StatisticSeattleWashingtonNational
Population668,8497,614,893328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7,97811791
Median age35.837.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English78%81%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Seattle is 6719% higher than Washington
  • The median age in Seattle is 5% lower than Washington
  • In Seattle 69.17% of the population is White
  • In Seattle 7.10% of the population is Black
  • In Seattle 14.15% of the population is Asian

Compare Seattle, WA Demographics

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      Seattle population breakdown by race

      RaceSeattleWashingtonNational
      White69.17%77.34%73.35%
      Black7.10%3.63%12.63%
      Asian14.15%7.80%5.22%
      American Indian0.61%1.33%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.40%0.63%0.18%
      Mixed race6.47%5.34%3.06%
      Other race2.10%3.92%4.75%
      In Seattle, 6.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Seattle age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Seattle, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).