Steilacoom, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Steilacoom, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Steilacoom had a population of 6,197 as of July 1, 2017. Steilacoom 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 Steilacoom is located at latitude 47.1706 and longitude -122.5925 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Steilacoom (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Town of Steilacoom (GNIS ID: 2413332) 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 Town of Steilacoom is located within Tacoma Division of Pierce County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Steilacoom: Chelakoom, Chilacoom, Tail-a-koom, Tchil-ae-cum.

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


Total Population 6,197
Daytime Population: Workers 1,358
Daytime Population: Residents 3,490
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,848
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 6,190
Population in Familes 4,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 3,031
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $80,495
Average Household Income $108,395
Per Capita Income $45,732


Total Housing Units 2,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,662 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 966 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $333,486
Average Home Value $406,840


Total Households 2,629
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,779
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 0.48% 0.64%
Households 0.37% 0.6%
Families 0.51% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Steilacoom, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steilacoom 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 # 172 73rd
Population Density # 85 87th
Diversity Index # 152 76th
Median Household Income # 126 80th
Per Capita Income # 59 91st

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