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Sumner

Sumner, Washington

  •   State: 
    Washington
      County: 
    Pierce County
      City: 
    Sumner
      County FIPS: 
    53053
      Coordinates: 
    47°12′21″N 122°14′9″W
      Area total: 
    7.65 sq mi (19.82 km²)
      Area land: 
    7.53 sq mi (19.51 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.12 sq mi (0.31 km²)
      Elevation: 
    75 ft (23 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    47,2146
      Longitude: 
    -122,1996
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    98352
    98390
      GMAP: 

    Sumner, Pierce County, Washington, United States

  •   Population: 
    10,621
      Population density: 
    1,384.36 residents per square mile of area (534.53/km²)
      Household income: 
    $49,022
      Households: 
    4,132
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.80%

Sumner was founded in 1853 as Stuck Junction and platted in 1883 by George H. Ryan. Nearby cities include Puyallup to the west, Auburn to the north, and Bonney Lake to the east. The city is located at 47°1221N 122°149W (47.205823, -122.235803). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.62 square miles (19.74 km²) The population was 10,621 at the 2020 census. After Orting, Sumner and Puy allup are geographically next in line to be hit by lahars whenever Mount Rainier erupts in the future. This is depicted in the Modern Marvels episode titled "Most Dangerous," which shows a simulation of a lahar flooding the Orting and Piyallup valleys from an eruption. The name of abolitionist Senator Charles Sumner was chosen for the town after a lottery. The town was named "Franklin" until 1891, when the Post Office Department requested that the name be changed to avoid confusion with similarly named towns. In 2010, there were 9,451 people, 3,980 households, and 2,454 families living in the city. There were 4,279 housing units at an average density of 569.8 per square mile (220.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.32% White, 0.93% African American, 1.41% Native American, 3.4% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races.

History

Sumner was founded in 1853 as Stuck Junction and platted in 1883 by George H. Ryan. The town was named "Franklin" until 1891, when the Post Office Department requested that the name be changed to avoid confusion with similarly named towns. The name of abolitionist Senator Charles Sumner was chosen for the town after a lottery. Sumner is located on the Northern Pacific Railway, which was built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It was named after Senator Sumner, an abolitionist who died in office in 1864, and his wife, who died a few years later in a car accident. The city is home to the Sumner Memorial Hospital, a state hospital, and a hospital for the blind and visually impaired, which opened in the 1970s. It is also the home of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which is based in the town of Sumner and has been open to the public since the 1980s.

Geography

Sumner is located at 47°1221N 122°149W (47.205823, -122.235803).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.62 square miles (19.74 km²) Mount Rainier is next in line to be hit by lahars whenever it erupts in the future. This is depicted in the Modern Marvels episode titled "Most Dangerous," which shows a simulation of a lahar flooding the Orting and Puyallup valleys from an eruption. After Orting, Sumner is next on the list of cities that could be hit with lahar. The city is located in the Cascade Range. It is located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Mountain Range, which is the highest mountain range in the U.S. and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Sumner has a population of 2,816. It has a land area of 7.51 square miles, including 0.11 square miles of land and 0.28 km² of water. Its elevation is 47.12 miles (122.15 km²), which is part of the Cascades Mountains. The town is located near the junction of the Columbia and Snake Rivers. It was named after the Sumner River, which flows through the city. It also has a lake, which runs through the center of the city and is known as the "Sumner River".

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 9,451 people, 3,980 households, and 2,454 families living in the city. There were 4,279 housing units at an average density of 569.8 per square mile (220.0/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 90.32% White, 0.93% African American, 1.41% Native American, 2.4% Asian, 0,4% Pacific Islander, 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.1% of the population. The median income for a household in theCity was $38,598, and the median income. for a family was $42,602. The per capita income for the city is $18,696. About 4.5% of families and 8.5%. of the residents were below the poverty line. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was2.97. The city's median age is 38.2 years, and it has a population of 8,504. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the city's population will reach 10,451 by the end of the year. It is the largest city in the state, with a population growth rate of 0.7%. The city has a median age of 38.6 years, which is higher than the national average of 3.7 years. It has a poverty rate of 8.4%. It has an average population of 3,689.

