Graham, Washington

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Graham, Washington
CDP
Location of Graham, Washington
Location of Graham, Washington
Coordinates: 47°2′23″N 122°16′42″W / 47.03972°N 122.27833°W / 47.03972; -122.27833Coordinates: 47°2′23″N 122°16′42″W / 47.03972°N 122.27833°W / 47.03972; -122.27833
Country United States
State Washington
County Pierce
Area
 • Total 21.4 sq mi (55.5 km2)
 • Land 21.4 sq mi (55.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 610 ft (186 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 23,491
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98338
Area code(s) 253
FIPS code 53-27785[1]
GNIS feature ID 1511005[2]

Graham is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 8,739 at the 2000 census and grew to 23,491 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 21.4 square miles (55.5 km²), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 8,739
2010 23,491 168.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,739 people, 2,989 households, and 2,427 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 407.9 people per square mile (157.5/km²). There were 3,120 housing units at an average density of 145.6/sq mi (56.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.15% White, 1.28% African American, 1.28% Native American, 1.80% Asian, 0.50% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 4.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.81% of the population.

There were 2,989 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $52,824, and the median income for a family was $55,800. Males had a median income of $45,348 versus $25,802 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,126. About 4.4% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public schools in Graham are part of the Bethel School District. Schools in or near Graham include:

Surrounding communities[edit]

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