Roy, Washington

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Roy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 260 100%
Male 128 49.2%
Female 132 50.8%
Under 18 68 26.2%
18+ 192 73.8%
65+ 27 10.4%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 2.96
White 211 81.2%
African-American 2 0.8%
Asian 6 2.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 3.5%
Other 10 3.8%
Mixed Race 22 8.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 8.1%

Estimated Roy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 683
Growth 423
Growth % 162.7%

Roy 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 24.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.9%
Irish 6.9%
European 6%
Italian 5.6%
Norwegian 5.6%
Scottish 4.3%
French (except Basque) 4.3%
Swiss 3.9%
Swedish 3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
English 2.6%
US/American 1.7%
French Canadian 1.3%
Danish 1.3%
Polish 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roy 260 $34,643
DuPont 2,452 $57,202
Eatonville 2,012 $50,733
Lakewood 58,211 $42,551
Rainier 1,492 $44,226
Steilacoom 6,049 $54,725
Yelm 3,289 $45,475
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