Sumner, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sumner, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Sumner had a population of 10,194 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sumner is located at latitude 47.2269 and longitude -122.2363 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sumner (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Sumner (GNIS ID: 2412001) 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 Sumner is located within Puyallup Division of Pierce County.

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


Total Population 10,194
Population in Households 10,163
Population in Familes 7,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 1,356
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $59,298
Average Household Income $77,231
Per Capita Income $32,050


Total Housing Units 4,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,103 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,115 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $291,539
Average Home Value $316,215


Total Households 4,218
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,575
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% 1.09%
Households 0.71% 1.01%
Families 0.59% 0.95%
Median Household Income   4.54%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Sumner, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumner 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 # 119 81st
Population Density # 227 64th
Diversity Index # 242 62nd
Median Household Income # 303 52nd
Per Capita Income # 262 58th

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