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Carbonado, Washington - Basic Facts

Carbonado is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Carbonado.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pierce County at latitude 47.0798 and longitude -122.0515. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Carbonado (see map) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Carbonado, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carbonado 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 # 440 30th
Population Density1 # 196 69th
Diversity Index2 # 470 25th
Median Household Income # 116 82nd
Per Capita Income # 239 62nd

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


Total Population 639
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 546
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,535
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (85.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $245,000


Median Household Income $78,028
Average Household Income $83,030
Per Capita Income $28,444
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.1% 1.16%
Households 1.22% 1.25%
Families 2.23% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

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