Puget Island CDP, WA Profile: Facts & Data

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Puget Island CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The Puget Island Census Designated Place had a population of 910 as of July 1, 2019. Puget Island CDP ranks in the lower 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 Puget Island CDP is located at latitude 46.1743 and longitude -123.383 in Wahkiakum County. The formal boundaries for the Puget Island Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles.

The Puget Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585023) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Puget Island Census Designated Place is located within Puget Island Division of Wahkiakum County.


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Puget Island CDP, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Puget Island CDP, WA Housing Affordability Index is 96
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

Puget Island CDP, WA Wealth Index is 103
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 910 (100%)
Population in Households 904 (99.3%)
Population in Families 755 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 120
Diversity Index2 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,797
Average Household Income $68,114
Per Capita Income $30,172
Wealth Index4 103

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $275,000
Housing Affordability Index3 96
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 290
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 0.99% 0.95%
Households 1.11% 1.07%
Families 1.02% 1.01%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Puget Island CDP, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Puget Island CDP 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 # 405 35th
Population Density # 564 10th
Diversity Index # 466 26th
Median Household Income # 414 34th
Per Capita Income # 338 46th

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