Palouse, Washington Population 2021

1,077
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Palouse is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 1,077, it is the 198th largest city in Washington and the 10011th largest city in the United States. Palouse is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 7.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 998 in 2010. Palouse reached it's highest population of 1,077 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Palouse has a population density of 1,029 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palouse is $79,028 with a poverty rate of 4.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $540 per month, and the median house value is $169,700. The median age in Palouse is 49.9 years, 49.8 years for males, and 50.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.9 males.

Palouse Demographics

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

  • White: 89.11%
  • Two or more races: 4.38%
  • Asian: 3.50%
  • Black or African American: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palouse, Washington is 1,077, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,074.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 998.

Palouse, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91689.11%
Two or More Races454.38%
Asian363.50%
Black or African American131.26%
Some Other Race90.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.88%
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Palouse Population by Race

Palouse Population Pyramid 2021

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Palouse Median Age

49.9


Total

49.8


Male

50.1


Female

Palouse Adults

There are 843 adults, (227 of whom are seniors) in Palouse.

Palouse Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Palouse Sex Ratio

Female

474

46.11%

Male

554

53.89%

Palouse Population by Age

Palouse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palouse Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married90.6%9.4%
All83%17%
Non Family72.5%27.5%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palouse Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4822.183
Married2352.7990.6
Non Family2181.1572.5
Female194.53100
Male102.3100

2.83

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Palouse Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade20.25%
High School Graduate18122.46%
Some College16820.84%
Associates Degree8110.05%
Bachelors Degree27033.50%
Graduate Degree10412.90%
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Palouse Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palouse Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White746746335
Hispanic313131
Multiple Races191910
Asian10104
Native American973
Other Race999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Palouse Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,141$53,264$40,735
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,750$66,667$25,500
Some College$54,643$53,333$55,625
Bachelors Degree$42,143$42,431$41,625
Graduate Degree$52,981$47,000$53,472

$44,141

Average Earnings

$53,264

Average Male

$40,735

Average Female

Palouse Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palouse Language by Age

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Palouse Language

95.04% of Palouse residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Palouse Language

Palouse Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White865404.62%
Multiple4524.44%

4.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.69%

Male Poverty Rate

3.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palouse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palouse is White, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palouse is Multiple, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.54%.

Palouse Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater7.49%
Some College4.82%
High School1.10%
Less Than High School0.00%

Palouse Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Palouse Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palouse Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,250$79,028
Families$98,750$100,441
Married Families$102,917-
Non Families$36,136$52,431
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Income by Household Type

Palouse Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Palouse Married by Age and Sex

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Palouse Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Palouse Marital Status by Race

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Palouse Marital Status

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142

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War30
Korea21
Second Gulf War16
World War II

Palouse Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6442
75+38
35 to 5434
65 to 7415
18 to 3413

Palouse Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13416.92%
2 or More526.32%
Indian333.33%

Palouse Veterans by Race

Palouse Veterans by Education

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1.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palouse Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Palouse Employment by Age

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Palouse Employment by Race

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Palouse Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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43.77%

Born in Washington

95.53%

Native Born

4.47%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.53% of Palouse residents were born in the United States, with 43.77% having been born in Washington. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Palouse Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,07710.09%
20201,07610.09%
20191,07510.09%
20181,074111.03%
20171,063121.14%
20161,051252.44%
20151,026111.08%
20141,015-1-0.10%
20131,016-6-0.59%
20121,02280.79%
20111,014191.91%
20109950.00%

Palouse Population by Year