Chain Lake CDP, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chain Lake CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The Chain Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 4,159 as of July 1, 2017. Chain Lake CDP 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 Chain Lake CDP is located at latitude 47.9023 and longitude -121.9871 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the Chain Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

The Chain Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584957) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Chain Lake Census Designated Place is located within Snohomish Division of Snohomish County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chain Lake CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Chain Lake CDP, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,159
Daytime Population: Workers 361
Daytime Population: Residents 2,164
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,525
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 4,156
Population in Familes 3,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 394
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $91,580
Average Household Income $114,179
Per Capita Income $39,276


Total Housing Units 1,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,289 (85.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $467,988
Average Home Value $505,891


Total Households 1,440
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,165
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.47% 1.61%
Households 1.39% 1.52%
Families 1.38% 1.52%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Chain Lake CDP, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chain Lake CDP to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 209 67th
Population Density # 448 29th
Diversity Index # 487 22nd
Median Household Income # 80 87th
Per Capita Income # 114 82nd

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