Okanogan County, Washington Population 2021

Okanogan County, Washington's estimated population is 42,495 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Okanogan County, Washington is the 27th largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 41,229 and has seen a growth of 3.07% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202142,4951260.30%
202042,3691260.30%
201942,2431260.30%
201842,1172020.48%
201741,9153360.81%
201641,5792230.54%
201541,3561200.29%
201441,2361830.45%
201341,053-130-0.32%
201241,183-151-0.37%
201141,3341050.25%
201041,2297,87923.63%
199033,3502,7118.85%
198030,6394,77218.45%
197025,8673471.36%
196025,520-3,611-12.40%
195029,1314,58518.68%
194024,5466,02732.54%
193018,5191,4258.34%
192017,0944,20732.65%
191012,8878,198174.83%
19004,6893,222219.63%
18901,4670.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.30%
County Website
Founded
February 22, 1888
County Seat
2010 Population
41,229
Growth (since 2010)
3.07%
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Okanogan County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,32072.46%
Some Other Race4,55310.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,0199.61%
Two or More Races2,3005.50%
Asian3580.86%
Black or African American1860.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1060.25%
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Okanogan County, Washington Population by Race

Okanogan County, Washington Population Pyramid 2021

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Okanogan County, Washington Median Age

42.6


Total

41.9


Male

44.1


Female

Okanogan County, Washington Adults

There are 32,227 adults, (8,837 of whom are seniors) in Okanogan County, Washington.

Okanogan County, Washington Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Okanogan County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

20,589

49.21%

Male

21,253

50.79%

Okanogan County, Washington Population by Age

Okanogan County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Okanogan County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family58%42%
Male50.3%49.7%
Female42.3%57.7%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Okanogan County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6752.365.8
Married8,7962.7978.2
Non Family5,7971.1958
Female2,1363.1342.3
Male9462.6850.3

2.74

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Okanogan County, Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2097.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,4908.52%
High School Graduate8,85930.33%
Some College7,38025.27%
Associates Degree2,4288.31%
Bachelors Degree3,79813.00%
Graduate Degree2,0467.00%
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Okanogan County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Okanogan County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,40919,4445,184
Hispanic3,9271,785212
Native American2,6762,299312
Other Race2,33686740
Multiple Races1,010780148
Asian20320312
Black142128
Islander2929

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.21%.

Okanogan County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,444$37,135$25,182
Less Than High School$22,295$25,952$17,856
High School Grad$29,779$36,263$21,230
Some College$33,380$39,771$27,658
Bachelors Degree$39,878$46,025$34,070
Graduate Degree$59,855$66,458$53,203

$31,444

Average Earnings

$37,135

Average Male

$25,182

Average Female

Okanogan County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okanogan County, Washington Language by Age

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Okanogan County, Washington Language

81.51% of Okanogan County, Washington residents speak only English, while 18.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.56% of the population.

Okanogan County, Washington Language

Okanogan County, Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,7083,69613.84%
Hispanic8,3312,97035.65%
Other4,4841,63336.42%
Native3,92086522.07%
Multiple2,26454924.25%
Asian35814339.94%
Black1706940.59%
Islander1051211.43%

19.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.64%

Male Poverty Rate

19.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okanogan County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okanogan County, Washington is Black, with 40.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okanogan County, Washington is Islander, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.20%.

Okanogan County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.40%
High School15.17%
Some College13.47%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Okanogan County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.25%
Female Unemployed38.35%
Female Employed10.68%
Male Employed8.50%

Okanogan County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okanogan County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,240$59,547
Families$54,667$68,200
Married Families$67,338-
Non Families$26,516$37,757
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Income by Household Type

Okanogan County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Okanogan County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Okanogan 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.

Okanogan County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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Okanogan County, Washington Marital Status

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3,362

Number of Veterans

3,138

Male Veterans

224

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,463
First Gulf War511
Second Gulf War370
Korea262
World War II50

Okanogan County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,008
75+971
55 to 64603
35 to 54600
18 to 34180

Okanogan County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,96512.09%
Indian1926.30%
Hispanic1162.38%
2 or More988.35%
Black8958.94%
Other150.52%
Asian30.85%

Okanogan County, Washington Veterans by Race

Okanogan County, Washington Veterans by Education

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10.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okanogan County, Washington Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Okanogan County, Washington Employment by Age

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Okanogan County, Washington Employment by Race

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Okanogan 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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59.57%

Born in Washington

89.47%

Native Born

10.53%

Foreign Born

8.45%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.47% of Okanogan County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 59.57% having been born in Washington. 8.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Okanogan 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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