Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA

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Population

129,615

2.38% growth

Poverty Rate

9.4%


Median Age

35.5


Median Household Income

$72,332

3.73% growth

Number of Employees

59,680

3.87% growth

Median Property Value

$258,600

7.57% growth

About

In 2017, Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA had a population of 130k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $72,332. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew from 126,602 to 129,615, a 2.38% increase and its median household income grew from $69,730 to $72,332, a 3.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (7.22%), White (Hispanic) (6.22%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.5%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.99%). 12.1% of the people in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA speak a non-English language, and 96.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are Pierce College-Puyallup (1,042 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is $258,600, and the homeownership rate is 66%. Most people in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA employs 59.7k people. The largest industries in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are Construction (4,308 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,955 people), and Hospitals (2,984 people), and the highest paying industries are Sawmills & wood preservation ($170,676), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($165,293), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($103,418).

Median household income in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is $72,332. Males in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,547. The income inequality in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.402, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,332

2017 value

± $2,020

3.73%

1 Year Growth

± 3.79%

Households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $72,332, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $69,730 in 2016, which represents a 3.73% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$65,057

Average Male Salary

± $6,959

$52,547

Average Female Salary

± $7,775

In 2017, full-time male employees in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA made 1.24 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $52,905 ± $5,180

  2. Asian

    $51,555 ± $23,116

  3. Black

    $49,417 ± $22,593

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.402

2017 Wage GINI

0.398

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 0.402 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.911% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $142,699, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $127,715 and $126,212.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA (12.1k out of 129k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    9,132 ± 765

  2. Hispanic

    2,029 ± 389

  3. Black

    378 ± 179

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

59.7k

2017 Value

3.87%

1 Year growth

± 3.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.87%, from 57.5k employees to 59.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, are Miscellaneous managers (1,777 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,772 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,744 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (1,777 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,772 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,744 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists (6.42 times higher than expected), Military, rank not specified (5.1 times), and Aircraft mechanics & service technicians (5.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($161,778), Physicians & surgeons ($152,571), and Computer & information systems managers ($147,079).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

59.7k

2017 Value

3.87%

1 Year growth

± 3.87%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.87%, from 57.5k employees to 59.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, are Construction (4,308 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,955 people), and Hospitals (2,984 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,308 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,955 people), and Hospitals (2,984 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Aircraft & parts manufacturing (9.27 times higher than expected), Aerospace products & parts manufacturing (8.7 times), and U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified (7.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Sawmills & wood preservation ($170,676), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($165,293), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($103,418).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $45.6B

  2. $39.9B

  3. $29B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $45.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.9B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($29B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$323B

2020 Value

$444B

Projected 2045 Value

37.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $323B. This is expected to increase 37.4% to $444B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $15.8B

  3. $10.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $29.1B, followed by California with $15.8B and Tennessee and $10.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.8% of the population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 52.3% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 7.71% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 5.29% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1192 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1254 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1,192 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,328

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,851

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,997

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.19%

Uninsured

52.3%

Employer Coverage

11.8%

Medicaid

7.71%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

5.29%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 9.19%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14% prevalence

  2. 13.6% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14%.

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Diversity

Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is home to a population of 130k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2016, 7.3% of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (9.24k people).

In 2017, there were 9.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.8k people) in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.35k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 8.07k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are Spanish (6,318 speakers), Korean (965 speakers), and German (827 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 35.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

9.24k people

7.19%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

9.02k people

As of 2016, 7.3% of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents (9.24k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 7.19%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,321 ± 1,172 people

  2. India

    1,309 ± 884 people

  3. Philippines

    980 ± 766 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 2,321 Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents, followed by India with 1,309 and Philippines with 980.

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Citizenship

96.5%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.5% of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    91.8k ± 2.02k

  2. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    9.35k ± 988

  3. White (Hispanic)

    8.07k ± 1k

In 2017, there were 9.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.8k people) in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.35k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 8.07k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    6,318 speakers (5.23%)

  2. Korean

    965 speakers (0.798%)

  3. German

    827 speakers (0.684%)

12.1% of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was Spanish. 5.23% of the overall population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 0.798% speak Korean and 0.684% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,695 ± 403

  2. Vietnam

    3,619 ± 343

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,802 ± 270

Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA awarded 1,042 degrees. The student population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 1,840 male students and 2,750 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are White (619 and 60%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (102 and 9.88%), Two or More Races (98 and 9.5%), and Unknown (95 and 9.21%).

The largest universities in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Pierce College-Puyallup (1,042 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (623 and 59.8%), General Data Entry & Microcomputer Applications (92 and 8.83%), and General Business (32 and 3.07%).

The median tuition costs in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 623 degrees awarded

  2. 32 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 623 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,042 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pierce College-Puyallup with 1,042 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

382

Degrees Awarded to Men

660

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 382 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, which is 0.579 times less than the 660 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    619 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    102 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    98 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA were to White students. These 619 degrees mean that there were 6.07 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 102 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was $258,600 in 2017, which is 1.13 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $240,400 to $258,600, a 7.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is 66%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 33.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$258,600

2017 Median

± $3,847

$240,400

2016 Median

± $3,446

In 2017, the median property value in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew to to $258,600 from the previous year's value of $240,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$72,332

Median Household Income

± $2,020

45.9k

Number of Households

± 1,450

In 2017, the median household income of the 45.9k households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew to $72,332 from the previous year's value of $69,730.

The following chart displays the households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66%

2017 Homeownership

65.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66% of the housing units in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (33.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.35% of the workforce in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.3%

  2. Carpooled

    9.91%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.03%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was Drove Alone (81.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.91%) and those who Worked At Home (4.03%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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