Onalaska, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Onalaska, Washington - Basic Facts

The Onalaska Census Designated Place had a population of 599 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Onalaska is located at latitude 46.5783 and longitude -122.711 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the Onalaska Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 489 feet.

The Onalaska Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586742) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Onalaska Census Designated Place is located within Mineral Division of Lewis County.

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


Total Population 599
Population in Households 599
Population in Familes 500
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $200,806
Average Home Value $229,944


Median Household Income $53,085
Average Household Income $61,505
Per Capita Income $23,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.44%
Households -0.55% -0.44%
Families -0.84% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Onalaska, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onalaska 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 # 451 28th
Population Density1 # 454 28th
Diversity Index2 # 412 34th
Median Household Income # 325 48th
Per Capita Income # 451 28th

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