Ephrata, Washington Population 2020

8,252

Ephrata is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 8,252, it is the 101st largest city in Washington and the 3539th largest city in the United States. Ephrata is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 7.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,664 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Ephrata has a population density of 791 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ephrata is $78,347 with a poverty rate of 10.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $154,500. The median age in Ephrata is 36.1 years, 34.4 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.0 males.

Ephrata Demographics

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

  • White: 76.42%
  • Other race: 14.82%
  • Two or more races: 6.09%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ephrata, Washington is 8,252, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,190.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,664.

Ephrata, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,15276.42%
Some Other Race1,19314.82%
Two or More Races4906.09%
Asian1261.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native790.98%
Black or African American100.12%

Ephrata Population Pyramid 2020

Ephrata Median Age

36.1


Total

34.4


Male

37.4


Female

Ephrata Adults

There are 5,616 adults, (1,044 of whom are seniors) in Ephrata.

Ephrata Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ephrata Sex Ratio

Female

3,852

47.85%

Male

4,198

52.15%

Ephrata Households and Families

Ephrata Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ephrata Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
Male68.7%31.3%
All61.6%38.4%
Female37.3%62.7%
Non Family35.4%64.6%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,620361.6
Married1,5433.4174.6
Non Family6461.3435.4
Male2304.5268.7
Female2013.5437.3

3.39

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

10.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ephrata Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4318.90%
9th to 12th Grade2986.15%
High School Graduate1,19524.67%
Some College1,43029.52%
Associates Degree4519.31%
Bachelors Degree67513.93%
Graduate Degree3647.51%

Ephrata Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8203,555908
Hispanic74834155
Other Race512151
Multiple Races13213214
Asian915526
Native American795836
Black1010

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 45.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,222$49,694$28,929
Less Than High School$22,143$27,143$16,375
High School Grad$47,845$51,279$22,188
Some College$32,386$55,221$28,580
Bachelors Degree$46,293$66,447$40,455
Graduate Degree$60,820$60,750$60,882

$40,222

Average Earnings

$49,694

Average Male

$28,929

Average Female

Ephrata Language

Ephrata Language by Age

Ephrata Language

79.58% of Ephrata residents speak only English, while 20.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.47% of the population.

Ephrata Poverty

Ephrata Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,53460310.90%
Hispanic1,85819610.55%
Other1,1831089.13%
Native542750.00%
Multiple490173.47%

10.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.26%

Male Poverty Rate

15.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ephrata

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ephrata is Multiple, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.47%
Some College13.01%
High School12.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.67%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed4.13%
Male Employed4.05%

Ephrata Income

Ephrata Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,429$78,347
Families$75,192$88,662
Married Families$81,723-
Non Families$24,681$36,396

Ephrata Marital Status

Ephrata Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ephrata Married by Age and Sex

Ephrata Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ephrata Marital Status by Race

Ephrata Veterans

554

Number of Veterans

547

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War129
Second Gulf War88
Korea47
World War II32

$Ephrata Veterans by Education

10.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ephrata Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ephrata 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

60.93%

Born in Washington

90.70%

Native Born

9.30%

Foreign Born

6.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.70% of Ephrata residents were born in the United States, with 60.93% having been born in Washington. 6.11% 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
20208,252310.38%
20198,221310.38%
20188,1901241.54%
20178,066310.39%
20168,035140.17%
20158,021510.64%
20147,970740.94%
20137,896340.43%
20127,862781.00%
20117,784781.01%
20107,7068981.25%
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%