"Pierce County News -Population Rises to 706,000"

"Pierce County's official 2000 population is 706,000."

“Pierce County’s official 2000 population is 706,000 according to the state Office of Financial Management. The new figure is up 6,000 from last year.The unincorporated population increased to 319,945 (from 316,566) and the incorporated population increased to 386,055 (from 383.434).Here are populations of the cities and towns in Pierce County: Bonney Lake, 10,280; Buckley, 4,040; Carbonado, 655; Du Pont, 2,060; Eatonville, 1,990; Edgewood, 10,830; Fife, 5,100; Fircrest, 5,955; Gig Harbor, 6,575; Lakewood, 63,790; Milton 4,840 (+925, King County); Orting, 4,030; Pacific, 190 (+5,475 King County); Puyallup, 30,940; Roy, 370; Ruston, 755; South Prairie, 485; Steilacoom, 6,250; Sumner, 8,605; Tacoma, 187,200; University Place, 30,310; Wilkeson, 430.”

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