Demographic Profile (2015 data)

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BBCC’s service district includes all of Grant and Adams counties and a portion of Lincoln County in Central Washington State.

2015 Population

  • Grant County population is 93,259, of which 37,304 (or 40 percent) is Hispanic.
  • Adams County population is 19,254, of which 11,397 (or 62 percent) is Hispanic.
  • Service district population is approximately 112,500, of which 49,241 (or 44 percent) is Hispanic.
  • Washington State’s population is 13 percent Hispanic, and the U.S. population is 15 percent Hispanic.

2015 Educational Attainment

  • In Adams County, 66 percent of adults have completed a high school diploma or equivalent, and 14 percent have earned a bachelor’s degree.
  • In Grant County, 76 percent of adults have completed a high school diploma or equivalent, and 16 percent have earned a bachelor’s degree.
  • In BBCC’s service district, 74 percent have completed a high school diploma or equivalent, and 15 percent have earned a bachelor’s degree.
  • In Washington State, 90 percent of adults have completed a high school diploma or equivalent, and 32 percent have earned a bachelor’s degree.
  • In the U.S., 86 percent of adults have earned a high school diploma or equivalent, and 29 percent have earned a bachelor’s degree.

Population below poverty level

  • In Adams County, 23 percent of the population lives in poverty.
  • In Grant County, 19 percent of the population lives in poverty.
  • In the BBCC Service District, 20 percent of the population lives in poverty.
  • In Washington State, 13 percent of the population lives in poverty.
  • In the U.S., 15 percent of the population lives in poverty.

Per capita and median household income

  • In Grant County, the per capita income is $19,844 and the median household income is $46,772.
  • In Adams County, the per capita income is $17,398 and the median household income is $44,533.
  • The BBCC service district per capita income is $19,425 and the median household income is $46,410.
  • In Washington State, the per capita income is $31,233 and the median household income is $60,294.
  • In the U.S., the per capita income is $28,555 and the median household income is $53,482.

Foreign-born persons

  • In Grant County, 19 percent of the population was born outside the U.S.
  • In Adams County, 25 percent of the population was born outside the U.S.
  • In the BBCC service district, 20 percent of the population was born outside the U.S.
  • In Washington State, 13 percent of the population was born outside the U.S.
  • In the U.S., 13 percent of the population is foreign-born.

Language other than English spoken at home

  • In Adams County, 52 percent of households speak a language other than English at home.
  • In Grant County, 34 percent of households speak a language other than English at home.
  • In BBCC’s service district, 37 percent of households speak a language other than English at home.
  • In Washington State, 19 percent of households speak a language other than English at home.
  • In the U.S., 21 percent of households speak a language other than English at home.

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