Pasco, Washington Population 2020

77,540

Pasco is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 77,540, it is the 16th largest city in Washington and the 461st largest city in the United States. Pasco is currently growing at a rate of 1.81% annually and its population has increased by 29.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,781 in 2010. Spanning over 37 miles, Pasco has a population density of 2,286 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pasco is $74,411 with a poverty rate of 16.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $895 per month, and the median house value is $186,900. The median age in Pasco is 29.4 years, 29 years for males, and 29.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

Pasco Demographics

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

  • White: 69.15%
  • Other race: 20.12%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Asian: 2.47%
  • Black or African American: 2.38%
  • Native American: 1.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Pasco, Washington is 77,540, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 74,778.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 59,781.

Pasco, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,68969.15%
Some Other Race14,45620.12%
Two or More Races3,3014.59%
Asian1,7722.47%
Black or African American1,7102.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native7871.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1430.20%

Pasco Population Pyramid 2020

Pasco Median Age

29.4


Total

29


Male

29.7


Female

Pasco Adults

There are 47,681 adults, (5,815 of whom are seniors) in Pasco.

Pasco Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pasco Sex Ratio

Female

35,053

48.78%

Male

36,805

51.22%

Pasco Households and Families

Pasco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pasco Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All69.8%30.2%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Male57.7%42.3%
Female50.3%49.7%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,2833.3569.8
Married11,2783.8981.4
Non Family5,0671.460.7
Female3,5134.2250.3
Male1,4253.9557.7

3.79

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pasco Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,45115.88%
9th to 12th Grade3,9689.77%
High School Graduate10,39425.59%
Some College8,60621.18%
Associates Degree3,7819.31%
Bachelors Degree4,93612.15%
Graduate Degree2,4896.13%

Pasco Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,24518,2975,637
Hispanic18,7429,7821,187
Other Race7,2073,203149
Asian1,212970388
Multiple Races1,034895304
Black86367477
Native American50730672
Islander7447

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,020$41,004$27,062
Less Than High School$23,504$29,217$17,605
High School Grad$31,210$37,549$25,484
Some College$37,978$50,037$30,783
Bachelors Degree$58,627$66,883$45,933
Graduate Degree$63,143$71,071$53,854

$35,020

Average Earnings

$41,004

Average Male

$27,062

Average Female

Pasco Language

Pasco Language by Age

Pasco Language

49.56% of Pasco residents speak only English, while 50.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.83% of the population.

Pasco Poverty

Pasco Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic39,1598,73022.29%
Other14,1413,73226.39%
White27,4822,1127.69%
Multiple3,27170021.40%
Black1,61648930.26%
Asian1,76520411.56%
Native78213216.88%

16.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.17%

Male Poverty Rate

17.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pasco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pasco is Black, with 30.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pasco is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.21%
High School12.23%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.41%
Male Unemployed25.43%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Employed5.54%

Pasco Income

Pasco Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,662$74,411
Families$65,898$79,817
Married Families$78,073-
Non Families$37,845$48,203

Pasco Marital Status

Pasco Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pasco Married by Age and Sex

Pasco 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 35-44.

Pasco Marital Status by Race

Pasco Veterans

2,712

Number of Veterans

2,524

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam936
First Gulf War663
Second Gulf War587
Korea190
World War II66
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54814
65 to 74660
55 to 64500
75+437
18 to 34301
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3116.80%
Hispanic3461.48%
Other1621.74%
Black14813.35%
Asian443.58%
2 or More292.06%
Hawaiian1824.32%

$Pasco Veterans by Education

7.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pasco Employment Status

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pasco 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

52.12%

Born in Washington

76.87%

Native Born

23.13%

Foreign Born

16.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.87% of Pasco residents were born in the United States, with 52.12% having been born in Washington. 16.75% 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
202077,5401,3811.81%
201976,1591,3811.85%
201874,7781,7792.44%
201772,9991,3811.93%
201671,6181,2471.77%
201570,3718081.16%
201469,5631,1211.64%
201368,4427431.10%
201267,6992,1533.28%
201165,5462,6214.17%
201062,92530,8596.97%
200032,06611,7294.66%
199020,3371,9090.99%
198018,4284,5082.85%
197013,920-602-0.42%
196014,5224,2943.57%
195010,2286,31510.08%
19403,9134171.13%
19303,4961340.39%
19203,3620.00%