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Many residents have moved to Eatonville because of the small-town, family atmosphere. They would like to invigorate the local economy while preserving its small town character.

Town population abput 2000 with about 750 households. (35% with children) Some residents now commute to work in Puget Sound cities, such as Tacoma, Seattle, Olympia, and Puyallup. Historically, Eatonville has been the commercial hub of rural southern Pierce County, however, encroaching commercial development from Puyallup and Tacoma has affected local business owners.

(Sources: Town of Eatonville, Eatonville Comprehensive Plan, Mount Rainier National Park, and Mt. Rainier Resort at Park Junction FEIS)

Employment sectors for the town (in descending order) include schools, retail, construction, services, government, and forestry/fisheries/mining.


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Lands surrounding Eatonville are heavily wooded and are federally, state, and privately held. Forestry has traditionally provided the main economic base for Eatonville. With declines in the timber industry, Eatonville is transitioning into a bedroom community for Puget Sound cities and gateway community for For Mount Rainier and surrounding recreational opportunities.

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