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Raft Island CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The Raft Island Census Designated Place had a population of 490 as of July 1, 2019. Raft Island CDP ranks in the lower 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 Raft Island CDP is located at latitude 47.3291 and longitude -122.6687 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Raft Island Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Raft Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585028) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Raft Island Census Designated Place is located within Gig Harbor Peninsula Division of Pierce County.


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Raft Island CDP, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Raft Island CDP, WA Housing Affordability Index is 100
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Raft Island CDP, WA Wealth Index is 328
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 490 (100%)
Population in Households 490 (100.0%)
Population in Families 437 (89.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,770
Diversity Index2 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $128,125
Average Household Income $178,466
Per Capita Income $64,943
Wealth Index4 328

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $705,592
Housing Affordability Index3 100
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.71% 0.84%
Households 0.64% 0.82%
Families 1.12% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Raft Island CDP, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raft Island CDP to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 470 25th
Population Density # 168 73rd
Diversity Index # 482 23rd
Median Household Income # 21 97th
Per Capita Income # 18 97th

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