Pacific, WA Population

Population: 5,527. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,722 (+3.5% change)
Males: 2,755 (49.8%), Females: 2,772 (50.2%)

King County

Zip code: 98047

Median resident age: 30.7 years
Median household income: $45,673
Median house value: $145,900

Races in Pacific:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.7%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • Filipino (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.4%), English (9.2%), United States (8.3%), Irish (7.5%), Norwegian (5.7%), French (3.8%).

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pacific

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pacific city

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

6.5% Foreign born (3.2% Asia, 2.2% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,234 (+28.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pacific:

  • AUBURN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; AUBURN, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL & REHAB CENTER (about 7 miles; PUYALLUP, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pacific:

  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 13 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 18 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 18 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pacific:

  • AUBURN MUNI (about 5 miles; AUBURN, WA; Abbreviation: S50)
  • CREST AIRPARK (about 12 miles; KENT, WA; Abbreviation: S36)
  • PIERCE COUNTY – THUN FIELD (about 12 miles; PUYALLUP, WA; Abbreviation: 1S0)
Amtrak station near Pacific:

  • 12 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pacific:

  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 17 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; RENTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,623)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
Public primary/middle school in Pacific:

  • ALPAC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 310 MILWAUKEE BLVD N; Grades: PK – 05)