Grays Harbor County WA Information


Grays Harbor County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 72,438
Population in Households 69,723
Population in Familes 53,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,715
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 28,170
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 18,139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 35,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,839 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,331 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,568 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $165,183
Average Home Value $193,077


Median Household Income $44,109
Average Household Income $56,387
Per Capita Income $22,513
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.17%
Households -0.23% -0.27%
Families -0.31% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.


Grays Harbor County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grays Harbor 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 # 19 54th
Population Density1 # 19 54th
Diversity Index2 # 16 62nd
Median Household Income # 30 26th
Per Capita Income # 34 15th

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