Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA

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2020 Population
140,348
2.28% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
35.3
2.22% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.41%
12.9% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$84,533
7.21% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$335,500
11% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA had a population of 140k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $84,533. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew from 137,224 to 140,348, a 2.28% increase and its median household income grew from $78,849 to $84,533, a 7.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.42%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.37%), White (Hispanic) (4.89%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.72%).

14.5% of the households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.8% of the residents in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Pierce College-Puyallup (836 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2020, the median property value in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was $335,500, and the homeownership rate was 65.5%.

Most people in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is home to a population of 140k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.1% of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (12.8k people).

In 2020, there were 9.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (98.2k people) in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.4k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 8.94k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are Spanish (6,598 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,472 households), and Punjabi (1,121 households).

Citizenship

95.8%
2020 Citizenship
96.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.8% of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 96.3%, 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)
    98.2k ± 3.08k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    10.4k ± 1.31k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.94k ± 1.12k
10.2%
Hispanic Population
14.3k people

In 2020, there were 9.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (98.2k people) in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.4k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 8.94k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.2% of the people in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are hispanic (14.3k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

9.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
12.8k people
8.54%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people

As of 2020, 9.1% of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA residents (12.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 8.54%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,598 households (5.04%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,472 households (1.13%)
  3. Punjabi
    1,121 households (0.857%)

14.5% of the households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was Spanish. 5.04% of the households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,494 ± 588
  2. Vietnam
    3,162 ± 356
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,708 ± 250

Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA employs 67.3k people. The largest industries in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are Construction (5,951 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,601 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,085 people), and the highest paying industries are Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($142,272), Computer Systems Design ($130,680), and Other health care services ($118,393).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,016
Women
46.1%
36,253
Men
53.9%

The workforce of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA in 2020 was 67,269 people, with 46.1% woman, and 53.9% men.

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Occupations

67.3k
2020 Value
4.92%
1 Year growth
± 4.92%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 4.92%, from 64.1k employees to 67.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,376 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,244 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,816 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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67.3k
2020 Value
4.92%
1 Year growth
± 4.92%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 4.92%, from 64.1k employees to 67.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA, are Construction (5,951 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,601 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,085 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,433
Median earning men ± $4,330
$37,620
Median earning women ± $1,249

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($82,332), Public Administration ($81,850), and Manufacturing ($71,409).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($59,506), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,058), and Information ($45,909).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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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. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

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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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

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. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

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

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Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2019, universities in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA awarded 836 degrees. The student population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA in 2019 is skewed towards women, with 1,762 male students and 2,804 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA are White (495 and 59.9%), followed by Unknown (99 and 12%), Hispanic or Latino (78 and 9.44%), and Asian (55 and 6.66%).

The largest universities in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Pierce College-Puyallup (836 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.479% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.916% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (28.4k), Some college (27.8k), and Bachelors Degree (17.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was $335,500 in 2020, which is 1.46 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $302,300 to $335,500, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is 65.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 36.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. 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.

Median household income in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA is $84,533. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

Property

$335,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,510
$31,837
Median Property Taxes
±$1,240

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

65.5%
Homeownership
2020
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 65.5% of the housing units in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, 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 $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

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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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$84,533
Median Household Income
± $2,631
48.6k
Number of Households
± 1,705

In 2020, the median household income of the 48.6k households in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA grew to $84,533 from the previous year's value of $78,849.

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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Wage Distribution

0.407
2020 Wage GINI in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA
0.408
2019 Wage GINI in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA

In 2020, the income inequality in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was 0.407 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.132% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.79%)

In 2020, 78.6% of workers in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (5.79%).

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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Commute Time

36.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (36.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.32% of the workforce in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.41% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA (8.91k out of 139k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 35 - 44.

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 Two Or More.

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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93.7% of the population of Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 51.9% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 7.98% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 4.72% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.8% under 18 years, 21.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.34%
Uninsured
51.9%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
7.98%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
4.72%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Puyallup City & South Hill PUMA, WA declined by 31% from 9.19% to 6.34%.

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