Rainier, Washington Population 2021

2,483
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Rainier is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,483, it is the 154th largest city in Washington and the 6848th largest city in the United States. Rainier is currently growing at a rate of 4.11% annually and its population has increased by 38.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,794 in 2010. Rainier reached it's highest population of 2,483 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Rainier has a population density of 1,433 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rainier is $71,079 with a poverty rate of 16.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,338 per month, and the median house value is $206,000. The median age in Rainier is 37.2 years, 34.8 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.3 males.

Rainier Demographics

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

  • White: 83.23%
  • Two or more races: 7.59%
  • Black or African American: 5.45%
  • Asian: 2.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.80%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Rainier, Washington is 2,483, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,189.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,794.

Rainier, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,98583.23%
Two or More Races1817.59%
Black or African American1305.45%
Asian602.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.80%
Some Other Race100.42%
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Rainier Population by Race

Rainier Population Pyramid 2021

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Rainier Median Age

37.2


Total

34.8


Male

38.9


Female

Rainier Adults

There are 1,729 adults, (329 of whom are seniors) in Rainier.

Rainier Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rainier Sex Ratio

Female

1,156

48.47%

Male

1,229

51.53%

Rainier Population by Age

Rainier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rainier Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
Non Family87.3%12.7%
All82.9%17.1%
Female73.5%26.5%
Male30.9%69.1%

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rainier Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8112.9482.9
Married4053.3691.1
Non Family2041.3787.3
Female1474.0773.5
Male552.6730.9

3.33

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Rainier Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.24%
9th to 12th Grade17010.38%
High School Graduate60136.69%
Some College46628.45%
Associates Degree1358.24%
Bachelors Degree21313.00%
Graduate Degree492.99%
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Rainier Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rainier Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3581,229208
Hispanic89835
Multiple Races706622
Asian604418
Black46339
Islander1913

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 31.43%.

Rainier Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,513$50,852$32,051
Less Than High School$31,429$32,000$
High School Grad$43,438$56,083$30,761
Some College$35,089$55,250$25,982
Bachelors Degree$48,611$45,250$56,667
Graduate Degree$64,583$54,167$70,313

$41,513

Average Earnings

$50,852

Average Male

$32,051

Average Female

Rainier Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rainier Language by Age

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Rainier Language

97.11% of Rainier residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Rainier Language

Rainier Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,83321511.73%
Black13010177.69%
Multiple1816938.12%
Hispanic161127.45%

16.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.95%

Male Poverty Rate

23.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rainier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rainier is Black, with 77.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rainier is Hispanic, with 7.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.80%.

Rainier Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College16.31%
Bachelors or Greater14.50%
Less Than High School13.79%
High School8.15%

Rainier Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Unemployed32.26%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed0.96%

Rainier Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rainier Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,688$71,079
Families$70,398$72,160
Married Families$84,013-
Non Families$56,786$58,489
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Income by Household Type

Rainier Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rainier Married by Age and Sex

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Rainier 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 45-54.

Rainier Marital Status by Race

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Rainier Marital Status

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269

Number of Veterans

260

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War101
Vietnam82
First Gulf War56
Korea18
World War II

Rainier Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5470
55 to 6464
65 to 7451
18 to 3449
75+35

Rainier Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White24316.10%
Black1222.22%
2 or More810.81%
Hawaiian631.58%
Hispanic44.40%

Rainier Veterans by Race

Rainier Veterans by Education

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9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rainier Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rainier Employment by Age

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Rainier Employment by Race

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Rainier 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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60.21%

Born in Washington

96.86%

Native Born

3.14%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.86% of Rainier residents were born in the United States, with 60.21% having been born in Washington. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rainier Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,483984.11%
20202,385984.29%
20192,287984.48%
20182,189743.50%
20172,1151145.70%
20162,001271.37%
20151,974371.91%
20141,937150.78%
20131,922351.85%
20121,887271.45%
20111,860633.51%
20101,7970.00%

Rainier Population by Year