Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
108,042
0.934% 1-year growth
2019 Median Age
31.6
0.317% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
20.9%
0.733% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$48,296
3.33% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$185,100
7.12% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
45,119
0.766% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA had a population of 108k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $48,296. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA grew from 107,042 to 108,042, a 0.934% increase and its median household income grew from $46,739 to $48,296, a 3.33% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.6%), White (Hispanic) (8.25%), Other (Hispanic) (5.77%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.35%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%). 18.1% of the households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 92.1% of the residents in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are Washington State University (8,024 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was $185,100, and the homeownership rate was 58.2%. Most people in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Diversity

Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is home to a population of 108k people, from which 92.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 26.5% of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (28.6k people).

In 2019, there were 9.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.6k people) in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.91k White (Hispanic) and 6.24k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are Spanish (11,839 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,007 speakers), and Other & Unspecified Languages (512 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    80.6k ± 130
  2. White (Hispanic)
    8.91k ± 929
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.24k ± 919
15.9%
Hispanic Population
17.2k people

In 2019, there were 9.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.6k people) in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.91k White (Hispanic) and 6.24k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.9% of the people in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are hispanic (17.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,839 speakers (11.6%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,007 speakers (1.97%)
  3. Other & Unspecified Languages
    512 speakers (0.501%)

18.1% of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was Spanish. 11.6% of the overall population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 1.97% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.501% speak Other & Unspecified Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
28.6k people
10.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
11.4k people

As of 2019, 26.5% of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents (28.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
33
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 31.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents was 32.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,951 ± 1,688 people
  2. China
    1,565 ± 964 people
  3. India
    446 ± 517 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,951 Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents, followed by China with 1,565 and India with 446.

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Citizenship

92.1%
2019 Citizenship
92.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 92.1% of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,342 ± 240
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,159 ± 241
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    769 ± 146

Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is $48,296. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

Males in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,934. The income inequality in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA employs 45.1k people. The largest industries in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,955 people), Farming (3,230 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,169 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($101,526), Offices of physicians ($99,851), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($95,740).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,296
2019 value
± $1,673
3.33%
1 Year Growth
± 4.18%

Households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $48,296, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,739 in 2018, which represents a 3.33% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,345
Average Male Salary in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA
± $9,762
$42,934
Average Female Salary in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA
± $7,681

In 2019, full-time male employees in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA
  1. Asian
    $47,170 ± $32,783
  2. White
    $41,771 ± $5,901
  3. Black
    $40,565 ± $37,409

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.471
2019 Wage GINI in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA
0.463
2018 Wage GINI in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA

In 2019, the income inequality in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.71% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA (20.9k out of 100k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    15,329 ± 796
  2. Hispanic
    5,179 ± 508
  3. Other
    2,058 ± 374

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

45.1k
2019 Value
0.766%
1 Year growth
± 0.766%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 0.766%, from 44.8k employees to 45.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, are Postsecondary teachers (2,301 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,169 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,048 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (2,301 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,169 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,048 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Agricultural & food scientists (13.8 times higher than expected), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (12.2 times), and Graders & sorters, agricultural products (10.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Physicians ($277,535), Medical & health services managers ($200,089), and Chief executives & legislators ($184,875).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.1k
2019 Value
0.766%
1 Year growth
± 0.766%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 0.766%, from 44.8k employees to 45.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,955 people), Farming (3,230 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,169 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,955 people), Farming (3,230 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,169 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Ordnance (21.1 times higher than expected), Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing (12.9 times), and Farming (12.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($101,526), Offices of physicians ($99,851), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($95,740).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington and Idaho to other states, or from other states to Washington and Idaho.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $79.5B
  2. $42B
  3. $38.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington and Idaho product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $79.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($42B) and Electronics ($38.1B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$61.3B
2018 Value in Idaho
$127B
Projected 2045 Value in Idaho
108% growth
$443B
2018 Value in Washington
$972B
Projected 2045 Value in Washington
120% growth

In 2018, total outbound Idaho trade was $61.3B. This is expected to increase 108% to $127B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Washington trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 120% to $972B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington and Idaho to other states, or from other states to Washington and Idaho.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.8B
  2. $24B
  3. $11.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington and Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.8B, followed by California with $24B and Illinois and $11.9B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Idaho went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 48.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.7%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.72%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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

Washington and Idaho is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Idaho
48.2% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington and Idaho
  1. 71.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington and Idaho was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington and Idaho colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington and Idaho

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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
Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, Mike Crapo, and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Washington and Idaho.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington and Idaho over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington and Idaho

Washington and Idaho is currently represented by 12 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 and Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA awarded 8,024 degrees. The student population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 14,792 male students and 16,815 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are White (4,716 and 63.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (919 and 12.4%), Unknown (537 and 7.26%), and Asian (457 and 6.18%).

The largest universities in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Washington State University (8,024 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are General Psychology (460 and 5.73%), General Business Administration & Management (436 and 5.43%), and Registered Nursing (422 and 5.26%).

The median tuition costs in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $9,953 and $24,531 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 372 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 366 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 446 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was General Social Sciences with 372 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
8,024 degrees awarded
$9,953
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Washington State University with 8,024 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,572
Degrees Awarded to Men
4,452
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 3,572 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, which is 0.802 times less than the 4,452 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,716 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    919 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    537 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was White students. These 4,716 degrees mean that there were 5.13 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 919 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was $185,100 in 2019, which is 0.77 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $172,800 to $185,100, a 7.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is 58.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$185,100
2019 Median
± $4,679
$172,800
2018 Median
± $2,726

In 2019, the median property value in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA grew to to $185,100 from the previous year's value of $172,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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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.
$48,296
Median Household Income
± $1,673
40.4k
Number of Households
± 1,181

In 2019, the median household income of the 40.4k households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA grew to $48,296 from the previous year's value of $46,739.

The following chart displays the households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

58.2%
2019 Homeownership
58.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 58.2% of the housing units in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.15% of the workforce in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (68%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Walked (9.84%)

In 2019, 68% of workers in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who walked to work (9.84%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

93.3% of the population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 46% on employee plans, 19.3% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 1.55% 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).

Per capita personal health care spending in Idaho was $6,927 in 2014. This is a 5.07% increase from the previous year ($6,593).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Idaho see 1528 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.725% increase from the previous year (1517 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1506 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 459 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington
1,528 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Idaho

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

Primary care physicians in Idaho see an average of 1,528 patients per year. This represents a 0.725% increase from the previous year (1,517 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington and Idaho in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington and Idaho.
$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$6,927
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Idaho

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Idaho (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.07%, from $6,593 to $6,927.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.71%
Uninsured
46%
Employer Coverage
19.3%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
1.55%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA declined by 14.6% from 7.86% to 6.71%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington and Idaho, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington and Idaho by county over multiple years.

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