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Bonney Lake, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Bonney Lake had a population of 20,049 as of July 1, 2017. Bonney Lake ranks in the upper 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 Bonney Lake is located at latitude 47.1995 and longitude -122.163 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bonney Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 571 feet.

The City of Bonney Lake (GNIS ID: 2409880) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bonney Lake is located within Puyallup Division of Pierce County.

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

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


Total Population 20,049
Daytime Population: Workers 5,629
Daytime Population: Residents 9,844
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,473
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 20,014
Population in Familes 17,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 2,525
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $87,894
Average Household Income $108,759
Per Capita Income $37,036


Total Housing Units 7,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,579 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,253 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 473 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $309,077
Average Home Value $362,693


Total Households 6,832
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 5,332
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 1.99% 1.53%
Households 1.83% 1.46%
Families 1.96% 1.43%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Bonney Lake, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonney Lake 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 # 66 90th
Population Density # 122 81st
Diversity Index # 316 50th
Median Household Income # 95 85th
Per Capita Income # 147 77th

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