Puget Island CDP, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Puget Island CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The Puget Island Census Designated Place had a population of 858 as of July 1, 2017. Puget Island CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Puget Island CDP is located at latitude 46.1757 and longitude -123.3819 in Wahkiakum County. The formal boundaries for the Puget Island Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Puget Island CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Puget Island CDP, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 858
Daytime Population: Workers 31
Daytime Population: Residents 582
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 613
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 840
Population in Familes 703
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 113
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $53,542
Average Household Income $67,531
Per Capita Income $29,600


Total Housing Units 476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $289,407
Average Home Value $332,377


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 268
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 0.44% 0.26%
Households 0.23% 0.27%
Families 0.21% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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

The table below compares Puget Island CDP 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 # 409 35th
Population Density # 569 9th
Diversity Index # 493 22nd
Median Household Income # 352 44th
Per Capita Income # 284 55th

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