La Center, Washington Population 2021

3,680
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La Center is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 3,680, it is the 134th largest city in Washington and the 5639th largest city in the United States. La Center is currently growing at a rate of 3.90% annually and its population has increased by 31.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,800 in 2010. La Center reached it's highest population of 3,680 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, La Center has a population density of 1,493 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Center is $112,982 with a poverty rate of 4.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,656 per month, and the median house value is $348,000. The median age in La Center is 39.6 years, 35.6 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.7 males.

La Center Demographics

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

  • White: 91.24%
  • Asian: 4.10%
  • Black or African American: 1.93%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Center, Washington is 3,680, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,266.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,800.

La Center, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,93791.24%
Asian1324.10%
Black or African American621.93%
Some Other Race351.09%
Two or More Races310.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.68%
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La Center Population by Race

La Center Population Pyramid 2021

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La Center Median Age

39.6


Total

35.6


Male

41.1


Female

La Center Adults

There are 2,414 adults, (415 of whom are seniors) in La Center.

La Center Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Center Sex Ratio

Female

1,535

47.69%

Male

1,684

52.31%

La Center Population by Age

La Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
Female83.7%16.3%
All81.3%18.7%
Non Family72%28%
Male35.3%64.7%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Center Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0553.0581.3
Married7483.3384.9
Non Family1501.4772
Female1233.1583.7
Male343.5935.3

3.25

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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La Center Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.42%
9th to 12th Grade964.43%
High School Graduate60327.81%
Some College64929.94%
Associates Degree34615.96%
Bachelors Degree31714.62%
Graduate Degree1486.83%
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La Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9401,840402
Asian11211238
Hispanic585323
Black4141
Other Race22225
Native American18188
Multiple Races55

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 native american people with a rate of 44.44%.

La Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,121$63,542$37,065
Less Than High School$$96,607$24,167
High School Grad$44,886$57,955$26,384
Some College$48,125$57,885$41,765
Bachelors Degree$70,313$75,156$44,271
Graduate Degree$93,333$93,750$84,643

$51,121

Average Earnings

$63,542

Average Male

$37,065

Average Female

La Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Center Language by Age

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La Center Language

95.78% of La Center residents speak only English, while 4.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.19% of the population.

La Center Language

La Center Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8721123.90%
Multiple31929.03%
Asian13264.55%
Hispanic9333.23%

4.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.97%

Male Poverty Rate

6.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Center is Multiple, with 29.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Center is Hispanic, with 3.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.12%.

La Center Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School2.99%
Some College2.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.65%
Less Than High School0.00%

La Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed3.31%
Male Employed1.20%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

La Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Center Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,094$112,982
Families$100,048$117,018
Married Families$107,143-
Non Families$47,250$73,819
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Income by Household Type

La Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

65.6%

Female Marriage Rate

La Center Married by Age and Sex

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La Center 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 45-54.

La Center Marital Status by Race

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La Center Marital Status

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288

Number of Veterans

255

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War71
Vietnam52
Korea25
World War II5

La Center Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5488
18 to 3456
75+52
55 to 6452
65 to 7440

La Center Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26912.23%
Asian1713.93%
Hispanic1117.19%
2 or More240.00%

La Center Veterans by Race

La Center Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Center Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

La Center Employment by Age

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La Center Employment by Race

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La Center 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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44.14%

Born in Washington

95.12%

Native Born

4.88%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

3.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.12% of La Center residents were born in the United States, with 44.14% having been born in Washington. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

La Center Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,6801383.90%
20203,5421384.05%
20193,4041384.23%
20183,266521.62%
20173,214782.49%
20163,136341.10%
20153,102311.01%
20143,071250.82%
20133,046250.83%
20123,021461.55%
20112,975250.85%
20102,9500.00%

La Center Population by Year