Tukwila, WA

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2020 Population
20,265
0.342% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
36
2.86% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.3%
16.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$63,053
8.53% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$314,200
0.254% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
11,359
3.92% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Tukwila, WA had a population of 20.3k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $63,053. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Tukwila, WA grew from 20,196 to 20,265, a 0.342% increase and its median household income grew from $58,097 to $63,053, a 8.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tukwila, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (27.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (26.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.1%), Other (Hispanic) (12.5%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.2%).

None of the households in Tukwila, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

80.8% of the residents in Tukwila, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tukwila, WA are University of Phoenix-Washington (24 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Tukwila, WA was $314,200, and the homeownership rate was 38.6%.

Most people in Tukwila, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27 minutes. The average car ownership in Tukwila, WA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Tukwila, WA is home to a population of 20.3k people, from which 80.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 41.6% of Tukwila, WA residents were born outside of the country (8.44k people).

In 2020, there were 1.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.63k people) in Tukwila, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.29k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

80.8%
2020 Citizenship
80%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 80.8% of Tukwila, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Tukwila, WA was 80%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tukwila, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.63k ± 651
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.29k ± 774
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.08k ± 656
17.6%
Hispanic Population
3.56k people

In 2020, there were 1.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.63k people) in Tukwila, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.29k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.6% of the people in Tukwila, WA are hispanic (3.56k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    245,459 ± 11,963 people
  2. India
    87,443 ± 7,218 people
  3. China
    77,854 ± 6,815 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 245,459 Washington residents, followed by India with 87,443 and China with 77,854.

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Foreign-Born Population

41.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
8.44k people
40.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
8.17k people

As of 2020, 41.6% of Tukwila, WA residents (8.44k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tukwila, WA was 40.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    351 ± 128
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    206 ± 122
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    108 ± 82

Tukwila, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Tukwila, WA employs 11.4k people. The largest industries in Tukwila, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,642 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,592 people), and Retail Trade (1,439 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,563), Information ($82,031), and Finance & Insurance ($60,946).

Males in Washington have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,193. The income inequality in Washington (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.4k
2020 Value
± 876
3.92%
1 Year growth
± 9.97%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tukwila, WA grew at a rate of 3.92%, from 10.9k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tukwila, WA, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,263 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,251 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (933 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tukwila, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.4k
2020 Value
± 876
3.92%
1 Year growth
± 9.97%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tukwila, WA grew at a rate of 3.92%, from 10.9k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tukwila, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,642 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,592 people), and Retail Trade (1,439 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tukwila, WA, though some of these residents may live in Tukwila, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,517
Median earning men ± $2,484
$36,458
Median earning women ± $2,535

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,813), Information ($69,643), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,686).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($100,700), Public Administration ($55,268), and Construction ($47,036).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Tukwila, WA awarded 24 degrees. The student population of Tukwila, WA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 5 male students and 6 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tukwila, WA are White (11 and 45.8%), followed by Unknown (5 and 20.8%), Black or African American (4 and 16.7%), and Hispanic or Latino (3 and 12.5%).

The largest universities in Tukwila, WA by number of degrees awarded are University of Phoenix-Washington (24 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tukwila, WA are General Business Administration & Management (21 and 87.5%), Behavioral Sciences (1 and 4.17%), and Project Management (1 and 4.17%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2015 in Tukwila, WA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 77.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 36.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 11 (45.5% men and 54.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 11 students enrolled in Tukwila, WA, 45.5% men and 54.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Unknown with 5 records, of which 40% were women and 60% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1 degree-majors awarded
  2. 15 degree-majors awarded
  3. 1 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tukwila, WA was Accounting & Business Management with 1 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Tukwila, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
24 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Phoenix-Washington with 24 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 13 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tukwila, WA, which is 1.18 times more than the 11 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 11 degrees mean that there were 2.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 5 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($9,552) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2020, 0.797% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.827% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.36M), and Bachelors Degree (1.26M).

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The median property value in Tukwila, WA was $314,200 in 2020, which is 1.37 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $315,000 to $314,200, a 0.254% decrease. The homeownership rate in Tukwila, WA is 38.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Tukwila, WA have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tukwila, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tukwila, WA is $63,053. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Tukwila, WA was Census Tract 263 with a value of $67,250, followed by Census Tract 272 and Census Tract 282, with respective values of $61,510 and $54,957.

Property

$314,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$34,453
$2,815
Median Property Taxes
±$472

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tukwila, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

38.6%
Homeownership
2020
58.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 38.6% of the housing units in Tukwila, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 36.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 263
  2. Census Tract 272
  3. Census Tract 282

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tukwila, WA was Census Tract 263 with a value of $67,250, followed by Census Tract 272 and Census Tract 282, with respective values of $61,510 and $54,957.

The following map shows all of the places in Tukwila, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$63,053
Median Household Income
± $5,928
7.3k
Number of Households
± 710

In 2020, the median household income of the 7.3k households in Tukwila, WA grew to $63,053 from the previous year's value of $58,097.

The following chart displays the households in Tukwila, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tukwila, WA is from Washington.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2020, the income inequality in Washington was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.301% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (65.1%)
  2. Carpooled (14.1%)
  3. Public Transit (11.3%)

In 2020, 65.1% of workers in Tukwila, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.1%) and those who used public transit to get to work (11.3%).

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Commute Time

27 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tukwila, WA have a longer commute time (27 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.69% of the workforce in Tukwila, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tukwila, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tukwila, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tukwila, WA (2.88k out of 20k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tukwila, WA is Black, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88% of the population of Tukwila, WA has health coverage, with 40% on employee plans, 29.8% on Medicaid, 7.61% on Medicare, 7.87% on non-group plans, and 2.73% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in King County, WA see 830 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.121% increase from the previous year (829 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 912 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 216 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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830 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in King County, WA

Primary care physicians in King County, WA see an average of 830 patients per year. This represents a 0.121% increase from the previous year (829 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 26.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.3% were men and 48.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

12%
Uninsured
40%
Employer Coverage
29.8%
Medicaid
7.61%
Medicare
7.87%
Non-Group
2.73%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tukwila, WA grew by 6.57% from 11.3% to 12%.

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