Running head: CAFR Budget Analysis
In this paper, Team D will be presenting an overview of the Consolidated Annual
Financial Report for the state of Washington.
This report is going to cover the size and
interrelationship with the state’s budget.
Contents will also include general information such as
populations, major industries, governmental structure, and other pertinent demographic
The population of Washington State in 2010 was 6,733,250.
Of these 6,049,229 were the
non Hispanic population with 5,036,871 was white, 232,420 were black, and 102,441 were
Indian. 485,974 were of Asian and Pacific Islander, 191,524 were of two or more races, and
684,021 were of Hispanic origin.
Between 2000 and 2010 Washington State’s population increased by 14.2 percent.
Hispanic population grew by 54.9 percent, the Asian and Pacific Islander population grew by
The population that were of two or more races increased by 29.1 percent, and the
American Indian and Alaska population grew by 18.6 percent. The larger metropolitan counties
have the larger shares of minority population.
In 2010 48.3 percent of Washington’s black
population lived in King County, 25.4 percent in pierce county, 55.0 percent of Asian and pacific
islander population lived in king county, and 12.2 percent in Pierce county, and 11.1 percent live
in Snohomish county.
Prior to 2008 Yakima County used to have the second largest share of
Hispanic population, but was overtaken by Pierce County in 2008.