White Center, Washington Population 2020

15,852

White Center is a city located in Washington. White Center has a 2020 population of 15,852. White Center is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 17.47% 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 $73,368 with a poverty rate of 17.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,111 per month, and the median house value is $332,800. The median age in White Center is 34.8 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.7 males.

White Center Demographics

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

  • White: 47.75%
  • Asian: 12.90%
  • Black or African American: 12.50%
  • Other race: 9.92%
  • Two or more races: 9.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 5.72%
  • Native American: 1.54%
The current population of White Center, Washington is 15,852, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,57047.75%
Asian2,04512.90%
Black or African American1,98212.50%
Some Other Race1,5729.92%
Two or More Races1,5329.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9075.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native2441.54%

White Center Population Pyramid 2020

White Center Median Age

34.8


Total

34.8


Male

34.8


Female

White Center Adults

There are 11,896 adults, (1,587 of whom are seniors) in White Center.

White Center Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

White Center Sex Ratio

Female

7,897

49.82%

Male

7,955

50.18%

White Center Households and Families

White Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

White Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.3%39.7%
All46.2%53.8%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Male37.8%62.2%
Female26.1%73.9%

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6532.846.2
Married2,0723.3760.3
Non Family1,9971.4744.9
Female1,1133.8426.1
Male4713.537.8

3.28

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

11.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

White Center Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,13910.51%
9th to 12th Grade8868.17%
High School Graduate2,98927.57%
Some College2,72225.11%
Associates Degree7336.76%
Bachelors Degree1,70515.73%
Graduate Degree6676.15%

White Center Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2194,9971,624
Hispanic2,0181,266174
Asian1,614973306
Black1,059815131
Other Race1,03259947
Multiple Races541451149
Islander54041883
Native American167133

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,515$41,547$28,810
Less Than High School$24,324$31,149$21,193
High School Grad$34,397$41,365$26,786
Some College$31,192$42,003$26,068
Bachelors Degree$52,703$54,038$51,905
Graduate Degree$51,250$$57,614

$35,515

Average Earnings

$41,547

Average Male

$28,810

Average Female

White Center Language

White Center Language by Age

White Center Language

61.68% of White Center residents speak only English, while 38.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.49% of the population.

White Center Poverty

White Center Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,96192146.97%
Hispanic3,60069619.33%
Asian2,04548723.81%
Multiple1,53248731.79%
White6,2983275.19%
Other1,51527418.09%
Native2445622.95%
Islander875536.06%

17.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.15%

Male Poverty Rate

21.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in White Center is Black, with 46.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White Center is White, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.35%
Some College15.51%
High School8.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.27%
Female Employed13.25%
Male Unemployed12.60%
Male Employed5.99%

White Center Income

White Center Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,898$73,368
Families$52,200$74,907
Married Families$74,896-
Non Families$41,823$61,165

White Center Marital Status

White Center Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

White Center Married by Age and Sex

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

White Center Veterans

700

Number of Veterans

615

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam253
First Gulf War157
Second Gulf War83
Korea67
World War II8
Name Veterans % of Total
White5258.30%
Black726.41%
Hispanic612.62%
Other615.17%
Asian301.68%
Hawaiian71.22%
2 or More50.73%

$White Center Veterans by Education

5.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

White Center Employment Status

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

White Center 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

42.73%

Born in Washington

72.37%

Native Born

27.63%

Foreign Born

15.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.37% of White Center residents were born in the United States, with 42.73% having been born in Washington. 15.27% 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
202015,8520.00%
201915,8520.00%
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%