Grays Harbor County, Washington Population 2021

Grays Harbor County, Washington's estimated population is 77,581 with a growth rate of 1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grays Harbor County, Washington is the 20th largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 72,848 and has seen a growth of 6.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202177,5811,2601.65%
202076,3211,2601.68%
201975,0611,2601.71%
201873,8011,3111.81%
201772,4909591.34%
201671,5315200.73%
201571,0112310.33%
201470,780-266-0.37%
201371,046-727-1.01%
201271,773-593-0.82%
201172,366-482-0.66%
201072,8488,67313.51%
199064,175-2,139-3.23%
198066,3146,76111.35%
197059,5535,0889.34%
196054,4658211.53%
195053,6444780.90%
194053,166-6,816-11.36%
193059,98215,23734.05%
192044,7459,15525.72%
191035,59020,466135.32%
190015,1245,87563.52%
18909,2498,328904.23%
1880921520129.68%
187040111640.70%
18602850.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.65%
County Website
Founded
April 14, 1854
County Seat
2010 Population
72,848
Growth (since 2010)
6.50%
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Grays Harbor County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,80287.67%
Two or More Races3,1644.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,0754.23%
Asian1,0961.51%
Black or African American8591.18%
Some Other Race5830.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2000.27%
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Grays Harbor County, Washington Population by Race

Grays Harbor County, Washington Population Pyramid 2021

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Grays Harbor County, Washington Median Age

44


Total

42.2


Male

45.6


Female

Grays Harbor County, Washington Adults

There are 57,843 adults, (15,299 of whom are seniors) in Grays Harbor County, Washington.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Grays Harbor County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

35,462

48.73%

Male

37,317

51.27%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Population by Age

Grays Harbor County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grays Harbor County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All67%33%
Male61.6%38.4%
Non Family54.3%45.7%
Female51.7%48.3%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grays Harbor County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,7222.4367
Married13,5533.0981.1
Non Family10,6081.2554.3
Female3,0853.1451.7
Male1,4763.4261.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Grays Harbor County, Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7923.40%
9th to 12th Grade3,6466.92%
High School Graduate17,92734.01%
Some College14,88828.24%
Associates Degree5,78210.97%
Bachelors Degree5,71010.83%
Graduate Degree2,9675.63%
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Grays Harbor County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grays Harbor County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,50040,9957,535
Hispanic3,2971,956224
Native American2,0251,724209
Multiple Races1,5371,349328
Asian733670425
Black68365611
Other Race31118424
Islander1157910

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.98%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,346$38,411$29,059
Less Than High School$22,269$27,429$20,555
High School Grad$30,114$31,683$26,375
Some College$32,095$41,016$27,057
Bachelors Degree$53,016$61,923$42,692
Graduate Degree$69,840$68,711$70,165

$32,346

Average Earnings

$38,411

Average Male

$29,059

Average Female

Grays Harbor County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language by Age

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Grays Harbor County, Washington Language

91.29% of Grays Harbor County, Washington residents speak only English, while 8.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Language

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,7057,01412.59%
Hispanic6,9111,69924.58%
Native2,97573724.77%
Multiple3,12959919.14%
Other56624042.40%
Islander1874825.67%
Asian1,036464.44%
Black3003612.00%

14.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.89%

Male Poverty Rate

14.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington is Other, with 42.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington is Asian, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.39%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.31%
Some College13.76%
High School11.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.93%
Female Unemployed30.95%
Female Employed6.66%
Male Employed5.27%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grays Harbor County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,240$66,880
Families$65,409$79,270
Married Families$73,661$89,555
Non Families$27,738$40,509
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Income by Household Type

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Grays Harbor County, Washington 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 55-64.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status

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7,118

Number of Veterans

6,504

Male Veterans

614

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,066
First Gulf War1,041
Second Gulf War900
Korea629
World War II169

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,339
75+1,587
55 to 641,440
35 to 541,366
18 to 34386

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,76213.15%
Hispanic2576.21%
2 or More1045.49%
Black8310.88%
Indian683.02%
Other5514.67%
Asian323.82%
Hawaiian149.27%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Race

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Education

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9.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Education

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51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment by Age

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Grays Harbor County, Washington Employment by Race

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Grays Harbor County, Washington 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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64.01%

Born in Washington

95.20%

Native Born

4.80%

Foreign Born

2.51%

Non Citizen

2.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.20% of Grays Harbor County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 64.01% having been born in Washington. 2.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Place of Birth

  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

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