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Gold Bar, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Gold Bar had a population of 2,257 as of July 1, 2017. Gold Bar ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gold Bar is located at latitude 47.8562 and longitude -121.6918 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gold Bar (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 207 feet.

The City of Gold Bar (GNIS ID: 2410608) 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 Gold Bar is located within Sultan Division of Snohomish County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gold Bar 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 Gold Bar: Goldbar.

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


Total Population 2,257
Daytime Population: Workers 388
Daytime Population: Residents 1,131
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,257
Population in Familes 1,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,191
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $65,070
Average Household Income $71,562
Per Capita Income $26,936


Total Housing Units 893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 672 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $208,884
Average Home Value $229,235


Total Households 849
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 559
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 1.17% 1.35%
Households 1.14% 1.33%
Families 1.03% 1.26%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Gold Bar, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gold Bar 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 # 300 52nd
Population Density # 142 78th
Diversity Index # 230 63rd
Median Household Income # 218 65th
Per Capita Income # 357 43rd

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