Ferry County WA Information


Ferry County Subdivisions

Ferry County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,484
Daytime Population: Workers 2,487
Daytime Population: Residents 4,795
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,282
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 7,232
Population in Familes 5,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $40,680
Average Household Income $55,256
Per Capita Income $24,253


Total Housing Units 4,525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,274 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 907 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,344 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $174,419
Average Home Value $234,719


Total Households 3,181
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,056
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.12% -0.48%
Households -0.04% -0.44%
Families -0.09% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Ferry County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ferry County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 36 10th
Population Density # 38 5th
Diversity Index # 15 64th
Median Household Income # 38 5th
Per Capita Income # 31 23rd

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