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Demographics

People

Total Population1,048
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+500
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married65.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.4%
Median Earnings25+$40,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,292
% Above Poverty Level82.7%
% Below Poverty Level17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32%
Median Gross Rent$488
Median House Value$160,300

Ancestry

Irish16.5%
English13.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.4%
Scottish11.2%
Norwegian7%
Swedish3%
French Except Basque2.3%
Dutch2.1%
Italian1.9%
Welsh1.5%
Basque1.2%
Austrian1.2%
Danishn1.2%
Russian0.7%
Iranian0.6%
Ukrainian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Syrian0.3%
German0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
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Palouse Almanac

CategoryValue
County Whitman County
Standard Zip Codes99161
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.88
Approximate Longitude-117.15

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)

StationPOTLATCH 3 NNE
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 36 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp45 to 80 F
Oct Temp31 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationPULLMAN 2 NW
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp50 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip21 inches
StationCOLFAX
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 62 F
Annual Precip20 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albion691$50,625
Colfax2,851$55,192
Farmington105$65,000
Garfield499$63,438
Oakesdale444$51,591
Pullman32,176$69,594

Palouse Public Schools

Garfield At Palouse High School
600 E. Alder
ZIP: 99161
(509) 878-1921
High
Total Enrollment 26
Palouse At Garfield Middle School
600 E Alder Street
ZIP: 99161
(509) 635-1331
Middle
Total Enrollment 36
Palouse Elementary
600 E Alder Street
ZIP: 99161
(509) 878-1921
Primary
Total Enrollment 84
Palouse High School
600 E Alder Street
ZIP: 99161
(509) 878-1921
High
Total Enrollment 58
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