Grand Mound, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grand Mound, Washington - Basic Facts

The Grand Mound Census Designated Place had a population of 3,221 as of July 1, 2017. Grand Mound ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Mound is located at latitude 46.8062 and longitude -123.0133 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the Grand Mound Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Grand Mound Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408315) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Grand Mound Census Designated Place is located within Thurston South Division of Thurston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Mound 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 Grand Mound: Mount Vernon.

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Grand Mound, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,221
Daytime Population: Workers 892
Daytime Population: Residents 1,686
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,578
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 3,221
Population in Familes 2,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 820
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $53,188
Average Household Income $64,307
Per Capita Income $21,215


Total Housing Units 1,141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 707 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 351 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $200,775
Average Home Value $263,595


Total Households 1,057
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 811
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 1.07% 1.17%
Households 0.89% 1.07%
Families 0.79% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Grand Mound, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Mound 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 # 249 60th
Population Density # 331 47th
Diversity Index # 113 83rd
Median Household Income # 361 43rd
Per Capita Income # 546 13th

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