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Mesa, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Mesa is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Franklin County at latitude 46.5736 and longitude -119.0013. Franklin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 689 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mesa, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mesa, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mesa indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Mesa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 514
Population in Households 416
Population in Familes 380
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $338,214


Median Household Income $49,307
Average Household Income $60,936
Per Capita Income $14,755
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.18% 1.33%
Households 1.48% 2.04%
Families 1.94% 1.84%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Mesa, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesa 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 # 466 26th
Population Density1 # 478 24th
Diversity Index2 # 25 96th
Median Household Income # 372 41st
Per Capita Income # 590 6th

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