Grays Harbor County, Washington Population 2019

Grays Harbor County, Washington's estimated population is 72,697 with a growth rate of 1.50% 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
201772,6971,0721.50%
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
White62,880
American Indian and Alaska Native3,332
Two or More Races2,739
Asian1,144
Black or African American717
Some Other Race415
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander227

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Grays Harbor County, Washington Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Grays Harbor County, Washington Median Age

43.5


Total

41.5


Male

45.2


Female

Grays Harbor County, Washington Adults

There are 56,513 adults, (13,976 of whom are seniors) in Grays Harbor County, Washington.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Grays Harbor County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

34,668

48.52%

Male

36,786

51.48%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Grays Harbor County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All66.1%33.9%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Female53.4%46.6%
Male50.1%49.9%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grays Harbor County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,0702.4466.1
Married12,8843.0680
Non Family10,2881.2555.2
Female3,3303.2753.4
Male1,5683.3650.1

3

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade2,1054.11%
9th to 12th Grade3,6967.22%
High School Graduate17,06733.34%
Some College14,63528.59%
Associates Degree5,93611.59%
Bachelors Degree5,19110.14%
Graduate Degree2,5685.02%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,47439,5986,793
Hispanic3,1331,806284
Native American2,0091,738242
Multiple Races1,3241,151220
Asian805690301
Black60753916
Other Race23313838
Islander1111018

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.39%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,492$37,324$26,469
Less Than High School$21,133$26,302$16,686
High School Grad$27,610$30,221$23,762
Some College$31,396$41,285$25,390
Bachelors Degree$53,552$64,469$43,413
Graduate Degree$63,750$70,214$59,598

$31,492

Average Earnings

$37,324

Average Male

$26,469

Average Female

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language by Age

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language

91.03% of Grays Harbor County, Washington residents speak only English, while 8.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.54% of the population.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,0388,02914.59%
Hispanic6,7011,49622.33%
Native3,26290327.68%
Multiple2,69954620.23%
Other40321352.85%
Islander2075225.12%
Asian1,037494.73%
Black1493523.49%

16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.75%

Male Poverty Rate

16.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington is Other, with 52.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington is Asian, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.12%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.83%
Some College14.41%
High School13.96%
Bachelors or Greater5.93%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.57%
Female Unemployed18.21%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed5.49%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Income

Grays Harbor County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,483$59,551
Families$58,846$69,817
Married Families$67,472$77,950
Non Families$24,951$37,781

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by War

7,448

Number of Veterans

6,864

Male Veterans

584

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,133
First Gulf War1,064
Korea802
Second Gulf War723
World War II332

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,401
75+1,706
35 to 541,473
55 to 641,454
18 to 34414

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,00913.89%
Hispanic2416.09%
2 or More1378.70%
Indian1295.37%
Black8913.36%
Other5218.37%
Asian262.97%
Hawaiian63.61%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Education

9.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment Status

Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment by Age

52%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

10.1%

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