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Grant County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2019: 97,733 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 74,698 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,152
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,679
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,805
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,210 (it was 8,399 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

36%

Land area: 2681 sq. mi.

Water area: 110.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Grant County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.6%), Educational, health and social services (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Grant County, WA (2019)
    • 52,08269.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 41,99256.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,7912.4%Two or more races
    • 9261.2%Asian alone
    • 9001.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 8791.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 280.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 240.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Males: 48,784  (49.9%)
Females: 48,949  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Grant County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,997 ($35,276 in 1999)
This county:

$56,997
Washington:

$78,687

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $705 (lower quartile is $522, upper quartile is $970)
This county:

$705
State:

$1230


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $201,900 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Grant:

$201,900
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,100 - $279,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,218
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $414

Institutionalized population: 542

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 22
  • Assaults: 49
  • Burglaries: 544
  • Thefts: 992
  • Auto thefts: 178

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 465
  • Thefts: 891
  • Auto thefts: 157
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 263 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 1998: 245 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1999: 250 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2000: 188 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2001: 183 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2002: 208 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2003: 279 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 285 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2005: 570 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2006: 625 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2007: 655 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2008: 343 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2009: 218 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2010: 205 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2011: 171 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2012: 251 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2013: 236 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2014: 230 buildings, average cost: $208,200
  • 2015: 228 buildings, average cost: $220,100
  • 2016: 264 buildings, average cost: $221,800
  • 2017: 350 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2018: 383 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2019: 441 buildings, average cost: $224,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Grant, WA residents
Average permit cost in Grant, WA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,247 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,772 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Grant, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grant, WA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Grant, WA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.8%
Grant County:

14.8%
Washington:

9.8%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Black residents, 20.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for American Indian residents, 67.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 14.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 33.3 years old
(Males: 34.3 years old, Females: 32.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 31.3 years old, American Indian residents: 28.3 years old, Asian residents: 41.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.5 years old, Other race residents: 23.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grant County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $573 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $774 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moses Lake, Southern Slopes, Ephrata, Quincy, Moses Lake North, Mattawa, Warden, Royal City, Cascade Valley, Soap Lake.

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Grant County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grant County: Allington Bay (A), Robel Orchards (B), Sterling Valley (C), Grand Coulee Grange (D), Crystal City (E), Kline (F), North Star Grange (G), Reich Windmill (H), Eleanor (I), Egypt (J), Chick (K), Detillion Campground (L), Porcupine Bay Campground (M), Lincoln County Fire District 4 (N), Lincoln County Fire District 7 (O), Lincoln County Fire District 5 - Deer Meadows (P), Canniwai Grange Hall (Q), Crab Creek Grange Hall (R), Wheat Ridge Grange Hall (S), Lincoln County Fire District 5 Egypt Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grant County include: Swede Church (A), Egypt Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lafollette Cemetery (1), Macabee Cemetery (2), Mountain View Cemetery (3), Odessa Cemetery (4), Pleasant Valley Cemetery (5), Pleasant View Cemetery (6), Rockdale Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Sullivan Lake (A), Little Tule Lake (B), Lone Pine Lake (C), Kunz Lake (D), Bandys Lake (E), Meadow Lake (F), Reiha Pond (G), Browns Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Alder Creek (A), Bluestem Creek (B), Buttermilk Creek (C), Coal Creek (D), Cottonwood Creek (E), Goose Creek (F), Hawk Creek (G), Hollies Creek (H), Indian Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Blaine County, Montana , Cavalier County, North Dakota , Lake County, Montana , Houghton County, Michigan , Stevens County , Red Lake County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

5.9%

Unemployment by year in Grant, WA
County total employment by year in Grant, WA
County average yearly wages by year in Grant, WA

Current college students: 2,622
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 16,071 (26.2% naturalized citizens)

Grant County:

16.4%
Whole state:

14.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,1512010 or later
  • 5,6872000 to 2009
  • 5,6191990 to 1999
  • 3,1951980 to 1989
  • 9231970 to 1979
  • 1,197Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.0%

