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Omak, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Omak had a population of 5,106 as of July 1, 2020. Omak 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 Omak is located at latitude 48.411 and longitude -119.5275 in Okanogan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Omak encompass a land area of 3.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 843 feet.

The City of Omak (GNIS ID: 2411320) 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 Omak is located within Omak Division of Okanogan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Omak: Epley.


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


Total Population 5,106 (100%)
Population in Households 5,088 (99.6%)
Population in Families 3,852 (75.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 1,323
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $46,784
Average Household Income $57,288
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $23,925
Wealth Index5 52


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,231 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 926 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $157,143
Average Home Value $212,683
Housing Affordability Index3 178


Total Households 2,157
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,317
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 0.46% 0.5%
Households 0.53% 0.5%
Families 0.61% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
Owner Occupied HU   0.82%


Omak, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Omak 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 # 194 69th
Population Density # 235 63rd
Median Household Income # 515 18th
Housing Affordability Index # 541 87th
Per Capita Income # 523 16th
Diversity Index # 94 85th

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