Population of Cities in Washington (2019)

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.

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10,000 to 100,000

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