Population of Cities in Washington (2019)

0
Over 1 Million
10
100,000 to 1 Million
78
10,000 to 100,000

The state of Washington has over 7.3 million inhabitants, placing it as the 13th most populous city in the country. The largest city by population is Seattle, which has an estimated population of 684,451 people. Spokane is the second most populous, falling far behind Seattle with a population of just 213,272. Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellevue, Kent, Everett and Renton round out the cities in Washington with populations exceeding 100,000. There are 71 cities with populations of less than 100,000 but more than 10,000, including the state capital of Olympia, which has an estimated 50,302 residents.

Incorporated municipalities in Washington are designated as either a city or a town. There are 281 incorporated areas in the state, and these are spread across 39 counties. Broken down further, municipalities are designated as first class cities, second class cities, towns, unclassified cities and code cities. Ten cities with populations exceeding 10,000 that operate under a home rule charter are first class cities, while nine second class cities are designated and have to have a population of over 1,500. The cities that do not fall into these classes are unclassified. Towns have populations that fall below 1,500. Three types of government are authorized for cities: Commission, Mayor-Council, and Council-Manager.

Washington has 0 cities with more than a million people, 10 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 78 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Washington is Seattle, with a population of 766,893 people.

Seattle

This seaport city was the fastest-growing state in the U.S. in 2016.

766,893

Spokane

The Lilac City, as it is called, was where the holiday Father's Day originated.

224,652

Tacoma

Tacoma is named after Mount Raninier and has been named one of the most livable cities in the country.

222,128

Vancouver

Vancouver has experienced many economic changes, moving from salmon and trade-based economy to fur trades to railroads and now, an economy based around technology and service jobs.

181,915

Bellevue

This satellite city is one of the wealthiest cities in Washington.

146,773

Kent

Kent is the second-oldest city in King County.

129,737

Everett

This city is the largest city in Snohomish County.

114,413

Renton

The Seattle Seahawks travel to Renton for football training.

103,527

Federal Way

Residents of this city enjoy visiting many of the state and city parks, such as Steel Lake Park and Dash Point State Park.

101,917

Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley had the first business, ferry and store in the Spokane area.

100,897

Name 2019 Population
Seattle766,893
Spokane224,652
Tacoma222,128
Vancouver181,915
Bellevue146,773
Kent129,737
Everett114,413
Renton103,527
Federal Way101,917
Spokane Valley100,897
Yakima95,627
Bellingham93,727
Kirkland89,219
Kennewick84,762
Auburn79,215
Pasco73,900
Marysville70,701
Redmond68,311
Sammamish65,189
Lakewood63,416
Richland57,182
Shoreline55,243
Olympia54,115
Burien52,794
Lacey51,732
Bothell45,809
Puyallup43,760
Edmonds43,529
Bremerton42,544
Lynnwood41,638
Issaquah41,198
Longview38,882
Mount Vernon36,459
Wenatchee34,785
University Place34,770
Pullman34,671
Lake Stevens34,286
Walla Walla32,084
Des Moines31,160
SeaTac30,541
Bainbridge Island26,156
Maple Valley25,854
Mercer Island25,497
Oak Harbor24,620
Moses Lake24,423
Covington24,402
Camas24,258
Tumwater24,146
Kenmore23,410
Battle Ground22,402
Mukilteo22,320
Ellensburg22,117
Mountlake Terrace21,920
Bonney Lake21,621
Mill Creek21,233
Port Angeles20,658
Tukwila20,162
Arlington19,751
Monroe19,488
Centralia17,753
Anacortes17,563
Sunnyside16,855
Aberdeen16,574
Washougal16,117
West Richland15,548
Lynden15,347
Port Orchard15,040
East Wenatchee14,901
Ferndale14,690
Cheney14,367
Edgewood13,506
Lake Forest Park13,380
Snoqualmie13,307
Woodinville12,693
Kelso12,548
Newcastle12,206
Sedro-Woolley12,049
Enumclaw11,834
Poulsbo11,525
Grandview11,240
Sumner10,815
Snohomish10,719
Fife10,550
Yelm10,400
Shelton10,382
Gig Harbor10,223
Liberty Lake10,178
Port Townsend10,124
DuPont9,974
College Place9,478
Burlington9,188
Othello9,137
Toppenish9,030
Milton9,026
Ridgefield8,857
Hoquiam8,554
Orting8,464
Selah8,038
Ephrata8,005
Chehalis7,861
Duvall7,824
Stanwood7,756
Clarkston7,491
Quincy7,474
Sequim7,435
Pacific7,149
Fircrest7,086
Brier7,064
North Bend6,874
Airway Heights6,780
Steilacoom6,630
Normandy Park6,627
Prosser6,535
Woodland6,303
Ocean Shores6,251
Union Gap6,137
Sultan5,506
Blaine5,491
Connell5,306
Wapato5,127
Buckley5,105
Medical Lake5,030
Colville4,959
Omak4,821
Moxee4,495
Black Diamond4,426
Chelan4,321
Mattawa4,317
Deer Park4,140
Montesano3,990
Forks3,897
Granger3,789
Granite Falls3,654
Goldendale3,509
Benton City3,399
Clyde Hill3,394
Medina3,318
La Center3,243
Zillah3,210
Cashmere3,207
Algona3,204
Eatonville3,148
Elma3,128
Colfax3,012
Raymond2,982
Everson2,799
Kalama2,748
Chewelah2,737
Warden2,680
Bridgeport2,659
Okanogan2,564
White Salmon2,563
Dayton2,406
Carnation2,370
Friday Harbor2,344
Brewster2,326
Castle Rock2,308
Mabton2,298
Gold Bar2,203
Royal City2,139
Newport2,121
Cle Elum2,114
Rainier2,095
Westport2,080
Napavine2,042
Tenino2,038
Leavenworth2,027
Coupeville2,025
Millwood1,805
South Bend1,699
Yacolt1,693
Kettle Falls1,691
Davenport1,685
McCleary1,672
Oroville1,668
Nooksack1,663
Cosmopolis1,631
Stevenson1,617
Soap Lake1,550
Kittitas1,547
Ritzville1,515
Sumas1,514
Long Beach1,449
Pomeroy1,449
Woodway1,425
Darrington1,421
Winlock1,394
Tieton1,393
Asotin1,322
Entiat1,295
Langley1,220
Waterville1,208
Morton1,202
Waitsburg1,187
Yarrow Point1,147
Palouse1,123
Coulee Dam1,090
Republic1,069
Rock Island1,058
Grand Coulee1,029