Lake Ketchum, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lake Ketchum, Washington - Basic Facts

The Lake Ketchum Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Snohomish County at latitude 48.285 and longitude -122.3461. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 230 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Lake Ketchum 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 Lake Ketchum Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 913
Population in Households 913
Population in Familes 765
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 440
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $273,958
Average Home Value $312,075


Median Household Income $77,437
Average Household Income $84,120
Per Capita Income $32,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% 0.09%
Households -0.26% 0.22%
Families 0.27% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Lake Ketchum, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Ketchum 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 # 403 36th
Population Density1 # 436 31st
Diversity Index2 # 515 18th
Median Household Income # 119 81st
Per Capita Income # 162 74th

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