Finley, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Finley, Washington - Basic Facts

The Finley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Benton County at latitude 46.1694 and longitude -119.0448. Benton County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 354 feet.

The formal official name is the Finley Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Finley, Washington.

The U5 Census Class Code for Finley indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Finley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.56 sq. miles and a water area of 3 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 6,192
Population in Households 6,187
Population in Familes 5,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 535
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 2,136
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 1,636
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,659 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 477 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $172,343
Average Home Value $193,343


Median Household Income $57,704
Average Household Income $65,971
Per Capita Income $22,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.7% 0.91%
Households 0.74% 0.96%
Families 0.52% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Finley, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Finley 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 # 170 73rd
Population Density1 # 413 34th
Diversity Index2 # 114 82nd
Median Household Income # 242 62nd
Per Capita Income # 415 34th

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