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Vaughn, Washington - Basic Facts

The Vaughn Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pierce County at latitude 47.358 and longitude -122.7825. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 39 feet.

The formal official name is the Vaughn Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Vaughn, Washington.

The U5 Census Class Code for Vaughn indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Vaughn Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Vaughn, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 559
Population in Households 552
Population in Familes 458
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 243
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $288,520
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,235
Average Household Income $66,897
Per Capita Income $26,443
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.64% 0.91%
Households 0.74% 1.03%
Families 1.62% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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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Vaughn, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vaughn to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 458 27th
Population Density1 # 516 18th
Diversity Index2 # 549 13th
Median Household Income # 233 63rd
Per Capita Income # 288 54th

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