Transportation

Sumner is also served by Sounder commuter rail which stops at the railroad station in downtown. Sounder directly connects Sumner with much of the Puget Sound region, including Seattle and Tacoma. Sumner is located on Washington state's eastern seaboard. The city is located in the eastern part of Washington state, on the eastern edge of the Olympic Peninsula, and on the western edge of Washington State. It is also on the Oregon Coast, which is part of the state's Olympic Peninsula. The town has a population of about 1,500 people, with most of its residents living in the downtown area. The majority of the city's residents live in the central business district, which includes downtown Sumner and parts of Seattle, Tacoma and Bellevue. The community is also home to the University of Washington, which has a campus on the east side of Sumner. The university is on the west side of the town, with parts of it in the suburbs of Bellevue, Seattle, and Olympia. It also has a large portion of its downtown area on the south side, including parts of the Kitsap Peninsula, including the cities of Olympia and Kent, as well as the towns of Renton and Riscon, which are on the northwest coast. The downtown area is also the site of the U.S. Naval Shipyard, which was built in the early 1900s. The shipyard is located at the base of the Sumner Peninsula, on what is now known as the Mount Washington Peninsula. It was built to support the growing population.

Education

Most of Sumner is in the Sumner School District. Portions of the city are in the Dieringer School District and the Puyallup School district. Sumner has a branch of the Pierce County Library System. The city is home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is based in Sumner. It is also part of the Washington State Department of Education. It has a number of public schools and public libraries, including a public library branch. It also has a public park, which was built in the 1930s. It was named after the Unexpected River, which runs through the city. It's also known as the "Sumner River" and was once known as "The River of Hope" for its scenic beauty. The town's name is derived from the word "sumner" which means "river" or "lake" in English. It means "summer" and "norther" in the local dialect. The name Sumner, Washington, is also the name of a town in Washington state, where it was once called "Northern" and later "Norden" and the name "Norman" for "Northwest" It also means "North West" in Spanish. It used to be called "The City of the Stars" and is now "The Village of the Saints" It is the home of the Norden School District, which has been in existence since the early 1900s.

Cultural attractions

Sumner hosts part of the annual four-part Daffodil Parade, which takes place every April in Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, and Orting. Sumner is home to the U.S. Open, which is held every year in the city's downtown area. The city is also home to a number of cultural attractions, such as the Washington State Museum and the Washington Museum of Natural History, which are open every day except Sundays.

Notable companies

Dillanos Coffee Roasters, Pacific Northwest Baking Company, and Bellmont Cabinets are all based in Sumner. The city is also home to the U.S. Air Force Academy, the University of Washington, and Washington State University. The town is also the home of the National Museum of American History, which is located in downtown Sumner, Washington.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington = 28.1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 59. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Sumner = 2.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 10,621 individuals with a median age of 36.6 age the population grows by 16.00% in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,384.36 residents per square mile of area (534.53/km²). There are average 2.37 people per household in the 4,132 households with an average household income of $49,022 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.80% of the available work force and has dropped -2.18% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 26.84%. The number of physicians in Sumner per 100,000 population = 201.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Sumner = 39.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 6.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 153. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 141. 78 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 32 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 70, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington which are owned by the occupant = 49.91%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 30 years with median home cost = $261,160 and home appreciation of 1.71%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $13.07 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,364 per student. There are 19.8 students for each teacher in the school, 554 students for each Librarian and 622 students for each Counselor. 4.89% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 15.70% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.43% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Sumner's population in Pierce County, Washington of 1,658 residents in 1900 has increased 6,41-fold to 10,621 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.35% female residents and 48.65% male residents live in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington.

    As of 2020 in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington are married and the remaining 48.87% are single population.

  • 30.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Sumner require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    73.84% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 16.22% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 3.21% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.73% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington, 49.91% are owner-occupied homes, another 44.84% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.25% are vacant.

  • The 28.02% of the population in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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