Bay Center, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Bay Center, Washington - Basic Facts

The Bay Center Census Designated Place had a population of 275 as of July 1, 2018. Bay Center ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Bay Center is located at latitude 46.6208 and longitude -123.9532 in Pacific County. The formal boundaries for the Bay Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pacific County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Bay Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407807) 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 Bay Center Census Designated Place is located within Raymond Division of Pacific County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay Center: Palix.

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


Total Population 275
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 215
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 292
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $31,736
Average Household Income $60,667
Per Capita Income $26,313


Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (37.1%)
Median Home Value $206,579
Average Home Value $250,000


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 74
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 -0.04% 0.36%
Households -0.1% 0.51%
Families 0.17% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Bay Center, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay Center 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 # 528 16th
Population Density # 496 21st
Diversity Index # 138 78th
Median Household Income # 615 2nd
Per Capita Income # 425 32nd

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