Fern Prairie, Washington Population 2024

1,903

Fern Prairie is a city located in Clark County and Skamania County Washington. Fern Prairie has a 2024 population of 1,903. Fern Prairie is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -4.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,989 in 2020.

The average household income in Fern Prairie is $118,655 with a poverty rate of 8.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fern Prairie is 46.1 years, 44.7 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Fern Prairie Demographics

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

  • White: 92.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Other race: 1.9%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
379.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.32% (-86)
The current population of Fern Prairie, Washington is 1,903 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,989.

Fern Prairie, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,79692.29%
Two or more races854.37%
Other race371.9%
Native American271.39%
Black or African American10.05%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fern Prairie Population by Race

Fern Prairie Population Pyramid 2024

Fern Prairie Median Age

46.1

Total

44.7

Male

47.2

Female

Fern Prairie Adults

There are 1,413 adults, (286 of whom are seniors) in Fern Prairie.

Fern Prairie Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fern Prairie Sex Ratio

Female96649.64%
Male98050.36%

Fern Prairie Population by Age

Fern Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6792.868614
Married3953.0791.98.1
Non Family1611.3960.939.1
Female924.371000
Male313.351000

3.11

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fern Prairie Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.22%
9th to 12th Grade1007.6%
High School Graduate40330.65%
Some College25219.16%
Associates Degree1229.28%
Bachelors Degree26119.85%
Graduate Degree16112.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fern Prairie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fern Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2271,111408
2+ Races414113
Hispanic40400
Native American27270
Other Race19190
Black111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Fern Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$70,970$86,250$46,375
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$70,865$82,885$0
Some College$62,016$71,000$51,250
Bachelors Degree$98,578$135,893$72,115
Graduate Degree$0$91,250$0

$70,970

Average Earnings

$86,250

Average Male

$46,375

Average Female

Fern Prairie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fern Prairie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fern Prairie Language

94.12% of Fern Prairie residents speak only English, while 5.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.15% of the population.

Fern Prairie Language

Fern Prairie Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7961468.13%
Multiple851011.76%

8.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.12%

Male Poverty Rate

9.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fern Prairie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fern Prairie is Multiple, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fern Prairie is White, with 8.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.44%.

Fern Prairie Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade71.55%
High School7.2%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%

Fern Prairie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.1%
Male Employed3.07%
Male Unemployed0%

Fern Prairie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fern Prairie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$112,888$118,655
Families$118,300$136,039
Married Families$150,104$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,938$59,053

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fern Prairie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fern Prairie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fern Prairie 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.

Fern Prairie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fern Prairie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War31
Vietnam30
Korea9
Second Gulf War5
World War II0

Fern Prairie Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+39
55 to 6430
35 to 5426
18 to 340
65 to 740

Fern Prairie Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White775.9%
2+ Races1321.67%
Native American518.52%

Fern Prairie Veterans by Race

Fern Prairie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fern Prairie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Fern Prairie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fern Prairie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fern Prairie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

32.43%

Born in Fern Prairie

95.43%

Native Born

4.57%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

4.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.43% of Fern Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 32.43% having been born in Washington. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fern Prairie Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,903-21-1.09%
20231,924-22-1.13%
20221,94622312.94%
20211,723-266-13.37%
20201,989311.58%
20191,958-182-8.5%
20182,140-471-18.04%
20172,6111586.44%
20162,45334516.37%
20152,108-130-5.81%
20142,23824712.41%
20131,9911598.68%
20121,8321659.9%
20111,667-217-11.52%
20101,88400%

Fern Prairie Population by Year