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Clarkston, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Clarkston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Asotin County at latitude 46.4154 and longitude -117.0501. Asotin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 807 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Clarkston, but most people and references simply refer to it as Clarkston, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Clarkston indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Clarkston (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clarkston: Concord, Vineland.

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Clarkston, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,134
Population in Households 7,013
Population in Familes 4,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 3,554
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 3,211
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 1,735
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,608 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,603 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 245 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $140,835
Average Home Value $165,407


Median Household Income $30,174
Average Household Income $40,981
Per Capita Income $18,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% 0.19%
Households -0.11% 0.28%
Families -0.12% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clarkston, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarkston to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 151 76th
Population Density1 # 54 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 426 32nd
Median Household Income # 609 3rd
Per Capita Income # 543 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.