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Browns Point, Washington - Basic Facts

The Browns Point Census Designated Place had a population of 1,241 as of July 1, 2020. Browns Point 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 Browns Point is located at latitude 47.3004 and longitude -122.4412 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Browns Point Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Browns Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584950) 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 ""

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Browns Point Census Designated Place is located within Tacoma Division of Pierce County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Browns Point: Hyada Park.

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Browns Point, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,241 (100%)
Population in Households 1,169 (94.2%)
Population in Families 907 (73.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 72 ( 5.8%)
Population Density 3,082
Diversity Index2 41
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $117,959
Average Household Income $148,623
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $64,252
Wealth Index5 235
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 393 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $646,404
Average Home Value $759,796
Housing Affordability Index3 112
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 338
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.34% 0.79%
Households 0.22% 1.38%
Families -0.23% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
Owner Occupied HU   0.05%

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Browns Point, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Browns Point to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 367 41st
Population Density # 88 86th
Median Household Income # 47 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 188 30th
Per Capita Income # 20 97th
Diversity Index # 272 57th

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