Whitman County, Washington Population 2022

Whitman County, Washington's estimated population is 51,367 with a growth rate of 0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitman County, Washington is the 23rd largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 44,796 and has seen a growth of 14.67% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18807,0140.00%
189019,10912,095172.44%
190025,3606,25132.71%
191033,2807,92031.23%
192031,323-1,957-5.88%
193028,014-3,309-10.56%
194027,221-793-2.83%
195032,4695,24819.28%
196031,263-1,206-3.71%
197037,9006,63721.23%
198040,1032,2035.81%
199038,775-1,328-3.31%
201044,7966,02115.53%
201145,0562600.58%
201246,6331,5773.50%
201346,7921590.34%
201446,9181260.27%
201548,1641,2462.66%
201648,8246601.37%
201749,3825581.14%
201849,6833010.61%
201950,1044210.85%
202050,5254210.84%
202150,9464210.83%
202251,3674210.83%
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Whitman County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,11180.91%
Black or African American9751.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native2000.40%
Asian4,1828.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.12%
Some Other Race9841.98%
Two or More Races3,0676.19%
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Whitman County, Washington Population by Race

Whitman County, Washington Population Pyramid 2022

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Whitman County, Washington Median Age

25.2


Total

25.1


Male

25.2


Female

Whitman County, Washington Adults

There are 42,161 adults, (5,301 of whom are seniors) in Whitman County, Washington.

Whitman County, Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitman County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

24,322

49.06%

Male

25,255

50.94%

Whitman County, Washington Population by Age

Whitman County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitman County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
Female47.2%52.8%
All44.2%55.8%
Male43%57%
Non Family24.9%75.1%

44.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitman County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4852.3144.2
Married7,1543.0670.5
Male5213.1443
Female9583.1847.2
Non Family9,8521.6324.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Whitman County, Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3601.44%
9th to 12th Grade7483.00%
High School Graduate3,94615.83%
Some College5,22220.95%
Associates Degree2,63210.56%
Bachelors Degree6,20624.89%
Graduate Degree5,81623.33%
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Whitman County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitman County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,0031,8551,455
Black371337250
Other Race581474305
2+ Races1,1841,124567
White20,18519,4589,219
Native American968641
Hispanic1,2211,056515
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.64%.

Whitman County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,941$43,595$30,044
Less Than 9th Grade$26,875$31,754$13,813
High School Graduate$37,625$43,219$29,286
Some College$32,560$39,745$25,765
Bachelors Degree$40,390$50,596$34,426
Graduate Degree$50,876$61,875$38,875

$37,941

Average Earnings

$43,595

Average Male

$30,044

Average Female

Whitman County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitman County, Washington Language by Age

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Whitman County, Washington Language

85.45% of Whitman County, Washington residents speak only English, while 14.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.74% of the population.

Whitman County, Washington Language

Whitman County, Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander585594.83%
Black74240754.85%
Native1756838.86%
Asian3,4901,27136.42%
White33,9178,11623.93%
Other314NaN%
Hispanic2,22464228.87%
Multiple2,33052322.45%

26.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.28%

Male Poverty Rate

26.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitman County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitman County, Washington is Islander, with 94.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitman County, Washington is Multiple, with 22.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.06%.

Whitman County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.89%
High School14.65%
Some College13.45%
Bachelors or Greater11.24%

Whitman County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.51%
Male Unemployed61.21%
Female Employed18.55%
Female Unemployed72.79%

Whitman County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitman County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,288$62,379
Families$74,044$90,600
Married Families$81,741-
Non Families$23,460$36,075
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Income by Household Type

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitman County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Whitman County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Whitman County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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Whitman County, Washington Marital Status

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1,917

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War607
First Gulf War417
Vietnam606
Korea138
World War II38

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34287
35 to 54434
55 to 64387
65 to 74344
75+465

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7675.15%
Black596.75%
Native American42.68%
2+ Races873.52%
Hispanic301.18%

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Race

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Education

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9.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitman County, Washington Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Whitman County, Washington Employment by Age

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Whitman County, Washington Employment by Race

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Whitman 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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49.95%

Born in Whitman County, Washington

88.96%

Native Born

11.04%

Foreign Born

8.04%

Non Citizen

3.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.96% of Whitman County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 49.95% having been born in Washington. 8.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Whitman 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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