Mount Rainier, Maryland Population 2020

8,100

Mount Rainier is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 8,100, it is the 27th largest city in Maryland and the 3595th largest city in the United States. Mount Rainier is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually but its population has increased by 0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,080 in 2010. Mount Rainier reached it's highest population of 10,989 in 1950. Spanning over 1 miles, Mount Rainier has a population density of 12,730 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Rainier is $68,758 with a poverty rate of 8.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,201 per month, and the median house value is $336,200. The median age in Mount Rainier is 36 years, 36.1 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Mount Rainier Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 43.92%
  • White: 26.93%
  • Other race: 22.10%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Rainier, Maryland is 8,100, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,104.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,080.

Mount Rainier, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,56243.92%
White2,18426.93%
Some Other Race1,79222.10%
Two or More Races3914.82%
Asian1561.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.31%

Mount Rainier Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Rainier Median Age

36


Total

36.1


Male

35.8


Female

Mount Rainier Adults

There are 6,467 adults, (696 of whom are seniors) in Mount Rainier.

Mount Rainier Age Dependency

40.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Rainier Sex Ratio

Female

4,220

52.03%

Male

3,890

47.97%

Mount Rainier Households and Families

Mount Rainier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Rainier Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married43.8%56.2%
Male22.9%77.1%
All22.5%77.5%
Female18.6%81.4%
Non Family11.9%88.1%

22.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4602.3422.5
Non Family1,8521.2311.9
Married1,0123.6343.8
Female4563.7318.6
Male1403.1922.9

3.42

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Rainier Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade64611.25%
9th to 12th Grade62110.82%
High School Graduate1,35623.62%
Some College1,14519.95%
Associates Degree3896.78%
Bachelors Degree89315.56%
Graduate Degree69012.02%

Mount Rainier Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,7362,437572
Hispanic1,581649209
White1,1381,047731
Other Race1,13544694
Multiple Races25223155
Asian11311332
Native American2525

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 white people with a rate of 64.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,182$35,383$42,500
Less Than High School$30,692$31,163$28,936
High School Grad$29,773$29,583$32,794
Some College$40,688$35,357$44,792
Bachelors Degree$52,072$52,756$49,960
Graduate Degree$62,712$83,750$57,917

$37,182

Average Earnings

$35,383

Average Male

$42,500

Average Female

Mount Rainier Language

Mount Rainier Language by Age

Mount Rainier Language

63.59% of Mount Rainier residents speak only English, while 36.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.79% of the population.

Mount Rainier Poverty

Mount Rainier Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,5122978.46%
Hispanic2,7362609.50%
Other1,79222312.44%
White1,4221137.95%
Native2525100.00%

8.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.33%

Male Poverty Rate

9.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Rainier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Rainier is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Rainier is White, with 7.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.55%
High School10.40%
Bachelors or Greater6.95%
Some College6.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.50%
Male Unemployed20.59%
Male Employed4.72%
Female Employed0.67%

Mount Rainier Income

Mount Rainier Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,869$68,758
Families$65,577$86,848
Married Families$93,984-
Non Families$41,836$49,849

Mount Rainier Marital Status

Mount Rainier Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

30.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Rainier Married by Age and Sex

Mount Rainier 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.

Mount Rainier Marital Status by Race

Mount Rainier Veterans

228

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War103
First Gulf War96
Vietnam80
World War II1
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6485
35 to 5474
65 to 7452
18 to 3416
75+1
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1133.61%
White654.18%
Hispanic271.47%
Other271.96%
2 or More239.13%

$Mount Rainier Veterans by Education

20.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Rainier Employment Status

80.6%

Labor Force Participation

74.3%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Rainier 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

14.54%

Born in Maryland

69.94%

Native Born

30.06%

Foreign Born

21.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.94% of Mount Rainier residents were born in the United States, with 14.54% having been born in Maryland. 21.50% 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
20208,100-2-0.02%
20198,102-2-0.02%
20188,104-5-0.06%
20178,109-2-0.02%
20168,11190.11%
20158,102500.62%
20148,052730.91%
20137,979590.74%
20127,920630.80%
20117,857610.78%
20107,796-702-0.86%
20008,4985440.66%
19907,9545930.78%
19807,361-819-1.05%
19708,180-1,675-1.85%
19609,855-1,134-1.08%
195010,9896,1598.57%
19404,8309982.34%
19303,8320.00%