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Skokomish, Washington - Basic Facts

The Skokomish Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mason County at latitude 47.3283 and longitude -123.1588. Mason County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 23 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Skokomish 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 Skokomish Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 619
Population in Households 619
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 3.38
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $168,636


Median Household Income $29,644
Average Household Income $33,769
Per Capita Income $11,188
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% -0.1%
Households 0.26% 0.0%
Families -1.88% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
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.


Skokomish, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skokomish 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 # 443 30th
Population Density1 # 580 8th
Diversity Index2 # 154 76th
Median Household Income # 612 3rd
Per Capita Income # 622 1st

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