Bucoda, Washington

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Bucoda strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):

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Comparative Profile of Bucoda, Washington

Comparing Bucoda to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 4
Age of the Population 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Affordability of Rents 2 5
People Living Alone 1 1

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Bucoda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SW of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles SW of Seattle, Washington
County Thurston
P.O. Box Zip Codes 98530
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.799
Longitude -122.868

Bucoda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 44 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 50 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 77 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
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Bucoda Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 628 100%
Male 328 52.2%
Female 300 47.8%
Under 18 187 29.8%
18+ 441 70.2%
65+ 53 8.4%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.18
White 578 92%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 14 2.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 8 1.3%
Mixed Race 21 3.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 2.1%

Estimated Bucoda Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 634
Growth 6
Growth % 1%

Bucoda Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 25.9%
German 18.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.7%
Irish 8.6%
Dutch 5.5%
English 4.6%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
French Canadian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Norwegian 2.9%
Italian 2.9%
Finnish 1.8%
Swedish 1.5%
Scottish 1.3%
Danish 0.9%
Russian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bucoda 628 $32,708
Centralia 14,742 $35,684
Chehalis 7,057 $41,387
Napavine 1,361 $41,250
Rainier 1,492 $44,226
Tenino 1,447 $41,208
Tumwater 12,698 $54,156
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