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Central Park, Washington - Basic Facts

The Central Park Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Grays Harbor County at latitude 46.9718 and longitude -123.7023. Grays Harbor County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 144 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Central Park 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 Central Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,589
Population in Households 2,559
Population in Familes 2,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 736
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 1,053
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 756
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 867 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $180,919
Average Home Value $200,605


Median Household Income $48,024
Average Household Income $63,088
Per Capita Income $25,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.85% -0.61%
Households -0.79% -0.6%
Families -1.18% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.


Central Park, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central Park 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 # 275 56th
Population Density1 # 353 44th
Diversity Index2 # 339 46th
Median Household Income # 385 39th
Per Capita Income # 323 49th

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