Gig Harbor, Washington Population 2020

11,290

Gig Harbor is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 11,290, it is the 81st largest city in Washington and the 2851st largest city in the United States. Gig Harbor is currently growing at a rate of 4.00% annually and its population has increased by 58.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,126 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Gig Harbor has a population density of 1,913 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gig Harbor is $114,020 with a poverty rate of 4.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,377 per month, and the median house value is $417,100. The median age in Gig Harbor is 44 years, 40.3 years for males, and 47 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males.

Gig Harbor Demographics

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

  • White: 89.83%
  • Asian: 4.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gig Harbor, Washington is 11,290, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,422.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,126.

Gig Harbor, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,42889.83%
Asian4554.85%
Two or More Races2412.57%
Some Other Race1051.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.97%
Black or African American620.66%

Gig Harbor Population Pyramid 2020

Gig Harbor Median Age

44


Total

40.3


Male

47


Female

Gig Harbor Adults

There are 7,267 adults, (2,203 of whom are seniors) in Gig Harbor.

Gig Harbor Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gig Harbor Sex Ratio

Female

4,915

52.39%

Male

4,467

47.61%

Gig Harbor Households and Families

Gig Harbor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gig Harbor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.1%17.9%
All62%38%
Female43.7%56.3%
Non Family39.2%60.8%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9902.3162
Married1,9983.1482.1
Non Family1,6491.1939.2
Female2792.943.7
Male642.63100

3.07

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gig Harbor Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade500.74%
9th to 12th Grade1171.74%
High School Graduate92113.67%
Some College1,61323.94%
Associates Degree78111.59%
Bachelors Degree1,98329.43%
Graduate Degree1,27318.89%

Gig Harbor Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0405,9242,901
Asian346319192
Hispanic18816980
Multiple Races10810841
Other Race848449
Black625757
Native American99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 91.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,025$69,820$41,857
Less Than High School$34,079$55,192$14,063
High School Grad$38,472$54,405$23,667
Some College$51,587$63,730$42,460
Bachelors Degree$56,755$73,568$35,000
Graduate Degree$84,306$138,182$63,448

$57,025

Average Earnings

$69,820

Average Male

$41,857

Average Female

Gig Harbor Language

Gig Harbor Language by Age

Gig Harbor Language

92.68% of Gig Harbor residents speak only English, while 7.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.

Gig Harbor Poverty

Gig Harbor Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1793324.06%
Hispanic2194219.18%
Multiple2413112.86%
Asian447235.15%
Other841011.90%

4.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.86%

Male Poverty Rate

6.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gig Harbor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gig Harbor is Hispanic, with 19.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gig Harbor is White, with 4.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%
High School4.78%
Some College3.55%
Name Poverty
Female Employed7.32%
Male Employed1.19%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gig Harbor Income

Gig Harbor Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,469$114,020
Families$106,792$139,060
Married Families$114,125-
Non Families$44,375$77,446

Gig Harbor Marital Status

Gig Harbor Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gig Harbor Married by Age and Sex

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

Gig Harbor Veterans

813

Number of Veterans

775

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War343
First Gulf War316
Vietnam211
World War II79
Korea11
Name Veterans % of Total
White78111.89%
2 or More2417.52%
Asian82.31%
Hispanic31.63%

$Gig Harbor Veterans by Education

1.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gig Harbor Employment Status

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gig Harbor 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

40.71%

Born in Washington

93.25%

Native Born

6.75%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.25% of Gig Harbor residents were born in the United States, with 40.71% having been born in Washington. 3.19% 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
202011,2904344.00%
201910,8564344.16%
201810,4224954.99%
20179,9274344.57%
20169,4936987.94%
20158,7954885.87%
20148,3075657.30%
20137,7422473.30%
20127,4952723.77%
20117,223961.35%
20107,1276620.98%
20006,4653,2297.17%
19903,2360.00%