The City of Federal Way is the 9th largest city in Washington with a population of 97,701 as of July 1, 2017. Federal Way ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Federal Way is located at latitude 47.3088 and longitude -122.3361 in King County. The formal boundaries for the City of Federal Way (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. King County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 463 feet.
The City of Federal Way (GNIS ID: 2410494) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Federal Way is located within Federal Way-Auburn Division of King County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Federal Way population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||38,763|
|Daytime Population: Residents||51,071|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||89,834|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.92|
|Population in Households||96,882|
|Population in Familes||77,903|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||819|
|Median Household Income||$61,864|
|Average Household Income||$80,286|
|Per Capita Income||$29,751|
|Total Housing Units||37,589 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||19,775 (52.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||16,040 (42.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,773 ( 4.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$287,631|
|Average Home Value||$331,715|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.27%|
The table below compares Federal Way to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 9||99th|
|Population Density||# 24||96th|
|Diversity Index||# 37||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 249||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 277||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.