Cathcart, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cathcart, Washington - Basic Facts

The Cathcart Census Designated Place had a population of 2,431 as of July 1, 2015. Cathcart 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 Cathcart is located at latitude 47.8526 and longitude -122.1058 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the Cathcart Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Cathcart Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407993) 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 Cathcart Census Designated Place is located within Maltby Division of Snohomish County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cathcart population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Cathcart, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,431
Population in Households 2,424
Population in Familes 2,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 630
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 897
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 699
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 953 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 762 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $492,331
Average Home Value $530,210


Median Household Income $109,524
Average Household Income $137,628
Per Capita Income $50,423
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% 0.22%
Households -0.04% 0.31%
Families -0.14% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
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.


Cathcart, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cathcart to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 287 54th
Population Density1 # 387 39th
Diversity Index2 # 554 13th
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 22 97th

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