Gold Bar, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Gold Bar, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Gold Bar had a population of 2,368 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gold Bar: Goldbar.

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


Total Population 2,368
Population in Households 2,368
Population in Familes 1,884
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,298
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $65,939
Average Household Income $73,914
Per Capita Income $27,622


Total Housing Units 946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $214,871
Average Home Value $234,238


Total Households 883
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 581
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 1.61% 1.69%
Households 1.48% 1.67%
Families 1.38% 1.6%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 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 # 292 54th
Population Density # 131 79th
Diversity Index # 225 64th
Median Household Income # 243 61st
Per Capita Income # 384 39th

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