Fircrest, WA

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Fircrest Profile


Overview

Fircrest is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 6,835 people and just one neighborhood, Fircrest is the 113th largest community in Washington.

Housing costs in Fircrest are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.

Occupations and Workforce

Fircrest is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fircrest is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fircrest who work in sales jobs (12.42%), maintenance occupations (10.26%), and management occupations (9.35%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Fircrest Demographics

The population of Fircrest is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.35% of adults in Fircrest have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fircrest in 2018 was $35,568, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,272 for a family of four. However, Fircrest contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fircrest is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fircrest home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fircrest residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fircrest include German, English, Norwegian, Scottish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Fircrest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Fircrest, WA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Employment Industries in Fircrest

 
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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Fircrest VIOLENT CRIMES

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United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Fircrest Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Curtis Junior High School
3725 Grandview Drive West
University Place, WA 98466
08-09
Curtis Senior High School
8425 40 Th W
University Place, WA 98466
10-12
Delong School
4901 S 14 St St
Tacoma, WA 98405
PK-05
Evergreen Primary School
7102 40 Th St W
University Place, WA 98466
PK-04
Foss School
2112 S Tyler St
Tacoma, WA 98405
09-12
Narrows View Intermediate School
7813 44 Th St W
University Pla, WA 98466
05-07
Tacoma School Of The Arts
1102 A St
Tacoma, WA 98402
09-12
Truman School
5801 N 35th St
Tacoma, WA 98407
06-08
Wainwright School
130 Alameda Ave
Tacoma, WA 98466
04-08
Whittier School
777 Elm Tree Ln
Tacoma, WA 98466
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

TACOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.2% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.2% 35.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 7.6%

Educational Expenditures

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UNIVERSITY PLACE SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.3% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.6% 35.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 7.6%

Educational Expenditures

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