Pullman, Washington Population 2021

35,632
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Pullman is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 35,632, it is the 34th largest city in Washington and the 1106th largest city in the United States. Pullman is currently growing at a rate of 1.61% annually and its population has increased by 19.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,799 in 2010. Pullman reached it's highest population of 35,632 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Pullman has a population density of 3,339 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pullman is $54,784 with a poverty rate of 35.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $833 per month, and the median house value is $272,400. The median age in Pullman is 22.2 years, 22.5 years for males, and 21.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.4 males.

Pullman Demographics

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

  • White: 76.14%
  • Asian: 12.07%
  • Two or more races: 6.20%
  • Black or African American: 3.11%
  • Other race: 2.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.19%
The current population of Pullman, Washington is 35,632, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,943.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,799.

Pullman, Washington Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202150,9464210.83%
202050,5254210.83%
201950,1044210.84%
201849,6833010.61%
201749,3825581.13%
201648,8246601.35%
201548,1641,2462.59%
201446,9181260.27%
201346,7921590.34%
201246,6331,5773.38%
201145,0562600.58%
201044,7960.00%

Pullman Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,58176.14%
Asian4,05612.07%
Two or More Races2,0826.20%
Black or African American1,0463.11%
Some Other Race6882.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander810.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.19%
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Pullman Population by Race

Pullman Population Pyramid 2021

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Pullman Median Age

22.2


Total

22.5


Male

21.9


Female

Pullman Adults

There are 29,279 adults, (1,868 of whom are seniors) in Pullman.

Pullman Age Dependency

22.6

Age Dependency Ratio

6.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pullman Sex Ratio

Female

16,437

48.92%

Male

17,161

51.08%

Pullman Population by Age

Pullman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pullman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.7%45.3%
All27.9%72.1%
Male22.8%77.2%
Non Family15.5%84.5%
Female15.4%84.6%

27.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pullman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6422.3127.9
Non Family7,0911.8315.5
Married3,5843.0454.7
Female4883.0715.4
Male4793.122.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Pullman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1210.93%
9th to 12th Grade2662.06%
High School Graduate9847.60%
Some College2,22517.19%
Associates Degree9307.19%
Bachelors Degree3,63628.09%
Graduate Degree4,78036.93%
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Pullman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pullman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3929,2115,932
Asian1,9411,9011,666
Hispanic716578281
Multiple Races531517279
Black376355247
Other Race297181107
Native American373728

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 asian people with a rate of 85.83%.

Pullman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,987$40,743$26,602
Less Than High School$30,393$31,052$
High School Grad$31,899$35,787$28,750
Some College$24,672$30,223$15,660
Bachelors Degree$35,433$45,304$27,833
Graduate Degree$41,573$53,507$27,176

$31,987

Average Earnings

$40,743

Average Male

$26,602

Average Female

Pullman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pullman Language by Age

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Pullman Language

79.46% of Pullman residents speak only English, while 20.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.15% of the population.

Pullman Language

Pullman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,8766,91534.79%
Asian3,4521,33238.59%
Hispanic1,51954635.94%
Multiple1,35939929.36%
Black79936545.68%
Other46921044.78%
Islander816681.48%
Native643554.69%

35.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.52%

Male Poverty Rate

36.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pullman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pullman is Islander, with 81.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pullman is Multiple, with 29.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.08%.

Pullman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College25.01%
High School19.86%
Less Than High School18.86%
Bachelors or Greater12.78%

Pullman Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.09%
Female Unemployed57.49%
Female Employed30.43%
Male Employed23.75%

Pullman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pullman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,487$54,784
Families$68,349$89,927
Married Families$86,985-
Non Families$20,041$30,573
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Income by Household Type

Pullman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

24.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pullman Married by Age and Sex

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Pullman 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 55-64.

Pullman Marital Status by Race

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Pullman Marital Status

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807

Number of Veterans

742

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War305
Vietnam170
First Gulf War132
Korea62
World War II32

Pullman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+204
18 to 34197
35 to 54172
55 to 64123
65 to 74111

Pullman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7083.15%
2 or More885.35%
Hispanic592.76%
Black111.21%

Pullman Veterans by Race

Pullman Veterans by Education

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13.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pullman Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pullman Employment by Age

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Pullman Employment by Race

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Pullman 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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47.31%

Born in Washington

84.34%

Native Born

15.66%

Foreign Born

12.49%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.34% of Pullman residents were born in the United States, with 47.31% having been born in Washington. 12.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pullman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,6325631.61%
202035,0695631.63%
201934,5065631.66%
201833,9433340.99%
201733,6094071.23%
201633,2024461.36%
201532,7561,0303.25%
201431,7261760.56%
201331,5502120.68%
201231,3381,4134.72%
201129,925900.30%
201029,8355,1601.92%
200024,6751,1970.50%
199023,478-101-0.04%
198023,5793,0701.40%
197020,5097,5524.70%
196012,9579350.75%
195012,0227,60510.53%
19404,4171,0952.89%
19303,3227201.23%
19102,6020.00%

Pullman Population by Year