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Hoquiam, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Hoquiam had a population of 8,470 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hoquiam is located at latitude 46.9772 and longitude -123.9097 in Grays Harbor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hoquiam (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.07 sq. miles and a water area of 6.58 sq. miles. Grays Harbor County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Hoquiam (GNIS ID: 2410792) 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 Hoquiam is located within Aberdeen-Hoquiam Division of Grays Harbor County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hoquiam 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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Hoquiam, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,470
Population in Households 8,407
Population in Familes 6,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 933
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 3,359
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,051
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,908 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,451 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 658 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $111,131
Average Home Value $149,188


Median Household Income $35,345
Average Household Income $49,998
Per Capita Income $20,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.35%
Households -0.56% -0.44%
Families -0.52% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Hoquiam, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hoquiam 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 # 136 78th
Population Density1 # 307 51st
Diversity Index2 # 234 63rd
Median Household Income # 577 8th
Per Capita Income # 547 13th

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