Palouse, Washington Population 2020

1,098

Palouse is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 1,098, it is the 198th largest city in Washington and the 9938th largest city in the United States. Palouse is currently growing at a rate of 1.10% annually and its population has increased by 10.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 998 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Palouse has a population density of 1,049 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palouse is $72,989 with a poverty rate of 5.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $548 per month, and the median house value is $160,200. The median age in Palouse is 50.7 years, 51.2 years for males, and 50.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.6 males.

Palouse Demographics

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

  • White: 94.03%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.78%
  • Native American: 1.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palouse, Washington is 1,098, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White89894.03%
Asian191.99%
Two or More Races171.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native111.15%
Black or African American90.94%
Some Other Race10.10%

Palouse Population Pyramid 2020

Palouse Median Age

50.7


Total

51.2


Male

50.4


Female

Palouse Adults

There are 788 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Palouse.

Palouse Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Palouse Sex Ratio

Female

460

48.17%

Male

495

51.83%

Palouse Households and Families

Palouse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palouse Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.6%11.4%
Female85.7%14.3%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family68.9%31.1%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4672.0180.5
Married2452.688.6
Non Family1931.168.9
Female213.4885.7
Male82.25100

2.59

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palouse Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade30.40%
High School Graduate19125.43%
Some College16622.10%
Associates Degree689.05%
Bachelors Degree22930.49%
Graduate Degree9412.52%

Palouse Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White719719311
Native American1184
Multiple Races10101
Hispanic888
Asian44
Other Race111

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,344$53,438$38,611
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$37,222$58,750$26,389
Some College$43,750$51,667$39,922
Bachelors Degree$43,750$51,944$32,386
Graduate Degree$51,250$53,125$49,167

$42,344

Average Earnings

$53,438

Average Male

$38,611

Average Female

Palouse Language

Palouse Language by Age

Palouse Language

98.08% of Palouse residents speak only English, while 1.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Palouse Poverty

Palouse Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White856495.72%
Multiple17317.65%

5.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.45%

Male Poverty Rate

5.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palouse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palouse is Multiple, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palouse is White, with 5.72% 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 5.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.02%.

Name Poverty
Some College9.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
High School3.14%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed1.42%
Female Employed1.17%

Palouse Income

Palouse Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,083$72,989
Families$83,824$87,368
Married Families$84,779-
Non Families$39,861$51,865

Palouse Marital Status

Palouse Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

64.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Palouse Married by Age and Sex

Palouse Marriage

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

Palouse Marital Status by Race

Palouse Veterans

134

Number of Veterans

120

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
First Gulf War28
Korea19
Second Gulf War16
World War II3

$Palouse Veterans by Education

5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palouse Employment Status

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Palouse Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.63%

Born in Washington

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.01% of Palouse residents were born in the United States, with 49.63% having been born in Washington. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,098121.10%
20191,086121.12%
20181,074141.32%
20171,060121.15%
20161,048232.24%
20151,025100.99%
20141,015-1-0.10%
20131,016-6-0.59%
20121,022100.99%
20111,012171.71%
20109950.00%