Latest Data (2016)
Population 704,352
Nationwide Rank 18

Quick Facts

Seattle, Washington is the 18th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Seattle, Washington is a city.

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

Seattle, Washington is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 77% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Seattle, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
8 San Diego, California 1,406,630 14.6%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 880,619 19.5%
13 San Francisco, California 870,887 12.0%
14 Columbus, Ohio 860,090 20.1%
15 Indianapolis, Indiana 855,164 9.3%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 854,113 56.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 842,051 47.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 704,352 24.8%
19 Denver, Colorado 693,060 24.6%
20 El Paso, Texas 683,080 20.9%
21 Washington, District of Columbia 681,170 19.1%
22 Boston, Massachusetts 673,184 14.0%
23 Detroit, Michigan 672,795 -28.8%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 660,388 20.9%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,717 -5.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 639,863 20.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 638,367 25.7%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 632,912 30.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 704,352 18
2015 684,451 18
2014 668,342 20
2013 652,405 21
2012 634,535 22
2011 621,897 22
2010 608,660 23
2009 616,627 23
2008 602,934 24
2007 592,647 24
2006 582,877 26
2005 575,036 26
2004 570,961 25
2003 570,789 25
2002 571,483 23
2001 570,724 23
2000 564,092 24
1990 516,332 21
1980 493,846 23
1970 530,831 22
1960 557,087 19
1950 467,591 19
1940 368,302 22
1930 365,583 20
1920 315,312 20
1910 237,194 21
1900 80,671 48
1890 42,837 70