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Hobart, Washington - Basic Facts

The Hobart Census Designated Place had a population of 6,703 as of July 1, 2020. Hobart 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 Hobart is located at latitude 47.4218 and longitude -121.9729 in King County. The formal boundaries for the Hobart Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 18.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Hobart Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408393) 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 Hobart Census Designated Place is located within Tahoma-Maple Valley Division of King County.


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


Total Population 6,703 (100%)
Population in Households 6,703 (100.0%)
Population in Families 5,821 (86.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 357
Diversity Index2 28


Median Household Income $112,635
Average Household Income $142,143
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $52,662
Wealth Index5 220


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,153 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $605,791
Average Home Value $667,003
Housing Affordability Index3 103


Total Households 2,485
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,945
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 0.73% 0.79%
Households 0.6% 0.65%
Families 0.63% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
Owner Occupied HU   0.78%


Hobart, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hobart 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 # 167 73rd
Population Density # 469 25th
Median Household Income # 63 90th
Housing Affordability Index # 133 21st
Per Capita Income # 68 89th
Diversity Index # 426 32nd

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