Fern Prairie, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fern Prairie, Washington - Basic Facts

The Fern Prairie Census Designated Place had a population of 1,907 as of July 1, 2015. Fern Prairie ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fern Prairie is located at latitude 45.637 and longitude -122.3963 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Fern Prairie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 459 feet.

The Fern Prairie Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fern Prairie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Fern Prairie Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Fern Prairie, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,907
Population in Households 1,906
Population in Familes 1,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 380
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 726
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 557
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 622 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $328,716
Average Home Value $347,303
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,561
Average Household Income $94,692
Per Capita Income $34,422
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.57%
Households 0.29% 0.54%
Families 0.88% 0.53%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.27%
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.

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Fern Prairie, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fern Prairie to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 320 49th
Population Density1 # 451 28th
Diversity Index2 # 571 9th
Median Household Income # 138 78th
Per Capita Income # 140 78th

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