Shoreline, Washington Population 2020

58,422

Shoreline is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 58,422, it is the 22nd largest city in Washington and the 665th largest city in the United States. Shoreline is currently growing at a rate of 1.45% annually and its population has increased by 10.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 53,007 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Shoreline has a population density of 5,021 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shoreline is $99,583 with a poverty rate of 8.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,423 per month, and the median house value is $452,100. The median age in Shoreline is 42.1 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.5 males.

Shoreline Demographics

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

  • White: 70.20%
  • Asian: 15.12%
  • Black or African American: 5.94%
  • Two or more races: 5.63%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.48%
The current population of Shoreline, Washington is 58,422, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,752.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 53,007.

Shoreline, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,32570.20%
Asian8,46915.12%
Black or African American3,3295.94%
Two or More Races3,1555.63%
Some Other Race1,0991.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3740.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native2690.48%

Shoreline Population Pyramid 2020

Shoreline Median Age

42.1


Total

40.8


Male

43.5


Female

Shoreline Adults

There are 45,353 adults, (9,849 of whom are seniors) in Shoreline.

Shoreline Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Shoreline Sex Ratio

Female

29,249

52.21%

Male

26,771

47.79%

Shoreline Households and Families

Shoreline Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shoreline Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All63.9%36.1%
Female51.3%48.7%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Male49.3%50.7%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,1602.4563.9
Married10,9153.1377.6
Non Family8,2781.3350.4
Female2,1382.9851.3
Male8293.1649.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shoreline Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3683.26%
9th to 12th Grade1,7214.10%
High School Graduate6,00414.29%
Some College8,33019.83%
Associates Degree4,40210.48%
Bachelors Degree12,99730.94%
Graduate Degree7,18617.11%

Shoreline Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,93027,69314,517
Asian6,7765,9883,619
Hispanic2,4181,871796
Black2,0781,727668
Multiple Races1,5591,390557
Other Race644445116
Islander25425440
Native American25023667

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,837$58,246$39,071
Less Than High School$28,040$31,636$22,744
High School Grad$34,110$39,808$27,602
Some College$39,847$48,194$34,187
Bachelors Degree$56,673$70,770$45,609
Graduate Degree$72,397$93,844$56,285

$47,837

Average Earnings

$58,246

Average Male

$39,071

Average Female

Shoreline Language

Shoreline Language by Age

Shoreline Language

74.39% of Shoreline residents speak only English, while 25.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 11.36% of the population.

Shoreline Poverty

Shoreline Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,1382,6537.34%
Asian8,4226497.71%
Black3,31443413.10%
Hispanic4,2294219.96%
Multiple3,1262768.83%
Islander36925569.11%
Other1,09012511.47%
Native2694416.36%

8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.35%

Male Poverty Rate

9.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shoreline

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shoreline is Islander, with 69.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shoreline is White, with 7.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.64%
High School13.65%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.62%
Male Unemployed16.95%
Female Employed4.33%
Male Employed3.44%

Shoreline Income

Shoreline Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,489$99,583
Families$100,756$118,467
Married Families$111,714-
Non Families$47,036$62,914

Shoreline Marital Status

Shoreline Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shoreline Married by Age and Sex

Shoreline 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 35-44.

Shoreline Marital Status by Race

Shoreline Veterans

3,570

Number of Veterans

3,165

Male Veterans

405

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,268
First Gulf War733
Second Gulf War581
Korea378
World War II251
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1389.65%
Black23310.03%
Hispanic1926.74%
Asian891.21%
Other577.53%
2 or More372.00%
Indian166.04%

$Shoreline Veterans by Education

7.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shoreline Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Shoreline 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

45.42%

Born in Washington

80.07%

Native Born

19.93%

Foreign Born

7.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.07% of Shoreline residents were born in the United States, with 45.42% having been born in Washington. 7.55% 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
202058,4228351.45%
201957,5878351.47%
201856,7521660.29%
201756,5868351.50%
201655,751940.17%
201555,6573400.61%
201455,3174600.84%
201354,8573490.64%
201254,5087151.33%
201153,7936131.15%
201053,1801550.03%
200053,0256,0251.21%
199047,0000.00%