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Coulee Dam, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Coulee Dam had a population of 1,115 as of July 1, 2019. Coulee Dam ranks in the upper 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 Coulee Dam is located at latitude 47.9654 and longitude -118.9761 in Okanogan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Coulee Dam encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Coulee Dam are located in Okanogan County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Grant County, and Douglas County.

The Town of Coulee Dam (GNIS ID: 2413249) 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 Coulee Dam is located within Colville Reservation Division of Okanogan County.


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Coulee Dam, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Coulee Dam, WA Housing Affordability Index is 220
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Coulee Dam, WA Wealth Index is 84
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,115 (100%)
Population in Households 1,114 (99.9%)
Population in Families 883 (79.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 1,542
Diversity Index2 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,994
Average Household Income $73,918
Per Capita Income $31,586
Wealth Index4 84

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 332 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $142,733
Housing Affordability Index3 220
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 466
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 302
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.32%
Households 0.16% 0.3%
Families 0.04% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Coulee Dam, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coulee Dam to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 378 40th
Population Density # 200 68th
Diversity Index # 79 88th
Median Household Income # 359 43rd
Per Capita Income # 294 53rd

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