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

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2022 Population
107,394
0.448% 1-year decline
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33
2.8% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.4%
1.83% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,937
12.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$254,200
16.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
46,011
0.0652% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA had a population of 107k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $58,937. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA declined from 107,877 to 107,394, a −0.448% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,430 to $58,937, a 12.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.9%), Other (Hispanic) (6.47%), White (Hispanic) (5.95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.53%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.06%).

16.7% of the households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, 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.

93% 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 (9,043 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was $254,200, and the homeownership rate was 60.2%.

Most people in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is home to a population of 107k people, from which 93% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.56% of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (10.3k people).

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.2k people) in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.94k Other (Hispanic) and 6.39k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are Spanish (11,649 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,536 households), and German (436 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
53,232
Women
49.3%
54,730
Men
50.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 107,962 inhabitants, with 50.7% men, and 49.3% women.

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Citizenship

93%
2022 Citizenship
92.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93% of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.2k ± 463
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    6.94k ± 797
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.39k ± 783
17%
Hispanic Population
18.3k people

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.2k people) in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.94k Other (Hispanic) and 6.39k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17% of the people in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are hispanic (18.3k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,539 ± 1,619 people
  2. China
    879 ± 725 people
  3. India
    438 ± 513 people

In 2022, 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 4,539 Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents, followed by China with 879 and India with 438.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.56%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.3k people
10.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11k people

As of 2022, 9.56% of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA residents (10.3k 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 Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 10.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,649 households (11.5%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,536 households (1.51%)
  3. German
    436 households (0.429%)

16.7% of the households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was Spanish. 11.5% of the households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,221 ± 214
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,326 ± 231
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    906 ± 213

Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA employs 46k people. The largest industries in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (6,566 people), Farming (3,386 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,099 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($184,169), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($103,420), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($102,122).

Males in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,325. The income inequality in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
20,714
Women
44.9%
25,420
Men
55.1%

The workforce of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA in 2020 was 46,134 people, with 44.9% woman, and 55.1% men.

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Occupations

46k
2022 Value
−0.0652%
1 Year decline
± −0.0652%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −0.0652%, from 46k employees to 46k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, are Postsecondary teachers (2,357 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,201 people), and Teaching assistants (1,194 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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46k
2022 Value
−0.0652%
1 Year decline
± −0.0652%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −0.0652%, from 46k employees to 46k 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 (6,566 people), Farming (3,386 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,099 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,749
Median earning men ± $1,820
$29,534
Median earning women ± $1,558

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($66,151), Manufacturing ($58,683), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,121).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,127), Public Administration ($41,875), and Manufacturing ($41,587).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% 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 8.06%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA awarded 9,043 degrees. The student population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 12,687 male students and 14,852 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are White (5,528 and 66%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,201 and 14.3%), Asian (607 and 7.25%), and Two or More Races (497 and 5.93%).

The largest universities in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Washington State University (9,043 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA are General Business Administration & Management (578 and 6.39%), General Psychology (482 and 5.33%), and Registered Nursing (433 and 4.79%).

The median tuition cost in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $10,708 for in-state students and $26,392 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 24.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 27,539 (46.1% men and 53.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 27,539 students enrolled in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, 46.1% men and 53.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 16,190 records, of which 54.1% were women and 45.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 265 degrees awarded
  2. 466 degrees awarded
  3. 370 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was Mechanical Engineering with 265 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
9,043 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Washington State University with 9,043 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,924 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA, which is 0.767 times less than the 5,119 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,528 degrees mean that there were 4.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,201 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,708) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,993) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($960) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.665% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.68% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA in 2022 were Some college (25.7k), High School or Equivalent (20.4k), and Bachelors Degree (13.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was $254,200 in 2022, which is 0.902 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $217,900 to $254,200, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is 60.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 18.5 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.

Median household income in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA is $58,937. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

Property

$254,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,280
$24,738
Median Property Taxes
±$955

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 Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.2%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.2% 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 59.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

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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Household Income

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$58,937
Median Household Income
± $2,150
41.1k
Number of Households
± 1,316

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.1k households in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA grew to $58,937 from the previous year's value of $52,430.

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Wage Distribution

0.472
2022 Wage GINI in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA
0.474
2021 Wage GINI in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA

In 2022, the income inequality in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.546% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.13%)

In 2022, 68.4% of workers in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (9.13%).

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Commute Time

18.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (18.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.972% of the workforce in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, 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 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.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA (19.5k out of 101k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Health

92.7% of the population of Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 44.8% on employee plans, 21% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 29% between 18 and 34 years, 31.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.3%
Uninsured
44.8%
Employer Coverage
21%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Whitman, Asotin, Adams, Lincoln, Columbia & Garfield Counties PUMA, WA grew by 1.69% from 7.18% to 7.3%.

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