Wahkiakum County WA Information


Wahkiakum County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,051
Daytime Population: Workers 1,091
Daytime Population: Residents 2,660
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,751
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 4,003
Population in Familes 3,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $43,892
Average Household Income $56,589
Per Capita Income $24,967


Total Housing Units 2,134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,392 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $218,375
Average Home Value $233,100


Total Households 1,768
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,203
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 0.25% 0.27%
Households 0.24% 0.27%
Families 0.18% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.57%


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, 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 # 38 5th
Population Density # 30 26th
Diversity Index # 37 8th
Median Household Income # 35 13th
Per Capita Income # 29 28th

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