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Tieton, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Tieton had a population of 1,249 as of July 1, 2017. Tieton ranks in the upper 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 Tieton is located at latitude 46.7026 and longitude -120.7555 in Yakima County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tieton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,923 feet.

The City of Tieton (GNIS ID: 2413390) 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 Tieton is located within Yakima Division of Yakima County.

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

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


Total Population 1,249
Daytime Population: Workers 495
Daytime Population: Residents 595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,090
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,249
Population in Familes 1,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,518
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $36,078
Average Household Income $50,337
Per Capita Income $14,884


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $156,652


Total Households 373
Average Household Size 3.35
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.66% 0.59%
Households 0.57% 0.53%
Families 0.68% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Tieton, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tieton 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 # 365 42nd
Population Density # 198 69th
Diversity Index # 23 96th
Median Household Income # 587 7th
Per Capita Income # 612 3rd

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