Pend Oreille County, WA

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2022 Population
13,570
2.01% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
50.4
0.199% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.9%
15.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,353
0.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$288,200
10% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pend Oreille County, WA had a population of 13.6k people with a median age of 50.4 and a median household income of $59,353. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pend Oreille County, WA grew from 13,302 to 13,570, a 2.01% increase and its median household income grew from $59,134 to $59,353, a 0.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pend Oreille County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.08%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.86%), and White (Hispanic) (1.47%).

None of the households in Pend Oreille 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.

99.4% of the residents in Pend Oreille County, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pend Oreille County, WA was $288,200, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Pend Oreille County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Pend Oreille County, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pend Oreille County, WA is home to a population of 13.6k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.67% of Pend Oreille County, WA residents were born outside of the country (227 people).

In 2022, there were 14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Pend Oreille County, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 825 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 323 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Pend Oreille County, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pend Oreille County, WA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pend Oreille County, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.5k ± 206
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    825 ± 224
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    323 ± 110
4.66%
Hispanic Population
632 people

In 2022, there were 14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Pend Oreille County, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 825 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 323 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.66% of the people in Pend Oreille County, WA are hispanic (632 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.67%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
227 people
2.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
362 people

As of 2022, 1.67% of Pend Oreille County, WA residents (227 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pend Oreille County, WA was 2.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    667 ± 136
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    188 ± 80
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    118 ± 52

Pend Oreille County, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pend Oreille County, WA employs 4.93k people. The largest industries in Pend Oreille County, WA are Retail Trade (634 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (511 people), and Construction (499 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($94,643), Wholesale Trade ($79,375), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,620).

Occupations

4.93k
2022 Value
± 433
0.633%
1 Year growth
± 12.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pend Oreille County, WA grew at a rate of 0.633%, from 4.9k employees to 4.93k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pend Oreille County, WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (499 people), Sales & Related Occupations (472 people), and Management Occupations (448 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pend Oreille County, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.93k
2022 Value
± 433
0.633%
1 Year growth
± 12.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pend Oreille County, WA grew at a rate of 0.633%, from 4.9k employees to 4.93k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pend Oreille County, WA, are Retail Trade (634 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (511 people), and Construction (499 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pend Oreille County, WA, though some of these residents may live in Pend Oreille 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

$47,411
Median earning men ± $7,598
$33,617
Median earning women ± $3,183

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($165,769), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($94,559), and Wholesale Trade ($79,659).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($58,352), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,458), and Public Administration ($49,375).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 48
    Manufacturing
  2. 46
    Construction
  3. 44
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pend Oreille County, WA went to Donald J. Trump with 67% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.72%).

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.975% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.954% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (1.33M).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pend Oreille County, WA was $288,200 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $261,900 to $288,200, a 10% increase. The homeownership rate in Pend Oreille County, WA is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pend Oreille County, WA have an average commute time of 32.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pend Oreille County, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pend Oreille County, WA is $59,353. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pend Oreille County, WA was Census Tract 9705 with a value of $83,036, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $69,975 and $54,934.

Property

$288,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,595
$4,363
Median Property Taxes
±$373

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 Pend Oreille County, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2022
70.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.1% of the housing units in Pend Oreille County, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9705
  2. Census Tract 9704
  3. Census Tract 9702

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pend Oreille County, WA was Census Tract 9705 with a value of $83,036, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $69,975 and $54,934.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pend Oreille 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.
$59,353
Median Household Income
± $6,485
5.74k
Number of Households
± 449

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.74k households in Pend Oreille County, WA grew to $59,353 from the previous year's value of $59,134.

The following chart displays the households in Pend Oreille 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 Pend Oreille County, WA is from Washington.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2022, the income inequality in Washington was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.2%)
  3. Carpooled (10%)

In 2022, 77.1% of workers in Pend Oreille County, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.2%) and those who carpooled to work (10%).

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

32.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pend Oreille County, WA have a longer commute time (32.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.05% of the workforce in Pend Oreille 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 Pend Oreille County, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pend Oreille County, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pend Oreille County, WA (1.73k out of 13.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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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Health

93.5% of the population of Pend Oreille County, WA has health coverage, with 32.1% on employee plans, 26.9% on Medicaid, 21.4% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 2.01% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pend Oreille County, WA see 2287 patients per year on average, which represents a 17.7% increase from the previous year (1943 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3536 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 429 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.1% were men and 47.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,287 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pend Oreille County, WA

Primary care physicians in Pend Oreille County, WA see an average of 2,287 patients per year. This represents a 17.7% increase from the previous year (1,943 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 26.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.1% were men and 47.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.51%
Uninsured
32.1%
Employer Coverage
26.9%
Medicaid
21.4%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
2.01%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pend Oreille County, WA grew by 2.45% from 6.36% to 6.51%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 94.8 in Pend Oreille County, WA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 30.5% in Pend Oreille County, WA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.07% in Pend Oreille County, WA.

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