Population of Cities in Washington (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
9
100,000 to 1 Million
75
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, 9 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 75 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Washington is Seattle, with a population of 746,046 people.

Seattle

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

746,046

Spokane

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

221,759

Tacoma

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

218,511

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.

179,552

Bellevue

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

144,982

Kent

Kent is the second-oldest city in King County.

128,996

Everett

This city is the largest city in Snohomish County.

112,623

Renton

The Seattle Seahawks travel to Renton for football training.

102,669

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.

100,197

Spokane Valley

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

99,378

Name 2018 Population
Seattle746,046
Spokane221,759
Tacoma218,511
Vancouver179,552
Bellevue144,982
Kent128,996
Everett112,623
Renton102,669
Federal Way100,197
Spokane Valley99,378
Yakima95,080
Bellingham91,676
Kirkland88,713
Kennewick83,326
Auburn 78,634
Pasco72,793
Marysville69,676
Redmond66,360
Sammamish64,717
Lakewood62,499
Richland56,451
Shoreline55,273
Olympia53,144
Burien52,195
Lacey50,384
Bothell 45,388
Edmonds42,966
Puyallup42,720
Bremerton41,921
Lynnwood40,456
Issaquah39,906
Longview38,367
Mount Vernon35,836
Wenatchee34,497
University Place34,276
Pullman34,208
Lake Stevens33,417
Walla Walla32,100
Des Moines31,164
SeaTac29,985
Maple Valley25,802
Bainbridge Island25,572
Mercer Island25,376
Oak Harbor24,148
Moses Lake23,829
Camas23,655
Tumwater23,610
Covington23,094
Kenmore23,059
Mukilteo22,034
Mountlake Terrace21,674
Battle Ground21,638
Ellensburg21,340
Bonney Lake21,184
Mill Creek20,923
Port Angeles20,383
Tukwila20,119
Arlington19,538
Monroe19,128
Centralia17,496
Anacortes17,269
Sunnyside16,707
Aberdeen16,494
Washougal15,900
West Richland15,098
Lynden14,882
Port Orchard14,675
East Wenatchee14,590
Ferndale14,261
Cheney13,657
Lake Forest Park13,342
Snoqualmie13,268
Edgewood12,582
Woodinville12,462
Kelso12,381
Newcastle11,993
Sedro-Woolley11,858
Enumclaw 11,774
Grandview11,213
Poulsbo11,150
Sumner10,533
Snohomish10,451
Fife10,401
Shelton10,248
Port Townsend9,925
Yelm9,905
Liberty Lake9,855
Gig Harbor9,852
DuPont9,815
College Place9,366
Burlington9,048
Toppenish9,011
Othello8,791
Milton 8,674
Hoquiam8,514
Ridgefield8,260
Orting8,207
Ephrata8,014
Selah7,948
Duvall7,783
Chehalis7,740
Stanwood7,507
Quincy7,445
Clarkston7,441
Sequim7,278
Pacific 7,140
Fircrest6,984
Brier6,957
North Bend6,829
Airway Heights6,744
Normandy Park6,635
Steilacoom6,523
Prosser6,370
Woodland 6,186
Union Gap6,128
Ocean Shores6,111
Blaine5,382
Sultan5,357
Connell5,342
Wapato5,109
Medical Lake5,008
Buckley4,964
Colville4,902
Omak4,825
Black Diamond4,412
Mattawa4,349
Moxee4,339
Chelan4,250
Deer Park4,089
Montesano3,964
Forks3,859
Granger3,766
Granite Falls3,611
Goldendale3,489
Benton City3,358
Clyde Hill3,352
Medina3,294
La Center3,210
Cashmere3,192
Algona3,188
Zillah3,188
Elma3,103
Eatonville3,085
Colfax2,973
Raymond2,945
Everson2,744
Chewelah2,703
Warden2,693
Kalama2,660
Bridgeport2,609
Okanogan2,563
White Salmon2,533
Dayton2,413
Friday Harbor2,342
Brewster2,331
Mabton2,297
Castle Rock2,276
Carnation2,245
Gold Bar2,179
Royal City2,158
Newport2,120
Rainier2,067
Westport2,065
Cle Elum2,059
Leavenworth2,016
Coupeville1,990
Napavine1,984
Tenino1,965
Millwood1,799
Yacolt1,692
Davenport1,686
South Bend1,678
Oroville1,671
Kettle Falls1,662
McCleary1,658
Cosmopolis1,621
Nooksack1,617
Stevenson1,587
Soap Lake1,557
Ritzville1,552
Kittitas1,511
Sumas1,479
Pomeroy1,436
Long Beach1,429
Darrington1,409
Woodway1,409
Winlock1,375
Tieton1,354
Asotin1,313
Entiat1,266
Waterville1,199
Waitsburg1,187
Morton1,183
Langley1,179
Yarrow Point1,130
Palouse1,097
Coulee Dam 1,090
Republic1,069
Grand Coulee1,034
Tonasket1,015