Tumwater, Washington Population 2020

24,852

Tumwater is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 24,852, it is the 46th largest city in Washington and the 1541st largest city in the United States. Tumwater is currently growing at a rate of 2.40% annually and its population has increased by 43.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,371 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Tumwater has a population density of 1,426 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tumwater is $77,913 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,150 per month, and the median house value is $261,400. The median age in Tumwater is 36.7 years, 35.4 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.1 males.

Tumwater Demographics

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

  • White: 85.65%
  • Two or more races: 6.62%
  • Asian: 4.00%
  • Black or African American: 1.74%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.48%
The current population of Tumwater, Washington is 24,852, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,688.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,371.

Tumwater, Washington Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020298,6796,1302.05%
2019292,5496,1302.10%
2018286,4196,1302.14%
2017280,2896,5682.34%
2016273,7215,7072.08%
2015268,0143,0391.13%
2014264,9753,1841.20%
2013261,7913,3021.26%
2012258,4892,1680.84%
2011256,3213,3251.30%
2010252,9960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,27285.65%
Two or More Races1,4906.62%
Asian8994.00%
Black or African American3911.74%
Some Other Race2150.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1240.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.48%

Tumwater Population Pyramid 2020

Tumwater Median Age

36.7


Total

35.4


Male

38.3


Female

Tumwater Adults

There are 17,703 adults, (3,140 of whom are seniors) in Tumwater.

Tumwater Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tumwater Sex Ratio

Female

11,961

53.16%

Male

10,539

46.84%

Tumwater Households and Families

Tumwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tumwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
All53.8%46.2%
Male40.3%59.7%
Non Family38.3%61.7%
Female32.4%67.6%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3362.3953.8
Married4,2032.9874.2
Non Family3,6261.3738.3
Female1,1823.2232.4
Male3253.1240.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tumwater Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1671.06%
9th to 12th Grade6644.21%
High School Graduate2,82317.88%
Some College4,08125.85%
Associates Degree2,02012.79%
Bachelors Degree3,53922.41%
Graduate Degree2,49615.81%

Tumwater Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,33412,6775,203
Hispanic873846259
Asian709637328
Multiple Races617579193
Black20019675
Islander12482
Other Race10010037
Native American7167

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,540$52,870$43,689
Less Than High School$31,141$31,862$27,500
High School Grad$34,254$32,629$45,515
Some College$42,474$52,247$37,097
Bachelors Degree$52,099$56,925$43,365
Graduate Degree$65,341$70,665$60,553

$49,540

Average Earnings

$52,870

Average Male

$43,689

Average Female

Tumwater Language

Tumwater Language by Age

Tumwater Language

92.23% of Tumwater residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Tumwater Poverty

Tumwater Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,3401,5698.56%
Multiple1,48729319.70%
Hispanic1,48116911.41%
Black38610025.91%
Asian899626.90%
Native1091614.68%
Islander1241310.48%
Other203104.93%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.21%

Male Poverty Rate

10.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tumwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tumwater is Black, with 25.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tumwater is Other, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.40%
High School11.73%
Some College9.36%
Bachelors or Greater7.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.77%
Male Unemployed30.30%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed6.55%

Tumwater Income

Tumwater Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,167$77,913
Families$79,685$91,054
Married Families$95,852-
Non Families$42,161$53,113

Tumwater Marital Status

Tumwater Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tumwater Married by Age and Sex

Tumwater 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 35-44.

Tumwater Marital Status by Race

Tumwater Veterans

1,968

Number of Veterans

1,606

Male Veterans

362

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War620
Vietnam585
First Gulf War555
Korea163
World War II56
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,74811.38%
Hispanic12513.26%
2 or More8513.75%
Asian577.38%
Black5218.98%
Indian2636.62%

$Tumwater Veterans by Education

2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tumwater Employment Status

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Tumwater 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

50.25%

Born in Washington

94.27%

Native Born

5.73%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.27% of Tumwater residents were born in the United States, with 50.25% having been born in Washington. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,8525822.40%
201924,2705822.46%
201823,6887263.16%
201722,9625822.60%
201622,3804982.28%
201521,8823241.50%
201421,5583061.44%
201321,2523391.62%
201220,9133681.79%
201120,5453611.79%
201020,1847,4864.74%
200012,6982,7222.44%
19909,9763,2714.05%
19806,7051,3322.24%
19705,3731,4883.30%
19603,8851,1603.61%
19502,7250.00%