Frederickson, Washington

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Frederickson, Washington
Location of Frederickson, Washington
Location of Frederickson, Washington
Coordinates: 47°4′36″N 122°20′47″W / 47.07667°N 122.34639°W / 47.07667; -122.34639Coordinates: 47°4′36″N 122°20′47″W / 47.07667°N 122.34639°W / 47.07667; -122.34639
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CountyPierce
Area
 • Total7.3 sq mi (19.0 km2)
 • Land7.3 sq mi (18.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
400 ft (122 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total18,719
 • Density2,564.2/sq mi (990.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
FIPS code53-25475[1]
GNIS feature ID1510979[2]

Frederickson is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 5,758 at the 2000 census and has grown to 18,719 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Frederickson is located at 47°4′36″N 122°20′47″W / 47.07667°N 122.34639°W / 47.07667; -122.34639 (47.076729, -122.346339).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.3 square miles (19.0 km²), of which, 7.3 square miles (18.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.41%) is water.

According to the Frederickson Community Plan published by Pierce County (May 1, 2003) Frederickson's total area is 8,003 acres or 12.5 square miles.[4]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 5,758 people in 1,877 households, including 1,542 families, in the CDP. The population density was 789.6 people per square mile (305.0/km²). There were 1,963 housing units at an average density of 269.2/sq mi (104.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 84.40% White, 3.18% African American, 1.56% Native American, 3.66% Asian, 0.85% Pacific Islander, 1.60% from other races, and 4.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.46%.[1]

Of the 1,877 households 46.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 12.8% of households were one person and 3.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.28.

The age distribution was 31.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% 65 or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

The median household income was $56,862 and the median family income was $57,060. Males had a median income of $41,439 versus $28,690 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,385. About 5.8% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

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

Surrounding community[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ Taylor, Hugh; Pierce County. "Frederickson Community Plan". Pierce County Web Site. Pierce County. p. 19. Retrieved 2014-01-26.