King County, Washington Population 2022

King County, Washington's estimated population is with a growth rate of 1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. King County, Washington is the largest county in Washington. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 21.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

King County, Washington Population 2022

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King County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

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King County, Washington Population by Race

King County, Washington Population Pyramid 2022

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King County, Washington Median Age

37


Total

36.2


Male

37.8


Female

King County, Washington Adults

There are 1,775,822 adults, (293,222 of whom are seniors) in King County, Washington.

King County, Washington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

King County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

1,107,557

49.78%

Male

1,117,507

50.22%

King County, Washington Population by Age

King County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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King County, Washington Household Types

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

King County, Washington Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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King County, Washington Households by Type

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King County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

King County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.17%.

King County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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$59,987

Average Earnings

$71,366

Average Male

$49,299

Average Female

King County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

King County, Washington Language by Age

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King County, Washington Language

71.64% of King County, Washington residents speak only English, while 28.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.11% of the population.

King County, Washington Language

King County, Washington Poverty by Race

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8.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.70%

Male Poverty Rate

9.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in King County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in King County, Washington is Native, with 21.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in King County, Washington is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.16%.

King County, Washington Poverty

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King County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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King County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

King County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

King County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

King County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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King County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

King County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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King County, Washington Marital Status

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95,173

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

King County, Washington Veterans by War

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King County, Washington Veterans by Age

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King County, Washington Veterans by Race

King County, Washington Veterans by Education

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5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

King County, Washington Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

King County, Washington Employment by Age

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King County, Washington Employment by Race

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King County, Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.44%

Born in King County, Washington

76.29%

Native Born

23.71%

Foreign Born

12.57%

Non Citizen

11.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.29% of King County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 39.44% having been born in Washington. 12.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

King County, Washington Place of Birth

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