Okanogan County, WA Demographics

The total population of Okanogan County is estimated to be 42,336 with 21,632 males (51.10%) and 20,704 females (48.90%). There are 928 less females than males in Okanogan County.
The median household income in Okanogan County was $56,199 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,210(2.20%) from $54,989 in 2020. This income is 75.33% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Okanogan County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $64,154. Overall, the median household income for the county of Okanogan County stands at $56,199.
In Okanogan County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,035 for males and $24,479 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $49,133 for males and $45,554 for females.
In Okanogan County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $69,522, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $44,385.
In 2022, the population of Okanogan County was 43,127, a 0.90% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Okanogan County's population was 42,741, an increase of 1.41% compared to a population of 42,146 in 2020.
The median age in Okanogan County, WA is 42.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.40% were under the age of 15, 16.11% aged 15 to 29, 42.73% aged 30 to 64, 19.77% aged 65 to 84, and 1.99% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Okanogan County population: 69.63% are White, 0.24% are Black or African American, 9.73% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.53% are Asian, 0.11% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 11.41% are some other race and 8.35% are multiracial.