Sumas, Washington Population 2020

1,643

Sumas is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 1,643, it is the 180th largest city in Washington and the 8376th largest city in the United States. Sumas is currently growing at a rate of 4.45% annually and its population has increased by 25.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,307 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sumas has a population density of 1,118 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sumas is $64,337 with a poverty rate of 10.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $854 per month, and the median house value is $217,900. The median age in Sumas is 31.5 years, 28.3 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.2 males.

Sumas Demographics

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

  • White: 74.62%
  • Native American: 9.22%
  • Two or more races: 7.17%
  • Other race: 5.75%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sumas, Washington is 1,643, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,503.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,307.

Sumas, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,31174.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native1629.22%
Two or More Races1267.17%
Some Other Race1015.75%
Asian321.82%
Black or African American251.42%

Sumas Population Pyramid 2020

Sumas Median Age

31.5


Total

28.3


Male

36.8


Female

Sumas Adults

There are 1,221 adults, (174 of whom are seniors) in Sumas.

Sumas Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumas Sex Ratio

Female

828

47.13%

Male

929

52.87%

Sumas Households and Families

Sumas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sumas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Male43.5%56.5%
Female16.9%83.1%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5803.0370.5
Married3073.9288.6
Non Family1671.0567.7
Female833.416.9
Male234.1343.5

3.6

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sumas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade878.18%
9th to 12th Grade605.64%
High School Graduate30128.29%
Some College33631.58%
Associates Degree11510.81%
Bachelors Degree13812.97%
Graduate Degree272.54%

Sumas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White861814143
Hispanic111377
Native American6720
Multiple Races50376
Other Race4013
Asian242412
Black13

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,786$48,929$20,455
Less Than High School$18,542$$8,646
High School Grad$34,438$41,146$21,250
Some College$43,813$54,946$20,250
Bachelors Degree$41,691$41,932$41,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,786

Average Earnings

$48,929

Average Male

$20,455

Average Female

Sumas Language

Sumas Language by Age

Sumas Language

82.77% of Sumas residents speak only English, while 17.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.97% of the population.

Sumas Poverty

Sumas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,282997.72%
Multiple1016564.36%
Black251352.00%
Hispanic27641.45%
Other10143.96%

10.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.74%

Male Poverty Rate

13.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumas is Multiple, with 64.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumas is Hispanic, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.53%
Some College13.75%
High School8.64%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed59.09%
Female Employed2.76%
Male Employed0.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sumas Income

Sumas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,250$64,337
Families$56,313$72,223
Married Families$69,327-
Non Families$31,250$36,119

Sumas Marital Status

Sumas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumas Married by Age and Sex

Sumas Marriage

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

Sumas Marital Status by Race

Sumas Veterans

99

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War28
Vietnam19
Korea10
Second Gulf War7
World War II

$Sumas Veterans by Education

15.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumas Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sumas 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

54.07%

Born in Washington

88.73%

Native Born

11.27%

Foreign Born

8.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.73% of Sumas residents were born in the United States, with 54.07% having been born in Washington. 8.76% 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
20201,643704.45%
20191,573704.66%
20181,503372.52%
20171,466705.01%
20161,396322.35%
20151,364231.72%
20141,34190.68%
20131,33260.45%
20121,32650.38%
20111,321110.84%
20101,3100.00%