Terrace Heights, WA

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2022 Population
9,781
7.32% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.8
4.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.4%
29.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$79,608
7.32% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$310,200
15.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Terrace Heights, WA had a population of 9.78k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $79,608. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Terrace Heights, WA grew from 9,114 to 9,781, a 7.32% increase and its median household income grew from $74,176 to $79,608, a 7.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Terrace Heights, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (14.2%), White (Hispanic) (11.2%), Other (Hispanic) (6.2%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%).

None of the households in Terrace Heights, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.2% of the residents in Terrace Heights, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Terrace Heights, WA are Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (177 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Terrace Heights, WA was $310,200, and the homeownership rate was 63.7%.

Most people in Terrace Heights, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Terrace Heights, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Terrace Heights, WA is home to a population of 9.78k people, from which 93.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 14% of Terrace Heights, WA residents were born outside of the country (1.37k people).

In 2022, there were 4.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.89k people) in Terrace Heights, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.39k Two+ (Hispanic) and 1.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.2%
2022 Citizenship
94.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.2% of Terrace Heights, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Terrace Heights, WA was 94.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Terrace Heights, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.89k ± 562
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.39k ± 815
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.09k ± 586
31.5%
Hispanic Population
3.08k people

In 2022, there were 4.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.89k people) in Terrace Heights, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.39k Two+ (Hispanic) and 1.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.5% of the people in Terrace Heights, WA are hispanic (3.08k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Terrace Heights, WA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

14%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.37k people
9.89%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
901 people

As of 2022, 14% of Terrace Heights, WA residents (1.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Terrace Heights, WA was 9.89%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    204 ± 99
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    180 ± 172
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    90 ± 73

Terrace Heights, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Terrace Heights, WA employs 4.86k people. The largest industries in Terrace Heights, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (842 people), Educational Services (771 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (599 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($96,412), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,123), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($70,123).

Occupations

4.86k
2022 Value
± 733
9.75%
1 Year growth
± 19.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Terrace Heights, WA grew at a rate of 9.75%, from 4.43k employees to 4.86k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Terrace Heights, WA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (663 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (408 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (338 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Terrace Heights, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.86k
2022 Value
± 733
9.75%
1 Year growth
± 19.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Terrace Heights, WA grew at a rate of 9.75%, from 4.43k employees to 4.86k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Terrace Heights, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (842 people), Educational Services (771 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (599 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Terrace Heights, WA, though some of these residents may live in Terrace Heights, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,421
Median earning men ± $13,644
$32,794
Median earning women ± $9,370

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($205,050), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,991), and Public Administration ($80,536).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($97,004), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,591), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,810).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Terrace Heights, WA awarded 177 degrees. The student population of Terrace Heights, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 280 male students and 340 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Terrace Heights, WA are White (105 and 59.7%), followed by Asian (27 and 15.3%), Hispanic or Latino (26 and 14.8%), and Two or More Races (8 and 4.55%).

The largest universities in Terrace Heights, WA by number of degrees awarded are Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (177 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Terrace Heights, WA are Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (137 and 77.4%) and General Biomedical Sciences (40 and 22.6%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.975% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.954% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (1.33M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Terrace Heights, WA was $310,200 in 2022, which is 1.1 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $268,700 to $310,200, a 15.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Terrace Heights, WA is 63.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Terrace Heights, WA have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Terrace Heights, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$310,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,210
$2,551
Median Property Taxes
±$439

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Terrace Heights, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

63.7%
Homeownership
2022
70.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.7% of the housing units in Terrace Heights, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.2%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Terrace Heights, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$79,608
Median Household Income
± $19,390
4k
Number of Households
± 634

In 2022, the median household income of the 4k households in Terrace Heights, WA grew to $79,608 from the previous year's value of $74,176.

The following chart displays the households in Terrace Heights, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Terrace Heights, WA is from Washington.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2022, the income inequality in Washington was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.59%)
  3. Carpooled (4.63%)

In 2022, 85.9% of workers in Terrace Heights, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.59%) and those who carpooled to work (4.63%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Terrace Heights, WA have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Terrace Heights, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Terrace Heights, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Terrace Heights, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Terrace Heights, WA (621 out of 9.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Terrace Heights, WA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.2% of the population of Terrace Heights, WA has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.215% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Yakima County, WA see 1425 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.65% decrease from the previous year (1479 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1407 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 284 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,425 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Yakima County, WA

Primary care physicians in Yakima County, WA see an average of 1,425 patients per year. This represents a 3.65% decrease from the previous year (1,479 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yakima County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 34.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.8% were men and 48.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.8%
Uninsured
55.6%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.215%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Terrace Heights, WA grew by 29.9% from 3.7% to 4.8%.

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