Klickitat County, WA

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2020 Population
22,055
1.54% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
46.8
0.213% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
15.5%
0.765% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$56,667
1.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$281,600
7.89% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Klickitat County, WA had a population of 22.1k people with a median age of 46.8 and a median household income of $56,667. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Klickitat County, WA grew from 21,721 to 22,055, a 1.54% increase and its median household income grew from $55,773 to $56,667, a 1.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Klickitat County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (82%), White (Hispanic) (9.68%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), Other (Hispanic) (1.82%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%).

None of the households in Klickitat County, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.1% of the residents in Klickitat County, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Klickitat County, WA was $281,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.7%.

Most people in Klickitat County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Klickitat County, WA was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Lewis & Clark Camp, in Lyle, WA on the Columbia River

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Klickitat County, WA is home to a population of 22.1k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.64% of Klickitat County, WA residents were born outside of the country (2.13k people).

In 2020, there were 8.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.1k people) in Klickitat County, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.13k White (Hispanic) and 592 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.1%
2020 Citizenship
94.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.1% of Klickitat County, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Klickitat County, WA was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Klickitat County, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    18.1k ± 57
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.13k ± 246
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    592 ± 160
12%
Hispanic Population
2.64k people

In 2020, there were 8.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.1k people) in Klickitat County, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.13k White (Hispanic) and 592 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12% of the people in Klickitat County, WA are hispanic (2.64k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Klickitat County, WA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.64%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.13k people
8.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.85k people

As of 2020, 9.64% of Klickitat County, WA residents (2.13k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Klickitat County, WA was 8.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,121 ± 227
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    406 ± 178
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    173 ± 92

Klickitat County, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Klickitat County, WA employs 9.23k people. The largest industries in Klickitat County, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,355 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (925 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (881 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,686), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,292), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,369).

Occupations

9.23k
2020 Value
± 722
7.79%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Klickitat County, WA grew at a rate of 7.79%, from 8.56k employees to 9.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Klickitat County, WA, are Management Occupations (1,075 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (865 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (792 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Klickitat County, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.23k
2020 Value
± 722
7.79%
1 Year growth
± 10.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Klickitat County, WA grew at a rate of 7.79%, from 8.56k employees to 9.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Klickitat County, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,355 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (925 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (881 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Klickitat County, WA, though some of these residents may live in Klickitat County, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,900
Median earning men ± $4,478
$23,673
Median earning women ± $5,234

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,371), Other Services Except Public Administration ($71,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($66,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($47,917), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,083), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,837).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 136
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 133
    Manufacturing
  3. 95
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Klickitat County, WA went to Donald J. Trump with 53.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.56%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.797% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.827% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.36M), and Bachelors Degree (1.26M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Klickitat County, WA was $281,600 in 2020, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $261,000 to $281,600, a 7.89% increase. The homeownership rate in Klickitat County, WA is 70.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Klickitat County, WA have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Klickitat County, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$281,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$21,999
$6,550
Median Property Taxes
±$590

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Klickitat County, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Klickitat County, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.7%
Homeownership
2020
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.7% of the housing units in Klickitat County, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9502
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Klickitat County, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$56,667
Median Household Income
± $4,667
9.27k
Number of Households
± 748

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.27k households in Klickitat County, WA grew to $56,667 from the previous year's value of $55,773.

The following chart displays the households in Klickitat County, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Klickitat County, WA is from Washington.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2020, the income inequality in Washington was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.301% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (66.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.2%)
  3. Carpooled (8.18%)

In 2020, 66.3% of workers in Klickitat County, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.2%) and those who carpooled to work (8.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Klickitat County, WA have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.63% of the workforce in Klickitat County, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Klickitat County, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Klickitat County, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Klickitat County, WA (3.4k out of 22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Klickitat County, WA is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.8% of the population of Klickitat County, WA has health coverage, with 37.8% on employee plans, 21.5% on Medicaid, 18.6% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Klickitat County, WA see 1701 patients per year on average, which represents a 17% increase from the previous year (1454 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4485 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 606 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,701 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Klickitat County, WA

Primary care physicians in Klickitat County, WA see an average of 1,701 patients per year. This represents a 17% increase from the previous year (1,454 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Klickitat County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.6% under 18 years, 15.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.16%
Uninsured
37.8%
Employer Coverage
21.5%
Medicaid
18.6%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Klickitat County, WA declined by 10.7% from 6.9% to 6.16%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Klickitat County, WA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 27.4% in Klickitat County, WA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.1% in Klickitat County, WA.

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