Pierce County , Washington

Pierce County: County in the state of Washington, United States

Pierce County locator map
Location of Pierce County on Washington map.

About

Pierce County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 795,225 and a population density of 170 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 913,890 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tacoma. The county was created 168 years ago in 1852.

Old City Hall in Tacoma  WA 2 image
Old City Hall in Tacoma WA 2
Old City Hall in Tacoma  WA 2 image

Geography

Pierce County is located at 47°2'16"N 122°8'14"W (47.0376400, -122.1373500). It has 7 neighbors: King County, Kitsap County, Kittitas County, Lewis County, Mason County, Thurston County and Yakima County.

Pierce County map

The largest city of Pierce County is Tacoma with a population of 219,945. Other cities include, Lakewood population 59,829, Puyallup population 42,569, Parkland population 35,803 and University Place population 34,090. See all Pierce County cities & populated places.

Weather

Pierce County forecast: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. more

Pierce County Quick Facts

Population : 913,890 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
Different from : Pierce County, Pierce County, Pierce County, Pierce County
Area : 4679 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.6%
Land as percent of area : 92.4%
Named for : Franklin Pierce
Altitude : 1,270 feet / 387 meters
Capital : Tacoma
Establishment : December 12, 1852
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 08:02:25 (18th October 2021)
Density : 195 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.98% (2010-2020)
Weather : 36℉ Chance Light Rain 7-days weather

Pierce County has 7 neighbours.

  • Tacoma

Demographics

The population of Pierce County increased by 12.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 795,225 - census
2011 807,623 1.54% estimation process
2012 815,535 0.97% estimation process
2013 821,012 0.67% estimation process
2014 832,696 1.4% estimation process
2015 843,778 1.31% estimation process
2016 862,895 2.22% estimation process
2017 879,654 1.91% estimation process
2018 893,756 1.58% estimation process
2019 904,980 1.24% estimation process
2020 913,890 0.97% estimation process

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People born in Pierce County (1)

American politician Bruce Dammeier was born in Pierce County

Other places with the same name (5)

Pierce County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pierce County.

City Name Population Title
Tacoma 219,945 County seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States
Lakewood 59,829 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
South Hill 52,431 Town in Virginia
Puyallup 42,569 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Parkland 35,803 City in Broward County, Florida, United States
University Place 34,090 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Spanaway 27,227 Census designated place
Bonney Lake 22,572 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Frederickson 18,719 Census designated place
Elk Plain 14,205 Census designated place
Edgewood 13,410 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Artondale 12,653 Census designated place
Prairie Ridge 11,464 Census designated place
Gig Harbor 10,873 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States
Sumner 10,551 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States of America
Fife 10,458 City in Pierce County, Washington, United States

Washington Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
King County 2,274,315 County in the state of Washington, United States
Snohomish County 830,393 County in the state of Washington, United States
Seattle 769,714 City in Washington, United States; county seat of King County
Spokane County 528,225 County in the state of Washington, United States
Clark County 496,865 County in Washington, United States
Thurston County 294,074 County in the state of Washington, United States
Kitsap County 272,787 County in the state of Washington, United States
Yakima County 251,879 County in the state of Washington, United States
Whatcom County 231,016 County in the state of Washington, United States
Spokane 222,050 County seat of Spokane County, Washington, United States
Tacoma 219,945 County seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States
Benton County 206,426 County in Arkansas, United States
Vancouver 186,192 City in Washington, United States and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon
Bellevue 148,073 City in King County, Washington, United States
Skagit County 130,789 County in the state of Washington, United States
Kent 130,676 City located in King County, Washington, USA