Parkland, Washington Population 2024

40,850

Parkland is a city located in Pierce County Washington. Parkland has a 2024 population of 40,850. Parkland is currently growing at a rate of 1.81% annually and its population has increased by 7.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,946 in 2020.

The average household income in Parkland is $80,579 with a poverty rate of 13.41%. The median age in Parkland is 33.1 years: 32.5 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Parkland Demographics

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

  • White: 53.79%
  • Two or more races: 14.3%
  • Black or African American: 13.62%
  • Asian: 7.66%
  • Other race: 4.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.73%
  • Native American: 2.58%
Land Area (mi²)
8.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,726.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.65% (2,904)
The current population of Parkland, Washington is 40,850 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37,946.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,19253.79%
Two or more races5,63414.3%
Black or African American5,36713.62%
Asian3,0187.66%
Other race1,7024.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1,4693.73%
Native American1,0162.58%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Parkland Population by Race

Parkland Population Pyramid 2024

Parkland Median Age

33.1

Total

32.5

Male

34.6

Female

Parkland Adults

There are 30,411 adults, (5,312 of whom are seniors) in Parkland.

Parkland Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Parkland Sex Ratio

Female19,96250.67%
Male19,43649.33%

Parkland Population by Age

Parkland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,1792.6953.146.9
Married5,8223.4465.134.9
Non Family4,7681.3447.452.6
Female2,4563.1740.959.1
Male1,1333.4841.558.5

3.2

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Parkland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,5105.95%
Associates Degree2,85111.23%
Bachelors Degree2,90611.45%
Graduate Degree1,1844.66%
High School Graduate9,85438.82%
Less Than 9th Grade8183.22%
Some College6,26324.67%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Parkland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parkland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,59712,5092,482
Black3,6033,297417
2+ Races2,7282,481283
Hispanic2,6652,225366
Asian2,2531,871444
Islander1,03697474
Other Race885733130
Native American35235244

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.71%.

Parkland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,375$54,286$49,408
Graduate Degree$54,519$66,528$0
High School Graduate$40,000$42,288$31,805
Less Than 9th Grade$30,744$24,521$33,194
Overall$41,709$44,003$39,007
Some College$43,759$45,659$41,841

$41,709

Average Earnings

$44,003

Average Male

$39,007

Average Female

Parkland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parkland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Parkland Language

76.79% of Parkland residents speak only English, while 23.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 10.02% of the population.

Parkland Language

Parkland Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,5272,13611.53%
Hispanic5,11385216.66%
Other1,68270742.03%
Black5,32767812.73%
Multiple5,45061811.34%
Islander1,46956738.6%
Asian2,8512599.08%
Native885121.36%

13.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.23%

Male Poverty Rate

15.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parkland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parkland is Other, with 42.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parkland is Native, with 1.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.8%.

Parkland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.08%
High School12.83%
Some College11.58%
Bachelors or Greater9.11%

Parkland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.51%
Female Unemployed32.3%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed6.51%

Parkland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parkland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,335$86,301
Households$66,162$80,579
Married Families$90,031$97,653
Non Families$46,019$58,927

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Parkland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Parkland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Parkland 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 35-44.

Parkland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Parkland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,595

Number of Veterans

3,245

Male Veterans

350

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,098
Second Gulf War1,038
First Gulf War1,037
Korea115
World War II15

Parkland Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,026
55 to 64854
75+739
65 to 74620
18 to 34356

Parkland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,30613.63%
Black58713.68%
2+ Races41712%
Hispanic2828.83%
Asian1616.08%
Islander686.03%
Other Race393.94%
Native American173.21%

Parkland Veterans by Race

Parkland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parkland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Parkland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Parkland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Parkland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.73%

Born in Parkland

84.96%

Native Born

15.04%

Foreign Born

7.32%

Non Citizen

7.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.96% of Parkland residents were born in the United States, with 47.73% having been born in Washington. 7.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Parkland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202440,8507261.81%
202340,1247261.84%
202239,3981,3063.43%
202138,0921460.38%
202037,9466431.72%
201937,3031180.32%
201837,1851660.45%
201737,019210.06%
201636,9986801.87%
201536,318550.15%
201436,263-433-1.18%
201336,6961,2303.47%
201235,4661,1533.36%
201134,313-1,490-4.16%
201035,80300%

Parkland Population by Year