Fox Island, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fox Island, Washington - Basic Facts

The Fox Island Census Designated Place had a population of 3,835 as of July 1, 2018. Fox Island 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 Fox Island is located at latitude 47.2521 and longitude -122.6286 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Fox Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 180 feet.

The Fox Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408253) 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 Fox Island Census Designated Place is located within Gig Harbor Peninsula Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 3,835
Population in Households 3,835
Population in Familes 3,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 735
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $112,709
Average Household Income $161,448
Per Capita Income $60,790


Total Housing Units 1,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,281 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $694,568
Average Home Value $782,982


Total Households 1,444
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,153
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 0.66% 0.92%
Households 0.52% 0.86%
Families 0.45% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Fox Island, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fox Island 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 # 224 64th
Population Density # 360 43rd
Diversity Index # 535 15th
Median Household Income # 32 95th
Per Capita Income # 19 97th

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