Tonasket, WA Population

Population: 994. Estimated population in July 2020: 970 (-2.4% change)
Males: 443 (44.6%), Females: 551 (55.4%)

Okanogan County

Zip code: 98855

Median resident age: 45.0 years
Median household income: $23,523
Median house value: $72,700

Races in Tonasket:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.2%)
  • Hispanic (10.2%)
  • Other race (7.7%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (18.7%), Irish (14.9%), English (14.2%), United States (9.0%), Dutch (4.2%), French (4.1%).

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tonasket

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tonasket city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 19.7%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

5.5% Foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.6% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tonasket:

  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (16 WEST SECOND(BOX 488))
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tonasket:

  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; OMAK, WA)
  • OKANOGAN-DOUGLAS DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 47 miles; BREWSTER, WA)
  • FERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 50 miles; REPUBLIC, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tonasket:

  • GRANT CO INTL (about 104 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 106 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 146 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SKA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tonasket:

  • TONASKET MUNICIPAL (about 2 miles; TONASKET, WA; Abbreviation: W01)
  • DOROTHY SCOTT (about 18 miles; OROVILLE, WA; Abbreviation: 0S7)
  • OMAK (about 19 miles; OMAK, WA; Abbreviation: OMK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tonasket:

  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 108 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 139 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 153 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 154 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 157 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 161 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 163 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)

Schools

Public high school in Tonasket:

  • TONASKET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 35 HS HWY 20 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tonasket:

  • TONASKET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 464; Location: 35 DO HWY. 20 E.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TONASKET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 35MS HWY 20 E; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Tonasket:

  • ELLISFORDE S D A SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 32084-D HWY 97 N.; Grades: KG – 8)