La Center, Washington Population 2020

3,437

La Center is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 3,437, it is the 137th largest city in Washington and the 5818th largest city in the United States. La Center is currently growing at a rate of 2.32% annually and its population has increased by 22.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,800 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, La Center has a population density of 1,394 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Center is $104,047 with a poverty rate of 4.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,700 per month, and the median house value is $319,900. The median age in La Center is 37.7 years, 35.4 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

La Center Demographics

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

  • White: 91.39%
  • Other race: 2.55%
  • Asian: 2.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
The current population of La Center, Washington is 3,437, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,281.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,800.

La Center, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,89991.39%
Some Other Race812.55%
Asian792.49%
Black or African American451.42%
Two or More Races361.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.47%

La Center Population Pyramid 2020

La Center Median Age

37.7


Total

35.4


Male

39.2


Female

La Center Adults

There are 2,264 adults, (421 of whom are seniors) in La Center.

La Center Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Center Sex Ratio

Female

1,547

48.77%

Male

1,625

51.23%

La Center Households and Families

La Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All83.8%16.2%
Female82.1%17.9%
Non Family77.1%22.9%
Male25.8%74.2%

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0363.0683.8
Married7313.488
Non Family1571.3877.1
Female1173.0582.1
Male313.6525.8

3.31

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Center Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.63%
9th to 12th Grade884.27%
High School Graduate53826.08%
Some College64231.12%
Associates Degree31015.03%
Bachelors Degree31915.46%
Graduate Degree1537.42%

La Center Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8661,773450
Hispanic74665
Asian616122
Other Race4743
Black3131
Islander1515
Native American1111
Multiple Races1010

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 asian people with a rate of 36.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,000$62,292$32,813
Less Than High School$$93,750$23,750
High School Grad$42,083$55,750$19,891
Some College$47,724$54,750$36,731
Bachelors Degree$64,444$74,659$44,271
Graduate Degree$97,778$103,125$90,000

$50,000

Average Earnings

$62,292

Average Male

$32,813

Average Female

La Center Language

La Center Language by Age

La Center Language

92.57% of La Center residents speak only English, while 7.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.47% of the population.

La Center Poverty

La Center Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8181324.68%
Multiple361027.78%

4.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.09%

Male Poverty Rate

5.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Center is Multiple, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Center is White, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.73%.

Name Poverty
High School6.13%
Some College3.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed2.94%
Male Employed1.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

La Center Income

La Center Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,278$104,047
Families$95,721$108,046
Married Families$101,250-
Non Families$53,542$69,932

La Center Marital Status

La Center Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

70.4%

Female Marriage Rate

La Center Married by Age and Sex

La Center 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.

La Center Marital Status by Race

La Center Veterans

273

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War88
Vietnam83
Second Gulf War47
Korea32
World War II6
Name Veterans % of Total
White26112.68%
Hispanic99.18%
Asian57.46%
Other46.67%
2 or More314.29%

$La Center Veterans by Education

5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Center Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

La Center 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

43.98%

Born in Washington

94.77%

Native Born

5.23%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.77% of La Center residents were born in the United States, with 43.98% having been born in Washington. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,437782.32%
20193,359782.38%
20183,281571.77%
20173,224782.48%
20163,146341.09%
20153,112270.88%
20143,085290.95%
20133,056250.82%
20123,031461.54%
20112,985250.84%
20102,9600.00%