Whitman County, Washington Population 2018

Whitman County, Washington's estimated population is 49,046 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitman County, Washington is the 22nd largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,794-1,252-2.55%
201749,0465181.07%
201648,5286141.28%
201547,9141,1612.48%
201446,753250.05%
201346,7281820.39%
201246,5461,5693.49%
201144,9772160.48%
201044,7615,98615.44%
199038,775-1,328-3.31%
198040,1032,2035.81%
197037,9006,63721.23%
196031,263-1,206-3.71%
195032,4695,24819.28%
194027,221-793-2.83%
193028,014-3,309-10.56%
192031,323-1,957-5.88%
191033,2807,92031.23%
190025,3606,25132.71%
189019,10912,095172.44%
18807,0140.00%

Whitman County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,591
Asian3,804
Two or More Races2,235
Black or African American979
Some Other Race812
American Indian and Alaska Native309
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander64

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

Whitman County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Whitman County, Washington Median Age

24.5


Total

24.6


Male

24.2


Female

Whitman County, Washington Adults

There are 40,577 adults, (4,700 of whom are seniors) in Whitman County, Washington.

Whitman County, Washington Age Dependency

33.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitman County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

23,371

48.90%

Male

24,423

51.10%

Whitman County, Washington Households and Families

Whitman County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Whitman County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.8%30.2%
All44.5%55.5%
Female42.2%57.8%
Male40.3%59.7%
Non Family25.8%74.2%

44.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitman County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6572.3144.5
Non Family9,1291.6925.8
Married6,9362.9669.8
Female1,0663.0642.2
Male5263.0140.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whitman County, Washington Households

Whitman County, Washington Education

Whitman County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2591.11%
9th to 12th Grade8163.49%
High School Graduate4,00617.15%
Some College4,65819.94%
Associates Degree2,3159.91%
Bachelors Degree5,72724.51%
Graduate Degree5,58423.90%

Whitman County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,52518,7288,844
Asian1,9541,8691,629
Hispanic950805362
Multiple Races497483250
Black368338230
Other Race348258110
Native American22922542

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 83.37%.

Whitman County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,298$41,181$30,114
Less Than High School$25,515$27,642$16,042
High School Grad$30,946$36,237$25,768
Some College$30,181$35,708$26,290
Bachelors Degree$36,682$46,078$31,186
Graduate Degree$44,369$54,375$37,288

$35,298

Average Earnings

$41,181

Average Male

$30,114

Average Female

Whitman County, Washington Language

Whitman County, Washington Language by Age

Whitman County, Washington Language

85.61% of Whitman County, Washington residents speak only English, while 14.39% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Whitman County, Washington Poverty

Whitman County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,2878,76826.34%
Asian3,33198329.51%
Hispanic1,89671437.66%
Multiple1,59749030.68%
Black74322530.28%
Other56416829.79%
Native29716254.55%
Islander643554.69%

27.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.16%

Male Poverty Rate

27.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitman County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitman County, Washington is Islander, with 54.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitman County, Washington is White, with 26.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.24%.

Whitman County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.82%
High School17.38%
Some College16.50%
Bachelors or Greater8.77%

Whitman County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.34%
Female Unemployed48.52%
Female Employed23.75%
Male Employed19.20%

Whitman County, Washington Income

Whitman County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,574$57,416
Families$68,088$81,547
Married Families$81,426$90,861
Non Families$21,904$33,748

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitman County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Whitman County, Washington Marriage

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

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status by Race


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

Whitman County, Washington Veterans

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by War

2,170

Number of Veterans

1,911

Male Veterans

259

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam803
Second Gulf War472
First Gulf War297
Korea160
World War II92

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74530
75+489
35 to 54429
55 to 64405
18 to 34317

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0696.14%
Hispanic482.19%
2 or More341.98%
Other344.74%
Black232.90%
Asian70.21%
Indian31.23%

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Education

9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitman County, Washington Employment Status

Whitman County, Washington Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Whitman County, Washington Employment by Race

Whitman County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Whitman County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pullman2982133282346111.61%
Colfax279328951023.65%
Palouse9961045494.92%
Tekoa781808273.46%
Garfield597611142.35%
Albion58659150.85%
Rosalia554565111.99%
St. John537558213.91%
Colton429466378.62%
Oakesdale424435112.59%
Uniontown2943333913.27%
LaCrosse31331741.28%
Endicott28829131.04%
Malden20320520.99%
Farmington15015664.00%
Lamont707334.29%
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