For those looking to stay out of the hustle and bustle of the Puget Sound Region, Carbonado is at the edges, located just outside of Mount Rainier National Park. Like many communities in this area, it was a company town. Many of the houses that the company built and originally owned still line main street. The business of Carbonado was of course, Coal mining. Since the decline of the mining era, Carbonado has shrunk to a much smaller population than former days. All of the current residents work elsewhere and Carbonado has become a residential community. As of the 2010 census there were 610 people, 208 households, and 153 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 93.1% White, 0.7% African American, 1.0% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 1.5% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population. 39.9% of the population had children under the age of 18 living with them. The median age in the town was 34.2 years.