Lake Stevens, Washington Population 2020

35,822

Lake Stevens is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 35,822, it is the 34th largest city in Washington and the 1101st largest city in the United States. Lake Stevens is currently growing at a rate of 3.53% annually and its population has increased by 27.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,069 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Lake Stevens has a population density of 4,020 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Stevens is $98,610 with a poverty rate of 7.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,531 per month, and the median house value is $330,200. The median age in Lake Stevens is 33.6 years, 33.1 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

Lake Stevens Demographics

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

  • White: 84.99%
  • Two or more races: 6.23%
  • Asian: 4.31%
  • Other race: 2.01%
  • Black or African American: 1.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.42%
The current population of Lake Stevens, Washington is 35,822, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,069.

Lake Stevens, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,00784.99%
Two or More Races1,9796.23%
Asian1,3704.31%
Some Other Race6392.01%
Black or African American5111.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1370.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1350.42%

Lake Stevens Population Pyramid 2020

Lake Stevens Median Age

33.6


Total

33.1


Male

34.1


Female

Lake Stevens Adults

There are 22,559 adults, (2,773 of whom are seniors) in Lake Stevens.

Lake Stevens Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Stevens Sex Ratio

Female

15,793

49.70%

Male

15,985

50.30%

Lake Stevens Households and Families

Lake Stevens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake Stevens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All74%26%
Non Family69%31%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female45%55%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9762.8974
Married6,2993.3885
Non Family2,5901.3769
Female1,4213.2345
Male6663.5250.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake Stevens Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3201.57%
9th to 12th Grade9504.67%
High School Graduate5,09025.00%
Some College5,92629.10%
Associates Degree2,17010.66%
Bachelors Degree4,14520.36%
Graduate Degree1,7628.65%

Lake Stevens Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,58915,8744,938
Hispanic1,5791,179282
Asian941834405
Multiple Races797705133
Other Race40328082
Black35934797
Islander999935
Native American5352

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,070$60,337$42,582
Less Than High School$37,417$38,750$37,206
High School Grad$42,325$52,091$31,864
Some College$50,684$60,813$37,215
Bachelors Degree$64,452$74,091$59,079
Graduate Degree$70,688$88,750$64,762

$52,070

Average Earnings

$60,337

Average Male

$42,582

Average Female

Lake Stevens Language

Lake Stevens Language by Age

Lake Stevens Language

88.97% of Lake Stevens residents speak only English, while 11.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.44% of the population.

Lake Stevens Poverty

Lake Stevens Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1951,4576.02%
Hispanic3,63836410.01%
Multiple1,96227313.91%
Native13410276.12%
Asian1,369946.87%
Black5116913.50%
Other639477.36%

7.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.49%

Male Poverty Rate

8.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Stevens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Stevens is Native, with 76.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Stevens is White, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.42%
High School9.24%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.12%
Female Unemployed9.71%
Female Employed2.90%
Male Employed1.52%

Lake Stevens Income

Lake Stevens Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,594$98,610
Families$95,492$105,496
Married Families$110,707-
Non Families$63,547$66,245

Lake Stevens Marital Status

Lake Stevens Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Stevens Married by Age and Sex

Lake Stevens Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake Stevens Marital Status by Race

Lake Stevens Veterans

2,382

Number of Veterans

2,073

Male Veterans

309

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War761
Vietnam733
Second Gulf War570
Korea87
World War II15
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,09910.81%
Hispanic18610.04%
2 or More13915.64%
Other5210.83%
Black4912.41%
Asian434.09%

$Lake Stevens Veterans by Education

3.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Stevens Employment Status

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Stevens 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

56.37%

Born in Washington

92.87%

Native Born

7.13%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.87% of Lake Stevens residents were born in the United States, with 56.37% having been born in Washington. 3.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202035,8221,2223.53%
201934,6001,2223.66%
201833,3785401.64%
201732,8381,2223.87%
201631,6168622.80%
201530,7545791.92%
201430,1753461.16%
201329,8297992.75%
201229,0304071.42%
201128,6233641.29%
201028,25921,89816.08%
20006,3612,9816.53%
19903,3800.00%