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 6,687 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 a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fircrest is a city of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fircrest who work in management occupations (11.85%), healthcare (11.28%), and office and administrative support (9.35%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.93% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

In Fircrest, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Fircrest is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Fircrest Demographics

The citizens of Fircrest are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.26% of adults in Fircrest have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fircrest in 2010 was $34,291, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,164 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fircrest include English, Irish, Norwegian, and European.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fircrest 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Fircrest VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fircrest 0.101011101001110
Washington 34.64

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Fircrest 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

TACOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.5% 45.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.7% 38.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.8% 7.2%

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UNIVERSITY PLACE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Chs Drop-Out Reengagement Program School
8425 40 Th St W
University Place, WA, 98466
09-12
University Place Special Educ School
3717 Grandview Drive W
University Pla, WA, 98466
KG-12
Drum Intermediate School
4909 79 Th Avenue W
University Pla, WA, 98467
05-07
University Place Primary School
2708 W Grandview Dr
University Pla, WA, 98466
PK-04
Chambers Elementary School
9101 56 Th Ave W
University Pla, WA, 98467
KG-04
Sunset Primary School
4523 97 Th Ave W
University Place, WA, 98466
KG-04
Narrows View Intermediate School
7813 44 Th St W
University Pla, WA, 98466
05-07
Curtis Senior High School
8425 40 Th W
University Place, WA, 98466
10-12
Curtis Junior High School
3725 Grandview Drive West
University Place, WA, 98466
08-09
Evergreen Primary School
7102 40 Th St W
University Place, WA, 98466
PK-04

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 40.3% 45.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.0% 38.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.3% 7.2%

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