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The Alderton CDP(1) had a population of 3,313 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Alderton is located at latitude 47.1695 and longitude -122.2293 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Alderton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The Alderton Census Designated Place 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 Alderton Census Designated Place is located within Puyallup Division of Pierce County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Alderton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 3,313 (100%)
Population in Households 3,298 (99.5%)
Population in Families 2,763 (83.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 15 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 579
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $116,677
Average Household Income $147,489
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $53,431
Wealth Index5 175


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,081 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $434,155
Average Home Value $468,704
Housing Affordability Index3 133


Total Households 1,267
Average Household Size 2.60
Family Households 939
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.53% 0.15%
Households 0.42% 0.00%
Families   0.02%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
Owner Occupied HU   0.20%

Alderton, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alderton to the other 639 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 248 61st
Population Density # 409 36th
Median Household Income # 86 87th
Housing Affordability Index # 556 87th
Per Capita Income # 116 82nd
Diversity Index # 228 65th

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