Federal Way is a city located in King County Washington. With a 2020 population of 103,374, it is the 10th largest city in Washington and the 333rd largest city in the United States. Federal Way is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 2.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 101,030 in 2020. Spanning over 24 miles, Federal Way has a population density of 4,637 people per square mile.
The average household income in Federal Way is $84,665 with a poverty rate of 11.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Federal Way is 35.8 years, 34.4 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Federal Waywas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.22%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.29%.
63.78% of Federal Way residents speak only English, while 36.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.86% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Federal Way is Islander, with 16.28% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Federal Way is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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73.26% of Federal Way residents were born in the United States, with 42.83% having been born in Washington. 13.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.