Washington Overview

Population Demographics

  • The top three races (in population) are: White [77.3%], Hispanic [11.2%] and Asian [7.2%].
  • The population of Washington is 6,724,540, making it the 13th most populated state.
  • The state's residents are 53.8% married and 46.2% single.
  • 12.7% of the state's population was not born in the United States. The other 87.3% was born in the United States.
  • The state's population is 29.0% college educated and 89.6% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • Men make up 49.8% of the population and women make up 50.2%.

» More about the Washington Population including race, age and gender data.


  • Typical commute times differ throughout the state. However, overall 58.1% of works commute under 25 mins daily, 26.5% commute 25-45 mins, and 15.5% have a commute greater than 45 minutes.
  • The median worker income in Washington is $31,880.
  • The Washington poverty rate of 11.1% is lower than the national average.
  • Typically, people work 38/hrs per week in Washington.
  • At the time of the last census, the Washington unemployment rate was 7.6%.

» More about the Washington economy including unemployment and income trends.


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