Manchester, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manchester, Washington - Basic Facts

The Manchester Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kitsap County at latitude 47.5471 and longitude -122.5412. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Manchester 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 Manchester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 2.73 sq. miles.

Manchester Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 5,454
Population in Households 5,447
Population in Familes 4,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 1,865
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 2,137
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,561
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,688 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $248,678
Average Home Value $302,297


Median Household Income $62,982
Average Household Income $76,001
Per Capita Income $30,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.23%
Households 0.41% 0.38%
Families 0.18% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Manchester, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester 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 # 187 70th
Population Density1 # 159 75th
Diversity Index2 # 313 50th
Median Household Income # 190 70th
Per Capita Income # 200 68th

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