Dupont, WA Population

Population: 2,452. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,374 (+119.2% change)
Males: 1,186 (48.4%), Females: 1,266 (51.6%)

Pierce County

Zip code: 98327

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $52,969
Median house value: $167,100

Races in DuPont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.4%)
  • Black (8.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (6.1%)
  • Korean (2.9%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Filipino (1.5%)
  • Japanese (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.0%), Irish (13.7%), English (9.7%), Norwegian (7.5%), Italian (4.9%), United States (4.1%).

Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in DuPont

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in DuPont city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

10.0% Foreign born (4.8% Asia, 2.1% Latin America, 2.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,853 (+309.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near DuPont:

  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • SAINT CLARE HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to DuPont:

  • GRAY AAF (about 6 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 13 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • OLYMPIA (about 21 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
Other public-use airports nearest to DuPont:

  • AMERICAN LAKE (about 7 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: W37)
  • TACOMA NARROWS (about 13 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TIW)
  • WESTERN AIRPARK (about 14 miles; YELM, WA; Abbreviation: 92W)
Amtrak stations near DuPont:

  • 14 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to DuPont:

  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 7 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 16 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 24 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
Public primary/middle school in DuPont:

  • CHLOE CLARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 280; Location: 1700 PALISADE BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 04)