Pacific County WA Information


Pacific County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,676
Population in Households 20,399
Population in Familes 15,268
Population in Group Qrtrs 277
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 9,396
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 5,614
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,797 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,599 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,852 (42.2%)
Median Home Value $171,402
Average Home Value $214,300


Median Household Income $39,918
Average Household Income $53,390
Per Capita Income $24,568
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.13%
Households -0.17% -0.13%
Families -0.26% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Pacific County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pacific County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents 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 # 30 26th
Population Density1 # 26 36th
Diversity Index2 # 22 46th
Median Household Income # 37 8th
Per Capita Income # 25 38th

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