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People

Total Population 6,954
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 6.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,083
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,442
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 6.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $990
Median House Value $204,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 9.4%

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

Pacific Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County King
Standard Zip Codes 98047
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.264
Longitude -122.248

Pacific 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 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 MC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance 9.1 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 KENT
Distance 10.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Algona 3,107 $57,857
Auburn 74,527 $68,515
Edgewood 9,600 $91,094
Milton 7,219 $77,109
Puyallup 38,720 $77,089
Sumner 9,584 $72,188

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

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