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People

Total Population 9,548
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 4,485
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 40.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $44,804
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,953
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,362
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 5.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.2%
Median Gross Rent $894
Median House Value $230,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.8%
Irish 13.3%

Sumner Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98390
Company Zip Codes 98352
Phone Area Codes 253
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.203
Longitude -122.239

Sumner 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 4.4 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 5 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 BUCKLEY 1 NE
Distance 11.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cedarview (98391)

Dieringer (98390)

Driftwood (98391)

Inlet Island (98391)

Lake Tapps (98391)

Lakeridge (98391)

Ponderosa Estates (98391)

Rhododendron Park (98391)

Snag Island (98391)

Tapps Island (98391)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Algona 3,090 $53,500
Bonney Lake 18,040 $88,005
Edgewood 9,538 $83,867
Milton 7,260 $73,789
Pacific 6,845 $59,899
Puyallup 38,092 $76,324
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Sumner High Schools

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SUMNER SENIOR HIGH
1707 MAIN ST
253-891-5500
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,702 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23

SUMNER SPECIAL SERVICES
1202 WOOD AVENUE
253-891-6000
A Special Education School
Serves 77 students.

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