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Chinook, Washington - Basic Facts

The Chinook Census Designated Place had a population of 448 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chinook is located at latitude 46.2755 and longitude -123.9422 in Pacific County. The formal boundaries for the Chinook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pacific County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Chinook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407609) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Chinook Census Designated Place is located within Naselle Division of Pacific County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chinook 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 Chinook: Chinookville.

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


Total Population 448
Population in Households 448
Population in Familes 341
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 444
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $184,783
Average Home Value $285,031


Median Household Income $38,591
Average Household Income $52,150
Per Capita Income $24,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.41%
Households -0.64% -0.36%
Families 0.35% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

Chinook, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chinook 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 # 479 24th
Population Density1 # 429 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 403 36th
Median Household Income # 530 16th
Per Capita Income # 389 38th

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