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The Town of Wilbur had a population of 886 as of July 1, 2022. Wilbur 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 Wilbur is located at latitude 47.7588 and longitude -118.7056 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wilbur encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,172 feet.

The Town of Wilbur 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 Wilbur is located within Wilbur Division of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilbur: Goosetown.

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Wilbur, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 886 (100%)
Population in Households 873 (98.5%)
Population in Families 677 (76.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 13 ( 1.5%)
Population Density 672
Diversity Index2 26


Median Household Income $62,841
Average Household Income $103,158
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $45,303
Wealth Index5 120


Total HU (Housing Units) 451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 311 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $169,792
Average Home Value $178,952
Housing Affordability Index3 183


Total Households 390
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 229
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.45% 0.02%
Households -0.56% 0.00%
Families   -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
Owner Occupied HU   0.19%

Wilbur, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilbur to the other 639 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 413 35th
Population Density # 378 41st
Median Household Income # 433 32nd
Housing Affordability Index # 619 97th
Per Capita Income # 213 67th
Diversity Index # 581 9th

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