The Town of South Prairie had a population of 465 as of July 1, 2016. South Prairie 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 South Prairie is located at latitude 47.1354 and longitude -122.0966 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Town of South Prairie (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 433 feet.
The Town of South Prairie (GNIS ID: 2413310) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of South Prairie is located within Buckley Division of Pierce County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Prairie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for South Prairie: Cascade Junction.
|Population in Households||465|
|Population in Familes||395|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||187 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||156 (83.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||22 (11.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||10 ( 5.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$278,947|
|Average Home Value||$393,910|
|Median Household Income||$68,757|
|Average Household Income||$91,273|
|Per Capita Income||$33,027|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.3%|
|Per Capita Income||2.47%|
The table below compares South Prairie 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.
|Total Population||# 477||24th|
|Population Density1||# 250||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 501||20th|
|Median Household Income||# 169||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 175||72nd|
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