Wahkiakum County WA Information

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Wahkiakum County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,044
Population in Households 3,996
Population in Familes 3,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,777
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,209
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,400 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 372 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $208,083
Average Home Value $224,429
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,240
Average Household Income $53,158
Per Capita Income $23,629
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.39%
Households 0.36% 0.45%
Families 0.29% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

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Wahkiakum County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wahkiakum 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 # 38 5th
Population Density1 # 30 26th
Diversity Index2 # 37 8th
Median Household Income # 36 10th
Per Capita Income # 29 28th

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