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Darrington, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Darrington had a population of 1,502 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Darrington is located at latitude 48.2554 and longitude -121.6015 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Darrington 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Darrington, WA Housing Affordability Index is 127
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

Darrington, WA Wealth Index is 133
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 1,502 (100%)
Population in Households 1,498 (99.7%)
Population in Families 1,143 (76.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 847
Diversity Index2 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,571
Average Household Income $97,520
Per Capita Income $41,388
Wealth Index4 133

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 453 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $271,429
Housing Affordability Index3 127
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 629
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 390
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 1.18% 1.28%
Households 1.13% 1.3%
Families 1.21% 1.25%
Median Household Income   6.64%
Per Capita Income   4.89%

Darrington, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darrington 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 # 354 44th
Population Density # 328 48th
Diversity Index # 454 28th
Median Household Income # 286 54th
Per Capita Income # 136 78th

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