Palouse, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Palouse, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Palouse had a population of 912 as of July 1, 2016. Palouse 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 Palouse is located at latitude 46.9103 and longitude -117.0753 in Whitman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palouse (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whitman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,434 feet.

The City of Palouse (GNIS ID: 2411364) 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 Palouse is located within Colfax-Palouse Division of Whitman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palouse 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 Palouse: Palouse City, Palusiidi.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 912
Population in Households 899
Population in Familes 760
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 848
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 282
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 313 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $167,778
Average Home Value $195,994
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,285
Average Household Income $59,379
Per Capita Income $25,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.43% -0.6%
Households -1.23% -0.46%
Families -0.5% -0.5%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.

Palouse, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palouse 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 # 400 36th
Population Density1 # 326 48th
Diversity Index2 # 610 3rd
Median Household Income # 434 31st
Per Capita Income # 361 43rd

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