|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Federal Way is 99,037. Federal Way, Washington is the 332nd largest city in the US.
Federal Way is located entirely in King County.
The peak population of Federal Way was in 2020, when its population was 101,019. In 2020, Federal Way was the 319th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 332nd largest city in the US. Federal Way is currently 2.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Federal Way has grown 16.2% since the 2000. Federal Way, Washington's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Federal Way has a population density of 4,011.9 people per square mile.
|329||St. George, Utah||99,958||99.2%|
|330||San Angelo, Texas||99,667||12.7%|
|332||Federal Way, Washington||99,037||16.2%|
|334||New Braunfels, Texas||98,857||156.2%|
|336||Albany, New York||98,617||4.3%|
The total voting age population of Federal Way, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 62,320. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.1% of the residents of Federal Way are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Federal Way are 51.5% White, 14.7% Black, 12.7% Asian, 9.4% Other, 8.3% Two or more races, 2.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.9% American Indian. Additionally, 18.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Federal Way, 12.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.5%. On a per-household basis, 10.1% of families are below the poverty line in Federal Way.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.2% of Federal Way residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.9% of Federal Way residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.2% have a bachelor's degree and 8.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Federal Way residents aged 5 and older, 34.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 11.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Federal Way is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Federal Way, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Federal Way is $67,347.
In Federal Way, 55.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.2% of housing units in Federal Way.
Of all the housing units in Federal Way, 0.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Federal Way, 11.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Federal Way is $1,334.
In Federal Way, 88.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.