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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Elk Plain is 13,947, which is 11.15% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.05% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Elk Plain population density is 1,811.41 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 96.76 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Elk Plain is white, which represent 78.88% of the total population. The average Elk Plain education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 13,947. #86

Population Growth Since 2000, #391

Elk Plain, WA

Population Density, #152

Elk Plain, WA
1,811.41 per square mile
96.76 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:11,001 (78.88%, #473)
Black:915 (6.56%, #36)
Hispanic:1,797 (12.88%, #134)
Asian:368 (2.64%, #183)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):405 (2.90%, #123)
One Race, Other:276 (1.98%, see rank)
Two or More Races:982 (7.04%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,459 (81.19%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:55 (3.06%, see rank)
Cuban:39 (2.17%, see rank)
Central American:41 (2.28%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:100 (27.17%, see rank)
Japanese:20 (5.43%, see rank)
Korean:233 (63.32%, see rank)
Vietnamese:15 (4.08%, see rank)
Asian, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

12,803 (91.80%) out of the total population of 13,947 reported first ancestry.

 Elk Plain, WA% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech1210.87%, see rank0.43%0.47%
Danish610.44%, see rank0.99%0.42%
Dutch2391.71%, see rank2.13%1.40%
English1,3339.56%, see rank10.73%8.02%
French6874.93%, see rank4.06%3.34%
German2,83520.33%, see rank18.48%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian370.27%, see rank0.33%0.46%
Irish2,31516.60%, see rank11.22%10.80%
Italian5704.09%, see rank3.55%5.52%
Norwegian8796.30%, see rank5.49%1.42%
Polish2982.14%, see rank1.84%3.01%
Portuguese130.09%, see rank0.34%0.44%
Russian1861.33%, see rank1.30%0.92%
Scotch-Irish520.37%, see rank1.26%0.99%
Scottish1991.43%, see rank2.90%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank1.02%0.95%
Swedish3912.80%, see rank3.33%1.27%
Swiss2161.55%, see rank0.53%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.81%0.31%
American5764.13%, see rank4.99%7.12%
Welsh610.44%, see rank0.99%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 6,962 (49.92%, see rank)
Females: 6,985 (50.08%, see rank)

Elk Plain, WA
Male: 49.92%
Female: 50.08%
Male: 49.91%
Female: 50.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Elk Plain, WA
34.00 years old
37.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Elk Plain, WA
34.10 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Elk Plain, WA
34.00 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Elk Plain, WA% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Under 5 years8646.19%, see rank6.43%6.36%
5 to 9 years8826.32%, see rank6.33%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,1168.00%, see rank6.40%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,1568.29%, see rank6.49%6.85%
20 to 24 years8756.27%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,21015.85%, see rank14.18%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,86313.36%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,00014.34%, see rank13.98%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,75612.59%, see rank12.78%12.29%
65 to 74 years7435.33%, see rank7.59%7.64%
75 to 84 3632.60%, see rank3.81%4.25%
85 years and over1190.85%, see rank1.78%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Elk Plain, WAWashingtonU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population9,054, 100%4,645,804209,056,129
Less Than High School860, 9.50%, see rank9.82%13.67%
High School Graduate3,335, 36.83%, see rank23.34%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,533, 39.02%, see rank34.54%29.09%
Bachelor Degree925, 10.22%, see rank20.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree401, 4.43%, see rank11.72%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.12, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Elk Plain, WA WashingtonU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten28882.64%17.36%65.02%34.98%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,69194.44%, see rank5.56%, see rank90.14%9.86%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)92495.45%, see rank4.55%, see rank92.74%7.26%90.60%9.40%
College50664.03%, see rank35.97%, see rank82.93%17.07%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School4341.86%, see rank58.14%, see rank63.03%36.97%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Elk Plain, WAWashingtonU.S.
Total Households4,662, 100%2,645,396116,211,092
Average Household Size2.98, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households857, 18.38%, see rank27.79%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,805, 81.62%, see rank72.21%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,554, 76.23%, see rank64.48%66.22%
Average Family Size3.50, see rank3.233.32
Married-Couple Family2,616, 56.11%, see rank49.73%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,108, 23.77%, see rank35.52%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Elk Plain, WA%WashingtonU.S.
15 Years and Over Total11,085see rank5,576,837252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,505100%, see rank2,766,340123,281,364
Never Married1,82233.10%, see rank34.08%35.77%
Married2,89652.61%, see rank53.24%52.04%
Widowed1142.07%, see rank2.16%2.57%
Divorced67312.23%, see rank10.52%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,580100%, see rank2,810,497129,692,771
Never Married1,55827.92%, see rank26.91%29.48%
Married3,04354.53%, see rank51.78%49.19%
Widowed3406.09%, see rank7.72%9.16%
Divorced63911.45%, see rank13.59%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Elk Plain, WA%WashingtonU.S.
Native13,03693.47%, see rank86.65%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,60454.52%, see rank47.34%58.73%
Born in Different State4,87934.98%, see rank37.62%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5533.97%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born9116.53%, see rank13.35%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5053.62%, see rank6.19%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4062.91%, see rank7.15%7.09%
Born In Europe2701.94%, see rank2.21%1.53%
Born In Asia3832.75%, see rank5.44%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.73%0.55%
Born In Oceania70.05%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America2431.74%, see rank4.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America80.06%, see rank0.67%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Elk Plain, WA%WashingtonU.S.
English3,77480.95%, see rank80.98%79.39%
Spanish3687.89%, see rank7.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2024.33%, see rank4.54%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2976.37%, see rank5.96%3.36%
Other210.45%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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