Federal Way, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Federal Way, Washington Info Snack

Population
96,526
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
12.1%
Median Home
$328,800
Median Income
$67,347
Median Rent
$1,334

Federal Way SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
3

Federal Way, WA Crime Report

4,494
Total Crimes
4,584.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.11%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Federal Way
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,494 4,584.5 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 330 336.6 293.9 366.7
Murder 4 4.1 2.6 5.0
Robbery 147 150.0 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 144 146.9 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 4,164 4,247.9 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 519 529.5 453.6 340.5
Larceny 3,041 3,102.3 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 604 616.2 320.5 219.9

Federal Way, WA Cost Of Living

131
Federal Way's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Federal Way Washington National Average
Overall 131 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 133 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100

Federal Way, WA Photos

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Rankings for Federal Way in Washington

Map Of Federal Way, WA

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Population over time in Federal Way

Year Population % Change
2019 96,526 0.4%
2018 96,110 1.3%
2017 94,905 1.0%
2016 93,986 1.2%
2015 92,859 1.3%
2014 91,676 1.1%
2013 90,720 1.1%
2012 89,691 1.0%
2011 88,787 1.1%
2010 87,792 -

Race / Ethnicity in Federal Way

White
44.4% (42,898)
African American
14.0% (13,469)
American Indian
0.7% (658)
Asian
12.6% (12,123)
Hawaiian
2.6% (2,498)
Other
0.4% (403)
Two Or More
6.7% (6,473)
Hispanic
18.7% (18,004)
Race Federal Way WA USA
White 44.4% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 14.0% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 12.6% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 2.6% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.7% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.7% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Federal Way

Female
50.4% (48,678)
Male
49.6% (47,848)
Gender Federal Way WA USA
Female 50.4% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Federal Way for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (5,791)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (5,791)
High School / GED
26.0% (25,096)
Some College
24.0% (23,166)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (10,617)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (18,339)
Master's Degree
6.0% (5,791)
Professional Degree
1.0% (965)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (965)
Education Federal Way WA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Federal Way, Washington

Less than $10,000
5.6% (536,804)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (323,124)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.5% (531,866)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (793,822)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (1,241,205)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (1,908,576)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (1,371,223)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.0% (1,740,430)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.1% (683,828)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (521,717)
Income Federal Way WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.5% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.0% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.1% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 9.5% 7.7%

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