Kirkland, Washington Population 2020

91,951

Kirkland is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 91,951, it is the 13th largest city in Washington and the 366th largest city in the United States. Kirkland is currently growing at a rate of 1.32% annually and its population has increased by 88.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,787 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Kirkland has a population density of 5,164 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kirkland is $142,195 with a poverty rate of 6.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,776 per month, and the median house value is $607,800. The median age in Kirkland is 37.7 years, 37.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Kirkland Demographics

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

  • White: 76.30%
  • Asian: 14.30%
  • Two or more races: 5.51%
  • Other race: 2.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Kirkland, Washington is 91,951, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 89,557.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,787.

Kirkland, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67,20776.30%
Asian12,59614.30%
Two or More Races4,8495.51%
Some Other Race2,0812.36%
Black or African American1,0291.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native2420.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander750.09%

Kirkland Population Pyramid 2020

Kirkland Median Age

37.7


Total

37.1


Male

38.4


Female

Kirkland Adults

There are 70,380 adults, (11,441 of whom are seniors) in Kirkland.

Kirkland Age Dependency

49.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Kirkland Sex Ratio

Female

44,806

50.87%

Male

43,273

49.13%

Kirkland Households and Families

Kirkland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kirkland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All62.9%37.1%
Female48.5%51.5%
Male47.8%52.2%
Non Family46.6%53.4%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,1432.462.9
Married19,5843.0576.4
Non Family13,1621.3346.6
Female2,2282.7648.5
Male1,1692.9547.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kirkland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0731.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,1451.78%
High School Graduate7,16011.12%
Some College10,84716.85%
Associates Degree5,1147.95%
Bachelors Degree24,67138.33%
Graduate Degree14,35522.30%

Kirkland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,13047,38529,209
Asian9,4678,7646,899
Hispanic4,0053,4031,437
Multiple Races2,1402,0551,277
Other Race1,206737198
Black718649287
Native American19019051
Islander564312

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 72.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,693$82,250$53,675
Less Than High School$29,634$31,567$16,719
High School Grad$40,221$47,231$33,720
Some College$50,877$60,232$41,169
Bachelors Degree$79,205$102,149$61,241
Graduate Degree$96,476$125,860$76,559

$67,693

Average Earnings

$82,250

Average Male

$53,675

Average Female

Kirkland Language

Kirkland Language by Age

Kirkland Language

75.08% of Kirkland residents speak only English, while 24.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.46% of the population.

Kirkland Poverty

Kirkland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White62,7143,5635.68%
Asian12,4937566.05%
Hispanic6,60374311.25%
Multiple4,7334118.68%
Other2,05132615.89%
Black97720721.19%
Native237218.86%
Islander7456.76%

6.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.80%

Male Poverty Rate

7.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kirkland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kirkland is Black, with 21.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kirkland is White, with 5.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.45%
High School11.25%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.69%
Female Unemployed19.51%
Female Employed4.22%
Male Employed2.30%

Kirkland Income

Kirkland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$109,715$142,195
Families$131,826$171,148
Married Families$143,414-
Non Families$69,282$87,556

Kirkland Marital Status

Kirkland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kirkland Married by Age and Sex

Kirkland 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.

Kirkland Marital Status by Race

Kirkland Veterans

3,881

Number of Veterans

3,581

Male Veterans

300

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,707
Second Gulf War569
First Gulf War485
Korea260
World War II160
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3756.14%
Hispanic3367.26%
Asian2342.28%
Other1006.80%
2 or More853.26%
Indian4723.04%
Black404.71%

$Kirkland Veterans by Education

3.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kirkland Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kirkland 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

39.06%

Born in Washington

77.20%

Native Born

22.80%

Foreign Born

12.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

77.20% of Kirkland residents were born in the United States, with 39.06% having been born in Washington. 12.20% 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
202091,9511,1971.32%
201990,7541,1971.34%
201889,5572980.33%
201789,2591,1971.36%
201688,0626520.75%
201587,4101,3321.55%
201486,0781,5391.82%
201384,5391,1071.33%
201283,4321,3481.64%
201182,0841,2181.51%
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%