Wapato, Washington Population 2020

5,040

Wapato is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 5,040, it is the 121st largest city in Washington and the 4734th largest city in the United States. Wapato is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually but its population has increased by 0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,997 in 2010. Wapato reached it's highest population of 5,080 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Wapato has a population density of 4,262 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wapato is $53,350 with a poverty rate of 35.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $107,600. The median age in Wapato is 26.6 years, 23.9 years for males, and 29.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.4 males.

Wapato Demographics

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

  • White: 62.47%
  • Native American: 18.37%
  • Other race: 13.79%
  • Two or more races: 4.46%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wapato, Washington is 5,040, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,048.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,997.

Wapato, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,14962.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native92618.37%
Some Other Race69513.79%
Two or More Races2254.46%
Asian440.87%
Black or African American20.04%

Wapato Population Pyramid 2020

Wapato Median Age

26.6


Total

23.9


Male

29.1


Female

Wapato Adults

There are 3,320 adults, (382 of whom are seniors) in Wapato.

Wapato Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wapato Sex Ratio

Female

2,419

47.99%

Male

2,622

52.01%

Wapato Households and Families

Wapato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wapato Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.6%38.4%
Male53.4%46.6%
All50.8%49.2%
Female42%58%
Non Family28.5%71.5%

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2973.850.8
Married6404.3361.6
Female3313.9142
Non Family1931.3728.5
Male1334.4553.4

3.99

Average Family Size

3.8

Average Household Size

12%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wapato Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade88433.93%
9th to 12th Grade46817.97%
High School Graduate76729.44%
Some College31512.09%
Associates Degree612.34%
Bachelors Degree582.23%
Graduate Degree522.00%

Wapato Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,96084089
Other Race42418226
Native American3672228
White2471626
Multiple Races919125
Asian1414
Black2

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 multiple races people with a rate of 27.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,080$28,493$19,529
Less Than High School$18,877$22,153$15,703
High School Grad$27,750$36,989$23,693
Some College$28,375$29,531$21,354
Bachelors Degree$50,000$$
Graduate Degree$16,458$$

$24,080

Average Earnings

$28,493

Average Male

$19,529

Average Female

Wapato Language

Wapato Language by Age

Wapato Language

35.22% of Wapato residents speak only English, while 64.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 62.63% of the population.

Wapato Poverty

Wapato Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,9031,34634.49%
Native91853458.17%
Other69118026.05%
Multiple2234118.39%
White2243214.29%
Asian44920.45%

35.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.36%

Male Poverty Rate

35.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wapato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wapato is Native, with 58.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wapato is White, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.30%
Some College17.60%
High School16.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Unemployed51.20%
Female Employed17.51%
Male Employed14.30%

Wapato Income

Wapato Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,208$53,350
Families$35,944$51,747
Married Families$43,587-
Non Families-$44,767

Wapato Marital Status

Wapato Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wapato Married by Age and Sex

Wapato 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.

Wapato Marital Status by Race

Wapato Veterans

47

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20
Vietnam19
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Name Veterans % of Total
White301.34%
Hispanic281.09%
Other91.82%
Indian81.78%

$Wapato Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wapato Employment Status

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

14.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wapato 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

58.20%

Born in Washington

71.35%

Native Born

28.65%

Foreign Born

20.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

71.35% of Wapato residents were born in the United States, with 58.20% having been born in Washington. 20.27% 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
20205,040-4-0.08%
20195,044-4-0.08%
20185,048-2-0.04%
20175,050-4-0.08%
20165,054140.28%
20155,04010.02%
20145,039-9-0.18%
20135,048-14-0.28%
20125,062-18-0.35%
20115,08050.10%
20105,0754931.03%
20004,5827871.90%
19903,7954881.39%
19803,3074661.53%
19702,841-296-0.99%
19603,137-48-0.15%
19503,1850.00%