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Community Information

COMMUNITY photo - JULY 2011Surrounded by saltwater shores and mountain peaks, Pierce County includes diverse areas from bustling cities to sprawling farmlands. It has something for everyone. Pierce County residents enjoy affordable housing, a strong job market, nationally recognized schools and  an excellent quality of life.

Pierce County's population is 813,600 (2009). The largest cities in Pierce County are Tacoma (204,200 - 2009 population) and Puyallup, (38,900 - 2009 population).

Pierce County is made up of the following towns:
Auburn, Bonney Lake, Buckley, Carbonado, DuPontEatonville, Edgewood, Enumclaw , Fife, Fircrest, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Milton, Orting, Pacific, Puyallup, Roy, Ruston, South Prairie, Steilacoom, Sumner, Tacoma, University Place, and Wilkeson.