Airway Heights, Washington Population 2020

9,332

Airway Heights is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 9,332, it is the 92nd largest city in Washington and the 3236th largest city in the United States. Airway Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 52.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,114 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Airway Heights has a population density of 1,553 people per square mile.

The average household income in Airway Heights is $57,529 with a poverty rate of 16.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $939 per month, and the median house value is $169,300. The median age in Airway Heights is 33.8 years, 34.9 years for males, and 30.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 221.4 males.

Airway Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Airway Heights was:

  • White: 69.84%
  • Two or more races: 8.98%
  • Asian: 6.00%
  • Black or African American: 5.38%
  • Native American: 4.80%
  • Other race: 3.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.69%
The current population of Airway Heights, Washington is 9,332, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,200.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,114.

Airway Heights, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,78669.84%
Two or More Races7448.98%
Asian4976.00%
Black or African American4465.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native3984.80%
Some Other Race2743.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1401.69%

Airway Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Airway Heights Median Age

33.8


Total

34.9


Male

30.3


Female

Airway Heights Adults

There are 6,957 adults, (662 of whom are seniors) in Airway Heights.

Airway Heights Age Dependency

31.6

Age Dependency Ratio

10.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Airway Heights Sex Ratio

Female

2,578

31.12%

Male

5,707

68.88%

Airway Heights Households and Families

Airway Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Airway Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.6%44.4%
All42.1%57.9%
Female36.7%63.3%
Male32.6%67.4%
Non Family32.4%67.6%

42.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1702.4442.1
Non Family8801.4632.4
Married8553.0955.6
Female3003.1736.7
Male1353.0432.6

3

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Airway Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2514.06%
9th to 12th Grade4917.94%
High School Graduate2,12234.31%
Some College2,04533.06%
Associates Degree66310.72%
Bachelors Degree4707.60%
Graduate Degree1432.31%

Airway Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1663,839465
Hispanic57342842
Multiple Races42037829
Black4113356
Asian39328256
Native American26223715
Other Race24411437
Islander7148

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 15.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,166$20,703$28,355
Less Than High School$12,950$14,722$12,188
High School Grad$17,140$15,789$26,333
Some College$23,908$22,934$27,209
Bachelors Degree$45,667$46,083$42,202
Graduate Degree$37,857$$

$23,166

Average Earnings

$20,703

Average Male

$28,355

Average Female

Airway Heights Language

Airway Heights Language by Age

Airway Heights Language

87.90% of Airway Heights residents speak only English, while 12.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.30% of the population.

Airway Heights Poverty

Airway Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,73046112.36%
Native29310636.18%
Asian4569220.18%
Multiple4108119.76%
Islander1247560.48%
Black1385338.41%
Hispanic24641.63%

16.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

18.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Airway Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Airway Heights is Islander, with 60.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Airway Heights is Hispanic, with 1.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.48%
High School17.44%
Some College10.29%
Bachelors or Greater1.12%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.84%
Male Unemployed59.26%
Male Employed6.97%
Female Employed5.91%

Airway Heights Income

Airway Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,030$57,529
Families$56,196$61,466
Married Families$68,438-
Non Families$38,125$48,926

Airway Heights Marital Status

Airway Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Airway Heights Married by Age and Sex

Airway Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Airway Heights Marital Status by Race

Airway Heights Veterans

738

Number of Veterans

669

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War332
First Gulf War208
Vietnam178
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54271
18 to 34168
55 to 64166
65 to 74114
75+19
Name Veterans % of Total
White57212.13%
Black8118.75%
Indian5417.59%
Hispanic162.37%
2 or More152.87%
Other93.40%
Asian71.78%

$Airway Heights Veterans by Education

14.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Airway Heights Employment Status

40.2%

Labor Force Participation

34.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Airway Heights Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.35%

Born in Washington

92.73%

Native Born

7.27%

Foreign Born

4.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.73% of Airway Heights residents were born in the United States, with 52.35% having been born in Washington. 4.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,332660.71%
20199,266660.72%
20189,2001,03612.69%
20178,164660.82%
20168,098480.60%
20158,0501131.42%
20147,937881.12%
20137,849690.89%
20127,780450.58%
20117,7351732.29%
20107,5623,0625.33%
20004,5000.00%