Pierce County Population 2017

Pierce County's estimated population is 861,312 with a growth rate of 2.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County is the 2nd largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016861,31218,6362.21%
2015842,67612,4781.50%
2014830,19811,5791.41%
2013818,6196,9450.86%
2012811,6748,4841.06%
2011803,1907,7530.97%
2010795,437209,23435.69%
1990586,203100,56020.71%
1980485,64374,61618.15%
1970411,02789,43727.81%
1960321,59045,71416.57%
1950275,87693,79551.51%
1940182,08118,23911.13%
1930163,84219,71513.68%
1920144,12723,31519.30%
1910120,81265,297117.62%
190055,5154,5758.98%
189050,94047,6211434.80%
18803,3191,910135.56%
18701,40929426.37%
18601,1150.00%

Pierce County Population Growth

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Pierce County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White640,68374.38%
Black or African American62,0987.21%
Two or More Races58,0136.74%
Asian54,4576.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native14,5191.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12,9061.50%

Pierce County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Pierce County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tacoma198397211277128806.49%
Lakewood581636066525024.30%
Puyallup372224064034189.18%
University Place311463328821426.88%
Bonney Lake1737420310293616.90%
Sumner945199695185.48%
Gig Harbor71269110198427.84%
Milton7129797084111.80%
Orting6746769394714.04%
Steilacoom598963093205.34%
Buckley435446823287.53%
Eatonville275829592017.29%
Roy793822293.66%
Carbonado610663538.69%
Wilkeson477492153.14%
South Prairie42943561.40%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990