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Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


Quick Facts About Gig Harbor

    The unemployment rate in Gig Harbor is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gig Harbor jobs have Increased by 2.48 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Gig Harbor's cost of living is 43.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Gig Harbor's population is 8,753 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 170.49 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Gig Harbor is $402,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.32%.
    Gig Harbor public schools spend $9,358 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.8 students per teacher in Gig Harbor.

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Sperling's Best Places' report on Gig Harbor's weather climate is very misleading. It states the average annual snowfall is 9.7 inches. It hasn't snowed that much in a... (Read More)



Here we go...

We are moving to Gig Harbor next week. After visiting many times, we are glad to leave the drought and cost of living in California. What we are looking forward to... (Read More)




Beautiful, mild summers. Mild winters. Occasional... (Read More)



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