Pierce County is located in western Washington. The County Seat is Tacoma and the largest city is Tacoma. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 831,928 and the 2010 census population was 795,229. The land area is 1,669.51 square miles and there are 476.3 persons per square mile.
76.5% of the population is White, 7.3% is Black or African American, 9.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 6.4% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.5% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 6.7% is two or more races. 90.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 24% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $240,400, there are 300,623 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,223, the median household income is $59,204, and 12.4% of the persons in Pierce County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 53,296. Retail sales (in $1000) were $9,741,617, and sales per capita were $12,585. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.4%.
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|Pierce County |
Pierce County, Washington official government website.
|Births | 1914-1923 |
Secretary of State Archives to search by name for those born in Pierce County from 1914 to 1923.
|Census | 1910 |
Pierce County 1910 Federal census records from the Washington Secretary of State Archives.
Pierce County Charter and code of ordinances.
|Court Calendars |
Pierce County Superior Court civil and criminal calendars.
|Court Records |
Pierce County Courts judgments and case records.
|Court Records | Frontier Justice |
Washington Secretary of State Digital Archives of Pierce County Frontier Justice court cases between 1853 and 1889.
|Court Records | Superior |
Pierce County, Washington Legal Information Network Exchange (LINX) search for Superior Court case records.
|Crime Maps |
Pierce County Sheriff Sheriff Office crime maps.
|Deaths | 1892-1907 |
Washington State Digital Archives of Pierce County deaths recorded between 1892 and 1907.
Pierce County Legal Information Network Exchange (LINX) list of current Corrections inmates.
Over 100 Pierce County maps including auditor, election, county council, emergency management, GIS, planning and land services, and Sheriff Office maps.
Pierce County Auditor's Office marriage records.
|Marriages | Archives |
Washington Secretary of State Archives records of Pierce County marriages.
|Most Wanted |
Pierce County Sheriff Department list of most wanted persons.
Tacoma Public Library index of obituaries that have been published in local Pierce County newspapers.
Search for Permit Applications or a Permit Status in Pierce County.
|Property | Assessor-Treasurer |
Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer parcel search.
|Property | Sales |
Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer property sales records.
|Recorded Documents |
Pierce County Auditor recorded documents, maps, marriages, and Oath of Office filings.
|Restaurant Inspections |
Pierce County restaurant food safety inspection reports by name or address.
|Sex Offenders |
Pierce County Sheriff Office registered offender search.
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