Purdy, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Purdy, Washington - Basic Facts

The Purdy Census Designated Place had a population of 1,734 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Purdy is located at latitude 47.3965 and longitude -122.6046 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Purdy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Purdy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585024) 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 Purdy Census Designated Place is located within Gig Harbor Peninsula Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 1,734
Population in Households 1,731
Population in Familes 1,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 740
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $89,945
Average Household Income $127,503
Per Capita Income $49,937


Total Housing Units 781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 610 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $402,103
Average Home Value $422,463


Total Households 735
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 529
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 1.42% 1.74%
Households 1.22% 1.71%
Families 2.34% 1.65%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Purdy, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Purdy 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 # 331 47th
Population Density # 357 43rd
Diversity Index # 430 31st
Median Household Income # 106 83rd
Per Capita Income # 55 91st

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