Latest Data (2015)
Population 684,451
Nationwide Rank 18

Quick Facts

Seattle, Washington is the 18th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Seattle, Washington is a city.

Seattle, Washington is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Seattle had its largest population ever.

Seattle, Washington is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Seattle, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
12 Jacksonville, Florida 17.8%
13 San Francisco, California 11.2%
14 Indianapolis, Indiana 9.0%
15 Columbus, Ohio 18.7%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 52.6%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 45.1%
18 Seattle, Washington 21.3%
19 Denver, Colorado 22.7%
20 El Paso, Texas 20.5%
21 Detroit, Michigan -28.3%
22 Washington, District of Columbia 17.5%
23 Boston, Massachusetts 12.9%
24 Memphis, Tennessee -4.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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