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Rocky Point, Washington - Basic Facts

The Rocky Point Census Designated Place had a population of 1,519 as of July 1, 2016. Rocky Point ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rocky Point is located at latitude 47.5884 and longitude -122.6687 in Kitsap County. The formal boundaries for the Rocky Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Rocky Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585030) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Rocky Point Census Designated Place is located within Bremerton Division of Kitsap County.

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


Total Population 1,519
Population in Households 1,519
Population in Familes 1,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,041
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 688
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 426
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 528 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $392,778
Average Home Value $432,231


Median Household Income $70,329
Average Household Income $89,331
Per Capita Income $40,728
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.21%
Households -0.3% -0.09%
Families -0.11% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

Rocky Point, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rocky Point 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 # 349 44th
Population Density1 # 148 77th
Diversity Index2 # 329 48th
Median Household Income # 160 75th
Per Capita Income # 74 88th

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