The McChord Air Force Base CDP(1) had a population of 3,534 as of July 1, 2021. McChord AFB 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 is located at latitude 47.133 and longitude -122.4922 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the McChord Air Force Base Census Designated Place 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 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: McChord AFB Census Designated Place, McChord Air Force Base CDP.
|Total Population||3,534 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,772 (78.4%)|
|Population in Families||2,702 (76.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||762 (21.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$64,470|
|Average Household Income||$76,185|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||0%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,794|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||936 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4 ( 0.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||835 (89.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||97 (10.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$0|
|Average Home Value||$0|
|Housing Affordability Index3||0|
|Average Household Size||3.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.39%|
|Per Capita Income||2.39%|
|Owner Occupied HU||4.56%|
The table below compares McChord AFB to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 240||62nd|
|Population Density||# 397||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 335||47th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 44||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 586||6th|
|Diversity Index||# 74||88th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.