Mead, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mead, Washington - Basic Facts

The Mead Census Designated Place had a population of 7,418 as of July 1, 2015. 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 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.

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, 2015.

Mead Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,418
Population in Households 7,410
Population in Familes 6,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,021
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,791
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,077
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,423 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $217,554
Average Home Value $230,398
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,283
Average Household Income $79,545
Per Capita Income $29,870
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.45%
Households 0.52% 0.54%
Families 0.3% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
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.

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Mead, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mead 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 # 147 77th
Population Density1 # 293 54th
Diversity Index2 # 587 7th
Median Household Income # 244 61st
Per Capita Income # 226 64th

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