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Bonney Lake, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Bonney Lake had a population of 19,419 as of July 1, 2016. Bonney Lake 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 Bonney Lake is located at latitude 47.1995 and longitude -122.163 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bonney Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 571 feet.

The City of Bonney Lake (GNIS ID: 2409880) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bonney Lake is located within Puyallup Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 19,419
Population in Households 19,383
Population in Familes 16,648
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 2,445
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 6,639
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 5,178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,427 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,212 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $298,770
Average Home Value $348,019


Median Household Income $85,866
Average Household Income $103,750
Per Capita Income $35,469
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.8% 1.56%
Households 1.66% 1.49%
Families 1.8% 1.47%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Bonney Lake, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonney Lake 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 # 67 89th
Population Density1 # 124 80th
Diversity Index2 # 312 50th
Median Household Income # 87 86th
Per Capita Income # 134 79th

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