Graham, Washington Population 2021

28,976
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Graham is a city located in Pierce County Washington. Graham has a 2020 population of 28,976. Graham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 23.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,491 in 2010. Graham reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Graham is $97,670 with a poverty rate of 6.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,641 per month, and the median house value is $288,000. The median age in Graham is 35 years, 33.6 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Graham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grahamwas:

  • White: 80.67%
  • Two or more races: 6.86%
  • Black or African American: 3.98%
  • Asian: 3.93%
  • Native American: 2.45%
  • Other race: 2.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Graham, Washington is 28,976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,976.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,491.

Graham, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,37680.67%
Two or More Races1,9876.86%
Black or African American1,1543.98%
Asian1,1403.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native7092.45%
Some Other Race5882.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.08%
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Graham Population by Race

Graham Population Pyramid $2021

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Graham Median Age

35


Total

33.6


Male

36.4


Female

Graham Adults

There are 20,912 adults, (2,975 of whom are seniors) in Graham.

Graham Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Graham Sex Ratio

Female

14,203

49.02%

Male

14,773

50.98%

Graham Population by Age

Graham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Graham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female68.7%31.3%
Male74.3%25.7%
Non Family80.7%19.3%
All84.8%15.2%
Married89.3%10.7%

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Graham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3093.184.8
Married6,0113.5189.3
Non Family1,9661.4680.7
Female8113.6268.7
Male5213.7674.3

3.43

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

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Graham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2441.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,0745.88%
High School Graduate5,87932.16%
Some College5,25428.74%
Associates Degree2,50513.70%
Bachelors Degree2,23212.21%
Graduate Degree1,0925.97%
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Graham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Graham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,59513,4892,468
Hispanic996911194
Asian830753231
2+ Races827782122
Black753749239
Native American44144058
Other Race31127936
Islander222216

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 72.73%.

Graham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,142$62,641$35,926
Less Than 9th Grade$36,949$39,028$25,451
High School Graduate$42,403$51,509$25,236
Some College$46,287$62,671$35,273
Bachelors Degree$72,167$84,429$48,689
Graduate Degree$71,358$76,935$60,313

$48,142

Average Earnings

$62,641

Average Male

$35,926

Average Female

Graham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Graham Language by Age

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Graham Language

90.61% of Graham residents speak only English, while 9.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Graham Language

Graham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,8761,5296.99%
Hispanic2,5692308.95%
Other58811419.39%
Native70910614.95%
Multiple1,987824.13%
Black1,107635.69%
Asian1,093625.67%

6.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.34%

Male Poverty Rate

8.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Graham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Graham is Other, with 19.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Graham is Multiple, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.53%.

Graham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.83%
High School6.49%
Some College5.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%

Graham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.19%
Male Unemployed11.82%
Female Employed3.34%
Male Employed3.00%

Graham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Graham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,943$97,670
Families$93,852$105,098
Married Families$101,430-
Non Families$48,283$62,093
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Income by Household Type

Graham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Graham Married by Age and Sex

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Graham 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.

Graham Marital Status by Race

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Graham Marital Status

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3,051

Number of Veterans

2,787

Male Veterans

264

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,211
Second Gulf War1,117
Vietnam698
Korea206
World War II20

Graham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,207
75+478
55 to 64469
65 to 74464
18 to 34433

Graham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,41513.99%
Black26733.00%
Hispanic20015.02%
2+ Races16216.20%
Asian818.63%
Native American6814.72%
Other Race5817.96%

Graham Veterans by Race

Graham Veterans by Education

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3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Graham Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Graham Employment by Age

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Graham Employment by Race

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Graham 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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56.29%

Born in Graham

95.09%

Native Born

4.91%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

3.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.09% of Graham residents were born in the United States, with 56.29% having been born in Washington. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Graham Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,9760.00%
202028,9760.00%
201928,9767822.77%
201828,1941,2554.66%
201726,9391,0424.02%
201625,8979213.69%
201524,9766462.66%
201424,3307483.17%
201323,5823861.66%
201223,1969284.17%
201122,268-1,223-5.21%
201023,4910.00%

Graham Population by Year