Wahkiakum County WA Information


Wahkiakum County Subdivisions

Wahkiakum County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,140
Population in Households 4,092
Population in Familes 3,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $47,765
Average Household Income $61,176
Per Capita Income $26,892


Total Housing Units 2,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,547 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $228,962
Average Home Value $244,441


Total Households 1,802
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,226
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.73%
Households 0.45% 0.71%
Families 0.39% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


Wahkiakum County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wahkiakum County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 37 8th
Population Density # 30 26th
Diversity Index # 36 10th
Median Household Income # 33 18th
Per Capita Income # 26 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.