Kapowsin, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Kapowsin, Washington - Basic Facts

The Kapowsin Census Designated Place had a population of 347 as of July 1, 2018. Kapowsin ranks in the lower 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 Kapowsin is located at latitude 46.9732 and longitude -122.231 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Kapowsin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.12 sq. miles and a water area of 1.01 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Kapowsin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584985) 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 Kapowsin Census Designated Place is located within Graham-Thrift Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 347
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 293
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 84
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $90,394
Average Household Income $99,506
Per Capita Income $37,790


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $358,333
Average Home Value $432,787


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 104
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 0.5% 0.79%
Households 0.35% 0.69%
Families 1.23% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Kapowsin, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kapowsin 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 # 505 20th
Population Density # 583 7th
Diversity Index # 389 38th
Median Household Income # 104 84th
Per Capita Income # 154 76th

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