Gig Harbor Information

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GIG HARBOR – THE MARITIME CITY

WEATHER – IT DOESN’T ALWAYS RAIN!

PENINSULA SCHOOL DISTRICT

 THE CITY OF DESTINY

 TACOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

GIG HARBOR DEMOGRAPHICS

Temperature (average seasonal / degrees F)

  • 55-65 / Spring
  • 70-80 / Summer
  • 55-65 / Fall
  • 40-50 / Winter
  • JUL / Driest Month
  • DEC / Wettest Month
  • 37-inch / Average Rainfall

Population (2009)

  • 7,521 in City Limits
  • 66,000 Gig Harbor / Key Peninsula Area
  • 753,787 Pierce County

City Statistics (5-2009)

  • 6.13 Square Miles
  • 3,924 Acres
  • 3,301 Housing Units

Averages (12-2008)

  • $299,900 / Median Home Price
  • $1,095 – 3 Bdrm / Apartment Rent
  • $56,547 / Household Income

The People (includes urbanized area outside city limits)

  • 95% Caucasian / Ethnic Makeup
  • 44.6 / Median Age
  • 1,071 (K-12) Enrolled in Public School
  • 30.9% Completed 4-year College or Higher

Recreation

  • 3 State Parks
  • 18 City Parks & Open Spaces
  • 3 Swimming Pools
  • 3 Public Golf Courses
  • Soccer & Ball Fields, Tennis Courts, Skateboard Park, Sailing Club, 2-hours from Snow Skiing, Scuba Diving, Sailing, Kayaking, Power Boats, Jet Skis, Wind Surfing, Water Skiing, Marinas

Distances

  • 11 miles / Tacoma
  • 30 miles / Bremerton
  • 33 miles / Sea-Tac International Airport (45 minute drive)
  • 45 miles / Olympia (State Capital)
  • 49 miles / Seattle
  • 65 miles / Olympic National Park (Staircase Rapids Area)
  • 83 miles / Mt. Rainier (Paradise Area)
  • 141 miles / Mt. St. Helens (Johnstons Ridge Area)
  • 146 miles / Portland

Zip Codes

  • 98335 / 98332 — Gig Harbor City Limits
  • 98332 / 98335 / 98329 — Unincorporated Pierce County
  • 98333 — Fox Island

 


Tax Structure
Real property taxes fund local schools, fire and library districts.  For current rates, please contact the Pierce County Assessor at (253) 798-6111.

City of Gig Harbor Taxes 

  • 0% Income Tax
  • 0% Transient Occupancy Tax
  • 5% Utility Tax
  • 8.4% Sales Tax (inside city limits)
  • 8.8% County Sales Tax

 


 

More details can be found at U.S. Census and Demographic Information