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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C-
Wauna is a suburb of Seattle with a population of 4,412. Wauna is in Pierce County. Living in Wauna offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Wauna there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Wauna and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wauna are above average.
About Wauna...
Population
4,412

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$294,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,324
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Wauna 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Wauna

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$87,939
National
$55,322
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Wauna Reviews

1 review
Rural, some traffic to get here. Not a ton to do-need to drive a bit for restaurants, etc.
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