Seattle, WA Demographics

The total population of Seattle is estimated to be 734,603 with 375,562 males (51.12%) and 359,041 females (48.88%). There are 16,521 less females than males in Seattle.
The median household income in Seattle was $113,918 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,794(3.45%) from $110,124 in 2020. This income is 152.69% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Seattle sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $136,110. Overall, the median household income for the city of Seattle stands at $115,409.
In Seattle, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $82,738 for males and $53,245 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $114,764 for males and $87,432 for females.
In Seattle, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $129,967, while American Indian and Alaska Native households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $35,830.
In 2022, the population of Seattle was 749,256, a 2.43% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Seattle's population was 731,507, a decline of 1.22% compared to a population of 740,520 in 2020.
The median age in Seattle, WA is 35.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 12.48% were under the age of 15, 25.16% aged 15 to 29, 50.04% aged 30 to 64, 10.78% aged 65 to 84, and 1.54% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Seattle population: 64.94% are White, 6.79% are Black or African American, 0.54% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 16.32% are Asian, 0.23% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.42% are some other race and 8.77% are multiracial.