Peaceful Valley, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Peaceful Valley, Washington - Basic Facts

The Peaceful Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 3,589 as of July 1, 2017. Peaceful Valley 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 Peaceful Valley is located at latitude 48.9423 and longitude -122.1407 in Whatcom County. The formal boundaries for the Peaceful Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Whatcom County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Peaceful Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409041) 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 Peaceful Valley Census Designated Place is located within East Whatcom Division of Whatcom County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Peaceful Valley 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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Peaceful Valley, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,589
Daytime Population: Workers 88
Daytime Population: Residents 2,190
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,278
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 3,589
Population in Familes 2,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 212
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $40,602
Average Household Income $51,857
Per Capita Income $18,997


Total Housing Units 1,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 913 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $171,767
Average Home Value $259,536


Total Households 1,271
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 837
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 1.06% 1.19%
Households 0.92% 1.09%
Families 0.64% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Peaceful Valley, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peaceful Valley 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 # 231 63rd
Population Density # 532 15th
Diversity Index # 291 54th
Median Household Income # 531 15th
Per Capita Income # 580 8th

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