McChord AFB CDP, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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McChord AFB CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The McChord Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 3,392 as of July 1, 2018. McChord AFB CDP 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 McChord AFB CDP is located at latitude 47.1327 and longitude -122.492 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the McChord Air Force Base Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The McChord Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408195) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. 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 McChord Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Fort Lewis-DuPont Division of Pierce County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for McChord AFB CDP: McChord AFB Census Designated Place, McChord Air Force Base CDP.

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McChord AFB CDP, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,392
Population in Households 2,721
Population in Familes 2,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 671
Population Density2 581
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $48,986
Average Household Income $58,527
Per Capita Income $17,678


Total Housing Units 910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2 ( 0.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 813 (89.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 815
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 767
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 3.73% 1.93%
Households 2.63% 2.32%
Families 2.61% 2.32%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

McChord AFB CDP, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McChord AFB CDP 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 # 243 61st
Population Density # 397 37th
Diversity Index # 79 88th
Median Household Income # 459 27th
Per Capita Income # 596 5th

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