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People

Total Population 1,071
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 496
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 62.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,000
% Above Poverty Level 82.5%
% Below Poverty Level 17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $522
Median House Value $148,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 15.9%
Irish 19.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Palouse Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles S of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 251 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Whitman
Standard Zip Codes 99161
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.91
Longitude -117.074

Palouse Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POTLATCH 3 NNE
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 45 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station PULLMAN 2 NW
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 21 inches
Station COLFAX
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 20 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albion 585 $36,500
Colfax 2,842 $51,767
Farmington 104 $60,625
Garfield 496 $60,313
Oakesdale 543 $50,096
Pullman 31,502 $66,816

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Palouse High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PALOUSE HIGH SCHOOL
600 E ALDER STREET
509-878-1921
Serves 111 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

GARFIELD AT PALOUSE HIGH SCHOOL
600 E. ALDER
509-878-1921
Serves 40 students.

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