets and Highways 16$76,812$57,6091$2,502
Parks and Recreation 7$25,320$43,4060$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$38,978$66,8190$0
Other and Unallocable 5$21,198$50,8752$6,544
Totals for Government 46$229,682$59,91713$34,402

University Place government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,962,000 ($92.45)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,173,000 ($36.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $923,000 ($28.81)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($2.00)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($0.47)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,815,000 ($56.65)
    Regular Highways: $1,237,000 ($38.61)
    Financial Administration: $933,000 ($29.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $825,000 ($25.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $575,000 ($17.95)
    General - Other: $386,000 ($12.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $280,000 ($8.74)
    Police Protection: $217,000 ($6.77)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($2.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $761,000 ($23.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $3,423,000 ($106.84)
    Regular Highways: $373,000 ($11.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $157,000 ($4.90)
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000 ($0.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,504,000 ($46.94)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($0.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.16)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,189,000 ($130.74)

University Place government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,751,000 ($85.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $273,000 ($8.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $239,000 ($7.46)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $871,000 ($27.18)
    Highways: $90,000 ($2.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $300,000 ($9.36)
    Interest Earnings: $237,000 ($7.40)
    Donations From Private Sources: $157,000 ($4.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($0.16)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $672,000 ($20.97)
    General Local Government Support: $345,000 ($10.77)
    All Other: $114,000 ($3.56)
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $3,804,000 ($118.73)
    Property: $3,391,000 ($105.84)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,382,000 ($74.34)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,140,000 ($35.58)
    Other License: $450,000 ($14.04)
    Amusements Sales: $81,000 ($2.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($0.28)

University Place government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,402,000 ($699.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,787,000 ($648.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,285,000 ($227.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,670,000 ($176.97)

University Place government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,081,000 ($33.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,882,000 ($121.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,000 ($3.62)

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 University Place:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNTB (1480 AM; 1 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: FTP CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in University Place:

  • KVTI (90.9 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KUPS (90.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around University Place:

  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of University Place fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $314,000Total costs
  • 55,879Total average daily traffic
  • 3,836Total average daily truck traffic
  • 92,275Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in University Place)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 47.198611 Lon: -122.561389, Call Sign: WPVX573
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.250 MHz, 468.575 MHz, 464.250 MHz, 469.250 MHz, 464.400 MHz, 469.400 MHz, 464.800 MHz, 462.250 MHz, 463.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Certifier: Michael D Shahan
    Registrant: Puget Sound Instrument, 2612 Pacific Hwy E, Tacoma, WA 98424, Phone: (253) 922-7890, Fax: (253) 922-5650, Email:
  • Lat: 47.225556 Lon: -122.536111, Call Sign: WQBW570
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2004, Expiration Date: 12/28/2014, Certifier: Loyd Christensen
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 794-3761, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • Lat: 47.199889 Lon: -122.540306, Call Sign: WQFJ558
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.387 MHz, 461.687 MHz, 461.537 MHz, 461.587 MHz, 452.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2006, Expiration Date: 07/31/2016, Certifier: Michael Doidge
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 47.199111 Lon: -122.519611, Call Sign: WQFW208
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.137 MHz, 458.137 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2006, Expiration Date: 10/18/2016, Certifier: Tony Tipton
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FIRCREST, 2221 70th Ave. West (Lat: 47.240111 Lon: -122.529583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: WQNB430
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2010, Expiration Date: 12/02/2020, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in University Place)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in University Place)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED90$264,88294$254,662819$237,95428$176,66443$209,7291$128,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$274,4406$232,48373$254,4214$36,2436$152,8050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$268,74227$252,973228$265,4149$115,22911$203,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$247,85720$282,802182$269,4383$213,92011$191,9750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$319,9451$71,86043$250,4997$165,7713$120,1870$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0723.06 , 0723.07, 0723.08, 0723.09, 0723.10, 0723.11

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$297,27516$285,043
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$247,57810$276,287
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$316,1904$265,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$456,2101$232,570
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0723.06 , 0723.07, 0723.08, 0723.09, 0723.10, 0723.11

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 105
  • Hazardous Condition: 88
  • Service Call: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - University Place

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for University Place, WA
Most common first names in University Place, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3872.8 years
William3774.1 years
Robert3473.9 years
James2768.5 years
Margaret2780.0 years
Charles2372.6 years
Helen2181.6 years
George1971.2 years
Donald1871.6 years
Dorothy1779.2 years
Most common last names in University Place, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2374.8 years
Johnson2074.4 years
Miller1475.1 years
Jones1273.8 years
Hall978.3 years
Anderson869.4 years
Taylor673.5 years
Peterson666.7 years
Phillips674.2 years
Roberts672.7 years
Businesses in University Place, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Nike1
AutoZone1Payless1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Trader Joe's1
H&R Block1UPS2
Kroger2Walgreens2
McDonald's2Wendy's1
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