Carnation, Washington Population 2020

2,578

Carnation is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,578, it is the 154th largest city in Washington and the 6715th largest city in the United States. Carnation is currently growing at a rate of 7.15% annually and its population has increased by 44.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,786 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Carnation has a population density of 2,247 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carnation is $103,056 with a poverty rate of 5.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,225 per month, and the median house value is $392,200. The median age in Carnation is 40 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.5 males.

Carnation Demographics

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

  • White: 92.98%
  • Two or more races: 4.81%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Carnation, Washington is 2,578, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,234.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,786.

Carnation, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,64392.98%
Two or More Races854.81%
Asian191.08%
Black or African American110.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.40%
Some Other Race20.11%

Carnation Population Pyramid 2020

Carnation Median Age

40


Total

38.9


Male

40.8


Female

Carnation Adults

There are 1,342 adults, (212 of whom are seniors) in Carnation.

Carnation Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Carnation Sex Ratio

Female

1,001

56.65%

Male

766

43.35%

Carnation Households and Families

Carnation Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carnation Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female83.3%16.7%
Married80.8%19.2%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family53.8%46.2%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6722.6374.1
Married4013.0980.8
Non Family1821.453.8
Female783.1483.3
Male112.36100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carnation Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade685.47%
9th to 12th Grade725.79%
High School Graduate21717.44%
Some College31325.16%
Associates Degree1179.41%
Bachelors Degree30624.60%
Graduate Degree15112.14%

Carnation Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,030974412
Hispanic1386918
Multiple Races574624
Asian16124
Islander773
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 islander people with a rate of 42.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,240$56,806$39,643
Less Than High School$27,768$32,159$14,643
High School Grad$42,981$51,094$29,063
Some College$43,155$44,327$41,071
Bachelors Degree$92,500$126,667$55,625
Graduate Degree$56,429$$56,696

$50,240

Average Earnings

$56,806

Average Male

$39,643

Average Female

Carnation Language

Carnation Language by Age

Carnation Language

85.92% of Carnation residents speak only English, while 14.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.91% of the population.

Carnation Poverty

Carnation Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,363503.67%
Hispanic2864616.08%
Black11654.55%

5.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.66%

Male Poverty Rate

7.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carnation

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carnation is Black, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carnation is White, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.71%
High School9.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%
Some College2.56%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.23%
Female Employed5.97%
Male Employed3.37%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Carnation Income

Carnation Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,688$103,056
Families$101,833$120,919
Married Families$112,679-
Non Families$53,000$54,220

Carnation Marital Status

Carnation Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carnation Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Carnation Marital Status by Race

Carnation Veterans

91

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War36
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War3
World War II
Korea

$Carnation Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carnation Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Carnation 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

55.35%

Born in Washington

90.89%

Native Born

9.11%

Foreign Born

7.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.89% of Carnation residents were born in the United States, with 55.35% having been born in Washington. 7.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,5781727.15%
20192,4061727.70%
20182,234562.57%
20172,1781728.57%
20162,0061306.93%
20151,876201.08%
20141,856110.60%
20131,845110.60%
20121,834211.16%
20111,813221.23%
20101,7910.00%