Wahkiakum County, Washington Population 2024

4,906

Wahkiakum County, Washington's estimated 2024 population is 4,906 with a growth rate of 2.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wahkiakum County, Washington is the 37th largest county in Washington. The 2010 population was 3,983 and has seen a growth of 23.17% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,4511092.04%
20285,3421092.08%
20275,2331092.13%
20265,1241092.17%
20255,0151092.22%
20244,9061092.27%
20234,7971092.33%
20224,6881092.38%
20214,5791363.06%
20204,443230.52%
20194,420771.77%
20184,3431363.23%
20174,207842.04%
20164,1231343.36%
20153,989-19-0.47%
20144,00860.15%
20134,00260.15%
20123,99640.1%
20113,99290.23%
20103,983
19903,327-505-13.18%
19803,8322406.68%
19703,5921664.85%
19603,426-409-10.66%
19503,835-451-10.52%
19404,28642410.98%
19303,86239011.23%
19203,4721875.69%
19103,28546616.53%
19002,81929311.6%
18902,52692858.07%
18801,5981,328491.85%
1870270228542.86%
186042-5,409-99.23%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.27% (109)
County Website
Wahkiakum County
County Seat
2010 Population
3,983
Area
263 mi²
Density
19 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
23.17% (923)
Founded
April 24, 1854

Wahkiakum County, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,81585.23%
Two or more races2836.32%
Other race2024.51%
Asian1112.48%
Black or African American440.98%
Native American130.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.18%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wahkiakum County, Washington Population by Race

Wahkiakum County, Washington Population Pyramid 2024

Wahkiakum County, Washington Median Age

56.3

Total

54.1

Male

57.6

Female

Wahkiakum County, Washington Adults

There are 3,706 adults, (1,483 of whom are seniors) in Wahkiakum County, Washington.

Wahkiakum County, Washington Age Dependency

101.3

Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wahkiakum County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female2,20049.15%
Male2,27650.85%

Wahkiakum County, Washington Population by Age

Wahkiakum County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9542.2785.314.7
Married1,1852.8191.38.7
Non Family6361.1372.627.4
Female772.5297.42.6
Male563.4583.916.1
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2.74

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wahkiakum County, Washington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wahkiakum County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wahkiakum County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.89%.

Wahkiakum County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,083

Average Earnings

$47,143

Average Male

$18,269

Average Female

Wahkiakum County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wahkiakum County, Washington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wahkiakum County, Washington Language

94.64% of Wahkiakum County, Washington residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Wahkiakum County, Washington Language

Wahkiakum County, Washington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,65655415.15%
Multiple2833412.01%
Black412048.78%
Native1317.69%
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13.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wahkiakum County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wahkiakum County, Washington is Black, with 48.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wahkiakum County, Washington is Native, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.83%.

Wahkiakum County, Washington Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.77%
Some College14.11%
Less Than 9th Grade9.12%
Bachelors or Greater6.61%
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Wahkiakum County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.05%
Female Employed10.97%
Male Employed3.64%
Male Unemployed
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Wahkiakum County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wahkiakum County, Washington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wahkiakum County, Washington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

66.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wahkiakum County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wahkiakum 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 35-44.

Wahkiakum County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wahkiakum County, Washington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

617

Number of Veterans

516

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

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Wahkiakum County, Washington Veterans by War

count

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Wahkiakum County, Washington Veterans by Age

count

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Wahkiakum County, Washington Veterans by Race

Wahkiakum County, Washington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wahkiakum County, Washington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wahkiakum County, Washington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wahkiakum County, Washington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wahkiakum County, Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.7%

Born in Wahkiakum County, Washington

95.6%

Native Born

4.4%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.6% of Wahkiakum County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 39.7% having been born in Washington. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wahkiakum County, Washington Place of Birth

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