Ferry County WA Information


Ferry County Subdivisions

Ferry County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,607
Population in Households 7,355
Population in Familes 5,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 3,266
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,338 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 928 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,340 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $159,742
Average Home Value $218,648


Median Household Income $38,410
Average Household Income $51,866
Per Capita Income $23,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% -0.06%
Households 0.38% 0.11%
Families 0.3% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.


Ferry County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferry County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 36 10th
Population Density1 # 38 5th
Diversity Index2 # 15 64th
Median Household Income # 38 5th
Per Capita Income # 32 21st

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