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Home, Washington - Basic Facts

The Home Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pierce County at latitude 47.2747 and longitude -122.7901. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 98 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Home 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 Home Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Home: Home Landing.

Home Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,474
Population in Households 1,474
Population in Familes 1,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 233
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 613
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 402
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $214,329
Average Home Value $255,483


Median Household Income $55,170
Average Household Income $70,652
Per Capita Income $30,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.61% 1.54%
Households 1.81% 1.55%
Families 1.15% 1.45%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.


Home, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Home 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 # 352 44th
Population Density1 # 523 17th
Diversity Index2 # 459 27th
Median Household Income # 280 56th
Per Capita Income # 197 69th

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