Cathlamet, Washington Population 2024

605

Cathlamet is a city located in Wahkiakum County Washington. Cathlamet has a 2024 population of 605. It is also the county seat of Wahkiakum County. Cathlamet is currently growing at a rate of 1.85% annually and its population has increased by 7.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 561 in 2020.

The average household income in Cathlamet is $65,301 with a poverty rate of 17.84%. The median age in Cathlamet is 59.4 years: 56.3 years for males, and 61.8 years for females.

Cathlamet Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cathlamet was:

  • White: 95.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 1.28%
  • Native American: 1.1%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,195.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.84% (44)
The current population of Cathlamet, Washington is 605 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 561.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52495.97%
Two or more races81.47%
Black or African American71.28%
Native American61.1%
Asian10.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cathlamet Population by Race

Cathlamet Population Pyramid 2024

Cathlamet Median Age

59.4

Total

56.3

Male

61.8

Female

Cathlamet Adults

There are 496 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Cathlamet.

Cathlamet Age Dependency

95.7

Age Dependency Ratio

77.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cathlamet Sex Ratio

Female30054.95%
Male24645.05%

Cathlamet Population by Age

Cathlamet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2691.8671.428.6
Non Family1231.269.930.1
Married1222.376.223.8
Female153.1386.713.3
Male92.890100

2.28

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cathlamet Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade449.69%
Associates Degree5111.23%
Bachelors Degree378.15%
Graduate Degree6213.66%
High School Graduate9721.37%
Less Than 9th Grade51.1%
Some College15834.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cathlamet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cathlamet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White42938190
2+ Races880
Hispanic777
Black771
Native American210
Asian111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Cathlamet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$100,714$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$9,219$9,688$0
Overall$27,727$23,750$29,583
Some College$28,068$0$42,639

$27,727

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$29,583

Average Female

Cathlamet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cathlamet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cathlamet Language

96.82% of Cathlamet residents speak only English, while 3.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.5% of the population.

Cathlamet Language

Cathlamet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4788116.95%
Multiple8562.5%
Black44100%
Native6116.67%

17.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.55%

Male Poverty Rate

14.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cathlamet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cathlamet is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cathlamet is Native, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.56%.

Cathlamet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.41%
High School18.68%
Bachelors or Greater18.48%
Some College17.65%

Cathlamet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.22%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed8.64%
Female Unemployed0%

Cathlamet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cathlamet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,429$74,310
Households$55,694$65,301
Married Families$56,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,406$53,087

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cathlamet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cathlamet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cathlamet Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cathlamet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cathlamet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War9
Vietnam7
First Gulf War5
World War II3
Korea0

Cathlamet Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5415
75+11
55 to 649
18 to 344
65 to 744

Cathlamet Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White439%

Cathlamet Veterans by Race

Cathlamet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cathlamet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.8%

Labor Force Participation

35%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cathlamet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cathlamet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cathlamet Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.56%

Born in Cathlamet

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Cathlamet residents were born in the United States, with 39.56% having been born in Washington. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cathlamet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029660111.69%
2028649111.72%
2027638111.75%
2026627111.79%
2025616111.82%
2024605111.85%
2023594162.77%
202257861.05%
2021572111.96%
2020561254.66%
201953681.52%
2018528101.93%
201751881.57%
2016510153.03%
2015495-5-1%
201450000%
2013500-25-4.76%
2012525-5-0.94%
2011530-3-0.56%
201053300%

Cathlamet Population by Year