Kalama, Washington Population 2021

2,978
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Kalama is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,978, it is the 146th largest city in Washington and the 6285th largest city in the United States. Kalama is currently growing at a rate of 3.12% annually and its population has increased by 27.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,344 in 2010. Kalama reached it's highest population of 2,978 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Kalama has a population density of 834 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kalama is $88,197 with a poverty rate of 13.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $248,200. The median age in Kalama is 42.1 years, 41.7 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.2 males.

Kalama Demographics

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

  • White: 96.65%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kalama, Washington is 2,978, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,708.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,344.

Kalama, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,54196.65%
Two or More Races542.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.91%
Some Other Race100.38%
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Kalama Population by Race

Kalama Population Pyramid 2021

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Kalama Median Age

42.1


Total

41.7


Male

42.4


Female

Kalama Adults

There are 2,117 adults, (567 of whom are seniors) in Kalama.

Kalama Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Kalama Sex Ratio

Female

1,397

53.14%

Male

1,232

46.86%

Kalama Population by Age

Kalama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kalama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.6%16.4%
All66.5%33.5%
Female66.4%33.6%
Non Family45.6%54.4%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kalama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1152.3666.5
Married5052.8383.6
Non Family4581.3945.6
Female1223.0466.4
Male306.33100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Kalama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1527.75%
High School Graduate61131.16%
Some College56028.56%
Associates Degree27714.13%
Bachelors Degree25412.95%
Graduate Degree1075.46%
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Kalama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kalama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8331,699353
Hispanic6767
Multiple Races43438
Native American18
Other Race1010

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 white people with a rate of 19.26%.

Kalama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,712$48,456$28,542
Less Than High School$18,889$$18,333
High School Grad$35,972$37,269$27,021
Some College$40,417$58,214$30,982
Bachelors Degree$48,125$88,000$24,167
Graduate Degree$95,795$$

$39,712

Average Earnings

$48,456

Average Male

$28,542

Average Female

Kalama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kalama Language by Age

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Kalama Language

95.18% of Kalama residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Kalama Language

Kalama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,38826611.14%
Hispanic1377151.82%
Native24625.00%

13.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

13.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kalama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kalama is Hispanic, with 51.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kalama is White, with 11.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.22%.

Kalama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.45%
High School12.77%
Some College8.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%

Kalama Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.90%
Female Unemployed24.00%
Male Employed7.94%
Female Employed6.36%

Kalama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kalama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,969$88,197
Families$79,519$108,848
Married Families$97,067-
Non Families$32,396$45,578
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Income by Household Type

Kalama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kalama Married by Age and Sex

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Kalama 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 55-64.

Kalama Marital Status by Race

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Kalama Marital Status

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268

Number of Veterans

241

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam142
First Gulf War45
Second Gulf War41
World War II15
Korea5

Kalama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74118
75+53
35 to 5444
55 to 6429
18 to 3424

Kalama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26312.89%
Hispanic66.00%
2 or More511.63%

Kalama Veterans by Race

Kalama Veterans by Education

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16.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kalama Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kalama Employment by Age

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Kalama Employment by Race

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Kalama 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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54.13%

Born in Washington

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Kalama residents were born in the United States, with 54.13% having been born in Washington. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Kalama Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,978903.12%
20202,888903.22%
20192,798903.32%
20182,708321.20%
20172,6761305.11%
20162,546913.71%
20152,455552.29%
20142,400331.39%
20132,36780.34%
20122,359-10-0.42%
20112,369110.47%
20102,3580.00%

Kalama Population by Year