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Graham, Washington - Basic Facts

The Graham Census Designated Place had a population of 26,719 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Graham is located at latitude 47.0343 and longitude -122.2769 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Graham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Graham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408312) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Graham Census Designated Place is located within Graham-Thrift Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 26,719
Population in Households 26,633
Population in Familes 23,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 764
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 8,960
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 7,085
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,491 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,469 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 493 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $253,118
Average Home Value $291,835


Median Household Income $71,716
Average Household Income $88,326
Per Capita Income $29,740
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.08% 1.78%
Households 2.03% 1.71%
Families 1.94% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Graham, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Graham 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 # 44 93rd
Population Density1 # 349 44th
Diversity Index2 # 223 64th
Median Household Income # 151 76th
Per Capita Income # 243 61st

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