Other pages about the topic: Forecasting & Research
Ongoing research into the use and distribution of medical services, as well as key public-private initiatives targeting health care improvement in Washington.
Data available for understanding key access, cost, and quality components of health care in Washington State. Some data sources allow comparison to other states. Primary data sources currently include local and national surveys and data gathering on population characteristics, employers, health services, health expenditures, and health status.
Links to common national health policy and research organizations, and state and federal agencies whose missions revolve around health policy.
Summaries of data from Washington State Employer Health Insurance database, including estimated coverage measurers and expenditures for employers and their employees.
Presented below is a series of graphs displaying trends for 2007-14 in each county in Washington and the state in measures associated with Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. The graphs are divided into 3 sections:
In 2018, the highest percentages of Hispanic residents were found in central Washington with Adams (67.4 percent), Franklin (55.3 percent) and Yakima (50.8 percent) counties posting the highest shares.
Median Age, 2018
In 2010, the median age of persons living in Washington state was 37.3 years. In 2018 the median age had increased to 38.3 years.
Jefferson County had the highest median age in 2010 at 53.9 years. By 2018, the median age in Jefferson County had reached 58.4 years.
Washington state population by age group