Roy, WA

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2021 Population
910
11.8% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
33.9
11.3% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
2.86%
45.9% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$77,667
22.5% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$301,100
24% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Roy, WA had a population of 910 people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $77,667. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Roy, WA grew from 814 to 910, a 11.8% increase and its median household income grew from $63,409 to $77,667, a 22.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roy, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), Other (Hispanic) (1.98%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%).

None of the households in Roy, 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.

99.9% of the residents in Roy, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Roy, WA was $301,100, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.

Most people in Roy, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 43.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Roy, WA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Roy, WA is home to a population of 910 people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.87% of Roy, WA residents were born outside of the country (17 people).

In 2021, there were 5.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (721 people) in Roy, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 137 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 18 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2021 Citizenship
99.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.9% of Roy, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Roy, WA was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Roy, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    721 ± 271
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    137 ± 89.5
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    18 ± 28
3.19%
Hispanic Population
29 people

In 2021, there were 5.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (721 people) in Roy, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 137 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 18 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.19% of the people in Roy, WA are hispanic (29 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Roy, WA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.87%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17 people
1.72%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
14 people

As of 2021, 1.87% of Roy, WA residents (17 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roy, WA was 1.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    43 ± 33
  2. Vietnam
    35 ± 38
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    19 ± 17

Roy, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Roy, WA employs 356 people. The largest industries in Roy, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (96 people), Public Administration (53 people), and Retail Trade (49 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($87,500), Public Administration ($69,861), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,042).

Occupations

356
2021 Value
± 112
4.4%
1 Year growth
± 42.2%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Roy, WA grew at a rate of 4.4%, from 341 employees to 356 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roy, WA, are Management Occupations (39 people), Transportation Occupations (38 people), and Health Technologists & Technicians (36 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roy, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

356
2021 Value
± 112
4.4%
1 Year growth
± 42.2%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Roy, WA grew at a rate of 4.4%, from 341 employees to 356 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roy, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (96 people), Public Administration (53 people), and Retail Trade (49 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roy, WA, though some of these residents may live in Roy, 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

$62,750
Median earning men ± $15,840
$34,896
Median earning women ± $10,256

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Construction ($88,333), Public Administration ($73,462), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($57,083).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,192), Public Administration ($36,875), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($35,938).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Washington. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. $42.2B
  2. $36.4B
  3. $33.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $42.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($36.4B) and Electronics ($33.3B).

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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$416B
2020 Value in Washington
$982B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
136% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $416B. This is expected to increase 136% to $982B 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. $34.7B
  2. $26.5B
  3. $12.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.7B, followed by California with $26.5B and Texas and $12.9B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.864% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.881% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were Some college (1.41M), High School or Equivalent (1.38M), and Bachelors Degree (1.29M).

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 Roy, WA was $301,100 in 2021, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $242,800 to $301,100, a 24% increase. The homeownership rate in Roy, WA is 73.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Roy, WA have an average commute time of 43.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Roy, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$301,100
Median Property Value 2021
±$69,147
$229
Median Property Taxes
±$75

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 Roy, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Roy, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.4%
Homeownership
2021
65.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 73.4% of the housing units in Roy, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 730.01
Highest 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.
$77,667
Median Household Income
± $12,017
312
Number of Households
± 82

In 2021, the median household income of the 312 households in Roy, WA grew to $77,667 from the previous year's value of $63,409.

The following chart displays the households in Roy, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Roy, WA is from Washington.
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2021, the income inequality in Washington was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.488% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (84.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.23%)

In 2021, 84.1% of workers in Roy, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.52%) and those who worked at home (4.23%).

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

43.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roy, WA have a longer commute time (43.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 10.5% of the workforce in Roy, 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 Roy, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Roy, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

2.86% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roy, WA (26 out of 910 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Roy, WA is White, followed by Two Or More 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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94.8% of the population of Roy, WA has health coverage, with 46.8% on employee plans, 8.13% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 13.9% 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 Pierce County, WA see 1335 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1363 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1209 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 189 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,335 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pierce County, WA

Primary care physicians in Pierce County, WA see an average of 1,335 patients per year. This represents a 2.05% decrease from the previous year (1,363 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.4% were men and 47.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.15%
Uninsured
46.8%
Employer Coverage
8.13%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
13.9%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roy, WA declined by 27.2% from 7.08% to 5.15%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Roy, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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