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Curlew, Washington - Basic Facts

The Curlew Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Ferry County at latitude 48.8777 and longitude -118.6045. Ferry County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,801 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Curlew 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 Curlew Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Curlew: Karamin, Karamip.

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


Total Population 123
Population in Households 117
Population in Familes 89
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 162
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $128,125
Average Home Value $165,385


Median Household Income $38,167
Average Household Income $46,982
Per Capita Income $20,237
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.98% 0.48%
Households 1.35% 0.73%
Families 4.83% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


Curlew, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Curlew 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 # 590 6th
Population Density1 # 549 13th
Diversity Index2 # 435 31st
Median Household Income # 524 17th
Per Capita Income # 511 19th

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