Sumner, Washington

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Population in 2019: 10,427 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.6%
 
Males: 4,708  (45.2%)
Females: 5,719  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98390.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,276 (it was $38,598 in 2000)
Sumner:

$69,276
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,108 (it was $18,696 in 2000)

Sumner city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $397,689 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Sumner:

$397,689
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $296,992; detached houses: $329,491; townhouses or other attached units: $315,608; mobile homes: $34,594

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,300.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sumner: 114.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.4%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.8% for Black residents, 38.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 80.6% for other race residents, 16.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sumner, WA (2019)
    • 7,78375.0%White alone
    • 1,42813.8%Hispanic
    • 5275.1%Two or more races
    • 2222.1%Asian alone
    • 1391.3%Black alone
    • 1311.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 800.8%American Indian alone
    • 270.3%Other race alone

Races in Sumner detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Sumner, Washington as of August 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sumner is 1,670 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sumner by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(21.1)
6
(62.5)
5
(51.4)
2
(20.3)
2
(20.1)
4
(41.7)
2
(20.7)
3
(31.3)
2
(20.8)
2
(20.5)
1
(10.3)
3
(29.8)
2
(19.6)
6
(58.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(84.6)
8
(83.3)
7
(72.0)
10
(101.7)
7
(70.4)
11
(114.6)
10
(103.6)
10
(104.4)
14
(145.4)
9
(92.4)
4
(41.0)
9
(89.5)
8
(78.5)
9
(87.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(285.5)
39
(406.2)
36
(370.3)
33
(335.6)
20
(201.2)
15
(156.3)
18
(186.4)
16
(167.1)
23
(238.9)
8
(82.2)
16
(164.1)
20
(198.8)
16
(157.0)
19
(185.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
116
(1,226)
105
(1,094)
104
(1,070)
98
(996.7)
124
(1,247)
113
(1,177)
132
(1,367)
127
(1,326)
120
(1,246)
145
(1,489)
82
(840.8)
96
(954.3)
101
(991.1)
104
(1,013)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
329
(3,479)
285
(2,968)
317
(3,260)
312
(3,173)
389
(3,913)
371
(3,865)
300
(3,107)
327
(3,415)
391
(4,061)
386
(3,964)
392
(4,019)
374
(3,718)
362
(3,552)
282
(2,746)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(623.8)
85
(885.3)
67
(689.1)
54
(549.2)
40
(402.4)
48
(500.1)
37
(383.2)
63
(658.0)
82
(851.8)
80
(821.6)
104
(1,066)
65
(646.1)
69
(677.1)
65
(632.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(52.9)
11
(114.6)
6
(61.7)
3
(30.5)
6
(60.4)
3
(31.3)
2
(20.7)
9
(94.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.5)
2
(20.5)
5
(49.7)
2
(19.6)
9
(87.6)
City-Data.com crime index395.4443.2397.2374.9353.5376.0356.3371.9425.9389.1378.8357.7336.3341.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sumner, WA

Crime rate in Sumner detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: American (12.6%), German (10.0%), European (7.3%), Irish (7.0%), Norwegian (5.2%), English (4.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 6.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,558 people per square mile   (low).

Sumner, Washington map

659 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

6.4%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,719 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,422 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Federal Way, WA (8.9 miles , pop. 83,259).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (28.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (929.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

North Puyallup, WA (1.5 miles ),
Alderton, WA (1.6 miles ),
Edgewood, WA (1.7 miles ),
Puyallup, WA (1.7 miles ),
Bonney Lake, WA (1.8 miles ),
Lake Tapps, WA (1.9 miles ),
Pacific, WA (2.0 miles ),
McMillin, WA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 47.21 N, Longitude: 122.24 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Rhubarb Pie Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,675 (+102.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,257 (24.7%)

Area code: 253

Distribution of median household income in Sumner, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sumner, WA in 2019

Property values in Sumner, WA

Sumner satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Sumner, WA
Historical housing units in Sumner, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +684 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in Sumner, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Sumner, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Sumner, Washington

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Sumner, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 18.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.61
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00477. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00477
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Sumner-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1391% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 12.8 miles away from Sumner center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from Sumner center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 23.4 miles away from Sumner center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 8.9 miles away from Sumner center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from Sumner center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sumner topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sumner:

  • SUMNER CARE CENTER (1723 BONNEY AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sumner:

  • LINDEN GROVE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • LINDEN GROVE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - RAINIER VISTA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF PUYALLUP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • PUYALLUP MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • MULTICARE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • REGENCY AT PUYALLUP REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)

Amtrak station near Sumner:

  • 9 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/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sumner:

  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 4 miles; Puyallup, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,529)
  • Green River Community College (about 8 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 13 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)

Public high schools in Sumner:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sumner:

See full list of schools located in Sumner

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add Bonney Lake Elementary and McAlder Elementary to the Sumner School District list

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sumner: White River Power Plant (A), Sumner Meadows Golf Links (B), Ryan House Museum (C), East Pierce Fire Protection District 22 East Pierce Fire and Rescue Station 13 Sumner (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: East Side Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Sumner Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Sumner Pit (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Salmon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sumner include: Seibenthaller Park (1), Loyalty Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Sumner Ryan House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1228 Main Street), REI Adventures (Recreational Trips & Guides; P O Box 1938).

Court: Bonney Lake City - Municipal Court- Mailing Address (Po Box 7380).

Birthplace of: Kelly Joe Phelps - Blues musician and songwriter, Chris Eylander - Soccer player, Wayne Northrop - Television actor.

