Palouse, WA Profile: Facts & Data

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Palouse, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Palouse had a population of 1,016 as of July 1, 2018. 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 46.9103 and longitude -117.0753 in Whitman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palouse (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2411364) 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, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,016
Population in Households 1,004
Population in Familes 855
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 944
Diversity Index3 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,857
Average Household Income $65,640
Per Capita Income $28,008

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $171,000
Average Home Value $202,320
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 312
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.22% 0.53%
Households 0.25% 0.54%
Families 0.85% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Palouse, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palouse to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 386 38th
Population Density # 310 51st
Diversity Index # 606 4th
Median Household Income # 423 33rd
Per Capita Income # 372 41st

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