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Hoquiam, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Hoquiam had a population of 8,604 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hoquiam is located at latitude 46.9772 and longitude -123.9097 in Grays Harbor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hoquiam (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.07 sq. miles and a water area of 6.58 sq. miles. Grays Harbor County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Hoquiam (GNIS ID: 2410792) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hoquiam is located within Aberdeen-Hoquiam Division of Grays Harbor County.

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


Total Population 8,604
Daytime Population: Workers 3,196
Daytime Population: Residents 5,338
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,534
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 8,517
Population in Familes 6,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 948
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $36,855
Average Household Income $52,325
Per Capita Income $21,002


Total Housing Units 4,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,920 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,486 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $111,485
Average Home Value $148,841


Total Households 3,406
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,079
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 -0.19% 0.02%
Households -0.3% -0.06%
Families -0.26% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.9%

Hoquiam, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hoquiam 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 # 137 78th
Population Density # 308 51st
Diversity Index # 233 63rd
Median Household Income # 574 9th
Per Capita Income # 551 12th

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