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Hobart, Washington - Basic Facts

The Hobart Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in King County at latitude 47.4118 and longitude -122.0053. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 568 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Hobart 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 Hobart Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 6,346
Population in Households 6,346
Population in Familes 5,480
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 338
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 2,389
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,844
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,059 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 329 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $471,250
Average Home Value $508,867


Median Household Income $114,610
Average Household Income $135,037
Per Capita Income $50,801
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.47% 1.06%
Households 0.51% 1.07%
Families 0.27% 1.02%
Median Household Income   5.65%
Per Capita Income   4.12%
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.


Hobart, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hobart 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 # 168 73rd
Population Density1 # 472 25th
Diversity Index2 # 447 29th
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 16 98th

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