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Okanogan, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Okanogan is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Okanogan County at latitude 48.3686 and longitude -119.577. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 840 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Okanogan, but most people and references simply refer to it as Okanogan, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Okanogan indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Okanogan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Okanogan: Alma.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,585
Population in Households 2,434
Population in Familes 1,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 1,326
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,009
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 650
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 586 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $171,591
Average Home Value $206,101
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,716
Average Household Income $43,648
Per Capita Income $17,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.38%
Households 0.62% 0.55%
Families 1.16% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okanogan 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 # 276 56th
Population Density1 # 231 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 142 78th
Median Household Income # 567 10th
Per Capita Income # 561 11th

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