Cities in Pierce County, Washington by Population (2024)

There are 81 cities in Pierce County, Washington.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Tacoma1Washington223,859219,6930.47%4,50349.71
Kent2Washington132,204136,580-0.82%3,90833.83
Federal Way3Washington94,745100,981-1.62%4,24322.33
Auburn4Washington82,65787,059-1.31%2,79529.58
South Hill5Washington70,07964,1041.63%3,77118.59
Lakewood6Washington61,53263,612-0.84%3,60717.06
Puyallup7Washington41,88043,024-0.68%2,91614.36
Parkland8Washington40,85037,9461.81%4,7268.64
Graham9Washington36,88032,5052.93%86442.68
University Place10Washington34,37134,897-0.38%4,1218.34
Spanaway11Washington34,25433,7760.35%3,9178.74
Frederickson12Washington27,19222,2904.72%2,40411.31
Bonney Lake13Washington22,94822,8220.14%2,7928.22
Fort Lewis14Washington13,83513,0451.45%1,34510.29
Artondale15Washington13,70014,024-0.59%1,02413.38
Edgewood16Washington13,38012,4121.84%1,5968.38
Elk Plain17Washington13,25615,192-3.52%1,5828.38
Gig Harbor18Washington12,89212,0761.61%2,1845.90
Enumclaw19Washington12,82112,6210.39%2,4775.18
Lakeland South20Washington12,74512,4670.55%2,6004.90
Lake Tapps21Washington12,26312,1290.28%1,00112.26
Prairie Ridge22Washington12,18211,980-1.06%2,8874.22
Fife23Washington10,57311,045-1.1%1,8125.83
Sumner24Washington10,54310,647-0.25%1,4007.53
Lake Morton-Berrydale25Washington9,95311,118-2.47%80812.32
DuPont26Washington9,65710,111-1.16%1,6595.82
Summit View27Washington9,0589,0781.74%2,8003.23
Orting28Washington8,8579,051-0.54%3,2742.71
Milton29Washington8,8358,7010.39%3,1782.78
Summit30Washington8,6638,993-0.89%1,7035.09
Midland31Washington8,6449,518-2.46%2,8463.04
Waller32Washington8,1597,6721.04%1,0267.95
Black Diamond33Washington7,8254,84710.52%1,1866.60
Clover Creek34Washington7,8156,8933.05%1,2086.47
Wollochet35Washington7,3597,1930.57%1,2615.83
Tehaleh36Washington7,0864,1529.59%8118.74
Fircrest37Washington6,8307,166-1.21%4,3151.58
Pacific38Washington6,8077,237-1.55%2,8132.42
Steilacoom39Washington6,5746,736-0.6%3,2692.01
North Fort Lewis40Washington5,6426,402-3.26%9575.89
Buckley41Washington5,4215,1691.18%1,4043.86
Maplewood42Washington5,2825,135-2.19%6378.29
Prairie Heights43Washington4,8804,8100.37%1,3053.74
Wauna44Washington4,8694,5091.88%7736.30
Rosedale45Washington4,1574,389-1.38%9164.54
Lake Holm46Washington3,9743,3324.22%4758.36
Longbranch47Washington3,7314,568-4.48%18620.03
Fox Island48Washington3,6753,6130.44%7085.19
Key Center49Washington3,2613,631-1.48%22314.63
Burley50Washington3,1012,5154.98%6534.75
Canterwood51Washington3,0233,0700.53%1,4132.14
Eatonville52Washington2,7952,853-0.5%1,5311.83
South Creek53Washington2,7341,9587.64%3567.68
Alderton54Washington2,6772,695-0.15%4685.72
McChord AFB55Washington2,5303,268-6.78%4315.88
Home56Washington1,7351,6491.28%2746.32
Anderson Island57Washington1,6711,5711.52%2107.95
Vaughn58Washington1,5371,0527.86%6552.35
Purdy59Washington1,4081,531-0.5%5852.41
Stansberry Lake60Washington1,3062,389-16.18%6322.07
Clear Lake61Washington1,2491,0653.82%1478.49
Fife Heights62Washington1,2271,919-12.36%1,2490.98
Crocker63Washington1,1941,322-1%1677.14
Browns Point64Washington1,1539612.49%2,8400.41
McMillin65Washington1,1521,236-1.79%6921.67
North Puyallup66Washington1,1181,970-16%1,0651.05
Ruston67Washington1,0301,056-0.58%4,0230.26
Dash Point68Washington8381,008-4.77%1,3220.63
Roy69Washington787821-1.01%1,6290.48
Carbonado70Washington7437370.27%1,7860.42
Ashford71Washington7114892.6%2882.47
Raft Island72Washington4864163.85%1,7550.28
McKenna73Washington485623-6.55%4461.09
Wilkeson74Washington476500-1.24%1,0210.47
Kapowsin75Washington376249-0.27%914.12
South Prairie76Washington355373-1.11%9270.38
Herron Island77Washington1645014.69%3450.48
Greenwater78Washington117779.35%811.45
La Grande79Washington11788-30.36%274.26
Alder80Washington114134-4.2%353.21
Elbe81Washington0460%00.06
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Pierce County, Washington?

Tacoma is the largest city in Pierce County.

What is the smallest city in Pierce County, Washington?

Elbe is the smallest city in Pierce County.

How many cities are in Pierce County?

There are 81 cities in Pierce County, Washington.

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