Carbonado, Washington

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Carbonado, Washington

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Carbonado Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Carbonado Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Carbonado Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Carbonado, Washington

Comparing Carbonado 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Racial Diversity 1 1
Age of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 3
Working at Home 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 2
People Living Alone 1 1

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Carbonado Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SE of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98323
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.08
Longitude -122.05

Carbonado Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BUCKLEY 1 NE
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station PALMER 3 ESE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 51 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 86.8 inches
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Carbonado Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 621 100%
Male 326 52.5%
Female 295 47.5%
Under 18 217 34.9%
18+ 404 65.1%
65+ 44 7.1%
Median Age 30.1
Average Family Size 3.56
White 599 96.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 4 0.6%
Mixed Race 15 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.9%

Estimated Carbonado Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 608
Growth -13
Growth % -2.1%

Carbonado 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
German 20.6%
Irish 15.2%
US/American 14.4%
Scottish 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
English 6%
Norwegian 4.5%
Swedish 3.2%
Finnish 3.2%
Dutch 2.6%
European 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Danish 1.5%
Scandinavian 1.3%
French Canadian 1.3%
Welsh 1.1%
Swiss 1%
Italian 0.6%
Celtic 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carbonado 621 $55,909
Bonney Lake 9,687 $62,644
Buckley 4,145 $54,900
Enumclaw 11,116 $56,270
Orting 3,760 $55,335
South Prairie 382 $56,250
Wilkeson 395 $46,875
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