Population Density Maps
(select by clicking a County area)
The population density maps are produced from the Census
2010 Block GIS polygon data coverage and population tables. Census block areas
are reduced in size where they overlap public lands and government trust areas
(Major Public Lands) and commercial forest land (parcel Land Use 2010). Population density
values are then averaged by square mile of remaining census block area. Census
block areas having population totals of zero are shown in white on the maps as
are Major Public Land areas and commercial forests. These areas include parks, designated forests,
wilderness, military training sites, and wildlife refuges. Tribal reservations
within counties are delineated with an angled cross-hatch overlay.
County and city population totals can be obtained from the Washington State
Office of Financial Management (OFM) at
All maps are for individual Washington State Counties.
All maps are formatted to the same page size either 8.5 x
11 or 11 x 8.5 inches and can be printed up to 11x14 page size without loss of
All population density maps have been produced with a "no color",
zero population area background. This facilitates printing on clear acetate so
the maps can be used for "overlay" purposes with the Major Public Lands map
series map on this web site. If you use transparencies, remember to select
paper type as "transparency" on your printer!
Local geographic information such as roads and route
numbers, city and place names, streams and stream names are provided on this
All maps are in Adobe PDF format.
All maps are available in Adobe PDF format. JPG or EPS file format, are
Please note that colors on the maps may vary depending on
your color printer.
Please note that the population density
maps are also available by Water Resource
Inventory Areas (WRIA).
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