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Tekoa, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Tekoa had a population of 950 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tekoa is located at latitude 47.2253 and longitude -117.074 in Whitman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tekoa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whitman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,533 feet.

The City of Tekoa (GNIS ID: 2412043) 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 Tekoa is located within Tekoa Division of Whitman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tekoa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tekoa: T'ik'ut.

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


Total Population 950
Daytime Population: Workers 407
Daytime Population: Residents 634
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,041
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 905
Population in Familes 731
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 833
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $46,478
Average Household Income $56,913
Per Capita Income $24,042


Total Housing Units 437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $144,231


Total Households 379
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 243
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 2.79% 2.54%
Households 2.95% 2.6%
Families 3.38% 2.58%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   3.81%

Tekoa, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tekoa to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 395 37th
Population Density # 329 48th
Diversity Index # 358 43rd
Median Household Income # 453 28th
Per Capita Income # 468 26th

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