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Metaline Falls, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Metaline Falls had a population of 249 as of July 1, 2019. Metaline Falls 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 Metaline Falls is located at latitude 48.8638 and longitude -117.3725 in Pend Oreille County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Metaline Falls encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pend Oreille County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,067 feet.

The Town of Metaline Falls (GNIS ID: 2412990) 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 Metaline Falls is located within Ione-Metaline Falls Division of Pend Oreille County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Metaline Falls, WA Housing Affordability Index is 145
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

Metaline Falls, WA Wealth Index is 49
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 249 (100%)
Population in Households 249 (100.0%)
Population in Families 177 (71.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,176
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,457
Average Household Income $55,765
Per Capita Income $27,638
Wealth Index4 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (37.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (40.0%)
Median Home Value $182,500
Housing Affordability Index3 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 129
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3
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 0.49% 0.63%
Households 0.43% 0.61%
Families 1.85% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.76%

Metaline Falls, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Metaline Falls 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 # 535 14th
Population Density # 254 60th
Diversity Index # 615 2nd
Median Household Income # 499 20th
Per Capita Income # 411 34th

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