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The City of Palouse had a population of 1,036 as of July 1, 2021. Palouse 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 Palouse is located at latitude 46.9102 and longitude -117.0757 in Whitman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palouse encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whitman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,434 feet.

The City of Palouse 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 Palouse is located within Colfax-Palouse Division of Whitman County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Palouse: Palouse City, Palusiidi.

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Palouse, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,036 (100%)
Population in Households 1,024 (98.8%)
Population in Families 860 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 12 ( 1.2%)
Population Density 989
Diversity Index2 17
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,744
Average Household Income $83,967
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $35,873
Wealth Index5 79
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 345 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $232,692
Average Home Value $246,667
Housing Affordability Index3 191
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 319
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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.46% 0.61%
Households 0.57% 0.66%
Families 0.98% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
Owner Occupied HU   1.13%

Palouse, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palouse to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 389 38th
Population Density # 306 51st
Median Household Income # 240 62nd
Housing Affordability Index # 600 96th
Per Capita Income # 267 57th
Diversity Index # 605 3rd

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