North Puyallup, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Puyallup, Washington - Basic Facts

The North Puyallup Census Designated Place had a population of 1,787 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for North Puyallup is located at latitude 47.1989 and longitude -122.2784 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the North Puyallup Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

The North Puyallup Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585014) 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 North Puyallup Census Designated Place is located within Puyallup Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 1,787
Population in Households 1,782
Population in Familes 1,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,744
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 884
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 419
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 588 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $152,381
Average Home Value $160,374


Median Household Income $43,552
Average Household Income $50,026
Per Capita Income $24,786
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.67%
Households 0.33% 0.6%
Families 0.04% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.

North Puyallup, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Puyallup 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 # 323 49th
Population Density1 # 165 74th
Diversity Index2 # 297 53rd
Median Household Income # 461 27th
Per Capita Income # 396 37th

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