Okanogan, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Okanogan, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Okanogan had a population of 2,550 as of July 1, 2015. Okanogan ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Okanogan is located at latitude 48.3686 and longitude -119.577 in Okanogan County. 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. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 840 feet.

The City of Okanogan (GNIS ID: 2411309) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Okanogan is located within Okanogan Division of Okanogan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Okanogan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Okanogan: Alma.

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


Total Population 2,550
Population in Households 2,387
Population in Familes 1,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 1,308
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 992
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 641
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 573 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 418 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $168,846
Average Home Value $196,722


Median Household Income $37,877
Average Household Income $47,037
Per Capita Income $18,861
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.05%
Households 0.17% 0.04%
Families 0.67% 0.03%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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, 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 # 278 56th
Population Density1 # 239 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 140 78th
Median Household Income # 536 15th
Per Capita Income # 541 14th

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