Terrace Heights, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Terrace Heights, Washington - Basic Facts

The Terrace Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 7,710 as of July 1, 2017. Terrace Heights 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 Terrace Heights is located at latitude 46.6027 and longitude -120.4491 in Yakima County. The formal boundaries for the Terrace Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The Terrace Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410069) 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 Terrace Heights Census Designated Place is located within Yakima Division of Yakima County.

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


Total Population 7,710
Daytime Population: Workers 2,142
Daytime Population: Residents 3,798
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,940
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 7,703
Population in Familes 6,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 963
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $68,939
Average Household Income $83,031
Per Capita Income $33,032


Total Housing Units 3,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,348 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 723 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $193,376
Average Home Value $241,184


Total Households 3,071
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,220
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 1.47% 1.05%
Households 1.47% 1.06%
Families 1.45% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Terrace Heights, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terrace Heights 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 # 145 77th
Population Density # 306 51st
Diversity Index # 146 77th
Median Household Income # 190 70th
Per Capita Income # 211 67th

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