Grant County marital status for males Grant County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,919
  • One, attached: 1,252
  • Two: 1,031
  • 3 or 4: 1,009
  • 5 to 9: 672
  • 10 to 19: 1,191
  • 20 to 49: 1,222
  • 50 or more: 768
  • Mobile homes: 9,407
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 44

Housing units in Grant County with a mortgage: 11,498 (182 second mortgage, 465 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,504

Here:

57.9% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grant County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,5009
Evangelical Protestant9,11376
Other7,58423
Mainline Protestant3,45822
Black Protestant531
None54,412-
Grant County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Grant County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Grant County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 50
This county:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

9.0%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.6%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Grant County:

Average size of farms: 596 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $489,592
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1044.27
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $412,391
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $193,480
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.62
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.69%
Corn for grain: 23845 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 181491 harvested acres
Vegetables: 63,847 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 50,260 acres

Tornado activity:

Grant County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 39491601.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/5/1972, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grant County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1216% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from Grant County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 149.3 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 137.3 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 347.6 miles away from Grant County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 459.5 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4481-WA: March 22, 2020, FEMA Id: 4481, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Washington Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: January 30, 2017 - February 22, 2017, FEMA Id: 4309, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1682: February 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1682, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 1996 to February 10, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1159: January 17, 1997, FEMA Id: 1159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Washington VOLCANIC ERUPTION, MT. ST. HELENS, Incident Period: May 21, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-623: May 21, 1980, FEMA Id: 623, Natural disaster type: Volcanic Eruption
  • Washington Drought, Incident Period: March 31, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3037: March 31, 1977, FEMA Id: 3037, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grant

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 31,329 (73.0%)
  • Carpooled: 6,044 (14.1%)
  • Bus: 278 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 908 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 115 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,329 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,694 (6.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (81%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Jamaica (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant County


  • American (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Ukrainian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Grant County, Washington in 2000:

  • 344 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 173 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 97 people in religious group quarters
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 11 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Grant County, Washington in 2010:

  • 344 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 291 people in college/university student housing
  • 248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 239 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,781.

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Washington average:

7.39%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.55% relocated from other counties in Washington ($29,941 average AGI)
2.06% relocated from other states ($15,087 average AGI)
Grant County:

2.06%
Washington average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.49% ($77,304 average AGI)
from Adams County, WA  0.43% ($41,557)
from Spokane County, WA  0.35% ($35,402)
from Yakima County, WA  0.28% ($36,198)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.23% ($67,905)
from Chelan County, WA  0.22% ($35,169)
from Benton County, WA  0.20% ($43,000)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Washington average:

6.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.94% relocated to other counties in Washington ($28,274 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($15,004 average AGI)
Grant County:

1.77%
Washington average:

2.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  0.55% ($40,208 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.35% ($29,616)
to Adams County, WA  0.33% ($38,486)
to King County, WA  0.31% ($44,416)
to Benton County, WA  0.31% ($38,828)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.25% ($41,195)
to Franklin County, WA  0.25% ($34,829)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.3

Births per 1000 population in Grant County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Grant County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Grant County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grant County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Grant County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,358 (9,399 aged, 1,959 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,422 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Grant County, Washington in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (864)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (840)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (831)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (612)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (538)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (405)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (386)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (155)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (124)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (120)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.5
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,485
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 123
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,047

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,779
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 735
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 93.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 56.7
  • Other - 36.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 97,733
  • Male householders: 15,386 (4,153 living alone), Female householders: 15,480 (2,846 living alone)
  • 14,706 spouses (14,679 opposite-sex spouses), 3,626 unmarried partners, (3,507 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 32,967 children (31,599 natural, 348 adopted, 1,020 stepchildren), 3,182 grandchildren, 2,125 brothers or sisters, 3,155 parents, 679 foster children, 1,906 other relatives, 3,563 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 958

Size of family households: 8,486 2-persons, 4,417 3-persons, 3,347 4-persons, 2,950 5-persons, 1,287 6-persons, 1,645 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,999 1-person, 1,220 2-persons, 345 3-persons, 170 5-persons.

