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McCleary, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of McCleary had a population of 1,702 as of July 1, 2020. McCleary ranks in the lower 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 McCleary is located at latitude 47.0532 and longitude -123.2654 in Grays Harbor County. The formal boundaries for the City of McCleary encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Grays Harbor County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 272 feet.

The City of McCleary (GNIS ID: 2411061) 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 McCleary is located within McCleary Division of Grays Harbor County.


McCleary, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,702 (100%)
Population in Households 1,702 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,281 (75.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 830
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $47,583
Average Household Income $59,564
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $25,353
Wealth Index5 49


Total HU (Housing Units) 795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 305 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $170,479
Average Home Value $204,394
Housing Affordability Index3 165


Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.29% 0.35%
Households 0.36% 0.44%
Families 0.16% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
Owner Occupied HU   0.47%


McCleary, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCleary to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 336 46th
Population Density # 333 47th
Median Household Income # 508 19th
Housing Affordability Index # 500 80th
Per Capita Income # 491 22nd
Diversity Index # 594 5th

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