Fife Heights, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fife Heights, Washington - Basic Facts

The Fife Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 2,140 as of July 1, 2018. Fife Heights ranks in 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 Fife Heights is located at latitude 47.2586 and longitude -122.3453 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Fife Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Fife Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584972) 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 Fife Heights Census Designated Place is located within Tacoma Division of Pierce County.

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Fife Heights, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,140
Population in Households 2,082
Population in Familes 1,750
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 1,797
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $81,137
Average Household Income $94,258
Per Capita Income $33,849


Total Housing Units 764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 512 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $353,030
Average Home Value $392,641


Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 521
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 0.92% 1.12%
Households 0.71% 1.05%
Families -0.74% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Fife Heights, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fife Heights 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 # 310 51st
Population Density # 166 74th
Diversity Index # 124 80th
Median Household Income # 147 77th
Per Capita Income # 226 64th

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