Gig Harbor Real Estate

Discovered in 1840 and incorporated in 1946, Gig Harbor is one of the most picturesque small cities in America. The city was named from the Wilkes Expedition in which the crew entered the harbor in a longboat called a "captain's gig". These three fisherman rowed from British Columbia to Gig Harbor and decided to stay.

Gig Harbor is one of several cities and towns that claim to be "the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula". It is located on Gig Harbor Bay in Puget Sound across the Narrows Bridge from Tacoma. Due to its close access to several state and city parks, and historic waterfront that includes boutiques and fine dining, it has become a popular tourist destination.

Gig Harbor - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Gig Harbor: $956,900 / County Avg $652,000

73%

Avg Taxes in Gig Harbor: $6,200 / County Avg $4,900

64%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Gig Harbor: 2,390 / County Avg 2,117

56%

Avg Price per/sqft in Gig Harbor:$400 / County Avg $308

130%

Avg Walkscore in Gig Harbor: 19 / County Avg 26

37%

Avg Year Built in Gig Harbor: 1996 / County Avg 1988

50%

Avg Days on Website in Gig Harbor: 60 / County Avg 36

83%

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