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Twisp, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Twisp had a population of 897 as of July 1, 2017. Twisp 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 Twisp is located at latitude 48.3609 and longitude -120.1163 in Okanogan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Twisp (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Okanogan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,637 feet.

The Town of Twisp (GNIS ID: 2413408) 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 Twisp is located within Methow Valley Division of Okanogan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Twisp population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Twisp: Gloversville.

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


Total Population 897
Daytime Population: Workers 769
Daytime Population: Residents 487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,256
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 897
Population in Familes 620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 759
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $34,475
Average Household Income $50,700
Per Capita Income $25,619


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $241,848
Average Home Value $248,097


Total Households 461
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 242
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 -0.33% -0.16%
Households -0.38% -0.17%
Families 1.2% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Twisp, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Twisp to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 406 35th
Population Density # 347 45th
Diversity Index # 600 4th
Median Household Income # 603 4th
Per Capita Income # 419 33rd

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