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Pacific, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Pacific had a population of 7,437 as of July 1, 2018. Pacific ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Pacific is located at latitude 47.262 and longitude -122.2524 in King County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pacific (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 72 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Pacific are located in King County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Pierce County.

The City of Pacific (GNIS ID: 2411349) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Pacific is located within Federal Way-Auburn Division of King County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,437
Population in Households 7,360
Population in Familes 6,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 3,088
Diversity Index3 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,213
Average Household Income $70,227
Per Capita Income $24,282

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,334 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,181 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $261,801
Average Home Value $334,576
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,514
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,779
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.45% 1.43%
Households 1.26% 1.26%
Families 1.26% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Pacific, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pacific 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 # 152 76th
Population Density # 84 87th
Diversity Index # 67 89th
Median Household Income # 347 45th
Per Capita Income # 494 21st

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