Latest Data (2017)
Population 96,690
Nationwide Rank 320

Quick Facts

Federal Way, Washington is the 320th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Federal Way, Washington is a city.

Federal Way, Washington is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Federal Way had its largest population ever.

Federal Way, Washington's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Federal Way, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
310 Roanoke, Virginia 99,837 5.3%
311 Albany, New York 98,251 3.9%
312 Boca Raton, Florida 98,150 18.0%
313 Spokane Valley, Washington 97,847 20.9%
314 Orem, Utah 97,839 15.8%
315 Compton, California 97,612 4.2%
316 Beaverton, Oregon 97,514 22.0%
317 Erie, Pennsylvania 97,369 -6.0%
318 Lee's Summit, Missouri 97,290 37.0%
319 Lawrence, Kansas 96,892 20.2%
320 Federal Way, Washington 96,690 13.5%
321 Flint, Michigan 96,448 -22.6%
322 San Marcos, California 96,198 72.1%
323 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 96,159 82.4%
324 Sandy, Utah 96,145 8.0%
325 Mission Viejo, California 96,016 2.5%
326 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,672 1.2%
327 Yuma, Arizona 95,502 20.7%
328 South Gate, California 95,430 -1.1%
329 New Bedford, Massachusetts 95,120 1.3%
330 Hesperia, California 94,859 50.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Washington

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
146 Vancouver 175,673 19.8%
182 Bellevue 144,444 28.4%
215 Kent 128,458 59.3%
272 Everett 110,079 14.3%
302 Renton 101,379 96.9%
313 Spokane Valley 97,847 20.9%
320 Federal Way 96,690 13.5%
342 Yakima 93,667 12.2%
367 Bellingham 89,045 31.3%
370 Kirkland 88,630 96.8%
414 Kennewick 81,607 37.3%
423 Auburn 80,776 45.6%
486 Pasco 73,013 114.4%
517 Marysville 68,864 134.7%
571 Sammamish 64,548 85.4%
574 Redmond 64,291 40.8%
619 Lakewood 60,296 3.2%
671 Richland 56,243 44.4%
673 Shoreline 56,189 5.6%
745 Burien 51,671 62.4%
746 Olympia 51,609 19.7%
770 Lacey 49,748 57.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 96,690 320
2016 96,757 316
2015 95,171 321
2014 93,425 326
2013 92,734 324
2012 91,933 327
2011 90,689 331
2010 89,306 332
2009 85,827 341
2008 85,070 338
2007 84,613 338
2006 84,269 338
2005 83,411 341
2004 83,380 335
2003 83,642 329
2002 84,181 323
2001 84,900 313
2000 85,173 305
1990 67,671 346