Grand Mound, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grand Mound, Washington - Basic Facts

The Grand Mound Census Designated Place had a population of 3,150 as of July 1, 2016. Grand Mound ranks in the upper 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 Grand Mound is located at latitude 46.8062 and longitude -123.0133 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the Grand Mound Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Grand Mound Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408315) 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 Grand Mound Census Designated Place is located within Thurston South Division of Thurston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Mound population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grand Mound: Mount Vernon.

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Grand Mound, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,150
Population in Households 3,150
Population in Familes 2,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 802
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,031
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 791
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 690 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $187,975
Average Home Value $242,101


Median Household Income $52,644
Average Household Income $62,104
Per Capita Income $20,448
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.11%
Households 0.64% 0.93%
Families 0.52% 0.87%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
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.

Grand Mound, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Mound 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 # 249 60th
Population Density1 # 337 46th
Diversity Index2 # 114 82nd
Median Household Income # 335 47th
Per Capita Income # 537 15th

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