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Winthrop, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Winthrop had a population of 402 as of July 1, 2016. Winthrop 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 Winthrop is located at latitude 48.4719 and longitude -120.179 in Okanogan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Winthrop (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,768 feet.

The Town of Winthrop (GNIS ID: 2413503) 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 Winthrop is located within Methow Valley Division of Okanogan County.

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

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


Total Population 402
Population in Households 400
Population in Familes 305
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 427
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $271,296
Average Home Value $312,419


Median Household Income $50,671
Average Household Income $68,817
Per Capita Income $33,868
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.25%
Households 0.46% 0.28%
Families 2.73% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Winthrop, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winthrop 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 # 493 22nd
Population Density1 # 433 31st
Diversity Index2 # 614 2nd
Median Household Income # 373 41st
Per Capita Income # 165 74th

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