Key Peninsula News
P.O. Box 3
Vaughn, WA 98394
Office 253-884-4699


The Key Peninsula News is a nonprofit monthly publication, distributed to every home on the Key Peninsula through the U.S. Postal Service. Our circulation is 10,500, with 8,500 going directly to mailboxes and the remaining newspapers delivered to various businesses on the Key Peninsula and in Gig Harbor.

The mission of the KP News is to strengthen the bonds in our community by reporting our news, telling our stories and providing a platform for our views. The Key Peninsula News is published by the Key Peninsula Civic Center Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The KP News retains editorial and financial independence from its parent organization and depends on support from our advertisers, subscribers and donors.


• The Key Peninsula has an estimated population of 15,000 with 40% between the ages of 30 and 50. The next largest group is 25 to 34 years of age and make up 11% of the population. Gig Harbor has an estimated population of 56,282. These figures are expected to grow, with the Key Peninsula population expected to rise to 19,800 by the year 2020, and Gig Harbor should see a population of 71,200 that same year.
• Thirty-six percent of homes are valued above $300,000, housing units have increased by more than 2% per annum since 2000.
• The median household income on the Key Peninsula is $56,400 and 24% of the residents have a Bachelor’s degree or better.
Source: 2000 Census, City of Gig Harbor, Key Peninsula Fire Department and other sources.

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Our office is not staffed on a regular basis. Please call 253 884-4699 or email the editor at