Spanaway, Washington Population 2020

32,150

Spanaway is a city located in Washington. Spanaway has a 2020 population of 32,150. Spanaway is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 18.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,227 in 2010. Spanaway reached it's highest population of 32,150 in 2018.

The average household income in Spanaway is $78,524 with a poverty rate of 11.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,249 per month, and the median house value is $221,900. The median age in Spanaway is 34 years, 32.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.4 males.

Spanaway Demographics

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

  • White: 65.65%
  • Black or African American: 9.78%
  • Two or more races: 8.72%
  • Asian: 6.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 6.06%
  • Other race: 2.29%
  • Native American: 0.93%
The current population of Spanaway, Washington is 32,150, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,227.

Spanaway, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,10765.65%
Black or African American3,1449.78%
Two or More Races2,8028.72%
Asian2,1146.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,9496.06%
Some Other Race7352.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native2990.93%

Spanaway Population Pyramid 2020

Spanaway Median Age

34


Total

32.9


Male

35.5


Female

Spanaway Adults

There are 23,449 adults, (3,269 of whom are seniors) in Spanaway.

Spanaway Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Spanaway Sex Ratio

Female

15,960

49.64%

Male

16,190

50.36%

Spanaway Households and Families

Spanaway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spanaway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Male58.3%41.7%
Female54.2%45.8%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7802.9870.2
Married6,1133.475.5
Non Family2,5841.3869.6
Female1,4843.5354.2
Male5994.2658.3

3.33

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spanaway Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7343.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,5097.21%
High School Graduate7,01833.55%
Some College6,16529.48%
Associates Degree2,66612.75%
Bachelors Degree1,8969.06%
Graduate Degree9284.44%

Spanaway Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,72511,5611,730
Hispanic2,5021,845204
Black2,0791,943387
Asian1,6901,519326
Islander1,2581,143107
Multiple Races895884109
Other Race50732980
Native American20917210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,315$48,307$36,313
Less Than High School$29,418$35,729$21,875
High School Grad$38,150$45,523$31,277
Some College$41,839$49,208$36,621
Bachelors Degree$50,972$60,429$39,813
Graduate Degree$56,811$70,560$49,659

$41,315

Average Earnings

$48,307

Average Male

$36,313

Average Female

Spanaway Language

Spanaway Language by Age

Spanaway Language

81.77% of Spanaway residents speak only English, while 18.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.95% of the population.

Spanaway Poverty

Spanaway Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2992,48213.56%
Hispanic4,36158813.48%
Black3,11537612.07%
Multiple2,7172428.91%
Other73518825.58%
Islander1,9491497.64%
Asian2,1141446.81%
Native29811036.91%

11.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.74%

Male Poverty Rate

13.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spanaway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spanaway is Native, with 36.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spanaway is Asian, with 6.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.83%
High School10.71%
Some College10.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.78%
Female Unemployed23.54%
Female Employed4.30%
Male Employed3.58%

Spanaway Income

Spanaway Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,667$78,524
Families$73,376$82,737
Married Families$82,904-
Non Families$41,184$56,232

Spanaway Marital Status

Spanaway Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Spanaway Married by Age and Sex

Spanaway 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.

Spanaway Marital Status by Race

Spanaway Veterans

3,845

Number of Veterans

3,335

Male Veterans

510

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,426
First Gulf War1,365
Vietnam1,163
Korea103
World War II17
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,26214.55%
Black82736.63%
Hispanic32211.36%
Hawaiian28421.73%
Asian23714.29%
2 or More17112.56%
Indian4320.57%
Other213.64%

$Spanaway Veterans by Education

6.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spanaway Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Spanaway 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

47.84%

Born in Washington

88.92%

Native Born

11.08%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.92% of Spanaway residents were born in the United States, with 47.84% having been born in Washington. 4.18% 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
202032,1500.00%
201932,1500.00%
201832,1501,6225.31%
201730,5286942.33%
201629,8346202.12%
201529,2141010.35%
201429,1134351.52%
201328,678-565-1.93%
201229,2432840.98%
201128,9591,7326.36%
201027,2270.00%