The table below compares King County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents 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.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density1||# 1||100th|
|Diversity Index2||# 8||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1||100th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1||100th|
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|Population in Households||1,978,647|
|Population in Familes||1,460,710|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||38,309|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||884,550 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||471,335 (53.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||352,716 (39.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||60,499 ( 6.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$421,752|
|Average Home Value||$498,712|
|Median Household Income||$71,992|
|Average Household Income||$94,840|
|Per Capita Income||$39,014|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.14%|
|Per Capita Income||3.25%|
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