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Belfair, Washington - Basic Facts

The Belfair Census Designated Place had a population of 3,965 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Belfair is located at latitude 47.449 and longitude -122.8491 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the Belfair Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Belfair Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586728) 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 Belfair Census Designated Place is located within Belfair-Tahuya Division of Mason County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belfair 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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Belfair Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Belfair, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,965
Population in Households 3,820
Population in Familes 3,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density1 539
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,496
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,021
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,102 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 395 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $194,191
Average Home Value $238,203


Median Household Income $53,612
Average Household Income $61,275
Per Capita Income $22,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.06%
Households 0.25% 0.11%
Families 0.81% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Belfair, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belfair 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 # 212 66th
Population Density1 # 408 35th
Diversity Index2 # 221 65th
Median Household Income # 319 49th
Per Capita Income # 478 24th

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