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Gig Harbor, WA

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Known as Washington's Maritime Village, Gig Harbor is the perfect place to get your feet wet. Located on the shores of the Puget Sound, the city is truly the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. Whether you are the type that prefers kayaking, fishing, or relaxing on the beach, Gig Harbor has you covered. Named one of America's Top Five Small Towns, Gig Harbor also offers a lot of history and culture. From the historic waterfront to the area's top entertainment, there is always something new to discover.

Gig Harbor Apartments


Madrona Pointe Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


The Commencement
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Cliffside Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1


$1950 Two bedroom in Tacoma-2440 South Steele St
Beds: 2
Baths: 3


$2000 One bedroom in Gig Harbor-5112 Cromwell Drive NW
Beds: 1
Baths: 3

Key City Stats

The average age of Gig Harbor, WA is
50 to 54
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 3.28%
  • 3.19%
  • 3.04%
  • Female
  • 9.46%
  • 1.7%
  • 3.84%
is average rent in Gig Harbor, WA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 0.79%
  • 1.66%
  • 2.13%
of units are available for rent in Gig Harbor
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 148
  • 37
  • 75
Getting Around in Gig Harbor, WA

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The average commuter time in Gig Harbor is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.8%
  • 12.23%
  • 1.07%

Top-Ranked Art Walk

Each month, Gig Harbors hosts its First Saturday Art Walk. Named one of the nation's Top 5 Art Walks by Sunset Magazine, this is the perfect place to browse local art and view demonstrations, all within this beautiful historic maritime community. Over 10 different galleries participate in the art walk each month, sponsoring artists to display their work and provide demonstrations for the public. Whether you are an artist yourself looking to learn something new or are on the lookout for a creative and unique piece for your home, Gig Harbor's First Saturday Art Walk is definitely the place to be.

Kid-Friendly Fun at D

Discovery Village is a full of hands-on fun for kids of all ages. From interactive museum exhibits to an indoor playground, this 8,000-square-foot facility offers endless possibilities for kids' endless imaginations. For curious tots wanting to learn something new, there are plenty of drop-in classes, such as music, art, tumbling, and language. Discovery Village is also about strengthening family bonds, so when you want to connect with your little one through play, there are lots of programs for parents to enjoy alongside their children. With so many things to do, children of all ages are sure to find fun at Discovery Village.

Harbor History Museum

Experience Gig Harbor's rich history at the Harbor History Museum. This museum is filled with top-rate exhibitions that provide visitors with a unique experience as they explore the region's history. Much of the museum is dedicated to permanent galleries to showcase the unique heritage of the Gig Harbor Peninsula. The unique artifacts and videos on display provide an in-depth look at how Gig Harbor has come to be the magnificent town you see today. There are also many hands-on exhibits, interactive computer areas, and a small theater to help really bring the history of the Peninsula to life.