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Port Angeles, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Port Angeles had a population of 19,295 as of July 1, 2016. Port Angeles ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Port Angeles is located at latitude 48.119 and longitude -123.4483 in Clallam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Angeles (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.7 sq. miles and a water area of 3.82 sq. miles. Clallam County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 72 feet.

The City of Port Angeles (GNIS ID: 2411459) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Port Angeles is located within Port Angeles Division of Clallam County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Angeles population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Angeles: Cherbourg.

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Port Angeles, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,295
Population in Households 18,850
Population in Familes 13,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 445
Population Density1 1,804
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 8,517
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 4,802
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,743 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,774 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,005 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $217,837
Average Home Value $233,722


Median Household Income $41,553
Average Household Income $53,880
Per Capita Income $24,276
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.39%
Households 0.11% 0.31%
Families -0.02% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Port Angeles, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Angeles to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 69 89th
Population Density1 # 159 75th
Diversity Index2 # 353 44th
Median Household Income # 484 23rd
Per Capita Income # 418 33rd

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