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Bonney Lake, Washington
—  City  —
Location of Bonney Lake, Washington
Coordinates: 47°11′13″N 122°10′12″W / 47.18694°N 122.17°W / 47.18694; -122.17Coordinates: 47°11′13″N 122°10′12″W / 47.18694°N 122.17°W / 47.18694; -122.17
Country United States
State Washington
County Pierce
Area
 - Total 5.5 sq mi (14.3 km2)
 - Land 5.4 sq mi (14.1 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 574 ft (175 m)
Population (July 1, 2008)
 - Total 16,809
 - Density 1,780.9/sq mi (687.6/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98391
Area code(s) 253
FIPS code 53-07170[1]
GNIS feature ID 1512017[2]
Website http://www.ci.bonney-lake.wa.us/

Bonney Lake is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 9,687 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Bonney Lake is located at 47°11′13″N 122°10′12″W / 47.187019°N 122.170035°W / 47.187019; -122.170035 (47.187019, -122.170035).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14.3 km2), of which, 5.4 square miles (14.1 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (1.27%) is water.

The greater area of Bonney Lake is upon a plateau, which one day may save the city itself. The city is near Mount Rainier, a 14,410-foot (4,390 m) volcano that will send a lahar into the valleys below. Bonney Lake will be safe, but the lower surrounding cities may not.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1950 275
1960 645 134.5%
1970 2,700 318.6%
1980 5,328 97.3%
1990 7,494 40.7%
2000 9,687 29.3%
Est. 2008 16,809 73.5%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,687 people, 3,266 households, and 2,583 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,780.9 people per square mile (687.5/km2). There were 3,404 housing units at an average density of 625.8/sq mi (241.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.08% White, 0.60% African American, 1.02% Native American, 1.27% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 2.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.08% of the population.

There were 3,266 households out of which 47.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 13.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $60,282, and the median income for a family was $62,644. Males had a median income of $46,813 versus $31,837 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,371. About 3.0% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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