Whitman County, Washington Population 2018

Whitman County, Washington's estimated population is 49,046 with a growth rate of 3.27% 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
201749,0461,5523.27%
201647,494-1,034-2.13%
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
White39,433
Asian3,774
Two or More Races2,202
Black or African American962
Some Other Race838
American Indian and Alaska Native243
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander42

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

Whitman County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20%25% Male Population0%5%10%15%20%25% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Whitman County, Washington Median Age

24.2


Total

24.4


Male

23.8


Female

Whitman County, Washington Adults

There are 40,322 adults, (4,654 of which are seniors) in Whitman County, Washington.

Whitman County, Washington Age Dependency

33.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitman County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

23,356

49.18%

Male

24,138

50.82%

Whitman County, Washington Households and Families

Whitman County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whitman County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.8%30.2%
All44.6%55.4%
Female39.9%60.1%
Male36%64%
Non Family25.5%74.5%

44.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitman County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1852.3744.6
Non Family8,6981.7525.5
Married6,9412.9969.8
Female1,0823.0539.9
Male4643.3436

2.91

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5%

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 Grade2461.07%
9th to 12th Grade7093.09%
High School Graduate3,82416.68%
Some College4,63420.22%
Associates Degree2,0939.13%
Bachelors Degree5,86025.57%
Graduate Degree5,55424.23%

Whitman County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,25918,5739,049
Asian1,9301,8201,592
Hispanic922803426
Multiple Races426409119
Black374363260
Other Race334274121
Native American17816330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 82.49%.

Whitman County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,050$40,374$28,146
Less Than High School$20,250$25,278$13,173
High School Grad$27,266$35,056$24,316
Some College$29,881$33,264$27,031
Bachelors Degree$32,292$41,959$27,184
Graduate Degree$44,734$52,043$40,327

$33,050

Average Earnings

$40,374

Average Male

$28,146

Average Female

Whitman County, Washington Language

Whitman County, Washington Language by Age

Whitman County, Washington Language

85.98% of Whitman County, Washington residents speak only English, while 14.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 5.33% of the population.

Whitman County, Washington Poverty

Whitman County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4639,59328.67%
Asian3,3481,14834.29%
Hispanic1,73660634.91%
Multiple1,53759138.45%
Black71122531.65%
Other53122141.62%
Native23011750.87%

30.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.00%

Male Poverty Rate

30.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitman County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitman County, Washington is Native, with 50.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitman County, Washington is White, with 28.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.64%.

Whitman County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.34%
High School16.80%
Some College16.66%
Bachelors or Greater9.86%

Whitman County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.07%
Female Unemployed46.99%
Female Employed26.62%
Male Employed21.46%

Whitman County, Washington Income

Whitman County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,636$55,468
Families$67,346$77,908
Married Families$78,750$
Non Families$21,445$32,489

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

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 45To54.

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Whitman County, Washington Veterans

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by War

2,430

Number of Veterans

2,170

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam866
Second Gulf War499
First Gulf War365
Korea219
World War II177

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74599
75+520
35 to 54508
55 to 64461
18 to 34342

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3346.97%
Hispanic522.51%
2 or More442.63%
Black233.04%
Other202.59%
Asian90.27%

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Education

9.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitman County, Washington Employment Status

Whitman County, Washington Employment by Age

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

8.9%

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