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Languages spoken at home (mapped by county)

Percent in households where English is spoken less than "very well"

Population Age 5 and Above, 2021

The smallest share of population where English was spoken less than "Very Well" was in Pend Oreille and Wahkiakum County at 0.2%. The highest share was in Adams County where 27.3% of persons were in this category.

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Single-parent families as a percent of all families with children (mapped by county)


Okanogan County had the highest percentage of single parent families with 45.5%.

Wahiakum County had the lowest share of single parent families, with 8.6%.

Data Sources:

E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov

Poverty rate for single-parent families headed by a female householder (mapped by county)


Jefferson County had the highest percentage of single mother families in poverty at 63.7%.

The lowest poverty rates for families headed by single mothers was found in Columbia County at 17.8%.

Language spoken at home

Persons Living in Households Where Language Other Than English Is Spoken

Age 5 and Over

Families in poverty by household type

Family Type With
Married Couple 3.9% 2.6%
Male Householder, No Wife Present 14.2% 5.9%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 30.0% 9.3%

One-parent and two-parent families

Families with Children Under 18 Headed by Single Parents

Year Percent
2021 29.7%
2010 29.5%
2000 27.1%
1990 23.7%