Twisp, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Twisp, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Twisp had a population of 898 as of July 1, 2016. Twisp ranks in the lower 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 Twisp is located at latitude 48.3609 and longitude -120.1163 in Okanogan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Twisp (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,637 feet.

The Town of Twisp (GNIS ID: 2413408) 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 Town of Twisp is located within Methow Valley Division of Okanogan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Twisp 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 Twisp: Gloversville.

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


Total Population 898
Population in Households 898
Population in Familes 622
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 760
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 468
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 246
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $228,889
Average Home Value $239,966


Median Household Income $32,579
Average Household Income $48,108
Per Capita Income $24,586
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.27%
Households -0.2% -0.21%
Families 1.66% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.

Twisp, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Twisp 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 # 403 36th
Population Density1 # 352 44th
Diversity Index2 # 603 4th
Median Household Income # 600 4th
Per Capita Income # 403 36th

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