White Center, Washington Population 2021

15,834
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White Center is a city located in Washington. White Center has a 2020 population of 15,834. White Center is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 17.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,495 in 2010. White Center reached it's highest population of 15,852 in 2018.

The average household income in White Center is $81,244 with a poverty rate of 16.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,192 per month, and the median house value is $383,900. The median age in White Center is 35.2 years, 35.6 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.1 males.

White Center Demographics

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

  • White: 45.66%
  • Asian: 15.62%
  • Other race: 13.45%
  • Black or African American: 11.15%
  • Two or more races: 9.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.57%
  • Native American: 1.48%
The current population of White Center, Washington is 15,834, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,852.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,495.

White Center, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,23045.66%
Asian2,47415.62%
Some Other Race2,12913.45%
Black or African American1,76611.15%
Two or More Races1,4369.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5653.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native2341.48%
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White Center Population by Race

White Center Population Pyramid 2021

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White Center Median Age

35.2


Total

35.6


Male

35


Female

White Center Adults

There are 12,068 adults, (1,709 of whom are seniors) in White Center.

White Center Age Dependency

52.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

White Center Sex Ratio

Female

7,874

49.73%

Male

7,960

50.27%

White Center Population by Age

White Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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White Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.6%33.4%
All51%49%
Non Family47%53%
Male38%62%
Female31.6%68.4%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

White Center Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8542.751
Married2,2293.3266.6
Non Family2,0551.4447
Female9963.5931.6
Male5743.2438

3.14

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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White Center Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,20210.91%
9th to 12th Grade8427.64%
High School Graduate3,02627.47%
Some College2,36121.43%
Associates Degree9058.22%
Bachelors Degree1,95517.75%
Graduate Degree7246.57%
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White Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

White Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2875,0641,889
Hispanic2,0661,246140
Asian1,8571,184436
Other Race1,27370059
Black1,005743129
Multiple Races54848390
Islander31827040
Native American184132

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.73%.

White Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,547$41,883$31,250
Less Than High School$24,680$31,627$19,685
High School Grad$34,473$41,824$26,250
Some College$32,315$42,938$26,676
Bachelors Degree$62,017$71,130$54,252
Graduate Degree$55,536$50,476$57,917

$37,547

Average Earnings

$41,883

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

White Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

White Center Language by Age

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White Center Language

59.19% of White Center residents speak only English, while 40.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.34% of the population.

White Center Language

White Center Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,81584422.12%
Black1,74668839.40%
Asian2,47454421.99%
Other2,07750724.41%
Multiple1,42635725.04%
White6,1792864.63%
Native2346929.49%

16.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.65%

Male Poverty Rate

20.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in White Center is Black, with 39.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White Center is White, with 4.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.97%.

White Center Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.44%
Some College14.30%
High School9.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

White Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.75%
Female Employed10.45%
Male Employed7.18%
Male Unemployed4.33%

White Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

White Center Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,704$81,244
Families$60,059$83,112
Married Families$100,446-
Non Families$50,625$68,558
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Income by Household Type

White Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

White Center Married by Age and Sex

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White Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

White Center Marital Status by Race

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White Center Marital Status

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640

Number of Veterans

554

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam237
First Gulf War122
Second Gulf War101
Korea54
World War II

White Center Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54173
75+147
55 to 64144
65 to 74129
18 to 3447

White Center Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4577.45%
Black595.64%
Hispanic582.37%
Other583.91%
Asian401.89%
2 or More202.81%
Indian62.99%

White Center Veterans by Race

White Center Veterans by Education

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5.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

White Center Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

White Center Employment by Age

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White Center Employment by Race

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White Center 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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42.71%

Born in Washington

69.34%

Native Born

30.66%

Foreign Born

16.91%

Non Citizen

13.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.34% of White Center residents were born in the United States, with 42.71% having been born in Washington. 16.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

White Center Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,8340.00%
202015,8340.00%
201915,834-18-0.11%
201815,8525523.61%
201715,300-6-0.04%
201615,3065783.92%
201514,7285003.51%
201414,228-620-4.18%
201314,848-350-2.30%
201215,1989066.34%
201114,2927975.91%
201013,4950.00%

White Center Population by Year