Other pages about the topic: Forecasting & Research

Contacts for population & demographics

Office of Financial Management
Forecasting and Research Division
P.O. Box 43124
Olympia, WA 98504-3124
360-902-0599 -- Main Reception
360-586-1988 -- Fax

Census geographic files

Click on a tab below to access geographic data. Some of the data files are large and may require additional time to download.

Population density

Population density is the average number of people per unit of land area. In the U.S., the most common unit of population density is persons per square mile. The land area measurement excludes lakes and other water areas within.

2012 GMA projection background materials

Included here are documents describing the process of GMA projections.

GIS data

Small area estimates program: GIS shapefiles for select census geographic areas and other areas of statewide significance. Includes annual population and housing estimates from 2010 onwards.

City and town (2010 Census detailed demographic profiles)

All race/ethnic groups that meet the minimum population threshold of 100 persons are included in each demographic profile.

An asterisk (*) denotes that the area does not meet the minimum population threshold of 100 persons for any single race/ethnic group.

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