City of Bonney Lake

Town of Bonney Lake

The residents of Bonney Lake would like to welcome you to their beautiful community.  Located in Pierce County, Washington, this city is clean, welcoming and safe.

About Bonney Lake, Washington

Bonney Lake has a very small town feel to it.  The population of about 19,903 and is 5.5 square miles.  The median family household income is $62,600.  The median cost for housing is is about $280,000.  Bonney Lake has a number of housing locations from lakeside, secluded and tract developments.  Bonney Lake is a thriving community with great shopping, fabulous restaurants, and state of the art medical facilities.

Bonney Lake is located 26.76 miles (40 minute commute) from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.  Bonney Lake has easy access to many surrounding communities including  Sea-Tac, Seattle, Tacoma, and Olympia. The City of Bonney Lake and their many businesses offer the community year round events and activities to enjoy and to enhance the area.  Every year, the community hosts the Beautify Bonney Lake Event in September.   This gives individuals a chance to participate in enhancing the community and make positive and lasting improvements.  The Labor of Love Triathlon is also scheduled over the Labor Day Weekend in September.  October is a time for the Citywide Trick or Treat event; August offers a Family Health Fair, July has Fourth of July festivities to mention a few.

Bonney Lake is surrounded by beauty with Victoria Falls, Lake Tapps, Lake Debra Jane and Ascent Park. With the many rivers and lakes, Bonney Lake offers great fishing, swimming and boating.  Mount Rainier is located nearby as are the Cascade and Olympia Mountain ranges.

Bonney Lake is served by the Sumner and White River Schools Districts with the majority of the area being served by the Sumner School District.  The main office is located in Summer and the phone number is (253) 891-6000.  Bonney Lake is rated as a seven out of 10, with 10 being the best.  There are three preschools, four elementary schools, on Middle School and one high school.  There are also three private schools located close by.

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Welcome to Bonney Lake, Washington


Latitude and Longitude – 47°11′13″N 122°10′12″W
Approximately 26 miles East from JBLM


Approximately 19,903 (2015 Census)

Housing costs

Apartment rental cost (median): $1,400/month
Home rental cost (median): $1,650/month
Home purchase price (median): $280,000

Public Safety

Law Enforcement

Bonney Lake Police Department
(253) 863-2218


Good Samaritan Hospital
(800) 342-9919


Water Service

City of Bonney Lake
(253) 447-4317

Electricity Service

Puget Sound Energy
(888) 225-5773

Natural Gas Service

Puget Sound Energy
(888) 225-5773

Waste and Recycling Service

DM Disposal Company 
(888) 806-7048