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Population (year 2000): 11,688
Males: 5,929 (50.7%), Females: 5,759 (49.3%)

Pierce County

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Median resident age: 32.4 years
Median household income: $52,367 (year 2000)
Median house value: $155,900 (year 2000)

Prairie Ridge, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Prairie Ridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (19.6%), Irish (13.2%), English (10.4%), Norwegian (9.4%), United States (5.0%), French (4.9%).

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Land area: 4.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Prairie Ridge

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prairie Ridge CDP

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

2.8% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Kent, (17.3 miles pop. 79,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (35.6 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (939.6 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lake, WA Bonney (3.2 miles Prairie, WA (3.6 miles South WA Orting, (5.2 miles WA Sumner, (7.3 miles WA Wilkeson, (7.4 miles WA Carbonado, (8.1 miles WA Buckley, (8.4 miles Hill, WA South (9.9 miles

Latitude: 47.15 N, Longitude: 122.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.8%), Educational,health and social services (14.7%), Retail trade (10.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,788 (-41.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 257 (4.8%)

Average climate in Prairie Ridge, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hospitals/medical centers near Prairie Ridge:
  • MARY BRIDGE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • PUGET SOUND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (about 6 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • TACOMA GENERAL ALLENMORE HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; TACOMA, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prairie Ridge:
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 23 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TCM)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 23 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: SEA)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 28 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: BFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prairie Ridge:
  • PIERCE COUNTY - THUN FIELD (about 10 miles; PUYALLUP, WA; ID: 1S0)
  • AUBURN MUNI (about 13 miles; AUBURN, WA; ID: S50)
  • CREST AIRPARK (about 14 miles; KENT, WA; ID: S36)

Amtrak station near Prairie Ridge:
  • 20 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prairie Ridge:
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; AUBURN, WA; FT enrollment: 4,568)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; DES MOINES, WA; FT enrollment: 4,288)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 25 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 3,819)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; RENTON, WA; FT enrollment: 2,623)
 

Prairie Ridge compared to Washington state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Prairie Ridge:
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prairie Ridge:
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Prairie Ridge:
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

 

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