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Wishram, Washington - Basic Facts

Wishram is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Wishram Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Klickitat County at latitude 45.6573 and longitude -120.9667. Klickitat County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 174 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Wishram Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Wishram, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 344
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 265
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 268
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 149
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $118,333
Average Home Value $161,429


Median Household Income $50,569
Average Household Income $54,230
Per Capita Income $23,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% 0.57%
Households 0.48% 0.79%
Families 3.23% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.


Wishram, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wishram to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 505 20th
Population Density1 # 502 20th
Diversity Index2 # 342 46th
Median Household Income # 348 45th
Per Capita Income # 409 35th

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