Rainier, Washington Population 2020

2,425

Rainier is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,425, it is the 157th largest city in Washington and the 6927th largest city in the United States. Rainier is currently growing at a rate of 4.80% annually and its population has increased by 35.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,794 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Rainier has a population density of 1,399 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rainier is $72,150 with a poverty rate of 16.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,336 per month, and the median house value is $186,400. The median age in Rainier is 35.1 years, 32.3 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.5 males.

Rainier Demographics

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

  • White: 83.80%
  • Black or African American: 6.99%
  • Two or more races: 5.75%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.85%
  • Other race: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Rainier, Washington is 2,425, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,203.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,794.

Rainier, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,96683.80%
Black or African American1646.99%
Two or More Races1355.75%
Asian472.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.85%
Some Other Race110.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.13%

Rainier Population Pyramid 2020

Rainier Median Age

35.1


Total

32.3


Male

36.2


Female

Rainier Adults

There are 1,695 adults, (269 of whom are seniors) in Rainier.

Rainier Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rainier Sex Ratio

Female

1,125

47.95%

Male

1,221

52.05%

Rainier Households and Families

Rainier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rainier Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family75%25%
Female73.5%26.5%
Male43.3%56.7%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7773.0276.8
Married3853.4884.2
Non Family2001.3175
Female1324.2373.5
Male603.0843.3

3.44

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

12.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rainier Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.04%
9th to 12th Grade16510.73%
High School Graduate50332.70%
Some College43828.48%
Associates Degree1308.45%
Bachelors Degree23014.95%
Graduate Degree563.64%

Rainier Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2771,146228
Hispanic858219
Black63438
Multiple Races494513
Asian473118
Islander2013
Other Race3
Native American33

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 38.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,957$51,250$31,888
Less Than High School$29,423$$
High School Grad$37,813$58,654$31,563
Some College$35,000$52,813$28,750
Bachelors Degree$44,167$43,333$46,000
Graduate Degree$66,875$77,875$60,417

$39,957

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$31,888

Average Female

Rainier Language

Rainier Language by Age

Rainier Language

98.29% of Rainier residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Rainier Poverty

Rainier Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,80620011.07%
Black16413984.76%
Multiple1353828.15%
Hispanic17031.76%

16.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.06%

Male Poverty Rate

20.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rainier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rainier is Black, with 84.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rainier is Hispanic, with 1.76% 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 29.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Name Poverty
Some College16.73%
Less Than High School14.92%
High School9.94%
Bachelors or Greater8.39%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed67.53%
Female Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed10.22%
Male Employed1.01%

Rainier Income

Rainier Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,417$72,150
Families$71,648$73,689
Married Families$84,813-
Non Families$50,833$52,368

Rainier Marital Status

Rainier Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rainier Married by Age and Sex

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

Rainier Veterans

262

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War88
Vietnam70
First Gulf War60
Korea23
World War II5
Name Veterans % of Total
White22915.48%
Black1923.17%
Hispanic67.32%
2 or More48.16%
Hawaiian420.00%
Other3100.00%
Indian3100.00%

$Rainier Veterans by Education

10.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rainier Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

14.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rainier 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

62.23%

Born in Washington

97.14%

Native Born

2.86%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.14% of Rainier residents were born in the United States, with 62.23% having been born in Washington. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,4251114.80%
20192,3141115.04%
20182,203803.77%
20172,1231115.52%
20162,012281.41%
20151,984361.85%
20141,948150.78%
20131,933382.01%
20121,895271.45%
20111,868603.32%
20101,8080.00%