Porter, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Porter, Washington - Basic Facts

The Porter Census Designated Place had a population of 228 as of July 1, 2018. Porter ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Porter is located at latitude 46.9487 and longitude -123.2803 in Grays Harbor County. The formal boundaries for the Porter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grays Harbor County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Porter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585019) 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 Porter Census Designated Place is located within Malone-Porter Division of Grays Harbor County.

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Porter, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 228
Population in Households 228
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $58,600
Average Household Income $69,879
Per Capita Income $25,230


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $201,923
Average Home Value $235,333


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.18% 1.12%
Households 1.12% 1.08%
Families 3.73% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Porter, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Porter to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 542 14th
Population Density # 612 3rd
Diversity Index # 396 37th
Median Household Income # 312 50th
Per Capita Income # 466 26th

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