Pioneer Square Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Pioneer Square?

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There are 4,326 residents in Pioneer Square, with a median age of 44. Of this, 61.1% are males and 38.9% are females. US-born citizens make up 67.64% of the resident pool in Pioneer Square, while non-US-born citizens account for 16.74%. Additionally, 15.63% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 2,672 people in Pioneer Square currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 4,326 4.3%
Male Population 2,643 3.2%
Female Population 1,683 5.9%
Male population 61.1%
Female population 38.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 44 4.8%
Citizen US Born 2,926 1.6%
Citizen not US Born 724 7.3%
Not Citizen 676 14.0%
Citizen US Born 67.64%
Citizen not US Born 16.74%
Not Citizen 15.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 102 56.9%
Moved from Same County 1,046 -1.0%
Moved from Same State 189 9.3%
Moved from Different State 303 5.6%
Same House as Last Year 2,672 4.5%
Moved from Abroad 2.37%
Moved from Same County 24.26%
Moved from Same State 4.38%
Moved from Different State 7.03%
Same House as Last Year 61.97%

What are the employment statistics in Pioneer Square?

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White-collar workers make up 89.02% of the working population in Pioneer Square, while blue-collar employees account for 10.98%. There are also 180 entrepreneurs in Pioneer Square (7.84% of the workforce); 1,569 workers employed in private companies (68.34%); and 264 people working in governmental institutions (11.5%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 2,044 4.3%
Blue Collar 252 9.6%
White Collar 89.02%
Blue Collar 10.98%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 180 -1.6%
Private Companies 1,569 2.2%
Governmental Workers 264 26.3%
Not for Profit Companies 283 7.6%
Self Employees 7.84%
Private Companies 68.34%
Governmental Workers 11.5%
Not for Profit Companies 12.33%

How many households are there in Pioneer Square?

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There are a total of 2,457 households in Pioneer Square, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 24.01% of these Pioneer Square households, while non-family units account for the remaining 75.99%. Additionally, 3.7% of households have children and 96.3% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,457 4.2%
Average People Per Household 2 0.7%
Family Households 590 7.5%
Non-family Households 1,867 3.3%
Family Households 24.01%
Non-family Households 75.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 91 -3.2%
Households without Children 2,366 4.5%
Households with Children 3.7%
Households without Children 96.3%

What are the median and average incomes in Pioneer Square?

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The average annual household income in Pioneer Square is $91,842, while the median household income sits at $64,812 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $75,491, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $49,417. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $55,938 and $40,780, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $91,842 -4.1%
Median Household Income $64,812 -5.3%
People below Poverty Level 891 11.9%
People above Poverty Level 2,901 3.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Pioneer Square?

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There are 2,733 housing units in Pioneer Square, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1970. Of the 2,457 occupied housing units in Pioneer Square, 12.74% are owner-occupied, while 87.26% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 53.35% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $512,750. In general, housing costs reach $1,531 per month in Pioneer Square.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 2,733 2.4%
Median Year Built 1970 0.2%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 940 -7.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 126 -5.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 108 -15.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 190 7.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 80 -18.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 205 17.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 177 5.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 397 -10.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 509 52.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,457 4.2%
Owner Occupied 313 3.0%
Renter Occupied 2,144 4.4%
Owner Occupied 12.74%
Renter Occupied 87.26%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 167 -5.7%
Without Mortgage 146 15.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $512,750 12.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $613,550 3.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,531 -1.9%
With Mortgage 53.35%
Without Mortgage 46.65%

What is the level of education in Pioneer Square?

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Approximately 20.96% of the population in Pioneer Square holds a high school degree (that's 900 residents), while 20.63% have attained a college certificate (886 locals) and 30.04% have a bachelor's degree (1,290 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 368 16.8%
Some High School 900 -4.5%
Some College 886 -2.4%
Associate Degree 186 10.7%
Bachelor's Degree 1,290 13.8%
Graduate Degree 664 9.0%
No High School 8.57%
Some High School 20.96%
Some College 20.63%
Associate Degree 4.33%
Bachelor's Degree 30.04%
Graduate Degree 15.46%

What is the marital status of Pioneer Square residents?

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A total of 2,162 people in Pioneer Square have never been married (which represents 50% of the total population), while 1,287 of them are wedded (29.76%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 85 (1.97%) and 506 (11.7%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,162 1.0%
Married 1,287 12.7%
Separated 85 16.4%
Widowed 284 -4.4%
Divorced 506 7.0%
Never Married 50%
Married 29.76%
Separated 1.97%
Widowed 6.57%
Divorced 11.7%

What are the most common means of transportation in Pioneer Square?

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The top three means of transportation people in Pioneer Square use to get to work are: walking, car and bus or trolley bus. A total of 755 residents commute by walking, 537 prefer going to work by car and 498 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 537 4.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 498 10.9%
Railroad 85 57.4%
Ferryboat 24 26.3%
Bicycle 31 -24.4%
Motorcycle 5 -44.4%
TaxiCab 16 -5.9%
Walk 755 -10.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 98104 98134
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