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2017 Fife Milton Edgewood Directory & Community Resource Guide

OUR COMMUNITIES | FIFE FIFE QUICK FACTS Incorporated: ...................................................................... 1957 Area:..........................................................................5.85 sq. mi. Number of households:................................................... 3,963 Number of housing units:................................................ 3,895 2016 Population:.............................................................. 9,910 Population density:.....................................1,694 per sq. mile School Districts: .................................Fife School District and ........................................................ Puyallup School District Schools in Fife School District: ................Discovery Primary School, Endeavour Intermediate, Hedden Elementary, Surprise Lake Middle School, Columbia Junior High, ABOUT FIFE Private School in Fife: All Saints SchoolFife High School With a population of just over 9,900 and a thriving business environ- Est. # Family Households:............................................... 2,180 ment, Fife offers a small-town feel with big-city ideas. Fife has grown Median age: ..........................................................................31.1 into an accessible business hub – linking people, cities, jobs and at- % age under age 18:.....................................................17.4 tractions. Located along Interstate 5 with close proximity to Tacoma, % age 18-24: ..................................................................11.2 Sea-Tac International Airport and the Port of Tacoma, Fife is a center % age 25-44: ..................................................................34.8 of industry and commerce in the Puget Sound. % age 45-64: ..................................................................21.4 Open space, vibrant parks, outdoor public art, close-knit neighbor- % 65 & older: .................................................................... 6.4 hoods and great schools make Fife an ideal place for families. There Top Employers: is no shortage of family-friendly events in Fife and it is located just Milgard Corporate Comcast Cable Services minutes from Tacoma’s renowned museum district. And, Mount Rain- Emerald Queen Casino Prologix Distribution Services ier really is as close as it looks. US Foodservice Mission Foods Gensco, Inc United Parcel Services HISTORY + DEMOGRAPHICS Norwesco/Noll Inc City of Fife Gensco, Inc United Parcel Services Fife was founded in 1957 and covers roughly 5.85 square miles of Norwesco/Noll Inc City of Fife land between the Puyallup River and Puget Sound. As of 2015, 9,910 people call Fife home. There are seven parks to en- Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey joy, with amenities that include an off-leash dog area, ponds, walking 5-Year Estimates; WA State Office of Financial Management, 2016; City of and biking trails, ball fields and sports courts. Fife GIS INDUSTRIOUS BY NATURE Outlet Shopping In Fife, we’re industrious by nature. Fife’s hard-working heritage, close-knit culture and convenient access to great schools, jobs and 20th Street East between 54th & Port of Tacoma amenities make Fife ideal for families. Fife families love the city for its Fife is home to many outlet stores, conveniently located together, in- award-winning school district, free year-round special events, and cluding: Sportco, Brown & Haley Confections, Emily’s Gourmet Choc- miles of parks and trails to explore. No B+O tax, I-5 exposure, a re- olate & Nuts, Parr Cabinets, and Costco Business Center. sponsive City Government and Chamber of Commerce, and its cen- tral location make Fife well-positioned to do business. RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES Reservation Outpost There are many rental opportunities in the Fife area. The area has roughly 16 rental complexes and units, rent for one-bedroom units start as low as $600 per month. For more rental options, visit www.PugetSoundAreaRealEstate.com. QUALITY OF LIFE Serving Food 24 Hours A Day! Pierce County Library - Fife Branch (253) 548-3323 | 6622 20th Street East Market • Deli • Espresso • Fireworks Our 6,000 foot library is open six days a week, has conference (253) 922-6600 rooms, computers, and over 25,000 books, DVDs, and audiobooks. 321 54th Ave E., Tacoma, WA 98424 Residents can also enjoy many other programs and options. www.piercecountylibrary.org WWW.RESERVATIONOUTPOST.COM 5


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