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Tonasket, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Tonasket is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Okanogan County at latitude 48.7085 and longitude -119.4428. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 919 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tonasket 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 Tonasket (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tonasket: Tenasket, Tonaskot.

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


Total Population 1,033
Population in Households 984
Population in Familes 757
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 1,287
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 455
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 275
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $174,091
Average Home Value $209,004


Median Household Income $28,632
Average Household Income $36,741
Per Capita Income $15,310
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.02% 0.06%
Households 0.1% 0.18%
Families 3.87% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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 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 # 386 39th
Population Density1 # 238 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 126 80th
Median Household Income # 617 2nd
Per Capita Income # 586 7th

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