North Puyallup, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Puyallup, Washington - Basic Facts

The North Puyallup Census Designated Place had a population of 1,848 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for North Puyallup is located at latitude 47.1989 and longitude -122.2784 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the North Puyallup Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

The North Puyallup Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585014) 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 North Puyallup Census Designated Place is located within Puyallup Division of Pierce County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Puyallup population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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North Puyallup, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,848
Daytime Population: Workers 519
Daytime Population: Residents 1,133
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,652
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,843
Population in Familes 1,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,804
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $47,879
Average Household Income $54,163
Per Capita Income $26,736


Total Housing Units 989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 608 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $165,000
Average Home Value $176,194


Total Households 911
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.81% 1.0%
Households 0.7% 0.93%
Families 0.52% 0.91%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

North Puyallup, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Puyallup to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 325 48th
Population Density # 161 74th
Diversity Index # 300 52nd
Median Household Income # 437 30th
Per Capita Income # 365 42nd

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