DuPont, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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DuPont, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of DuPont had a population of 9,280 as of July 1, 2015. DuPont ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for DuPont is located at latitude 47.1075 and longitude -122.6469 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of DuPont (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 249 feet.

The City of DuPont 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with DuPont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DuPont: Du Pont.

City of DuPont, WA Boundary Map

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DuPont, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,280
Population in Households 9,280
Population in Familes 8,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,584
Diversity Index2 63
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,394
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 2,444
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,991 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,403 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $320,211
Average Home Value $329,458
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,601
Average Household Income $87,494
Per Capita Income $32,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.39% 2.03%
Households 2.23% 1.92%
Families 2.16% 1.86%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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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DuPont, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DuPont to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 125 80th
Population Density1 # 188 70th
Diversity Index2 # 93 85th
Median Household Income # 127 80th
Per Capita Income # 181 71st

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