Pierce County Demographics

Facts & figures at a glance:

  • Area: 1,806 square miles, 4,678 square km
  • Elevation: sealevel to 14,411ft/4,392.5m
  • Population: 878,100 (est.)
  • Labor Force: 392,703
  • Unemployment: 5.2%
  • Median Age: 36.1
  • Median Household Income: $66,383
  • Cost of Living Index: 139
  • Median Home Price: $330,300
  • Average Commute Time: 30.9 minutes
  • Gross Metro Product: $41.6 billion
  • Population Density: 506
  • Net Migration: 2,270 (2017)
  • Primary Industries: military, government, healthcare, transportation, aerospace, manufacturing

Updated April 2019

American Community Survey

US Census Data

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Pierce County Info Sheet