Elk Plain, Washington Population 2021

15,167
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Elk Plain is a city located in Washington. Elk Plain has a 2020 population of 15,167. Elk Plain is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,205 in 2010. Elk Plain reached it's highest population of 15,167 in 2019.

The average household income in Elk Plain is $87,905 with a poverty rate of 14.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,360 per month, and the median house value is $228,700. The median age in Elk Plain is 37.5 years, 38.3 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Elk Plain Demographics

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

  • White: 77.64%
  • Two or more races: 10.21%
  • Asian: 4.23%
  • Black or African American: 3.42%
  • Native American: 2.06%
  • Other race: 1.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.90%
The current population of Elk Plain, Washington is 15,167, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,065.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,205.

Elk Plain, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,77677.64%
Two or More Races1,54810.21%
Asian6414.23%
Black or African American5183.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native3122.06%
Some Other Race2361.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1360.90%
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Elk Plain Population by Race

Elk Plain Population Pyramid 2021

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Elk Plain Median Age

37.5


Total

38.3


Male

36.7


Female

Elk Plain Adults

There are 11,518 adults, (1,705 of whom are seniors) in Elk Plain.

Elk Plain Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Plain Sex Ratio

Female

7,608

50.16%

Male

7,559

49.84%

Elk Plain Population by Age

Elk Plain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elk Plain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Male69.4%30.6%
Female56%44%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elk Plain Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0812.9780.6
Married3,0353.3189
Non Family1,2581.3974.2
Female6644.1756
Male1244.4769.4

3.33

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Elk Plain Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2592.50%
9th to 12th Grade6856.62%
High School Graduate3,87637.45%
Some College2,90928.11%
Associates Degree1,30712.63%
Bachelors Degree9779.44%
Graduate Degree3363.25%
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Elk Plain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elk Plain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9737,3241,018
Multiple Races583527109
Hispanic55848564
Asian55447469
Black36831956
Native American276221
Other Race16314420
Islander11011011

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 18.70%.

Elk Plain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,873$56,875$31,916
Less Than High School$42,050$55,771$
High School Grad$36,168$46,417$31,216
Some College$44,415$57,880$31,866
Bachelors Degree$56,250$70,368$36,250
Graduate Degree$79,375$108,750$71,310

$43,873

Average Earnings

$56,875

Average Male

$31,916

Average Female

Elk Plain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elk Plain Language by Age

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Elk Plain Language

92.85% of Elk Plain residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Elk Plain Language

Elk Plain Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9881,37212.49%
Hispanic1,10231028.13%
Multiple1,54829819.25%
Black51816131.08%
Other2365422.88%
Native3124313.78%
Asian64120.31%

14.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.43%

Male Poverty Rate

17.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Plain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk Plain is Black, with 31.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Plain is Asian, with 0.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.24%.

Elk Plain Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.17%
High School15.04%
Some College4.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%

Elk Plain Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.74%
Male Unemployed19.31%
Female Employed10.63%
Male Employed4.47%

Elk Plain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elk Plain Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,041$87,905
Families$76,031$94,596
Married Families$81,803-
Non Families$47,042$58,040
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Income by Household Type

Elk Plain Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Plain Married by Age and Sex

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Elk Plain 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.

Elk Plain Marital Status by Race

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Elk Plain Marital Status

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1,581

Number of Veterans

1,428

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War707
Vietnam598
Second Gulf War502
Korea65
World War II

Elk Plain Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54504
65 to 74378
55 to 64326
75+199
18 to 34174

Elk Plain Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,41715.71%
Hispanic16423.07%
2 or More678.76%
Black6012.22%
Asian274.61%
Other106.13%

Elk Plain Veterans by Race

Elk Plain Veterans by Education

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4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Plain Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Plain Employment by Age

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Elk Plain Employment by Race

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Elk Plain 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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55.83%

Born in Washington

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

4.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.03% of Elk Plain residents were born in the United States, with 55.83% having been born in Washington. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elk Plain Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,1670.00%
202015,1670.00%
201915,1671,1027.84%
201814,065-215-1.51%
201714,2804453.22%
201613,835-417-2.93%
201514,2523052.19%
201413,947-463-3.21%
201314,410-235-1.60%
201214,6455413.84%
201114,104-101-0.71%
201014,2050.00%

Elk Plain Population by Year