Electric City, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Electric City, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Electric City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 47.913 and longitude -119.0457. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,650 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Electric City 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 Electric City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.64 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 989
Population in Households 989
Population in Familes 754
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 581
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 457
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $192,969
Average Home Value $230,321


Median Household Income $50,549
Average Household Income $57,539
Per Capita Income $26,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.51% 0.66%
Households 0.52% 0.69%
Families 0.26% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Electric City, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Electric City 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 # 392 38th
Population Density1 # 395 37th
Diversity Index2 # 337 46th
Median Household Income # 349 45th
Per Capita Income # 286 55th

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