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Brush Prairie, Washington - Basic Facts

The Brush Prairie Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clark County at latitude 45.725 and longitude -122.5483. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 302 feet.

The formal official name is the Brush Prairie Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brush Prairie, Washington.

The U5 Census Class Code for Brush Prairie indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Brush Prairie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Brush Prairie, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,879
Population in Households 2,869
Population in Familes 2,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,002
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 798
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 846 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $330,233
Average Home Value $344,740


Median Household Income $88,758
Average Household Income $100,728
Per Capita Income $34,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.95% 1.91%
Households 1.93% 1.9%
Families 2.45% 1.84%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.49%
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.


Brush Prairie, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brush Prairie to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 264 58th
Population Density1 # 458 27th
Diversity Index2 # 556 11th
Median Household Income # 64 90th
Per Capita Income # 131 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.