Airway Heights, Washington Population 2021

10,203
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Airway Heights is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 10,203, it is the 86th largest city in Washington and the 3056th largest city in the United States. Airway Heights is currently growing at a rate of 3.65% annually and its population has increased by 66.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,114 in 2010. Airway Heights reached it's highest population of 10,203 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Airway Heights has a population density of 1,697 people per square mile.

The average household income in Airway Heights is $60,185 with a poverty rate of 20.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $966 per month, and the median house value is $174,900. The median age in Airway Heights is 33.1 years, 34.3 years for males, and 30.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 222.7 males.

Airway Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 71.19%
  • Two or more races: 8.47%
  • Asian: 5.91%
  • Native American: 5.40%
  • Black or African American: 4.25%
  • Other race: 3.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.76%
The current population of Airway Heights, Washington is 10,203, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,126.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,114.

Airway Heights, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,09471.19%
Two or More Races7258.47%
Asian5065.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native4625.40%
Black or African American3644.25%
Some Other Race2583.01%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1511.76%
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Airway Heights Population by Race

Airway Heights Population Pyramid 2021

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Airway Heights Median Age

33.1


Total

34.3


Male

30.4


Female

Airway Heights Adults

There are 7,136 adults, (674 of whom are seniors) in Airway Heights.

Airway Heights Age Dependency

32.5

Age Dependency Ratio

10.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Airway Heights Sex Ratio

Female

2,653

30.99%

Male

5,907

69.01%

Airway Heights Population by Age

Airway Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Airway Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.9%42.1%
All40.7%59.3%
Male34.2%65.8%
Non Family30.1%69.9%
Female28.6%71.4%

40.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Airway Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2932.4340.7
Non Family9261.4830.1
Married8713.0357.9
Female3503.228.6
Male1463.0234.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Airway Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2423.88%
9th to 12th Grade5418.67%
High School Graduate2,06733.11%
Some College2,07533.24%
Associates Degree6219.95%
Bachelors Degree5098.15%
Graduate Degree1873.00%
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Airway Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Airway Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1893,799472
Hispanic58644741
Multiple Races44041836
Asian40326162
Black34130653
Native American32627432
Other Race22910734
Islander7959

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 15.54%.

Airway Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,052$21,552$29,458
Less Than High School$14,676$15,538$13,859
High School Grad$18,417$17,013$21,250
Some College$25,000$24,124$28,625
Bachelors Degree$47,216$49,643$43,365
Graduate Degree$$20,690$54,196

$23,052

Average Earnings

$21,552

Average Male

$29,458

Average Female

Airway Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Airway Heights Language by Age

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Airway Heights Language

87.35% of Airway Heights residents speak only English, while 12.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

Airway Heights Language

Airway Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,98774018.56%
Multiple35612535.11%
Native30811236.36%
Asian4728918.86%
Islander1197058.82%
Black1272217.32%
Hispanic247197.69%

20.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.39%

Male Poverty Rate

23.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Airway Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Airway Heights is Islander, with 58.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Airway Heights is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.19%.

Airway Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.08%
High School19.47%
Some College13.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

Airway Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.12%
Female Unemployed65.93%
Male Employed9.14%
Female Employed7.12%

Airway Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Airway Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,579$60,185
Families$53,715$62,711
Married Families$64,260-
Non Families$44,071$52,468
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Income by Household Type

Airway Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Airway Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Airway Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Airway Heights Marital Status by Race

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Airway Heights Marital Status

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812

Number of Veterans

760

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War403
Vietnam217
First Gulf War216
World War II
Korea

Airway Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54248
18 to 34224
65 to 74155
55 to 64153
75+32

Airway Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White59912.10%
Black9627.51%
Indian7219.62%
Hispanic537.82%
2 or More265.02%
Asian102.49%
Other93.59%

Airway Heights Veterans by Race

Airway Heights Veterans by Education

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18.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Airway Heights Veterans by Education

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40.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Airway Heights Employment by Age

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Airway Heights Employment by Race

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Airway Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.61%

Born in Washington

92.35%

Native Born

7.65%

Foreign Born

4.65%

Non Citizen

3.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.35% of Airway Heights residents were born in the United States, with 52.61% having been born in Washington. 4.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Airway Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,2033593.65%
20209,8443593.78%
20199,4853593.93%
20189,1261,01112.46%
20178,115500.62%
20168,065450.56%
20158,0201071.35%
20147,913811.03%
20137,832570.73%
20127,775440.57%
20117,7311682.22%
20107,5633,0635.33%
20004,5000.00%

Airway Heights Population by Year