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People

Total Population 9,584
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,603
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.9%
Median Earnings25+ $43,070
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,635
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,770

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,188
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $924
Median House Value $227,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 12.8%

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

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 3,107 $57,857
Bonney Lake 18,516 $90,810
Edgewood 9,600 $91,094
Milton 7,219 $77,109
Pacific 6,954 $63,442
Puyallup 38,720 $77,089

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

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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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