Goldendale, Washington Population 2020

3,591

Goldendale is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 3,591, it is the 134th largest city in Washington and the 5703rd largest city in the United States. Goldendale is currently growing at a rate of 1.33% annually and its population has increased by 5.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,407 in 2010. Goldendale reached it's highest population of 3,760 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Goldendale has a population density of 1,213 people per square mile.

The average household income in Goldendale is $50,875 with a poverty rate of 13.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $129,400. The median age in Goldendale is 38.8 years, 37.9 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.4 males.

Goldendale Demographics

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

  • White: 96.00%
  • Native American: 1.71%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Goldendale, Washington is 3,591, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,497.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,407.

Goldendale, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,30896.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native591.71%
Asian531.54%
Two or More Races180.52%
Black or African American80.23%

Goldendale Population Pyramid 2020

Goldendale Median Age

38.8


Total

37.9


Male

44.4


Female

Goldendale Adults

There are 2,780 adults, (721 of whom are seniors) in Goldendale.

Goldendale Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Goldendale Sex Ratio

Female

1,678

48.69%

Male

1,768

51.31%

Goldendale Households and Families

Goldendale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Goldendale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.7%32.3%
Female45.2%54.8%
All43%57%
Non Family24.1%75.9%
Male18.6%81.4%

43.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5662.1743
Non Family7851.224.1
Married6693.2267.7
Male702.2918.6
Female423.5245.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Goldendale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade993.90%
9th to 12th Grade1405.52%
High School Graduate65425.77%
Some College69827.50%
Associates Degree1385.44%
Bachelors Degree62624.67%
Graduate Degree1837.21%

Goldendale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4512,228801
Asian3030
Native American248
Multiple Races1818
Hispanic15157
Black881

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 hispanic people with a rate of 46.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,927$53,636$25,365
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$11,714$19,154$6,802
Some College$58,548$58,952$
Bachelors Degree$42,896$75,218$
Graduate Degree$87,593$69,485$

$42,927

Average Earnings

$53,636

Average Male

$25,365

Average Female

Goldendale Language

Goldendale Language by Age

Goldendale Language

98.65% of Goldendale residents speak only English, while 1.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Goldendale Poverty

Goldendale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,22641012.71%
Native595186.44%

13.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.81%

Male Poverty Rate

17.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goldendale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goldendale is Native, with 86.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goldendale is White, with 12.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School60.50%
High School9.72%
Some College9.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed30.15%
Male Employed5.65%
Female Employed4.48%

Goldendale Income

Goldendale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,500$50,875
Families$67,146$67,958
Married Families$68,229-
Non Families$19,141$33,880

Goldendale Marital Status

Goldendale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Goldendale Married by Age and Sex

Goldendale 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 35-44.

Goldendale Marital Status by Race

Goldendale Veterans

539

Number of Veterans

494

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam231
Second Gulf War110
First Gulf War101
Korea44
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74192
35 to 54133
55 to 6490
18 to 3467
75+57
Name Veterans % of Total
White53019.63%
Hispanic853.33%
Indian833.33%
Black112.50%

$Goldendale Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goldendale Employment Status

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Goldendale 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

35.78%

Born in Washington

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.10% of Goldendale residents were born in the United States, with 35.78% having been born in Washington. 0.00% 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
20203,591471.33%
20193,544471.34%
20183,497210.60%
20173,476471.37%
20163,429120.35%
20153,417-2-0.06%
20143,419-25-0.73%
20133,444190.55%
20123,425-21-0.61%
20113,446351.03%
20103,411-349-0.97%
20003,7604411.26%
19903,319-95-0.28%
19803,4148781.50%
19602,5360.00%