Frederickson, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Frederickson, Washington - Basic Facts

The Frederickson Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pierce County at latitude 47.0918 and longitude -122.3594. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 400 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Frederickson 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 Frederickson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 20,152
Population in Households 20,136
Population in Familes 17,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 1,744
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 6,737
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 5,300
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,295 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,442 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 317 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $221,756
Average Home Value $219,652


Median Household Income $70,962
Average Household Income $81,221
Per Capita Income $27,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.75% 1.53%
Households 1.83% 1.54%
Families 1.69% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


Frederickson, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frederickson 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 # 61 90th
Population Density1 # 171 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 101 84th
Median Household Income # 154 76th
Per Capita Income # 270 57th

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