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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
DuPont is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 9,224. DuPont is in Pierce County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in DuPont offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In DuPont there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in DuPont and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in DuPont are highly rated.
About DuPont...
Population
9,224

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$310,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,736
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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DuPont Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    123
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    21
    41
  • Robbery
    21
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    165
    500
  • Theft
    957
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    51
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$76,962
National
$55,322
Children
28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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DuPont Reviews

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Dupont is an awesome town! It is close to JBLM so is about 70% military/military affiliated. Great place to live and invest because a good bit of the population is transient. It's also right off I-5 so it's accessible. IT is CUTE. The neighborhood planners did an amazing job. There is a commuter station. It is over and hour from Seattle.
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There are so many things I love about DuPont! The schools, safety for raising a family, or simply the quaintness of a small town. I also love the fact that we know our neighbors, the local waitresses and even the woman who runs the local nail salon. Being in the military this is where I've been stationed 2 times now and where I will continue to call home because there is no where else in the world I'd rather be. I love DuPont! Yes, it's a little more expensive to live here, but it's worth it.
I really love the community feel, but I hate how overpriced everything is in this town. Everything costs an arm and a leg. Also there are too many warehouses. The people are great though!