Elk Plain, Washington Population 2020

14,065

Elk Plain is a city located in Washington. Elk Plain has a 2020 population of 14,065. Elk Plain is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,205 in 2010. Elk Plain reached it's highest population of 14,645 in 2012.

The average household income in Elk Plain is $80,464 with a poverty rate of 14.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,405 per month, and the median house value is $213,300. The median age in Elk Plain is 38.2 years, 39.4 years for males, and 36.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Elk Plain Demographics

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

  • White: 81.96%
  • Two or more races: 8.41%
  • Asian: 3.15%
  • Black or African American: 2.99%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Native American: 1.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.46%
The current population of Elk Plain, Washington is 14,065, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,52781.96%
Two or More Races1,1838.41%
Asian4433.15%
Black or African American4202.99%
Some Other Race2721.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native1561.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.46%

Elk Plain Population Pyramid 2020

Elk Plain Median Age

38.2


Total

39.4


Male

36.9


Female

Elk Plain Adults

There are 10,748 adults, (1,685 of whom are seniors) in Elk Plain.

Elk Plain Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elk Plain Sex Ratio

Female

7,197

51.17%

Male

6,868

48.83%

Elk Plain Households and Families

Elk Plain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elk Plain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
Non Family81.3%18.7%
All80.7%19.3%
Male59.6%40.4%
Female49.1%50.9%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9002.8680.7
Married2,7593.2389.9
Non Family1,2611.381.3
Female7093.9449.1
Male1713.9959.6

3.24

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elk Plain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2692.81%
9th to 12th Grade6977.28%
High School Graduate3,45336.05%
Some College2,75728.78%
Associates Degree1,06811.15%
Bachelors Degree9179.57%
Graduate Degree4184.36%

Elk Plain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6076,9561,035
Hispanic62752751
Multiple Races518468131
Asian38526726
Black30924992
Other Race18915521
Native American140130
Islander6464

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 black people with a rate of 29.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,552$54,658$30,280
Less Than High School$24,942$50,455$17,727
High School Grad$34,454$45,104$28,918
Some College$40,427$57,315$30,274
Bachelors Degree$53,750$67,604$39,375
Graduate Degree$72,639$92,115$68,906

$40,552

Average Earnings

$54,658

Average Male

$30,280

Average Female

Elk Plain Language

Elk Plain Language by Age

Elk Plain Language

90.60% of Elk Plain residents speak only English, while 9.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.19% of the population.

Elk Plain Poverty

Elk Plain Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5661,16611.04%
Hispanic1,33735626.63%
Multiple1,18326822.65%
Black42017842.38%
Other27211843.38%
Native1563623.08%

14.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.70%

Male Poverty Rate

17.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elk Plain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elk Plain is Other, with 43.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elk Plain is White, with 11.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.96%
High School12.60%
Some College7.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.00%
Female Employed12.38%
Male Unemployed9.96%
Male Employed4.77%

Elk Plain Income

Elk Plain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,839$80,464
Families$72,417$88,157
Married Families$79,985-
Non Families$42,010$49,561

Elk Plain Marital Status

Elk Plain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elk Plain Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Elk Plain Marital Status by Race

Elk Plain Veterans

1,577

Number of Veterans

1,413

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam708
First Gulf War614
Second Gulf War394
Korea92
World War II30
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54454
65 to 74438
55 to 64342
75+209
18 to 34134
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,40715.98%
Hispanic14316.55%
2 or More9514.18%
Black5112.88%
Other126.35%
Asian122.92%

$Elk Plain Veterans by Education

5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elk Plain Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Elk Plain 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

56.13%

Born in Washington

93.99%

Native Born

6.01%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.99% of Elk Plain residents were born in the United States, with 56.13% having been born in Washington. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,0650.00%
201914,0650.00%
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%