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Lyle, Washington - Basic Facts

The Lyle Census Designated Place had a population of 578 as of July 1, 2020. Lyle ranks in the lower 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 Lyle is located at latitude 45.696 and longitude -121.2862 in Klickitat County. The formal boundaries for the Lyle Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Klickitat County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 194 feet.

The Lyle Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408154) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lyle Census Designated Place is located within Dallesport-Klickitat Division of Klickitat County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lyle: Klickitat Landing.


Lyle, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 578 (100%)
Population in Households 568 (98.3%)
Population in Families 437 (75.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 818
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $48,882
Average Household Income $63,078
% of Income for Mortgage4 26%
Per Capita Income $28,802
Wealth Index5 55


Total HU (Housing Units) 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $406,322
Housing Affordability Index3 97


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.44% 1.35%
Households 1.55% 1.49%
Families 2.32% 1.51%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
Owner Occupied HU   1.57%


Lyle, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyle to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 457 27th
Population Density # 338 46th
Median Household Income # 492 21st
Housing Affordability Index # 104 17th
Per Capita Income # 400 36th
Diversity Index # 591 5th

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