Tonasket, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tonasket, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Tonasket had a population of 1,027 as of July 1, 2016. Tonasket 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 Tonasket is located at latitude 48.7085 and longitude -119.4428 in Okanogan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tonasket (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Tonasket (GNIS ID: 2412082) 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 Tonasket is located within Tonasket Division of Okanogan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tonasket population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tonasket: Tenasket, Tonaskot.

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


Total Population 1,027
Population in Households 988
Population in Familes 761
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 1,280
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 459
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $150,676
Average Home Value $145,019


Median Household Income $25,679
Average Household Income $41,394
Per Capita Income $17,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.04%
Households 0.21% 0.13%
Families 2.85% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Tonasket, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tonasket 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 # 388 38th
Population Density1 # 235 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 117 81st
Median Household Income # 626 0th
Per Capita Income # 585 7th

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