16,149 married couples with children.
8,772 single-parent households (1,383 men, 7,389 women).

62.6% of residents of Grant speak English at home.
35.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (28% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $399,669,000 ($4,997 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $26,481,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $163,077,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,454,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,013,000
Federal grants: $78,570,000
Federal procurement contracts: $30,681,000 ($7,006,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $47,874,000 ($11,832,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,353,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $47,202,000
Federal Government insurance: $195,248,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 7,372
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,902
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,753
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,611
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Grant County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 21.56 millions of gallons per day (97% from ground, 3% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.0

Year house built in Grant County, Washington
  • Year house built in Grant County, Washington
  • 2,1982014 or later
  • 1,4422010 to 2013
  • 6,5262000 to 2009
  • 7,6001990 to 1999
  • 3,7951980 to 1989
  • 4,8291970 to 1979
  • 2,7611960 to 1969
  • 6,9921950 to 1959
  • 1,4011940 to 1949
  • 9711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Washington
  • 01 room
  • 1062 rooms
  • 2333 rooms
  • 1,4374 rooms
  • 4,3085 rooms
  • 5,3316 rooms
  • 2,3997 rooms
  • 2,8458 rooms
  • 3,3439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Washington
  • 5711 room
  • 4812 rooms
  • 1,0653 rooms
  • 2,4894 rooms
  • 2,8675 rooms
  • 2,1806 rooms
  • 2247 rooms
  • 5538 rooms
  • 4349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grant County, Washington
  • 12no bedroom
  • 5851 bedroom
  • 2,6362 bedrooms
  • 10,9473 bedrooms
  • 4,7764 bedrooms
  • 1,0465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grant County, Washington
  • 571no bedroom
  • 1,2131 bedroom
  • 3,8642 bedrooms
  • 4,4783 bedrooms
  • 7224 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 249no vehicle
  • 3,8301 vehicle
  • 7,8352 vehicles
  • 5,0093 vehicles
  • 2,1034 vehicles
  • 9765+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,157no vehicle
  • 3,8501 vehicle
  • 4,3342 vehicles
  • 1,0863 vehicles
  • 2914 vehicles
  • 1465+ vehicles

83.6% of Grant County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Washington.

Grant County:

83.6%
State average:

82.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 58,064
  • Other state: 22,619
  • Northeast: 1,259
  • Midwest: 3,555
  • South: 4,224
  • West: 13,581
Year householders moved into unit in Grant County, WA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grant County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 94.2%Electricity
  • 3.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 96.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 714
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

0.7%
Washington:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 154
Here:

9.0%
Washington:

15.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Grant County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,836,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,215,000
    Parks and Recreation: $324,000
    Regular Highways: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,410,000
    General - Other: $1,031,000
    Central Staff Services: $141,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,514,000
    Health - Other: $14,208,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,813,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,872,000
    Police Protection: $8,861,000
    General - Other: $4,162,000
    Financial Administration: $4,121,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,347,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,571,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,373,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $963,000
    Housing and Community Development: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,808,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,047,000
    Other - Police Protection: $667,000
    Other - Health - Other: $329,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $87,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $369,000
    Health and Hospitals: $271,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,417,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,088,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,272,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,463,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,112,000
    Sale of Property: $900,000
    Rents: $497,000
    General Revenue - Other: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $241,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $546,000
    Regular Highways: $476,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $114,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,031,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,505,000
    Other: $13,345,000
    Highways: $9,704,000
    Housing and Community Development: $369,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,203,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,975,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,289,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,081,000
    Other License: $948,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $817,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $496,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,903,000

