Vaughn, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Vaughn, Washington - Basic Facts

The Vaughn Census Designated Place had a population of 578 as of July 1, 2016. Vaughn ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Vaughn is located at latitude 47.358 and longitude -122.7825 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Vaughn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.88 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Vaughn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585049) 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 Vaughn Census Designated Place is located within Key Peninsula-Anderson Island Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 578
Population in Households 571
Population in Familes 475
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $248,214
Average Home Value $365,750


Median Household Income $53,015
Average Household Income $73,928
Per Capita Income $29,107
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 1.18%
Households 0.92% 1.17%
Families 1.48% 1.14%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

Vaughn, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vaughn 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 # 455 28th
Population Density1 # 512 19th
Diversity Index2 # 557 12th
Median Household Income # 326 48th
Per Capita Income # 258 59th

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