Federal WayWashington

Federal Way Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Federal Way is 99,028. 26.72% is under 18, while 15.20% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.56% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.72% were 18 years or younger and 27.17% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.89% female and 49.11% male.

Federal Way Housing

According to the US Census, Federal Way has 36,274 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Federal Way was 96.62%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $461,000

Federal Way Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 56.47% of Federal Way's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 14.42% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 11.54% of the city's population and Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander Alone at 4.06%

White Alone41.02%
Asian Alone15.46%
Black Or African American Alone14.42%
Some Other Race Alone11.54%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islander Alone4.06%
White Black Or African American1.65%

How Educated is Federal Way

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 18.2 of Federal Way residents had a bachelor's degree, while 8.9 had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 27.10% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Federal Way CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher93.7
Some College Or Associates Degree43.7
Bachelors Degree Or Higher32.9
Some College No Degree24.1
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency23.8
Bachelors Degree18.2

Average Income in Federal Way

The median household income in Federal Way is $78,734. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $78,734.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $83,687 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $97,253.

A closer examination of the income groups of Federal Way households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $75,000 and $99,999 (17.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (9.5%). 6.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$97,253
Nonfamily households$58,410