Kapowsin, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kapowsin, Washington - Basic Facts

The Kapowsin Census Designated Place had a population of 346 as of July 1, 2015. Kapowsin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kapowsin is located at latitude 46.9732 and longitude -122.231 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Kapowsin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.12 sq. miles and a water area of 1.01 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Kapowsin Census Designated Place 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.

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

Kapowsin Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 346
Population in Households 346
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $282,692
Average Home Value $319,008
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,482
Average Household Income $77,242
Per Capita Income $30,248
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 1.02%
Households 0.81% 1.09%
Families 2.31% 1.11%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   4.14%
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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Kapowsin, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kapowsin 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 # 505 20th
Population Density1 # 584 7th
Diversity Index2 # 401 37th
Median Household Income # 189 70th
Per Capita Income # 219 65th

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