Okanogan, WA Population

Population: 2,484. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,398 (-3.5% change)
Males: 1,240 (49.9%), Females: 1,244 (50.1%)

Okanogan County

Zip code: 98840

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $26,994
Median house value: $82,200

Races in Okanogan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.7%)
  • American Indian (10.3%)
  • Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Other race (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.9%), Irish (12.9%), English (11.5%), United States (6.6%), French (4.1%), Norwegian (3.9%).

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Okanogan

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Okanogan city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

5.4% Foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 0.9% North America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +112 (+4.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Okanogan:

  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; OMAK, WA)
  • OKANOGAN-DOUGLAS DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; BREWSTER, WA)
  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; TONASKET, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Okanogan:

  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 80 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 83 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 141 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Okanogan:

  • OKANOGAN LEGION (about 2 miles; OKANOGAN, WA; Abbreviation: S35)
  • OMAK (about 8 miles; OMAK, WA; Abbreviation: OMK)
  • ANDERSON FIELD (about 21 miles; BREWSTER, WA; Abbreviation: S97)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Okanogan:

  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 138 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 148 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 150 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 153 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 157 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)

Schools

Public high school in Okanogan:

  • OKANOGAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 244 SOUTH 5TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Okanogan:

  • GRAINGER ELEMENTARY (Students: 416; Location: 1118 5TH STREET S; Grades: KG – 06)
  • OKANOGAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 244 SOUTH 5TH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OKANOGAN CO JUVENILE DETENTION (Students: 17; Location: 227 N 4TH; Grades: 06 – 12)