Okanogan County WA Information


Okanogan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 41,858
Population in Households 41,218
Population in Familes 32,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 640
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 16,985
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 11,172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,470 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,515 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,657 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $170,657
Average Home Value $213,468


Median Household Income $40,740
Average Household Income $53,209
Per Capita Income $21,940
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.17%
Households 0.45% 0.27%
Families 0.37% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.


Okanogan County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okanogan 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 # 25 38th
Population Density1 # 34 15th
Diversity Index2 # 7 85th
Median Household Income # 35 13th
Per Capita Income # 35 13th

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