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 1,994 as of July 1, 2017. 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 (GNIS ID: 2584971) 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.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fern Prairie Census Designated Place is located within Camas Division of Clark County.

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, 2017.


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Fern Prairie, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,994
Daytime Population: Workers 305
Daytime Population: Residents 1,172
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,994
Population in Familes 1,716
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,258
Average Household Income $97,034
Per Capita Income $34,692

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 645 (83.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $342,708
Average Home Value $351,822
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 748
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 574
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.79% 0.95%
Households 0.62% 0.89%
Families 1.05% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Fern Prairie, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fern Prairie to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 315 50th
Population Density # 445 29th
Diversity Index # 561 11th
Median Household Income # 134 79th
Per Capita Income # 184 71st

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