Sumner, WA Population

Population: 8,504. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,298 (+9.3% change)
Males: 4,120 (48.4%), Females: 4,384 (51.6%)

Pierce County

Zip codes: 98390.

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $38,598
Median house value: $144,000

Races in Sumner:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (15.4%), English (11.4%), Norwegian (6.3%), French (6.2%), United States (4.8%).

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sumner

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sumner city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

4.8% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +684 (+8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sumner:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL & REHAB CENTER (about 6 miles; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • AUBURN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; AUBURN, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; FEDERAL WAY, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sumner:

  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 17 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 17 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 22 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sumner:

  • AUBURN MUNI (about 8 miles; AUBURN, WA; Abbreviation: S50)
  • PIERCE COUNTY – THUN FIELD (about 8 miles; PUYALLUP, WA; Abbreviation: 1S0)
  • CREST AIRPARK (about 13 miles; KENT, WA; Abbreviation: S36)
Amtrak station near Sumner:

  • 13 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 Sumner:

  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 17 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 18 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)

Schools

Public high school in Sumner:

  • SUMNER SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,702; Location: 1707 MAIN ST; Grades: 10 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Sumner:

  • SUMNER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 761; Location: 1508 WILLOW; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW JUNIOR (Students: 677; Location: 10920 199TH AVE CT EAST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • VICTOR FALLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 662; Location: 11401 188TH AV CT E; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LAKERIDGE JR HIGH (Students: 625; Location: 5909 MYERS RD E; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • LIBERTY RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 582; Location: 12202 209TH AVE CT E; Grades: PK – 06)
  • CRESTWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 553; Location: 3914 W TAPPS DR E; Grades: PK – 06)
  • EMERALD HILLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 518; Location: 19515 S TAPPS DR E; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MAPLE LAWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 481; Location: 230 WOOD AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DAFFODIL VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 461; Location: 1509 VALLEY AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DIERINGER HS ELEMENTARY (Students: 414; Location: 21727 34TH STREET E.; Grades: KG – 06)