Latest Data (2016)
Population 96,757
Nationwide Rank 316

Quick Facts

Federal Way, Washington is the 316th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Federal Way, Washington is a city.

Federal Way, Washington is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Federal Way had its largest population ever.

Federal Way, Washington's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Federal Way, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
306 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 99,543 26.5%
307 Allen, Texas 99,179 119.9%
308 Erie, Pennsylvania 98,593 -4.8%
309 Sparks, Nevada 98,345 46.9%
310 Vacaville, California 98,303 9.9%
311 Albany, New York 98,111 3.7%
312 Beaverton, Oregon 97,590 22.1%
313 Compton, California 97,550 4.1%
314 Orem, Utah 97,499 15.4%
315 Flint, Michigan 97,386 -21.9%
316 Federal Way, Washington 96,757 13.6%
317 Mission Viejo, California 96,396 2.9%
318 Spokane Valley, Washington 96,340 19.1%
319 Boca Raton, Florida 96,114 15.5%
320 Lee's Summit, Missouri 96,076 35.3%
321 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 96,028 82.1%
322 Sandy, Utah 95,836 7.6%
323 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,630 1.2%
324 Meridian, Idaho 95,623 160.3%
325 South Gate, California 95,538 -1.0%
326 Lawrence, Kansas 95,358 18.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Washington

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
144 Vancouver 174,826 19.2%
186 Bellevue 141,400 25.7%
216 Kent 127,514 58.1%
273 Everett 109,043 13.2%
302 Renton 100,953 96.0%
316 Federal Way 96,757 13.6%
318 Spokane Valley 96,340 19.1%
335 Yakima 93,986 12.5%
373 Kirkland 87,701 94.7%
376 Bellingham 87,574 29.1%
420 Kennewick 80,454 35.3%
437 Auburn 77,472 39.6%
500 Pasco 70,579 107.3%
527 Marysville 67,626 130.5%
573 Sammamish 63,773 83.2%
585 Redmond 62,458 36.8%
606 Lakewood 60,665 3.8%
678 Shoreline 55,333 4.0%
683 Richland 54,989 41.2%
746 Olympia 51,202 18.7%
749 Burien 50,997 60.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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