Pasco, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pasco, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Pasco had a population of 69,475 as of July 1, 2016. Pasco ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Pasco is located at latitude 46.2511 and longitude -119.1321 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pasco (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.31 sq. miles and a water area of 3.58 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 387 feet.

The City of Pasco (GNIS ID: 2411381) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pasco 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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Pasco, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 69,475
Population in Households 69,144
Population in Familes 60,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 331
Population Density1 2,150
Diversity Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 20,876
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 16,082
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,445 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,431 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,046 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $158,362
Average Home Value $184,510
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,776
Average Household Income $68,032
Per Capita Income $20,589
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.13% 1.86%
Households 2.07% 1.82%
Families 2.03% 1.8%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Pasco, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pasco 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 # 16 98th
Population Density1 # 142 78th
Diversity Index2 # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 333 47th
Per Capita Income # 531 15th

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