Sultan, Washington Population 2021

5,722
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Sultan is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 5,722, it is the 118th largest city in Washington and the 4406th largest city in the United States. Sultan is currently growing at a rate of 3.01% annually and its population has increased by 23.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,651 in 2010. Sultan reached it's highest population of 5,722 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Sultan has a population density of 1,752 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sultan is $93,259 with a poverty rate of 4.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,288 per month, and the median house value is $290,800. The median age in Sultan is 37.4 years, 37.8 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.5 males.

Sultan Demographics

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

  • White: 89.93%
  • Two or more races: 3.87%
  • Other race: 2.57%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sultan, Washington is 5,722, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,221.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,651.

Sultan, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,64689.93%
Two or More Races2003.87%
Some Other Race1332.57%
Asian991.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native771.49%
Black or African American110.21%
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Sultan Population by Race

Sultan Population Pyramid 2021

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Sultan Median Age

37.4


Total

37.8


Male

37


Female

Sultan Adults

There are 3,894 adults, (474 of whom are seniors) in Sultan.

Sultan Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sultan Sex Ratio

Female

2,431

47.06%

Male

2,735

52.94%

Sultan Population by Age

Sultan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sultan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.9%9.1%
All75%25%
Female62.6%37.4%
Non Family53.6%46.4%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sultan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9072.7175
Married9253.2990.9
Non Family6761.4553.6
Female2113.5562.6
Male954.14100

3.28

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Sultan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade872.52%
9th to 12th Grade2116.10%
High School Graduate1,25536.28%
Some College94227.23%
Associates Degree41512.00%
Bachelors Degree42512.29%
Graduate Degree1243.58%
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Sultan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sultan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8702,686522
Hispanic36526927
Asian8080
Multiple Races7860
Other Race7236
Native American5555
Black1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.19%.

Sultan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,217$53,125$35,571
Less Than High School$46,667$49,545$
High School Grad$36,777$42,302$25,284
Some College$51,081$65,727$32,390
Bachelors Degree$55,882$59,583$52,386
Graduate Degree$68,011$$67,841

$47,217

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$35,571

Average Female

Sultan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sultan Language by Age

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Sultan Language

85.80% of Sultan residents speak only English, while 14.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.87% of the population.

Sultan Language

Sultan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,0652004.92%
Hispanic703192.70%
Other133139.77%
Multiple20094.50%

4.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.89%

Male Poverty Rate

6.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sultan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sultan is Other, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sultan is Hispanic, with 2.70% 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 5.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.43%.

Sultan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%
High School4.14%
Some College3.61%

Sultan Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed2.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Sultan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sultan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,023$93,259
Families$89,125$99,004
Married Families$95,515-
Non Families$50,743$62,351
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Income by Household Type

Sultan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sultan Married by Age and Sex

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Sultan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sultan Marital Status by Race

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Sultan Marital Status

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544

Number of Veterans

520

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War168
First Gulf War157
Vietnam140
Korea19
World War II9

Sultan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54222
75+116
65 to 7474
55 to 6472
18 to 3460

Sultan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46613.20%
Asian2835.00%
2 or More2633.33%
Hispanic132.75%
Other1312.15%
Black11100.00%

Sultan Veterans by Race

Sultan Veterans by Education

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6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sultan Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sultan Employment by Age

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Sultan Employment by Race

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Sultan 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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62.58%

Born in Washington

91.31%

Native Born

8.69%

Foreign Born

5.79%

Non Citizen

2.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.31% of Sultan residents were born in the United States, with 62.58% having been born in Washington. 5.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sultan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,7221673.01%
20205,5551673.10%
20195,3881673.20%
20185,221360.69%
20175,185981.93%
20165,0871543.12%
20154,933781.61%
20144,855210.43%
20134,834210.44%
20124,813340.71%
20114,7791182.53%
20104,6611,3173.38%
20003,3440.00%

Sultan Population by Year