Grays Harbor County WA Information

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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, 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 # 19 54th
Population Density1 # 19 54th
Diversity Index2 # 16 62nd
Median Household Income # 33 18th
Per Capita Income # 33 18th

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Grays Harbor County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 72,150
Population in Households 69,413
Population in Familes 53,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,737
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 43
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 28,369
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 18,224
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 35,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,839 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,530 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,172 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $148,086
Average Home Value $179,196
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,386
Average Household Income $52,044
Per Capita Income $20,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.31%
Households -0.17% -0.28%
Families -0.34% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.

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