Census 2010: Washington › Whitman County

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Whitman County

Square miles: 2,177.6 Population per sq. mile: 20.7

  • 2010 population: 44,776
  • 2000 population: 40,740
  • Total change: 4,036 (9.9%)

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2010 population by race/ethnicity

Diversity Index: 32.2%
The USA TODAY Diversity Index represents the probability that two people from this area will have different ethnic backgrounds. A higher number reflects a more ethnically diverse population.

Age breakdown Median: 24.4 years old

Whitman County population

Race/ethnicity2010 population2010 percentage2000 population2000 percentage2000-2010 change
White37,86684.6%35,88088.1%5.5%
Black7481.7%6231.5%20.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native3080.7%2980.7%3.4%
Asian3,4727.8%2,2605.5%53.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1030.2%1090.3%-5.5%
Other race6491.4%4981.2%30.3%
Two or more races1,6303.6%1,0722.6%52.1%
Total44,776100%40,740100%9.9%
*Hispanic origin2,0404.6%1,2193.0%67.4%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Ages 0-17

Population: 6,740 (15.1%)

Diversity Index: 40.0%

Ages 18+

Population: 38,035 (84.9%)

Diversity Index: 33.1%

Race/ethnicityAges 0-17% of 0-17 totalAges 18+% of 18+ total
White5,57082.6%32,29384.9%
Black1362.0%6121.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native691.0%2390.6%
Asian4096.1%3,0638.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander70.1%960.3%
Other race1071.6%5421.4%
Two or more races4406.5%1,1903.1%
Total6,740100%38,035100%
*Hispanic origin4616.8%1,5794.2%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Gender
Male2010
Population22,806 (50.9%)
Median age24
Female2010
Population21,970 (49.1%)
Median age24.9
Age breakdown by gender
AgePopulation% of totalMale% of male totalFemale% of female total
Under 103,7908.5%1,9808.7%1,8108.2%
10 to 19 years7,86017.6%3,86016.9%4,00018.2%
20 to 29 years15,00033.5%8,06035.3%6,95031.6%
30 to 39 years4,1309.2%2,1309.3%1,9909.1%
40 to 49 years3,8608.6%1,9108.4%1,9608.9%
50 to 59 years4,1809.3%2,1209.3%2,0609.4%
60 to 69 years3,0206.7%1,4706.5%1,5507.1%
70 to 79 years1,6003.6%7583.3%8433.8%
80 and older1,3102.9%5252.3%7883.6%
Total44,776100%22,806100%21,970100%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Housing Units
Owner-occupied2010
Population19,243
Avg. household size2.4
Renter-occupied2010
Population19,585
Avg. household size2.1
Vacancies
Vacancy Rate2010
Owner-occupied properties2.7%
Renter-occupied properties8.2%
Overall vacancy rate9.6%
Housing Units2010% of total
Occupied17,46890.4%
Vacant1,855 9.6%
For rent8584.4%
Rented, but unoccupied320.2%
For sale2221.1%
Sold, but unoccupied550.3%
Seasonal use only1961.0%
Other vacant units4922.5%
Total19,323100%
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Credits: Ryan Pitts, Mike Tigas Special thanks: USA Today Census team