Gig Harbor, Washington Population 2021

11,343
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Gig Harbor is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 11,343, it is the 81st largest city in Washington and the 2845th largest city in the United States. Gig Harbor is currently growing at a rate of 2.84% annually and its population has increased by 59.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,126 in 2010. Gig Harbor reached it's highest population of 11,343 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Gig Harbor has a population density of 1,922 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gig Harbor is $119,032 with a poverty rate of 4.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,419 per month, and the median house value is $475,400. The median age in Gig Harbor is 44.3 years, 40 years for males, and 47.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.3 males.

Gig Harbor Demographics

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

  • White: 86.12%
  • Asian: 6.25%
  • Two or more races: 4.06%
  • Native American: 1.76%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gig Harbor, Washington is 11,343, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,404.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,126.

Gig Harbor, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,48686.12%
Asian6166.25%
Two or More Races4004.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native1731.76%
Some Other Race1101.12%
Black or African American690.70%
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Gig Harbor Population by Race

Gig Harbor Population Pyramid 2021

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Gig Harbor Median Age

44.3


Total

40


Male

47.4


Female

Gig Harbor Adults

There are 7,608 adults, (2,423 of whom are seniors) in Gig Harbor.

Gig Harbor Age Dependency

90

Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gig Harbor Sex Ratio

Female

5,319

53.98%

Male

4,535

46.02%

Gig Harbor Population by Age

Gig Harbor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gig Harbor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81%19%
Married78%22%
All59.1%40.9%
Female40.2%59.8%
Non Family39.7%60.3%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gig Harbor Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1692.3259.1
Married2,0373.278
Non Family1,6981.1939.7
Female3712.5940.2
Male632.681

3.05

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Gig Harbor Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade300.43%
9th to 12th Grade2493.57%
High School Graduate95113.62%
Some College1,56122.35%
Associates Degree90412.95%
Bachelors Degree1,90927.34%
Graduate Degree1,37919.75%
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Gig Harbor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gig Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1105,9602,840
Asian401388251
Hispanic221195101
Multiple Races16512957
Other Race909049
Black695050
Native American60127

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 72.46%.

Gig Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,900$75,949$44,155
Less Than High School$49,808$62,981$
High School Grad$38,182$41,771$
Some College$49,624$65,058$39,328
Bachelors Degree$57,401$76,488$43,971
Graduate Degree$100,855$130,500$76,094

$57,900

Average Earnings

$75,949

Average Male

$44,155

Average Female

Gig Harbor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gig Harbor Language by Age

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Gig Harbor Language

90.87% of Gig Harbor residents speak only English, while 9.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Gig Harbor Language

Gig Harbor Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2332763.35%
Multiple4006516.25%
Hispanic2935719.45%
Black641421.88%
Asian608101.64%
Other9088.89%

4.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.60%

Male Poverty Rate

5.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gig Harbor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gig Harbor is Black, with 21.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gig Harbor is Asian, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.97%.

Gig Harbor Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.70%
High School4.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%
Some College2.58%

Gig Harbor Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed4.66%
Male Employed1.48%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gig Harbor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gig Harbor Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,335$119,032
Families$112,091$144,457
Married Families$121,046-
Non Families$44,412$80,890
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Income by Household Type

Gig Harbor Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gig Harbor Married by Age and Sex

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Gig Harbor Marriage

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

Gig Harbor Marital Status by Race

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Gig Harbor Marital Status

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821

Number of Veterans

761

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War342
First Gulf War302
Vietnam280
World War II36
Korea30

Gig Harbor Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54249
75+232
65 to 74165
18 to 3495
55 to 6480

Gig Harbor Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White78211.66%
2 or More3114.09%
Hispanic187.89%
Asian82.00%

Gig Harbor Veterans by Race

Gig Harbor Veterans by Education

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1.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gig Harbor Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gig Harbor Employment by Age

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Gig Harbor Employment by Race

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Gig Harbor 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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42.70%

Born in Washington

92.40%

Native Born

7.60%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

4.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.40% of Gig Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 42.70% having been born in Washington. 2.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gig Harbor Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,3433132.84%
202011,0303132.92%
201910,7173133.01%
201810,4044854.89%
20179,9194324.55%
20169,4876967.92%
20158,7914875.86%
20148,3045647.29%
20137,7402483.31%
20127,4922723.77%
20117,220961.35%
20107,1246590.98%
20006,4653,2297.17%
19903,2360.00%

Gig Harbor Population by Year