Federal Way, Washington Population 2018

Federal Way, Washington's estimated population is 96,690 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Federal Way, Washington is the 10th largest city in Washington based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4352.18 people/mi² (1680.38 people/km²), with a household density of 632.74 people/km² (1638.79 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.9 years, 33.8 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 36,408 households in the city, with an average size of 2.7 people per household. The vacancy rate was 5.4%, with a median rent of $1095/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $259,300.

The median income for households in Federal Way, Washington is $58,855, while the mean household income is $76,666. The per capita income is $28,947, and 10.6% of families and 13.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 20% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 9.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201796,690-85-0.09%
201696,7751,8051.90%
201594,9701,6221.74%
201493,3486320.68%
201392,7167940.86%
201291,9221,2781.41%
201190,6441,1261.26%
201089,5186,2597.52%
200083,25915,75923.35%
199067,50049,600277.09%
198017,900-600-3.24%
197018,50011,500164.29%
19607,0000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White55,021
Asian12,779
Black or African American10,289
Two or More Races6,864
Some Other Race6,108
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,131
American Indian and Alaska Native794

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Federal Way Wa Population Pyramid 2018

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Federal Way Wa Median Age

35.9


Total

33.8


Male

38.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 73,484 adults in Federal Way Wa.

Federal Way Wa Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Federal Way Wa Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
5,268
Houses With Mortgage
14,162
Vacancy Rate
5.4
Median Rent
1,095
Median Home Value
259,300
Renter-Occupied Units
15,017
Owner-Occupied Units
19,430
Total Housing Units
36,408

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Federal Way Wa for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.5% and the labor force participation rate is 66.8%.

Federal Way Wa Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.7
Average Family Size
3.22
Total Households
34447
Married Couple Households
16446
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2028
Female Householder (no husband) Families
5230
Non Family Households
10743
Total Families
23704
Households With Own Children
10610
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Federal Way Wa Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,847
$10,000 to $14,999
1,400
$15,000 to $24,999
2,972
$25,000 to $34,999
3,463
$35,000 to $49,999
4,938
$50,000 to $74,999
6,404
$75,000 to $99,999
4,618
$100,000 to $149,999
5,495
$150,000 to $199,999
1,895
Over $200,000
1,415

Federal Way Wa Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Federal Way Wa

Washington

$58,855

$62,848

$76,666

$84,022

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Federal Way Wa Education Data

Federal Way Wa Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,8934.70%
9th to 12th Grade
3,5995.85%
High School Graduate
16,30326.50%
Some College
16,48026.79%
Associates Degree
6,76511.00%
Bachelors Degree
10,59217.22%
Graduate Degree
4,8807.93%