Grays Harbor County, Washington Population 2022

Grays Harbor County, Washington's estimated population is 78,841 with a growth rate of 1.62% 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 8.23% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18602850.00%
187040111640.70%
1880921520129.68%
18909,2498,328904.23%
190015,1245,87563.52%
191035,59020,466135.32%
192044,7459,15525.72%
193059,98215,23734.05%
194053,166-6,816-11.36%
195053,6444780.90%
196054,4658211.53%
197059,5535,0889.34%
198066,3146,76111.35%
199064,175-2,139-3.23%
201072,8488,67313.51%
201172,366-482-0.66%
201271,773-593-0.82%
201371,046-727-1.01%
201470,780-266-0.37%
201571,0112310.33%
201671,5315200.73%
201772,4909591.34%
201873,8011,3111.81%
201975,0611,2601.71%
202076,3211,2601.68%
202177,5811,2601.65%
202278,8411,2601.62%
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Grays Harbor County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,74686.41%
Black or African American9701.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,1384.25%
Asian1,0411.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2550.35%
Some Other Race1,1171.51%
Two or More Races3,5024.75%
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Grays Harbor County, Washington Population by Race

Grays Harbor County, Washington Population Pyramid 2022

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Grays Harbor County, Washington Median Age

44.3


Total

42.6


Male

45.8


Female

Grays Harbor County, Washington Adults

There are 58,812 adults, (15,990 of whom are seniors) in Grays Harbor County, Washington.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Grays Harbor County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

35,889

48.65%

Male

37,880

51.35%

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
Married83.8%16.2%
All68.8%31.2%
Non Family56%44%
Male55.9%44.1%
Female49.4%50.6%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grays Harbor County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,4332.3968.8
Married14,2612.9683.8
Male1,6233.3955.9
Female2,9633.1949.4
Non Family10,5861.2456

2.91

Average Family Size

2.39

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 Grade1,6793.12%
9th to 12th Grade3,7496.98%
High School Graduate19,06835.49%
Some College14,45326.90%
Associates Degree6,13311.41%
Bachelors Degree5,67310.56%
Graduate Degree2,9755.54%
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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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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian610558323
White45,16541,5697,599
2+ Races1,8351,601303
Native American2,1161,844186
Islander22818618
Hispanic3,4122,125219
Other Race56228022
Black82279021

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.95%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,371$37,704$30,302
Less Than 9th Grade$26,314$29,178$20,836
High School Graduate$30,425$32,535$25,683
Some College$35,521$43,574$30,149
Bachelors Degree$49,918$60,187$43,242
Graduate Degree$53,056$55,865$52,446

$33,371

Average Earnings

$37,704

Average Male

$30,302

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

91.43% of Grays Harbor County, Washington residents speak only English, while 8.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.17% 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
Hispanic7,2961,73323.75%
Islander1803821.11%
Native2,95760220.36%
Multiple3,40760617.79%
White56,2117,33513.05%
Black251207.97%
Asian939323.41%
Other344NaN%

14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.97%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grays Harbor County, Washington is Hispanic, with 23.75% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.57%
High School12.41%
Some College13.30%
Bachelors or Greater5.96%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.33%
Male Unemployed36.62%
Female Employed7.19%
Female Unemployed33.99%

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$50,665$66,796
Families$65,680$78,939
Married Families$74,569$89,262
Non Families$29,370$40,334
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Income by Household Type

Grays Harbor County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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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6,867

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War965
First Gulf War969
Vietnam3,232
Korea500
World War II146

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34402
35 to 541,148
55 to 641,300
65 to 742,523
75+1,494

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,43912.48%
Black12614.62%
Native American883.71%
Asian121.68%
Islander83.42%
Other Race699.82%
2+ Races1255.70%
Hispanic1533.57%

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Race

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Education

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9.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grays Harbor County, Washington Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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64.60%

Born in Grays Harbor County, Washington

95.61%

Native Born

4.39%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.61% of Grays Harbor County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 64.60% having been born in Washington. 2.56% 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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