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Index, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Index had a population of 193 as of July 1, 2016. Index 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 Index is located at latitude 47.8213 and longitude -121.5559 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Index (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 574 feet.

The Town of Index (GNIS ID: 2412790) 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 Index is located within Sultan Division of Snohomish County.

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


Total Population 193
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 854
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $185,417
Average Home Value $272,535


Median Household Income $41,909
Average Household Income $52,635
Per Capita Income $25,494
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.9%
Households 1.16% 1.79%
Families 0.71% 1.27%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Index, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Index 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 # 564 10th
Population Density1 # 321 49th
Diversity Index2 # 589 6th
Median Household Income # 483 23rd
Per Capita Income # 360 43rd

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