Alger, Washington Population 2024

578

Alger is a city located in Skagit County and Whatcom County Washington. Alger has a 2024 population of 578. Alger is currently growing at a rate of 22.72% annually and its population has increased by 285.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 150 in 2020.

The average household income in Alger is $106,121 with a poverty rate of 4.95%. The median age in Alger is 59.9 years: 62.8 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.

Alger Demographics

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

  • White: 87.64%
  • Other race: 12.36%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
221.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
285.33% (428)
The current population of Alger, Washington is 578 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 150.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31987.64%
Other race4512.36%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Alger Population by Race

Alger Population Pyramid 2024

Alger Median Age

59.9

Total

62.8

Male

56.5

Female

Alger Adults

There are 361 adults, (143 of whom are seniors) in Alger.

Alger Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

65.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

1.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alger Sex Ratio

Female15342.03%
Male21157.97%

Alger Population by Age

Alger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1252.9194.45.6
Married863.71000
Non Family35091.48.6
Female42.750100
Male0000

3.41

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

94.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alger Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade165.21%
Associates Degree103.26%
Bachelors Degree113.58%
Graduate Degree3110.1%
High School Graduate15249.51%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College8728.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alger Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White26224642
Other Race45450
Hispanic45450

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.03%.

Alger Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$53,393$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$53,042$53,036$0
Some College$88,083$88,417$0

$53,042

Average Earnings

$53,036

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Alger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alger Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alger Language

91.76% of Alger residents speak only English, while 8.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.24% of the population.

Alger Language

Alger Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White319185.64%

4.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

11.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alger is White, with 5.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alger is White, with 5.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.52%.

Alger Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Alger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Alger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alger Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$100,500$122,896
Households$89,250$106,121
Married Families$100,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,750$51,717

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alger Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alger Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alger Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alger Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alger Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam13
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Alger Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6429
65 to 7413
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Alger Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White278.54%
Other Race1533.33%
Hispanic1533.33%

Alger Veterans by Race

Alger Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alger Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Alger Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alger Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alger Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.3%

Born in Alger

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Alger residents were born in the United States, with 53.3% having been born in Washington. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alger Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202457810722.72%
202347110729.4%
202236414263.96%
20212227248%
2020150-34-18.48%
20191843725.17%
2018147-88-37.45%
20172357950.64%
20161561510.64%
2015141-23-14.02%
2014164-34-17.17%
2013198-9-4.35%
20122074729.37%
2011160-243-60.3%
201040300%

Alger Population by Year