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sumner and their reported violations in the past:

LOG CABIN PUB & EATERY (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
66 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Sumner (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sumner Fred Meyer Branch at 1201 Valley Ave, branch established on 2010/06/01; Sumner at 907 Alder St, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Heritage Bank: Sumner Branch at 1005 Wood Ave, branch established on 2006/02/15. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $1,202.8 mil, Deposits: $1,009.5 mil, headquarters in Olympia, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Financial Corporation
  • Union Bank, National Association: Sumner Branch at 801 Alder Avenue, branch established on 1975/12/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sumner Branch at 921 Alder Avenue, branch established on 1870/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Columbia State Bank: Sumner Branch at 15104 East Main, branch established on 2003/03/26. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sumner Branch at 15620 Main Street, branch established on 1962/06/11. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Sumner:

Marital status in Sumner, WA
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Sumner:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sumner
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sumner, WA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 132
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
This county:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sumner:

42.7%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sumner:

21.7%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.0%
Washington:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Sumner:

77.4%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sumner, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 25$184,031$88,3350$0
Other Government Administration 20$113,909$68,3450$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$163,190$108,7930$0
Sewerage 11$80,988$88,3510$0
Financial Administration 9$68,168$90,8910$0
Police - Other 9$52,891$70,5214$9,000
Other and Unallocable 8$53,857$80,7860$0
Water Supply 6$46,748$93,4960$0
Parks and Recreation 5$30,069$72,1660$0
Judicial and Legal 5$41,888$100,5310$0
Totals for Government 116$835,739$86,4564$9,000

Sumner government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,043,000 ($675.46)
    General - Other: $775,000 ($74.33)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $4,499,000 ($431.48)
    Police Protection: $3,508,000 ($336.43)
    General - Other: $2,038,000 ($195.45)
    Central Staff Services: $1,479,000 ($141.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,365,000 ($130.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,222,000 ($117.20)
    Regular Highways: $1,189,000 ($114.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $798,000 ($76.53)
    Financial Administration: $693,000 ($66.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $508,000 ($48.72)
    Health - Other: $498,000 ($47.76)
    General Public Buildings: $155,000 ($14.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $446,000 ($42.77)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $85,000 ($8.15)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $6,148,000 ($589.62)
    Water Utilities: $5,157,000 ($494.58)
    Regular Highways: $394,000 ($37.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000 ($8.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($1.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,417,000 ($903.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($2.01)

Sumner government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,004,000 ($863.53)
    Other: $970,000 ($93.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $644,000 ($61.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $329,000 ($31.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $838,000 ($80.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,068,000 ($390.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000 ($15.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $149,000 ($14.29)
    Interest Earnings: $142,000 ($13.62)
    Rents: $70,000 ($6.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $39,000 ($3.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,565,000 ($341.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,307,000 ($413.06)
    Other: $2,869,000 ($275.15)
    General Local Government Support: $128,000 ($12.28)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,459,000 ($523.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,751,000 ($263.83)
    Property: $2,722,000 ($261.05)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,291,000 ($123.81)
    Other License: $637,000 ($61.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $128,000 ($12.28)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $73,000 ($7.00)
    Amusements Sales: $67,000 ($6.43)

Sumner government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,687,000 ($2655.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,519,000 ($2255.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,880,000 ($659.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,711,000 ($260.00)

Sumner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,487,000 ($2923.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,510,000 ($432.53)

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.71% ($57,641 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.49% ($50,794)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.29% ($50,871)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,343 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.82% ($53,673 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.57% ($44,488)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($51,925)
Businesses in Sumner, WA
NameCountNameCount
Albertsons1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1Little Caesars Pizza1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets3
FedEx4McDonald's1
Ford1New Balance1
H&R Block1Nike2
Holiday Inn1Quiznos1
Honda1Starbucks2
Jack In The Box1Subway2
Kroger2UPS4

Strongest AM radio stations in Sumner:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KSUH (1450 AM; 1 kW; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: RADIO HANKOOK, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sumner:

  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Sumner:

  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
Sumner fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Sumner fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.2mTotal length
  • $69,875,000Total costs
  • 571,815Total average daily traffic
  • 46,946Total average daily truck traffic
  • 590,648Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sumner, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sumner, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sumner)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sumner, WA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 199 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sumner)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sumner)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED42$247,88836$196,165200$213,1316$138,9571$343,28012$208,1926$23,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$223,8054$187,43326$254,9431$329,0900$01$207,0900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$257,5924$210,51373$228,4715$109,1180$02$233,8905$92,368
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$170,4803$240,25755$215,4492$133,0400$06$216,6472$87,240
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$250,3100$015$228,2450$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.03 , 0705.00, 0706.00, 0733.01, 0733.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$266,3703$241,803
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$286,844
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$289,4600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$197,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0703.03 , 0705.00, 0706.00, 0733.01, 0733.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sumner, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sumner, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 144 took place in 2004, and the least - 37 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sumner, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.0%), and Outside Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sumner, WA
    • 56047.0%Structure Fires
    • 34028.5%Outside Fires
    • 20817.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 847.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sumner, WA
Most common first names in Sumner, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14773.6 years
William11375.3 years
Robert10770.4 years
James9372.6 years
Mary8678.6 years
George8475.5 years
Charles6574.7 years
Dorothy5576.9 years
Helen5280.4 years
Donald5067.1 years
Most common last names in Sumner, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5877.0 years
Smith4970.3 years
Anderson3574.4 years
Brown3274.1 years
Miller2872.5 years
Nelson2877.2 years
Jones2770.0 years
Peterson2281.4 years
Thompson1972.2 years
Taylor1972.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sumner, WA
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Electricity
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sumner, WA
  • 74.9%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sumner compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Sumner on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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