East Hill-Meridian, Washington

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East Hill-Meridian, Washington
Former CDP
Location of East Hill-Meridian, Washington
Location of East Hill-Meridian, Washington
Coordinates: 47°24′36″N 122°10′59″W / 47.41000°N 122.18306°W / 47.41000; -122.18306Coordinates: 47°24′36″N 122°10′59″W / 47.41000°N 122.18306°W / 47.41000; -122.18306
Country United States
State Washington
County King
Area
 • Total 9.0 sq mi (23.2 km2)
 • Land 8.9 sq mi (23.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 29,878
 • Density 3,282.4/sq mi (1,267.3/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
FIPS code 53-19515[1]

East Hill-Meridian is a former census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States. The population was 29,878 at the 2010 census. The majority of the census area is now within the limits of Kent.[2]

Geography[edit]

East Hill-Meridian is located at 47°24′36″N 122°10′59″W / 47.41000°N 122.18306°W / 47.41000; -122.18306 (47.409889, -122.183151).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23.2 km²), of which, 8.9 square miles (23.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.45%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 42,696
2000 29,308 −31.4%
2010 29,878 1.9%
source:[4]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 29,308 people, 9,845 households, and 7,856 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,282.4 people per square mile (1,267.2/km²). There were 10,084 housing units at an average density of 1,129.4/sq mi (436.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.41% White, 4.65% African American, 0.60% Native American, 14.54% Asian, 0.65% Pacific Islander, 1.70% from other races, and 4.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.81% of the population.

There were 9,845 households out of which 44.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $65,721, and the median income for a family was $70,598. Males had a median income of $49,623 versus $35,241 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,621. About 3.6% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

On the national level, East Hill-Meridian leans toward the Democratic Party, delivering John F. Kerry a victory with 54 percent of the vote in 2004 to Republican George W. Bush's 45 percent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Census Geographic Change Notes: Washington State
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-31.