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Mead, Washington - Basic Facts

The Mead Census Designated Place had a population of 7,676 as of July 1, 2017. Mead 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 Mead is located at latitude 47.7794 and longitude -117.35 in Spokane County. The formal boundaries for the Mead Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Spokane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,906 feet.

The Mead Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585005) 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 Mead Census Designated Place is located within Spokane Division of Spokane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mead 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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Mead, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,676
Daytime Population: Workers 1,103
Daytime Population: Residents 4,166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,269
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 7,668
Population in Familes 6,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,054
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $69,388
Average Household Income $89,894
Per Capita Income $33,237


Total Housing Units 2,975 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,483 (83.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $199,958
Average Home Value $236,669


Total Households 2,842
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,120
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 0.74% 0.89%
Households 0.63% 0.8%
Families 0.5% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Mead, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mead 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 # 146 77th
Population Density # 285 55th
Diversity Index # 581 7th
Median Household Income # 186 71st
Per Capita Income # 208 67th

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