Population density (sq mi)5,2287,978117
Median age43.235.837.6
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a45%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1814%41%44%
Speak Englishn/a78%81%
Speak Spanishn/a4%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 34% lower than Seattle
  • The median age in Downtown is 21% higher than Seattle
  • In Downtown 64.59% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 9.98% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 14.06% of the population is Asian

Compare Seattle, WA Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.75%0.61%1.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.25%0.40%0.63%
      Mixed race6.39%6.47%5.34%
      Other race2.99%2.10%3.92%
      In Downtown, 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

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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