Harrah, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harrah, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Harrah had a population of 688 as of July 1, 2016. Harrah ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Harrah is located at latitude 46.407 and longitude -120.5423 in Yakima County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Harrah (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 833 feet.

The Town of Harrah (GNIS ID: 2412728) 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 Town of Harrah is located within Toppenish-Wapato Division of Yakima County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harrah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 688
Population in Households 675
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 3,197
Diversity Index2 95


Total Households 195
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 158
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $133,654
Average Home Value $136,614


Median Household Income $45,478
Average Household Income $57,530
Per Capita Income $16,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 1.0%
Households 1.56% 0.91%
Families 1.72% 0.87%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Harrah, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrah 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 # 431 31st
Population Density1 # 70 89th
Diversity Index2 # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 433 31st
Per Capita Income # 593 6th

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