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  • Gig Harbor Statistics

    Fast Facts about Gig Harbor:

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  • Weather Average Season/F°

    Spring  55-65°

    Summer 70-80°

    Fall  55-65°

    Winter 40-50°

    Average annual rainfall: 37 inches

    July is the driest month

    December is the wettest

     

  • Housing

    Median Home Price: $497.800

    Median Gross Rent: $1,575

     

  • Statistics

    Square Miles: 6.13

    Acres: 3,924

    Housing units: 4,220

     

  • Distances and Transportation

    Tacoma: 11 miles

    Bremerton: 28 miles

    Olympia (State Capitol): 45 miles

    Seattle: 49 miles

    Olympic National Park: 65 miles

    Mt. Rainier National Park: 83 miles

    Portland, Oregon: 146 miles

    Sea-Tac International Airport: 35 miles

    Tacoma Narrows Airport-Gig Harbor (for general aviation and small business jet travel): 3.5 miles

    Pierce Transit provides local bus routes and links to Sounder trains and Link Light Rail

     

  • People

    Ethnic Makeup:

    87% Caucasian

    4.9% Hispanic

    4.8% Asian

    1.9% Native American

    1% African American

    .4% Other

     

    Median Age: 44 years

    K through 12 Enrolled in PSD #401: 8,952

    Completed College or Higher:  55%

     

  • Population

    Gig Harbor City Limits: 11,290

    Gig Harbor/Key Peninsula: 55635

    Pierce County: 904,908

     

  • Income

    Gig Harbor: $80,424

    Tacoma: $69,278

    Washington State: $70,979

     

  • Taxes

    Sales Tax Rates:

    Gig Harbor: 8.7%

    Tacoma: 10.2%

    Seattle: 10.1%

    Local B&O Tax:

    Gig Harbor: No

    Tacoma: Yes

    Seattle: Yes

     

  • Upcoming Events

     
  • Profile Magazine

    Our 2021 Profile Magazine is a great resource for visitors and people looking to relocate to Gig Harbor. Learn all about what life in Gig Harbor looks like.