Spanaway demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,40311791
Median age34.137.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English80%81%79%
Speak Spanish9%8%13%
Spanaway, WA has a population of 29,834 and is the 1,436th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,403 per sq mi which is 2808% higher than the Washington average and 3656% higher than the national average. The median age in Spanaway is 34 which is approximately 9% lower than the Washington average of 38. In Spanaway, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 47% of Spanaway residents were born in Washington, 37% were born out of state, 7% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Spanaway is 2808% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Spanaway is 9% lower than Washington.
  • In Spanaway 70.56% of the population is White.
  • In Spanaway 10.02% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Spanaway 4.25% of the population is Asian.

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      Spanaway population breakdown by race

      Black or African American10.02%3.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.75%1.33%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian5.15%0.63%0.18%
      Mixed race7.53%5.34%3.06%
      Other race1.74%3.92%4.75%
      In Spanaway, 15.4% 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 Spanaway, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).