Latest Data (2017)
Population 724,745
Nationwide Rank 18

Quick Facts

Seattle, Washington is the 18th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Seattle, Washington is a city.

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

Seattle, Washington is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Seattle, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8 San Diego, California 1,419,516 15.7%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,341,075 12.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,035,317 14.5%
11 Austin, Texas 950,715 41.4%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 892,062 21.1%
13 San Francisco, California 884,363 13.7%
14 Columbus, Ohio 879,170 22.7%
15 Fort Worth, Texas 874,168 60.1%
16 Indianapolis, Indiana 863,002 10.3%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 859,035 50.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 724,745 28.4%
19 Denver, Colorado 704,621 26.7%
20 Washington, District of Columbia 693,972 21.3%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 685,094 16.0%
22 El Paso, Texas 683,577 21.0%
23 Detroit, Michigan 673,104 -28.7%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 667,560 22.2%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,236 -5.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 647,805 22.2%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 643,648 26.8%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 641,676 32.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 724,745 18
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