Most of the residents in Pierce County, Washington are very aware of the growth rates. National media is telling us we were the fastest growing county in the nation this past year. National media has also labeled Washington State as one of the most, if not the most desirable places to live in the nation.
If you have lived in Pierce County’s unincorporated outskirts, you are also aware of the impacts to roads, transportation, parks and other local services. If you vote, you have been asked to approve many bonds from fire districts and schools due to growth.
So, economically, how do we stack up with our neighboring counties? The Post learned there is a website that packs all that information and here is the data. You will find it interesting.
And here are a few of our neighboring counties.