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Stanwood, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Stanwood had a population of 7,192 as of July 1, 2018. Stanwood 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 Stanwood is located at latitude 48.2451 and longitude -122.3422 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 0 feet.

The City of Stanwood (GNIS ID: 2411971) 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 Stanwood is located within Stanwood Division of Snohomish County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stanwood: Centerville.

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


Total Population 7,192
Population in Households 7,064
Population in Familes 5,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 2,554
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $74,559
Average Household Income $85,613
Per Capita Income $33,098


Total Housing Units 2,866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,731 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 975 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $302,312
Average Home Value $342,746


Total Households 2,706
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,739
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 1.75% 1.63%
Households 1.53% 1.54%
Families 1.48% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Stanwood, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanwood 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 # 158 75th
Population Density # 124 80th
Diversity Index # 303 52nd
Median Household Income # 185 71st
Per Capita Income # 238 62nd

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