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Darrington, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Darrington had a population of 1,481 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Darrington is located at latitude 48.2536 and longitude -121.6025 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Darrington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 554 feet.

The Town of Darrington (GNIS ID: 2412405) 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 Darrington is located within Darrington Division of Snohomish County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Darrington: Sauk Portage, The Burn.

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


Total Population 1,481
Population in Households 1,477
Population in Familes 1,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 897
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $38,378
Average Household Income $59,835
Per Capita Income $25,369


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $225,305
Average Home Value $250,787


Total Households 617
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 384
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 1.16% 1.28%
Households 1.03% 1.3%
Families 1.17% 1.27%
Median Household Income   5.56%
Per Capita Income   4.29%

Darrington, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darrington 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 # 354 44th
Population Density # 319 49th
Diversity Index # 457 27th
Median Household Income # 569 9th
Per Capita Income # 459 27th

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