Prosser, Washington Population 2021

6,478
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Prosser is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 6,478, it is the 114th largest city in Washington and the 4138th largest city in the United States. Prosser is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 13.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,714 in 2010. Prosser reached it's highest population of 6,478 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Prosser has a population density of 1,395 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prosser is $57,745 with a poverty rate of 18.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $835 per month, and the median house value is $182,900. The median age in Prosser is 37.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Prosser Demographics

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

  • White: 73.23%
  • Other race: 13.91%
  • Two or more races: 6.50%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Native American: 1.98%
  • Black or African American: 1.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Prosser, Washington is 6,478, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,331.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,714.

Prosser, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,54273.23%
Some Other Race86313.91%
Two or More Races4036.50%
Asian1402.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1231.98%
Black or African American1171.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.23%
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Prosser Population by Race

Prosser Population Pyramid 2021

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Prosser Median Age

37.2


Total

33.9


Male

43.1


Female

Prosser Adults

There are 4,403 adults, (1,084 of whom are seniors) in Prosser.

Prosser Age Dependency

86.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Prosser Sex Ratio

Female

3,258

52.53%

Male

2,944

47.47%

Prosser Population by Age

Prosser Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prosser Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All62.1%37.9%
Female49.9%50.1%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Male0%0%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prosser Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5342.4562.1
Married1,2573.1175.7
Non Family8821.0748.1
Female3953.4149.9
Male00

3.14

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Prosser Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50412.49%
9th to 12th Grade2566.34%
High School Graduate1,14628.39%
Some College91822.75%
Associates Degree1283.17%
Bachelors Degree79719.75%
Graduate Degree2877.11%
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Prosser Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prosser Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5022,323857
Hispanic1,329761138
Other Race53928352
Multiple Races13769
Native American1089557
Asian585846
Black3939
Islander1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.31%.

Prosser Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,794$46,591$29,041
Less Than High School$22,434$22,393$23,750
High School Grad$38,176$61,705$26,028
Some College$37,946$44,796$24,120
Bachelors Degree$50,759$48,657$52,386
Graduate Degree$55,446$68,207$

$39,794

Average Earnings

$46,591

Average Male

$29,041

Average Female

Prosser Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prosser Language by Age

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Prosser Language

67.48% of Prosser residents speak only English, while 32.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.44% of the population.

Prosser Language

Prosser Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,87985929.84%
Other86337243.11%
White3,0212638.71%
Black1177866.67%

18.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.81%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prosser

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prosser is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prosser is White, with 8.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.87%.

Prosser Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.95%
Some College18.74%
High School14.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Prosser Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed16.09%
Female Employed13.94%
Male Employed2.59%

Prosser Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prosser Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,164$57,745
Families$59,653$68,574
Married Families$69,288-
Non Families$21,342$35,158
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Income by Household Type

Prosser Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prosser Married by Age and Sex

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Prosser Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Prosser Marital Status by Race

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Prosser Marital Status

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278

Number of Veterans

232

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam129
Second Gulf War46
World War II18
Korea
First Gulf War

Prosser Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+96
65 to 7495
35 to 5446
55 to 6441
18 to 34

Prosser Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2627.72%
Hispanic161.01%
2 or More167.51%

Prosser Veterans by Race

Prosser Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prosser Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Prosser Employment by Age

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Prosser Employment by Race

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Prosser 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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55.84%

Born in Washington

84.59%

Native Born

15.41%

Foreign Born

9.22%

Non Citizen

6.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.59% of Prosser residents were born in the United States, with 55.84% having been born in Washington. 9.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Prosser Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,478490.76%
20206,429490.77%
20196,380490.77%
20186,331320.51%
20176,2992093.43%
20166,0901632.75%
20155,927691.18%
20145,858130.22%
20135,84550.09%
20125,840-6-0.10%
20115,846641.11%
20105,7829441.80%
20004,8383620.78%
19904,4765801.40%
19803,8969422.81%
19702,9541910.67%
19602,7631270.47%
19502,6360.00%

Prosser Population by Year