Grays Harbor County, Washington Population 2018

Grays Harbor County, Washington's estimated population is 72,697 with a growth rate of 2.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grays Harbor County, Washington is the 19th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201772,6971,4642.06%
201671,233-392-0.55%
201671,6255600.79%
201571,0652470.35%
201470,818-248-0.35%
201371,066-726-1.01%
201271,792-574-0.79%
201172,366-485-0.67%
201072,8518,67613.52%
199064,175-2,139-3.23%
198066,3146,76111.35%
197059,5535,0889.34%
196054,4658211.53%
195053,6444780.90%
194053,166-6,816-11.36%
193059,98215,23734.05%
192044,7459,15525.72%
191035,59020,466135.32%
190015,1245,87563.52%
18909,2498,328904.23%
1880921520129.68%
187040111640.70%
18602850.00%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White62,665
American Indian and Alaska Native3,287
Two or More Races2,513
Asian1,202
Black or African American756
Some Other Race566
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander244

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Grays Harbor County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Grays Harbor County, Washington Median Age

43


Total

41.1


Male

44.9


Female

Grays Harbor County, Washington Adults

There are 56,274 adults, (13,463 of which are seniors) in Grays Harbor County, Washington.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Grays Harbor County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

34,577

48.54%

Male

36,656

51.46%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Households and Families

Grays Harbor County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grays Harbor County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All67.1%32.9%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Male51.4%48.6%
Female49.8%50.2%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grays Harbor County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4722.4867.1
Married12,5893.0579.7
Non Family9,9631.2659.4
Female3,3123.449.8
Male1,6083.6951.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grays Harbor County, Washington Households

Grays Harbor County, Washington Education

Grays Harbor County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2094.35%
9th to 12th Grade3,7617.41%
High School Graduate16,96133.40%
Some College14,48128.51%
Associates Degree5,60211.03%
Bachelors Degree5,27010.38%
Graduate Degree2,5044.93%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,16939,1326,891
Hispanic3,0821,756261
Native American1,9621,680199
Multiple Races1,2471,103228
Asian884733237
Black57451419
Other Race37115640
Islander97789

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.81%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,208$35,903$24,724
Less Than High School$19,626$28,020$15,317
High School Grad$24,489$25,919$22,451
Some College$30,262$40,066$23,797
Bachelors Degree$53,008$60,374$43,958
Graduate Degree$53,611$55,813$50,927

$30,208

Average Earnings

$35,903

Average Male

$24,724

Average Female

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language by Age

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language

90.99% of Grays Harbor County, Washington residents speak only English, while 9.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.64% of the population.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White54,9008,00614.58%
Hispanic6,5091,67725.76%
Native3,2051,06233.14%
Multiple2,46450420.45%
Other53913124.30%
Asian1,069726.74%
Black2467028.46%
Islander2366627.97%

16.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.57%

Male Poverty Rate

17.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington is Native, with 33.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington is Asian, with 6.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.02%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.42%
High School14.39%
Some College13.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.78%
Female Unemployed23.16%
Female Employed8.00%
Male Employed5.28%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Income

Grays Harbor County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,521$59,215
Families$55,157$69,075
Married Families$64,431$77,317
Non Families$24,901$38,333

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by War

7,372

Number of Veterans

6,843

Male Veterans

529

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,967
First Gulf War1,023
Korea803
Second Gulf War690
World War II323

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,277
35 to 541,648
75+1,598
55 to 641,453
18 to 34396

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,87813.72%
2 or More18912.21%
Hispanic1874.83%
Indian1285.57%
Black12519.32%
Other266.10%
Asian262.77%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Education

9.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment Status

Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment by Age

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment by Race

Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Grays Harbor County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Aberdeen1689416334-560-3.31%
Hoquiam87268434-292-3.35%
Ocean Shores556958312624.70%
Montesano39713912-59-1.49%
Elma31033053-50-1.61%
Westport20792035-44-2.12%
McCleary16491630-19-1.15%
Cosmopolis16491601-48-2.91%
Oakville684665-19-2.78%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990