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Tampico, Washington - Basic Facts

The Tampico Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Yakima County at latitude 46.5322 and longitude -120.8749. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,123 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Tampico 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 Tampico Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 326
Population in Households 326
Population in Familes 272
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $190,789
Average Home Value $221,028


Median Household Income $44,826
Average Household Income $56,861
Per Capita Income $23,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.04% 1.02%
Households 0.93% 1.05%
Families 1.03% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Tampico, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tampico 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 # 510 19th
Population Density1 # 584 7th
Diversity Index2 # 356 44th
Median Household Income # 431 32nd
Per Capita Income # 392 38th

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