Grant County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,836,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,215,000
    Parks and Recreation: $324,000
    Regular Highways: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,410,000
    General - Other: $1,031,000
    Central Staff Services: $141,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,514,000
    Health - Other: $14,208,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,813,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,872,000
    Police Protection: $8,861,000
    General - Other: $4,162,000
    Financial Administration: $4,121,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,347,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,571,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,373,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $963,000
    Housing and Community Development: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,808,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,047,000
    Other - Police Protection: $667,000
    Other - Health - Other: $329,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $87,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $369,000
    Health and Hospitals: $271,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,417,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,088,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,272,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,463,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,112,000
    Sale of Property: $900,000
    Rents: $497,000
    General Revenue - Other: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $241,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $546,000
    Regular Highways: $476,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $114,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,031,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,505,000
    Other: $13,345,000
    Highways: $9,704,000
    Housing and Community Development: $369,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,203,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,975,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,289,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,081,000
    Other License: $948,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $817,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $496,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,903,000

Grant County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,836,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,215,000
    Parks and Recreation: $324,000
    Regular Highways: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,410,000
    General - Other: $1,031,000
    Central Staff Services: $141,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,514,000
    Health - Other: $14,208,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,813,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,872,000
    Police Protection: $8,861,000
    General - Other: $4,162,000
    Financial Administration: $4,121,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,347,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,571,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,373,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $963,000
    Housing and Community Development: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,808,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,047,000
    Other - Police Protection: $667,000
    Other - Health - Other: $329,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $87,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $369,000
    Health and Hospitals: $271,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,417,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,088,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,272,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,463,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,112,000
    Sale of Property: $900,000
    Rents: $497,000
    General Revenue - Other: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $241,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $546,000
    Regular Highways: $476,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $114,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,031,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,505,000
    Other: $13,345,000
    Highways: $9,704,000
    Housing and Community Development: $369,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,203,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,975,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,289,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,081,000
    Other License: $948,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $817,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $496,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,903,000

Grant County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,836,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,249,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,215,000
    Parks and Recreation: $324,000
    Regular Highways: $300,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,688,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,410,000
    General - Other: $1,031,000
    Central Staff Services: $141,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,514,000
    Health - Other: $14,208,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,813,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,872,000
    Police Protection: $8,861,000
    General - Other: $4,162,000
    Financial Administration: $4,121,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,347,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,571,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,373,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $963,000
    Housing and Community Development: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,195,000
    Health and Hospitals: $100,000
    Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,808,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,047,000
    Other - Police Protection: $667,000
    Other - Health - Other: $329,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $87,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $369,000
    Health and Hospitals: $271,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,417,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,088,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,272,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,463,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,112,000
    Sale of Property: $900,000
    Rents: $497,000
    General Revenue - Other: $424,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $241,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $546,000
    Regular Highways: $476,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Health - Other: $114,000
    Correctional Institutions: $52,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Financial Administration: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,031,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $14,505,000
    Other: $13,345,000
    Highways: $9,704,000
    Housing and Community Development: $369,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,203,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,975,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,289,000
    Amusements Sales: $1,243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,081,000
    Other License: $948,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $817,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $496,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,903,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,788
  • Number of aged recipients: 146
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,642
  • Number of recipients under 18: 346
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,124
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 318
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 584
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 841
Most common first names in Grant County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34275.7 years
William27975.2 years
Robert24070.6 years
Mary21279.2 years
James19473.1 years
George19376.5 years
Charles15875.2 years
Margaret11380.2 years
Donald10971.3 years
Richard10767.6 years
Most common last names in Grant County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13277.3 years
Smith11775.0 years
Anderson8174.6 years
Brown7174.7 years
Miller6775.6 years
Davis6075.4 years
Jones5876.0 years
Wilson5474.0 years
Nelson5476.6 years
Moore4377.2 years
Businesses in Grant County, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware3McDonald's4
Arby's2Nike2
AutoZone3Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Best Western2Quiznos1
Burger King3RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Circle K1Rite Aid2
Comfort Suites1Safeway2
Curves1Sears2
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks4
Fashion Bug1Subway9
FedEx8Super 81
Ford2T-Mobile3
GNC2Taco Bell2
GameStop1Toyota1
Goodwill2Travelodge1
H&R Block4True Value3
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular3
Honda1UPS9
KFC1Vans1
La-Z-Boy3Vons3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets20

Grant County on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"