Ephrata, Washington Population 2021

8,150
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Ephrata is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 8,150, it is the 102nd largest city in Washington and the 3574th largest city in the United States. Ephrata is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,664 in 2010. Ephrata reached it's highest population of 8,150 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Ephrata has a population density of 781 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ephrata is $72,890 with a poverty rate of 7.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $162,900. The median age in Ephrata is 34.4 years, 34.4 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 115.1 males.

Ephrata Demographics

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

  • White: 78.96%
  • Other race: 11.73%
  • Two or more races: 6.29%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ephrata, Washington is 8,150, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,129.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,664.

Ephrata, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,37478.96%
Some Other Race94711.73%
Two or More Races5086.29%
Asian1261.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.95%
Black or African American400.50%
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Ephrata Population by Race

Ephrata Population Pyramid 2021

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Ephrata Median Age

34.4


Total

34.4


Male

34.4


Female

Ephrata Adults

There are 5,606 adults, (1,190 of whom are seniors) in Ephrata.

Ephrata Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ephrata Sex Ratio

Female

3,752

46.48%

Male

4,320

53.52%

Ephrata Population by Age

Ephrata Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ephrata Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
All63.9%36.1%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female57%43%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ephrata Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7722.8563.9
Married1,4633.3175.5
Non Family6981.1843.3
Male3673.4261.6
Female2443.9857

3.25

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Ephrata Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3677.37%
9th to 12th Grade3176.36%
High School Graduate1,38127.73%
Some College1,36927.48%
Associates Degree60512.15%
Bachelors Degree61112.27%
Graduate Degree3316.65%
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Ephrata Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ephrata Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0253,784859
Hispanic63928820
Other Race446164
Asian1226228
Multiple Races10710713
Native American774522
Black4040

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 28.57%.

Ephrata Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,519$51,363$31,124
Less Than High School$30,809$34,395$16,978
High School Grad$41,712$51,019$
Some College$48,292$56,288$32,232
Bachelors Degree$47,279$50,956$41,500
Graduate Degree$63,088$63,971$61,667

$42,519

Average Earnings

$51,363

Average Male

$31,124

Average Female

Ephrata Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ephrata Language by Age

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Ephrata Language

81.14% of Ephrata residents speak only English, while 18.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.69% of the population.

Ephrata Language

Ephrata Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8214597.89%
Hispanic1,5371056.83%
Native523975.00%
Multiple508163.15%

7.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.49%

Male Poverty Rate

8.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ephrata

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ephrata is Native, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ephrata is Multiple, with 3.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.30%.

Ephrata Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.57%
Some College8.33%
High School6.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.51%

Ephrata Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.93%
Female Unemployed15.99%
Female Employed3.59%
Male Employed2.78%

Ephrata Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ephrata Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,587$72,890
Families$71,994$81,850
Married Families$85,212-
Non Families$28,208$37,838
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Income by Household Type

Ephrata Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ephrata Married by Age and Sex

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Ephrata 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.

Ephrata Marital Status by Race

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Ephrata Marital Status

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708

Number of Veterans

700

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam249
Second Gulf War140
First Gulf War130
Korea43
World War II28

Ephrata Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74194
35 to 54160
55 to 64157
75+134
18 to 3463

Ephrata Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White65814.37%
Black3075.00%
Hispanic252.74%
Indian2025.97%

Ephrata Veterans by Race

Ephrata Veterans by Education

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5.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ephrata Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Ephrata Employment by Age

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Ephrata Employment by Race

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Ephrata 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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64.07%

Born in Washington

91.58%

Native Born

8.42%

Foreign Born

6.45%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.58% of Ephrata residents were born in the United States, with 64.07% having been born in Washington. 6.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ephrata Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,15070.09%
20208,14370.09%
20198,13670.09%
20188,1291031.28%
20178,026130.16%
20168,01310.01%
20158,012450.56%
20147,967690.87%
20137,898300.38%
20127,868770.99%
20117,791760.99%
20107,7159071.26%
20006,8081,4592.44%
19905,349-10-0.02%
19805,3591040.20%
19705,255-1,293-2.18%
19606,5481,9593.62%
19504,5890.00%

Ephrata Population by Year