|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elma is 3,477. Elma, Washington is the 5,820th largest city in the US.
The current population of Elma (3,477) is it's peak population.
Elma has grown 11.6% since the 2000. Elma, Washington is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|5818||Clifton Forge, Virginia||3,478||-18.7%|
|5819||Spring City, Pennsylvania||3,478||5.1%|
|5821||Gibson City, Illinois||3,476||2.9%|
|5822||Milbank, South Dakota||3,474||-4.3%|
|5823||West Point, Nebraska||3,473||-5.0%|
|5824||Broken Bow, Nebraska||3,466||-1.0%|
The total voting age population of Elma, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,651. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 27.5% of the residents of Elma are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elma are 90.8% White, 8.3% Two or more races, 0.8% Black and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 3.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elma, 13.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.5%. On a per-household basis, 4.6% of families are below the poverty line in Elma.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.9% of Elma residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.8% of Elma residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.1% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elma residents aged 5 and older, 3.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elma is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elma, 22.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elma is $46,228.
In Elma, 46.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.3% of housing units in Elma.
Of all the housing units in Elma, 18.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Elma, 4.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elma is $608.
In Elma, 75.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.