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People

Total Population 634
Male Share of the Population 45.6%
Female Share of the Population 54.4%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 281
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 52.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,750
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $926
Median House Value $179,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.8%
US/American 0%
English 20.3%
Irish 18.5%

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

Roy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles S of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98580
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.004
Longitude -122.538

Roy 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 MC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance 15.6 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 GRAPEVIEW 3 SW
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 53 to 74 F
Oct Temp 44 to 60 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station KENT
Distance 31.6 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
DuPont 9,054 $88,929
Eatonville 2,830 $74,000
Lakewood 59,122 $58,457
Rainier 2,219 $70,978
Steilacoom 6,118 $75,096
Yelm 7,701 $52,392

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

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