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White Swan, Washington - Basic Facts

The White Swan Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Yakima County at latitude 46.377 and longitude -120.7381. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 968 feet.

The formal official name is the White Swan Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as White Swan, Washington.

The U5 Census Class Code for White Swan indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the White Swan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for White Swan: Stwireville.

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White Swan, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 836
Population in Households 836
Population in Familes 736
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 313
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 4.08
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $119,355
Average Home Value $139,583


Median Household Income $39,330
Average Household Income $50,993
Per Capita Income $12,663
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.25% 1.05%
Households 1.18% 1.14%
Families 1.04% 0.97%
Median Household Income   5.08%
Per Capita Income   3.91%
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.


White Swan, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Swan to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 411 35th
Population Density1 # 480 24th
Diversity Index2 # 128 80th
Median Household Income # 505 20th
Per Capita Income # 614 2nd

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