Kirkland, Washington Population 2021

99,212
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Kirkland is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 99,212, it is the 10th largest city in Washington and the 330th largest city in the United States. Kirkland is currently growing at a rate of 3.23% annually and its population has increased by 103.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,787 in 2010. Kirkland reached it's highest population of 99,212 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, Kirkland has a population density of 5,571 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kirkland is $153,012 with a poverty rate of 6.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,861 per month, and the median house value is $662,300. The median age in Kirkland is 37.4 years, 36.8 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.2 males.

Kirkland Demographics

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

  • White: 75.70%
  • Asian: 14.43%
  • Two or more races: 5.66%
  • Other race: 2.50%
  • Black or African American: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Kirkland, Washington is 99,212, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 89,909.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,787.

Kirkland, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67,70575.70%
Asian12,90214.43%
Two or More Races5,0635.66%
Some Other Race2,2392.50%
Black or African American1,2171.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2370.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander750.08%
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Kirkland Population by Race

Kirkland Population Pyramid 2021

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Kirkland Median Age

37.4


Total

36.8


Male

38.3


Female

Kirkland Adults

There are 71,117 adults, (11,746 of whom are seniors) in Kirkland.

Kirkland Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kirkland Sex Ratio

Female

45,345

50.70%

Male

44,093

49.30%

Kirkland Population by Age

Kirkland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kirkland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
All63.4%36.6%
Male51.5%48.5%
Female49.3%50.7%
Non Family47.7%52.3%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kirkland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,4802.4263.4
Married19,7653.0676.2
Non Family13,1961.3447.7
Female2,3182.8149.3
Male1,2012.9551.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Kirkland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0171.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,2201.88%
High School Graduate7,28711.23%
Some College10,43416.09%
Associates Degree5,1477.93%
Bachelors Degree24,57737.89%
Graduate Degree15,18523.41%
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Kirkland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kirkland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White47,87647,08429,237
Asian9,7889,2347,434
Hispanic4,2113,5031,428
Multiple Races2,3302,1971,333
Other Race1,309927265
Black765645301
Native American20420473
Islander473213

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 asian people with a rate of 75.95%.

Kirkland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,281$89,601$54,708
Less Than High School$33,950$41,364$15,972
High School Grad$39,203$47,862$33,264
Some College$52,385$63,419$43,886
Bachelors Degree$85,048$109,713$60,507
Graduate Degree$104,393$130,317$81,166

$72,281

Average Earnings

$89,601

Average Male

$54,708

Average Female

Kirkland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kirkland Language by Age

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Kirkland Language

74.93% of Kirkland residents speak only English, while 25.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.45% of the population.

Kirkland Language

Kirkland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,0713,5065.56%
Asian12,7797215.64%
Hispanic6,8266289.20%
Multiple4,9782965.95%
Other2,22325811.61%
Black1,14125722.52%
Native232239.91%
Islander6968.70%

6.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.83%

Male Poverty Rate

6.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kirkland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kirkland is Black, with 22.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kirkland is White, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.13%.

Kirkland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.11%
High School12.36%
Some College6.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Kirkland Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.48%
Female Unemployed21.24%
Female Employed3.25%
Male Employed2.42%

Kirkland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kirkland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$117,190$153,012
Families$139,898$182,409
Married Families$152,843-
Non Families$74,815$96,343
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Income by Household Type

Kirkland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kirkland Married by Age and Sex

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Kirkland 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 45-54.

Kirkland Marital Status by Race

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Kirkland Marital Status

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3,463

Number of Veterans

3,212

Male Veterans

251

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,464
Second Gulf War514
First Gulf War462
Korea167
World War II154

Kirkland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,056
35 to 54828
75+736
55 to 64524
18 to 34319

Kirkland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0915.61%
Hispanic2485.07%
Asian2051.94%
2 or More491.81%
Other493.09%
Indian4922.27%
Black202.14%

Kirkland Veterans by Race

Kirkland Veterans by Education

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3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kirkland Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kirkland Employment by Age

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Kirkland Employment by Race

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Kirkland 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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38.94%

Born in Washington

76.70%

Native Born

23.30%

Foreign Born

12.56%

Non Citizen

10.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.70% of Kirkland residents were born in the United States, with 38.94% having been born in Washington. 12.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kirkland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202199,2123,1013.23%
202096,1113,1013.33%
201993,0103,1013.45%
201889,9098991.01%
201789,0101,0201.16%
201687,9906780.78%
201587,3121,3411.56%
201485,9711,5161.80%
201384,4551,0971.32%
201283,3581,3221.61%
201182,0361,1701.45%
201080,86635,8126.02%
200045,0545,0021.18%
199040,05221,2677.87%
198018,7853,8152.30%
197014,9708,9459.53%
19606,0251,3122.49%
19504,7132,6138.42%
19402,1000.00%

Kirkland Population by Year