Seattle Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Seattle is 733,904. 15.86% is under 18, while 12.54% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.53% of the population was five years old or younger, 15.86% were 18 years or younger and 22.52% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.37% female and 50.63% male.

Seattle Housing

According to the US Census, Seattle has 384,799 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Seattle was 91.39%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $848,100

Seattle Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 78.33% of Seattle's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 6.98% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 3.19% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.08%

White Alone61.28%
Asian Alone17.05%
Black Or African American Alone6.98%
Some Other Race Alone3.19%
White Black Or African American1.08%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.71%

How Educated is Seattle

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 37.9 of Seattle residents had a bachelor's degree, while 30.5 had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 68.40% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Seattle CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher91.2
Bachelors Degree Or Higher55.9
Some College Or Associates Degree43.2
Bachelors Degree37.9
Graduate Or Professional Degree30.5
Some College No Degree12

Average Income in Seattle

The median household income in Seattle is $110,781. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $110,781.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $165,479 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $197,357.

A closer examination of the income groups of Seattle households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $200,000. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (16.4%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (26.5%). 5.9% 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$197,357
Nonfamily households$75,100