Wahkiakum County is located in southwest Washington. The County Seat is Cathlamet and the largest city is Cathlamet. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,067 and the 2010 census population was 3,978. The land area is 263.38 square miles and there are 15.1 persons per square mile.
94.1% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 3.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 1.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.2% is two or more races. 93.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $195,600, there are 1,715 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,334, the median household income is $41,815, and 22.6% of the persons in Wahkiakum County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 253. Retail sales (in $1000) were $11,743, and sales per capita were $2,947.
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