Seattle, WA
Demographic Data



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Seattle Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Seattle Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
753,675

Age

PEOPLE OF Washington DETAILS
Under 5 Years 4.94
5 To 17 10.19
18 To 24 10.69
25 To 34 23.12
35 To 54 28.03
55 To 64 10.71
65 Years And Over 12.33

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 94.6
COLLEGE GRADUATES 62.8

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Seattle 55789 47716.88982262566 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Seattle 85562 39575.3190175536 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.8%

Employment Industries in Seattle

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 18.2
Healthcare 12.3
Retail 12.1
Education 10.1
Accommodation 8.1
Manufacturing 6.8
Other 4.6
Information Technology 3.8
Finance 3.5
Construction 3.3
Arts 3.0
Administration 2.9
Public Service 2.9
Transportation 2.9
Real estate 2.5

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 64.5
Black Or African American 6.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.5
Asian 14.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.3
Other Race / Two or More Races 6.3
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 6.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 15.3
Irish 11.2
English 10.3
Norwegian 4.8
Italian 4.2
European 3.9
Swedish 3.3
Scottish 3.1
French 3.1
Polish 2.8
Russian 1.7
Dutch 1.6
British 1.4
Scots-Irish 1.2
Welsh 1.2
Ethiopian 1.1
Danish 1.0
Northern European 0.9
Scandinavian 0.8
French Canadian 0.8

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 78.8
Chinese 4.1
Spanish 4.0
African languages 1.8
Vietnamese 1.6
Langs. of India 1.3
Tagalog 1.2
Korean 0.7
French 0.7
German/Yiddish 0.7
Japanese 0.7
Pacific Island languages 0.6
Other Asian languages 0.5
Arabic 0.4
Native American languages 0.4
Slavic languages 0.4
Russian 0.3
Scandinavian languages 0.3
Persian 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2

Foreign Born Seattle Residents:
18.5%