Maplewood, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Maplewood, Washington - Basic Facts

The Maplewood Census Designated Place had a population of 5,476 as of July 1, 2016. Maplewood ranks in the lower 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 Maplewood is located at latitude 47.3764 and longitude -122.5655 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Maplewood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 282 feet.

The Maplewood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585003) 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 Maplewood Census Designated Place is located within Gig Harbor Peninsula Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 5,476
Population in Households 5,463
Population in Familes 4,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 661
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,180
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,644
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,853 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $437,048
Average Home Value $508,333


Median Household Income $92,128
Average Household Income $125,372
Per Capita Income $50,298
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 1.19%
Households 0.97% 1.15%
Families 0.77% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Maplewood, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maplewood 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 # 183 71st
Population Density1 # 376 40th
Diversity Index2 # 472 25th
Median Household Income # 63 90th
Per Capita Income # 22 97th

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