Skamokawa Valley CDP, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Skamokawa Valley CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The Skamokawa Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 420 as of July 1, 2016. Skamokawa Valley CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Skamokawa Valley CDP is located at latitude 46.3152 and longitude -123.4014 in Wahkiakum County. The formal boundaries for the Skamokawa Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

The Skamokawa Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585038) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Skamokawa Valley Census Designated Place is located within Skamokawa Division of Wahkiakum County.

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


Total Population 420
Population in Households 420
Population in Familes 351
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $208,974
Average Home Value $211,007


Median Household Income $47,547
Average Household Income $59,925
Per Capita Income $24,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.8%
Households 0.79% 0.82%
Families 2.18% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Skamokawa Valley CDP, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skamokawa Valley CDP 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 # 489 22nd
Population Density1 # 620 1st
Diversity Index2 # 522 17th
Median Household Income # 409 35th
Per Capita Income # 426 32nd

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