Rainier demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,23411791
Median age33.237.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%44%43%
Speak English98%81%79%
Speak Spanish1%8%13%
Rainier, WA has a population of 2,138 and is the 10,628th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,234 per sq mi which is 954% higher than the Washington average and 1262% higher than the national average. The median age in Rainier is 33 which is approximately 12% lower than the Washington average of 38. In Rainier, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 57% of Rainier residents were born in Washington, 38% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Rainier is 954% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Rainier is 12% lower than Washington.
  • In Rainier 85.22% of the population is White.
  • In Rainier 7.81% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rainier 0.61% of the population is Asian.

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      Rainier population breakdown by race

      Black or African American7.81%3.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.75%1.33%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.37%0.63%0.18%
      Mixed race4.68%5.34%3.06%
      Other race0.56%3.92%4.75%
      In Rainier, 6.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Rainier, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).