Terrace Heights, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Terrace Heights, Washington - Basic Facts

The Terrace Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 8,099 as of July 1, 2018. Terrace Heights 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 Terrace Heights is located at latitude 46.6027 and longitude -120.4491 in Yakima County. The formal boundaries for the Terrace Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The Terrace Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410069) 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 Terrace Heights Census Designated Place is located within Yakima Division of Yakima County.

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


Total Population 8,099
Population in Households 8,093
Population in Familes 6,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,012
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $70,511
Average Household Income $84,082
Per Capita Income $33,407


Total Housing Units 3,338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,546 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 677 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $209,138
Average Home Value $263,914


Total Households 3,223
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,325
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 1.89% 1.4%
Households 1.89% 1.37%
Families 1.84% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Terrace Heights, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terrace Heights 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 # 142 78th
Population Density # 299 52nd
Diversity Index # 136 78th
Median Household Income # 205 67th
Per Capita Income # 232 63rd

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