According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.58 square miles (4.09 km2), all of it land. As of the census of 2010, there were 6,497 people, 2,705 households, and 1,773 families living in the city. The population density was 4,112.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,587.7/km2). There were 2,847 housing units at an average density of 1,801.9 per square mile (695.7/km2).
There were 2,705 households, of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.5% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 41.2 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
Most of Fircrest is in the Tacoma Public Schools school district, while a part is in the University Place School District. Source (Wikipedia)