Pasco, Washington Population 2021

77,326
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Pasco is a city located in Franklin County Washington. It is also the county seat of Franklin County. With a 2020 population of 77,326, it is the 17th largest city in Washington and the 461st largest city in the United States . Pasco is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 29.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,781 in 2010. Pasco reached it's highest population of 77,326 in 2021. Spanning over 37 miles, Pasco has a population density of 2,280 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pasco is $77,031 with a poverty rate of 15.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $922 per month, and the median house value is $199,400. The median age in Pasco is 29.5 years, 29.4 years for males, and 29.6 years for females.

Pasco Demographics

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

  • White: 69.09%
  • Other race: 19.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.23%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Black or African American: 2.19%
  • Native American: 1.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
The current population of Pasco, Washington is 77,326 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 74,485.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 59,781.

Pasco, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,36469.09%
Some Other Race14,25019.55%
Two or More Races3,8105.23%
Asian1,6462.26%
Black or African American1,5952.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0531.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1810.25%
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Pasco Population by Race

Pasco Population Pyramid $2021

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Pasco Median Age

29.5


Total

29.4


Male

29.6


Female

Pasco Adults

There are 48,402 adults, (6,200 of whom are seniors) in Pasco.

Pasco Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58

Child Dependency Ratio

Pasco Sex Ratio

Female

35,633

48.88%

Male

37,266

51.12%

Pasco Population by Age

Pasco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pasco Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family59%41%
Male57.3%42.7%
Female49.8%50.2%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pasco Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,8243.3269.2
Married11,6013.8881.1
Non Family5,4841.459
Female3,3824.1349.8
Male1,3574.2857.3

3.8

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

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Pasco Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,46015.69%
9th to 12th Grade3,8399.32%
High School Graduate10,48025.45%
Some College9,10822.12%
Associates Degree3,7349.07%
Bachelors Degree5,04912.26%
Graduate Degree2,5116.10%
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Pasco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pasco Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,34218,4305,687
Hispanic19,11910,2841,263
Other Race7,3613,101230
2+ Races1,3031,098354
Asian1,163927410
Black76860944
Native American64538478
Islander946513

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.25%.

Pasco Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,261$41,118$30,062
Less Than 9th Grade$23,568$29,592$15,447
High School Graduate$34,548$38,643$27,106
Some College$39,602$49,890$31,340
Bachelors Degree$62,870$68,802$50,719
Graduate Degree$68,434$73,456$61,161

$36,261

Average Earnings

$41,118

Average Male

$30,062

Average Female

Pasco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pasco Language by Age

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Pasco Language

49.44% of Pasco residents speak only English, while 50.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.59% of the population.

Pasco Language

Pasco Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic40,0428,46321.14%
Other13,9263,33123.92%
White27,4921,9407.06%
Multiple3,78087123.04%
Black1,53642027.34%
Native1,05326725.36%
Asian1,630321.96%

15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

17.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pasco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pasco is Black, with 27.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pasco is Asian, with 1.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.17%.

Pasco Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.78%
High School10.09%
Some College7.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Pasco Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.12%
Male Unemployed27.73%
Female Employed7.59%
Male Employed6.42%

Pasco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pasco Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,775$77,031
Families$67,734$83,264
Married Families$80,896-
Non Families$40,671$51,129
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Income by Household Type

Pasco Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pasco Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Pasco Marital Status by Race

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Pasco Marital Status

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2,766

Number of Veterans

2,626

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam886
First Gulf War677
Second Gulf War585
Korea202
World War II52

Pasco Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54868
65 to 74668
75+518
55 to 64416
18 to 34296

Pasco Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3626.88%
Hispanic3371.41%
Black14213.47%
Other Race1361.47%
2+ Races613.70%
Asian453.82%
Islander2021.28%

Pasco Veterans by Race

Pasco Veterans by Education

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4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pasco Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pasco Employment by Age

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Pasco Employment by Race

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Pasco Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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51.96%

Born in Pasco

76.90%

Native Born

23.10%

Foreign Born

15.99%

Non Citizen

7.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.90% of Pasco residents were born in the United States, with 51.96% having been born in Washington. 15.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pasco Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202177,3269471.24%
202076,3799471.26%
201975,4329471.27%
201874,4851,6752.30%
201772,8101,2961.81%
201671,5141,1841.68%
201570,3308301.19%
201469,5001,1021.61%
201368,3987251.07%
201267,6732,1343.26%
201165,5392,6114.15%
201062,92830,8626.97%
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%

Pasco Population by Year