Carnation, Washington Population 2021

2,394
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Carnation is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,394, it is the 155th largest city in Washington and the 6975th largest city in the United States. Carnation is currently growing at a rate of 2.40% annually and its population has increased by 34.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,786 in 2010. Carnation reached it's highest population of 2,394 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Carnation has a population density of 2,086 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carnation is $118,021 with a poverty rate of 5.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,273 per month, and the median house value is $462,300. The median age in Carnation is 40.9 years, 40.3 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.6 males.

Carnation Demographics

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

  • White: 93.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Asian: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Carnation, Washington is 2,394, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,226.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,786.

Carnation, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71093.19%
Two or More Races733.98%
Asian301.63%
Black or African American120.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.44%
Some Other Race20.11%
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Carnation Population by Race

Carnation Population Pyramid 2021

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Carnation Median Age

40.9


Total

40.3


Male

41.9


Female

Carnation Adults

There are 1,416 adults, (213 of whom are seniors) in Carnation.

Carnation Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carnation Sex Ratio

Female

994

54.17%

Male

841

45.83%

Carnation Population by Age

Carnation Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carnation Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female89.8%10.2%
Married84.8%15.2%
All80.1%19.9%
Non Family53.8%46.2%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carnation Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6892.6680.1
Married441384.8
Non Family1321.2453.8
Female882.9189.8
Male283.36100

2.92

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Carnation Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade564.35%
9th to 12th Grade927.14%
High School Graduate23017.86%
Some College29522.90%
Associates Degree1169.01%
Bachelors Degree33225.78%
Graduate Degree16712.97%
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Carnation Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carnation Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1061,025452
Hispanic1235911
Multiple Races292923
Asian262311
Islander886
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 79.31%.

Carnation Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,595$75,833$42,159
Less Than High School$18,542$30,114$14,712
High School Grad$43,750$51,691$30,481
Some College$41,761$41,583$42,143
Bachelors Degree$106,406$135,707$68,333
Graduate Degree$74,327$106,875$71,875

$56,595

Average Earnings

$75,833

Average Male

$42,159

Average Female

Carnation Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carnation Language by Age

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Carnation Language

87.93% of Carnation residents speak only English, while 12.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.08% of the population.

Carnation Language

Carnation Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2734917.95%
White1,449432.97%
Black12650.00%

5.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.97%

Male Poverty Rate

7.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carnation

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carnation is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carnation is White, with 2.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.06%.

Carnation Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.22%
High School13.48%
Some College2.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Carnation Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed87.50%
Female Employed2.61%
Male Employed2.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Carnation Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carnation Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,044$118,021
Families$117,784$131,572
Married Families$127,614-
Non Families$49,444$57,285
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Income by Household Type

Carnation Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Carnation Married by Age and Sex

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Carnation 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.

Carnation Marital Status by Race

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Carnation Marital Status

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93

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

Carnation Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5439
65 to 7424
55 to 6420
75+10
18 to 34

Carnation Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White735.52%
2 or More1430.43%
Hawaiian675.00%

Carnation Veterans by Race

Carnation Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carnation Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carnation Employment by Age

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Carnation Employment by Race

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Carnation 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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51.66%

Born in Washington

91.44%

Native Born

8.56%

Foreign Born

7.25%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.44% of Carnation residents were born in the United States, with 51.66% having been born in Washington. 7.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carnation Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,394562.40%
20202,338562.45%
20192,282562.52%
20182,226482.20%
20172,1781748.68%
20162,0041276.77%
20151,877231.24%
20141,854110.60%
20131,843110.60%
20121,832201.10%
20111,812211.17%
20101,7910.00%

Carnation Population by Year