Sultan, Washington Population 2020

5,316

Sultan is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 5,316, it is the 119th largest city in Washington and the 4582nd largest city in the United States. Sultan is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually and its population has increased by 14.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,651 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Sultan has a population density of 1,628 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sultan is $87,220 with a poverty rate of 7.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,254 per month, and the median house value is $257,100. The median age in Sultan is 38.3 years, 39.5 years for males, and 38 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.8 males.

Sultan Demographics

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

  • White: 89.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.77%
  • Other race: 3.13%
  • Asian: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.20%
The current population of Sultan, Washington is 5,316, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,194.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,651.

Sultan, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,49089.09%
Two or More Races1903.77%
Some Other Race1583.13%
Asian981.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander450.89%
Black or African American100.20%

Sultan Population Pyramid 2020

Sultan Median Age

38.3


Total

39.5


Male

38


Female

Sultan Adults

There are 3,856 adults, (402 of whom are seniors) in Sultan.

Sultan Age Dependency

45.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sultan Sex Ratio

Female

2,368

46.98%

Male

2,672

53.02%

Sultan Households and Families

Sultan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sultan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male84.4%15.6%
All70.4%29.6%
Female64.2%35.8%
Non Family53.8%46.2%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9072.6470.4
Married8903.2684.5
Non Family7211.3953.8
Female2323.6164.2
Male644.7884.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sultan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1002.97%
9th to 12th Grade1263.74%
High School Graduate1,30438.74%
Some College90526.89%
Associates Degree48814.50%
Bachelors Degree37911.26%
Graduate Degree641.90%

Sultan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8242,664402
Hispanic31024427
Other Race8752
Asian8282
Multiple Races7676
Islander393914
Native American2525
Black1010

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 islander people with a rate of 35.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,088$58,030$30,132
Less Than High School$41,413$43,036$
High School Grad$36,604$52,195$23,000
Some College$49,068$69,313$31,316
Bachelors Degree$67,540$71,210$51,375
Graduate Degree$66,477$$66,477

$46,088

Average Earnings

$58,030

Average Male

$30,132

Average Female

Sultan Language

Sultan Language by Age

Sultan Language

86.41% of Sultan residents speak only English, while 13.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.27% of the population.

Sultan Poverty

Sultan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9923268.17%
Hispanic645324.96%
Other158127.59%
Multiple19084.21%

7.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.73%

Male Poverty Rate

9.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sultan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sultan is White, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sultan is Multiple, with 4.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.26%
Some College9.62%
Bachelors or Greater8.35%
High School4.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.00%
Female Employed4.60%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Sultan Income

Sultan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,688$87,220
Families$83,404$92,711
Married Families$91,694-
Non Families$50,636$58,634

Sultan Marital Status

Sultan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sultan Married by Age and Sex

Sultan 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 45-54.

Sultan Marital Status by Race

Sultan Veterans

484

Number of Veterans

459

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War138
Vietnam118
Second Gulf War111
Korea19
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54225
65 to 7478
55 to 6477
75+59
18 to 3445
Name Veterans % of Total
White39411.32%
Asian3137.80%
2 or More2330.26%
Hawaiian1435.90%
Hispanic122.93%
Other1210.53%
Black10100.00%

$Sultan Veterans by Education

5.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sultan Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sultan 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

60.99%

Born in Washington

92.62%

Native Born

7.38%

Foreign Born

4.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.62% of Sultan residents were born in the United States, with 60.99% having been born in Washington. 4.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,316611.16%
20195,255611.17%
20185,194480.93%
20175,146611.20%
20165,0851553.14%
20154,930781.61%
20144,852240.50%
20134,828210.44%
20124,807350.73%
20114,7721172.51%
20104,6551,3113.36%
20003,3440.00%