Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Seattle is 733,919. Seattle, Washington is the 18th largest city in the US.
Seattle is located entirely in King County.
The peak population of Seattle was in 2020, when its population was 738,172. Seattle is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Seattle has grown 30.1% since the 2000. Seattle, Washington is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Yes, Seattle is the biggest city in the state of Washington based on population. The second largest city, Spokane, is 31% the size of Seattle.
The total voting age population of Seattle, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 549,595. The voting age population is 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.4% of the residents of Seattle are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Seattle are 67.3% White, 15.4% Asian, 7.3% Black, 6.9% Two or more races, 2.3% Other, 0.5% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Seattle, 11.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.9%. On a per-household basis, 5.3% of families are below the poverty line in Seattle.
Among those aged 16 and older, 73.6% of Seattle residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.8% of Seattle residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 64.0% have a bachelor's degree and 27.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Seattle residents aged 5 and older, 21.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 10.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Seattle is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Seattle, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Seattle is $92,263.
In Seattle, 45.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.3% of housing units in Seattle.
Of all the housing units in Seattle, 25.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Seattle, 23.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 83,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Seattle is $1,614.
In Seattle, 90.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|8||San Diego, California||1,381,611||12.6%|
|10||San Jose, California||983,489||8.8%|
|13||Fort Worth, Texas||935,508||71.3%|
|16||Charlotte, North Carolina||879,709||54.3%|
|17||San Francisco, California||815,201||4.8%|
|20||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||687,725||35.4%|
|22||El Paso, Texas||678,415||20.1%|
|23||Washington, District of Columbia||670,050||17.1%|
|25||Las Vegas, Nevada||646,790||33.4%|
|28||Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky||628,594||13.4%|
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