Basin City, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Basin City, Washington - Basic Facts

The Basin City Census Designated Place had a population of 1,192 as of July 1, 2016. Basin City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Basin City is located at latitude 46.589 and longitude -119.1566 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Basin City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 702 feet.

The Basin City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407802) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Basin City Census Designated Place is located within Connell Division of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Basin City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Basin City, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,192
Population in Households 1,192
Population in Familes 1,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 374
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 254
Average Household Size 4.69
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $119,737
Average Home Value $182,558


Median Household Income $44,809
Average Household Income $65,708
Per Capita Income $16,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.41% 1.66%
Households 1.46% 1.53%
Families 0.14% 1.55%
Median Household Income   -0.03%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Basin City, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Basin City to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 368 41st
Population Density1 # 456 27th
Diversity Index2 # 34 95th
Median Household Income # 443 30th
Per Capita Income # 595 5th

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