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Fords Prairie, Washington

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Fords Prairie is a census-designated place located in Lewis County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 1,961.

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Geography

Location of Fords Prairie, Washington
Fords Prairie is located at 46°44'29" North, 122°59'48" West (46.741303, -122.996572)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 10.2 km² (4.0 mi²). 10.1 km² (3.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.27% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 1,961 people, 785 households, and 588 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 193.6/km² (502.0/mi²). There are 820 housing units at an average density of 81.0/km² (209.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 93.83% White, 0.05% African American, 1.07% Native American, 1.53% Asian, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 1.43% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 3.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 785 households out of which 26.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% are married couples living together, 10.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% are non-families. 19.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.83.

In the CDP the population is spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP is $42,927, and the median income for a family is $47,829. Males have a median income of $34,073 versus $26,344 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $21,610. 7.2% of the population and 4.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.9% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Politics

Fords Prairie is a heavily Republican area, like most of rural Lewis County is. The results for the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election were as follows:

Note that this information is based on the Fords Prairie precinct only. As this is an unincorporated area, there are no defined bounds, and the precinct may be incongruous with the census boundaries.

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