Federal Way employment information

IndexFederal WayWashingtonNational
Income per capita$27,145$31,233$28,555
Median household income$54,186$60,294$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,363$76,673$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,889$38,141$33,219
Median earnings male$37,856$41,039$36,116
Median earnings female$26,965$26,815$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.2%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Federal Way is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Federal Way is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Federal Way is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Federal Way is 4% higher than the national average.

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Federal Way median earnings by income bracket

Federal Way employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.1%1.6%
Manufacturing sector16.1%1.0%
Financial & insurance services1.9%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%14.8%
Public administration3.9%4.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%6.2%
Education, health & social services9.3%32.0%

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Lake Tapps, WA12,306$103,06593%
Dash Point, WA824$102,57492%
Maple Valley, WA24,040$97,80983%
Federal Way, WA91,676$54,1861%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Santa Monica, CA91,619$74,53439%
Hesperia, CA91,757$44,47217%
Lynn, MA91,289$47,19512%
Westminster, CA91,255$53,6600%
Sparks, NV92,236$53,4810%
Federal Way, WA91,676$54,1861%
Source: The Federal Way, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.