Cosmopolis, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cosmopolis, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Cosmopolis had a population of 1,587 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cosmopolis is located at latitude 46.9543 and longitude -123.7729 in Grays Harbor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cosmopolis (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Grays Harbor County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Cosmopolis (GNIS ID: 2410238) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cosmopolis is located within Aberdeen-Hoquiam Division of Grays Harbor County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cosmopolis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Cosmopolis, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,587
Population in Households 1,587
Population in Familes 1,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,192
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 646
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 449
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $150,269
Average Home Value $168,789


Median Household Income $44,832
Average Household Income $57,484
Per Capita Income $22,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.5%
Households -0.75% -0.53%
Families -0.49% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Cosmopolis, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cosmopolis to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 344 45th
Population Density1 # 252 60th
Diversity Index2 # 289 54th
Median Household Income # 441 30th
Per Capita Income # 474 25th

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