Fife, Washington Population 2020

10,369

Fife is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 10,369, it is the 86th largest city in Washington and the 3016th largest city in the United States. Fife is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 13.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,173 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Fife has a population density of 1,812 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fife is $75,972 with a poverty rate of 13.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,232 per month, and the median house value is $270,900. The median age in Fife is 31 years, 30 years for males, and 31.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.5 males.

Fife Demographics

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

  • White: 57.25%
  • Asian: 13.96%
  • Black or African American: 10.46%
  • Two or more races: 9.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 4.99%
  • Native American: 2.32%
  • Other race: 1.48%
The current population of Fife, Washington is 10,369, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,191.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,173.

Fife, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,70757.25%
Asian1,39213.96%
Black or African American1,04310.46%
Two or More Races9509.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4974.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native2312.32%
Some Other Race1481.48%

Fife Population Pyramid 2020

Fife Median Age

31


Total

30


Male

31.6


Female

Fife Adults

There are 7,235 adults, (681 of whom are seniors) in Fife.

Fife Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

10.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fife Sex Ratio

Female

4,899

49.15%

Male

5,069

50.85%

Fife Households and Families

Fife Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fife Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married52.3%47.7%
All38.5%61.5%
Female33.5%66.5%
Non Family28.2%71.8%
Male17.7%82.3%

38.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6882.6838.5
Married1,5483.5352.3
Non Family1,3971.3128.2
Female5283.5833.5
Male2153.2517.7

3.4

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fife Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2113.35%
9th to 12th Grade5568.83%
High School Graduate1,76428.02%
Some College1,48723.62%
Associates Degree73011.59%
Bachelors Degree1,17118.60%
Graduate Degree3775.99%

Fife Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1792,944804
Asian1,006891369
Hispanic714515102
Black650575179
Multiple Races31227977
Islander31126414
Native American149836
Other Race845615

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,225$51,024$36,250
Less Than High School$30,290$33,438$20,395
High School Grad$35,427$42,632$31,423
Some College$41,526$51,017$34,902
Bachelors Degree$60,994$72,713$52,083
Graduate Degree$64,792$65,500$64,333

$43,225

Average Earnings

$51,024

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Fife Language

Fife Language by Age

Fife Language

72.43% of Fife residents speak only English, while 27.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.89% of the population.

Fife Poverty

Fife Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4644339.70%
Hispanic1,49336124.18%
Asian1,3881349.65%
Multiple93913214.06%
Black1,02612512.18%
Native2317532.47%
Islander4976913.88%
Other1482315.54%

13.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fife

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fife is Native, with 32.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fife is Asian, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.95%
High School14.23%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.67%
Female Unemployed26.80%
Male Employed5.97%
Female Employed5.29%

Fife Income

Fife Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,447$75,972
Families$75,899$83,072
Married Families$87,321-
Non Families$47,311$59,131

Fife Marital Status

Fife Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fife Married by Age and Sex

Fife 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.

Fife Marital Status by Race

Fife Veterans

651

Number of Veterans

538

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War248
First Gulf War221
Vietnam98
Korea11
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White4229.99%
Black14117.43%
Hispanic475.49%
2 or More348.13%
Asian343.19%
Indian105.32%
Other65.04%
Hawaiian41.14%

$Fife Veterans by Education

9.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fife Employment Status

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fife 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

47.98%

Born in Washington

80.66%

Native Born

19.34%

Foreign Born

9.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.66% of Fife residents were born in the United States, with 47.98% having been born in Washington. 9.17% 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
202010,369890.87%
201910,280890.87%
201810,191390.38%
201710,152890.88%
201610,0631421.43%
20159,9214244.46%
20149,4971201.28%
20139,377590.63%
20129,318290.31%
20119,289941.02%
20109,1954,4116.75%
20004,7849202.16%
19903,8640.00%