Dupont, Washington

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Dupont, Washington

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Dupont Low Property Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Dupont College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Dupont Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Dupont Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Dupont Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Dupont Median Family Income
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Dupont Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Dupont Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Dupont, Washington

Comparing Dupont 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Female Share of the Population 5 7
Age of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 9 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Short Commute Times 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 6 7

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Dupont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SW of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98327
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.096
Longitude -122.63

Dupont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TACOMA 1
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 60 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 45 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches
Distance 15.6 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 15.7 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
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Dupont Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,452 100%
Male 1,186 48.4%
Female 1,266 51.6%
Under 18 733 29.9%
18+ 1,719 70.1%
65+ 160 6.5%
Median Age 32
Average Family Size 3.12
White 1,830 74.6%
African-American 201 8.2%
Asian 180 7.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 0.8%
Other 55 2.2%
Mixed Race 149 6.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 156 6.4%

Estimated Dupont Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 5,374
Growth 2,922
Growth % 119.2%

Dupont 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.1%
German 15.1%
Irish 8.5%
Norwegian 7.3%
English 6%
US/American 4.5%
Italian 4.2%
Dutch 2.8%
European 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Scottish 2.5%
Swedish 1.7%
African 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Danish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.9%
Northern European 0.8%
Czech 0.4%
Australian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Cape Verdean 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dupont, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Anderson Island (98303)
Villa Beach (98303)
Yoman Ferry (98303)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dupont 2,452 $57,202
Lacey 31,226 $50,923
Lakewood 58,211 $42,551
Roy 260 $34,643
Steilacoom 6,049 $54,725
University Place 29,933 $60,401
Yelm 3,289 $45,475

Starbucks in Dupont

(As of 2005)
1100 Station Drive
Dupont Station
1125 Center Drive
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