Cities & States

Population: 653,017
Population: 210,695
Population: 203,481
Population: 168,050
Population: 134,630
Population: 124,292
Population: 105,685
Population: 97,234
Population: 93,261
Federal Way
Population: 92,859

King County
Population: 1,974,567
Pierce County
Population: 805,434
Snohomish County
Population: 724,627
Spokane County
Population: 473,832
Clark County
Population: 432,549
Thurston County
Population: 256,080
Kitsap County
Population: 252,687
Yakima County
Population: 244,654
Whatcom County
Population: 203,211
Benton County
Population: 178,992


Washington Employment Profile

Located in the Pacific Northwest, Washington has a diverse economy. The most vulnerable industries are tourism, mining, and agriculture. Productivity improvement, policy changes and technological innovation have heavily influenced employment in software publishing, healthcare related industries and wholesale electronic markets. The occupational groups likely to experience the fastest growth rates in the future are construction and extraction, followed by computer and mathematical, legal and healthcare support occupations. (Source: Washington Employment Security Department)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; manufacturing; and professional and technical services, respectively. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)


Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
15.62% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Washington

Directory of Counties in Washington

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