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Colville, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Colville had a population of 4,644 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Colville is located at latitude 48.5452 and longitude -117.8978 in Stevens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stevens County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,611 feet.

The City of Colville (GNIS ID: 2410205) 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 City of Colville is located within Colville Division of Stevens County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colville 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 Colville: Pinkney City.

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


Total Population 4,644
Population in Households 4,481
Population in Familes 3,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 1,563
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 2,048
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,141 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 907 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $161,196
Average Home Value $167,961


Median Household Income $36,842
Average Household Income $50,481
Per Capita Income $23,174
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.09%
Households -0.02% -0.01%
Families 0.22% -0.08%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Colville, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colville 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 # 196 69th
Population Density1 # 187 70th
Diversity Index2 # 430 32nd
Median Household Income # 560 11th
Per Capita Income # 455 27th

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