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People

Total Population 3,107
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 5.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,379
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,857
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 7%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.4%
Median Gross Rent $966
Median House Value $182,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35%
US/American 0%
English 3.4%
Irish 10.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Algona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SE of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County King
Standard Zip Codes 98001
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.279
Longitude -122.25

Algona Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station KENT
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station SEATTLE TACOMA AP
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 46 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 74,527 $68,515
Edgewood 9,600 $91,094
Federal Way 92,859 $65,081
Milton 7,219 $77,109
Pacific 6,954 $63,442
Sumner 9,584 $72,188

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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