Klickitat County WA Information


Klickitat County Subdivisions

Klickitat County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 20,906
Population in Households 20,708
Population in Familes 16,626
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 8,572
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,765
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,912 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,660 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,591 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $214,422
Average Home Value $260,250


Median Household Income $42,524
Average Household Income $55,268
Per Capita Income $22,731
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.77%
Households 0.55% 0.95%
Families 0.47% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Klickitat County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Klickitat County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 29 28th
Population Density1 # 31 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 18 56th
Median Household Income # 27 33rd
Per Capita Income # 28 31st

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