Pierce County, Washington's estimated population is 946,310 with a growth rate of 1.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County, Washington is the 2nd largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 795,225 and has seen a growth of 19.00% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.27%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.03%.
84.93% of Pierce County, Washington residents speak only English, while 15.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.03% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Washington is Black, with 15.96% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Washington is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.48%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pierce County, Washington
90.08% of Pierce County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 50.00% having been born in Washington. 4.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.