Tekoa, Washington Population 2021

779
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Tekoa is a city located in Whitman County Washington. With a 2020 population of 779, it is the 215th largest city in Washington and the 11405th largest city in the United States . Tekoa is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually but its population has increased by 0.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 778 in 2010. Tekoa reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Tekoa has a population density of 635 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tekoa is $59,709 with a poverty rate of 7.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $570 per month, and the median house value is $123,100. The median age in Tekoa is 48.2 years, 53 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Tekoa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tekoawas:

  • White: 96.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tekoa, Washington is 779 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 799.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 778.

Tekoa, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70996.99%
Two or More Races172.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.68%
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Tekoa Population by Race

Tekoa Population Pyramid $2021

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Tekoa Median Age

48.2


Total

53


Male

40.8


Female

Tekoa Adults

There are 571 adults, (172 of whom are seniors) in Tekoa.

Tekoa Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Tekoa Sex Ratio

Female

367

50.21%

Male

364

49.79%

Tekoa Population by Age

Tekoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tekoa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
All71.7%28.3%
Female76.6%23.4%
Married90.6%9.4%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tekoa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2762.4471.7
Married1392.9490.6
Non Family761.1247.4
Female472.8576.6
Male143.290

2.89

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Tekoa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.12%
9th to 12th Grade325.97%
High School Graduate20337.87%
Some College12423.13%
Associates Degree478.77%
Bachelors Degree7614.18%
Graduate Degree488.96%
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Tekoa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tekoa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White501463117
Hispanic2424
2+ Races997
Native American22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 77.78%.

Tekoa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,125$49,167$26,544
Less Than 9th Grade$19,545$$
High School Graduate$34,479$49,063$21,094
Some College$43,333$53,542$31,375
Bachelors Degree$41,458$48,571$
Graduate Degree$54,750$105,357$

$37,125

Average Earnings

$49,167

Average Male

$26,544

Average Female

Tekoa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tekoa Language by Age

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Tekoa Language

100.00% of Tekoa residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Tekoa Language

Tekoa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White639507.82%
Multiple17211.76%

7.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.20%

Male Poverty Rate

7.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tekoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tekoa is Multiple, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tekoa is White, with 7.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.32%.

Tekoa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.68%
High School10.00%
Some College2.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Tekoa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed3.27%
Male Employed1.43%

Tekoa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tekoa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,000$59,709
Families$70,714$67,716
Married Families$81,719-
Non Families-$38,641
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Income by Household Type

Tekoa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Tekoa Married by Age and Sex

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Tekoa 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 55-64.

Tekoa Marital Status by Race

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Tekoa Marital Status

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66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Korea23
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War10
World War II6

Tekoa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+32
65 to 7415
35 to 5411
55 to 648
18 to 34

Tekoa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6411.43%
2+ Races222.22%

Tekoa Veterans by Race

Tekoa Veterans by Education

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11.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tekoa Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Tekoa Employment by Age

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Tekoa Employment by Race

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Tekoa 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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55.27%

Born in Tekoa

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.73% of Tekoa residents were born in the United States, with 55.27% having been born in Washington. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Tekoa Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021779-10-1.27%
2020789-10-1.25%
2019799-10-1.24%
2018809-4-0.49%
201781350.62%
2016808121.51%
201579681.02%
2014788-6-0.76%
2013794-2-0.25%
201279670.89%
201178991.15%
20107800.00%

Tekoa Population by Year