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10 Interesting And Fun Facts About Palouse, Washington, United States

Palouse is a city in Whitman County, Washington, United States. The population was 998 at the 2010 census. Take a look below for 10 interesting and fun facts about Palouse, Washington, United States.

1. Palouse was first settled in 1869 by William Ewing.

2. The townsite was founded in 1875 by W.P. Breeding.

3. Palouse is named for the region of farmland in which it is situated, and was incorporated in 1888.

4. Palouse adopted a city flag on August 27, 2019, following a campaign started by a local resident.

5. The flag consists of a green field with a gold and blue knot that represents the city’s people, commerce, and the Palouse River.

6. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2), all of it land.

7. As of the census of 2010, there were 998 people, 429 households, and 291 families living in the city. The population density was 924.1 inhabitants per square mile (356.8/km2).

8. There were 474 housing units at an average density of 438.9 per square mile (169.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 1.3% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

9. There were 429 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.79.

10. The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 32.9% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

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