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Roy, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Roy had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Roy is located at latitude 46.9899 and longitude -122.541 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roy (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 325 feet.

The City of Roy (GNIS ID: 2411010) 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 Roy is located within Roy Division of Pierce County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roy: Media.

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


Total Population 855
Population in Households 855
Population in Familes 720
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,760
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $59,070
Average Household Income $77,533
Per Capita Income $29,333


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $234,091
Average Home Value $243,891


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 232
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 0.92% 1.17%
Households 0.78% 1.03%
Families 0.93% 1.1%
Median Household Income   4.4%
Per Capita Income   4.16%

Roy, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roy 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 # 411 35th
Population Density # 171 73rd
Diversity Index # 267 58th
Median Household Income # 305 52nd
Per Capita Income # 326 48th

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