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The Packwood Census Designated Place had a population of 341 as of July 1, 2017. Packwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Packwood is located at latitude 46.6085 and longitude -121.6703 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the Packwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

The Packwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586744) 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 Packwood Census Designated Place is located within Big Bottom Division of Lewis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Packwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Packwood: Sulpher Springs.

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Packwood, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 341
Daytime Population: Workers 190
Daytime Population: Residents 231
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 421
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 341
Population in Familes 238
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 342
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $46,077
Average Household Income $60,236
Per Capita Income $30,075


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (40.4%)
Median Home Value $179,545
Average Home Value $248,387


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 89
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 -0.04% 0.12%
Households -0.09% 0.13%
Families -1.59% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   4.33%

Packwood, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Packwood 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 # 505 19th
Population Density # 471 25th
Diversity Index # 490 22nd
Median Household Income # 460 27th
Per Capita Income # 269 57th

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