Tekoa is a city located in Whitman County Washington. With a 2020 population of 825, it is the 407th largest city in Washington and the 16096th largest city in the United States. Tekoa is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 817 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Tekoa has a population density of 673 people per square mile.
The average household income in Tekoa is $59,709 with a poverty rate of 8.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $127,500. The median age in Tekoa is 48.2 years, 53 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tekoawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.
98.52% of Tekoa residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Tekoa is White, with 8.77% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Tekoa is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.26%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Tekoa
99.61% of Tekoa residents were born in the United States, with 51.93% having been born in Washington. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.