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Pasco, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Pasco had a population of 74,844 as of July 1, 2019. Pasco 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 Pasco is located at latitude 46.2396 and longitude -119.1006 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pasco encompass a land area of 32.31 sq. miles and a water area of 3.58 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 387 feet.

The City of Pasco (GNIS ID: 2411381) 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 Pasco is located within Pasco Division of Franklin County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pasco, WA Housing Affordability Index is 140
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

Pasco, WA Wealth Index is 82
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 74,844 (100%)
Population in Households 74,433 (99.5%)
Population in Families 64,682 (86.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 411 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 2,210
Diversity Index2 85
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,531
Average Household Income $81,018
Per Capita Income $24,140
Wealth Index4 82

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 23,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,153 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,170 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,032 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $221,479
Housing Affordability Index3 140
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22,323
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 17,234
Average Family Size 4
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 2.05% 2.06%
Households 1.88% 1.98%
Families 1.86% 1.96%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Pasco, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pasco 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 # 16 98th
Population Density # 142 77th
Diversity Index # 12 98th
Median Household Income # 268 57th
Per Capita Income # 498 20th

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