Seattle, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 563,374. Estimated population in July 2020: 573,911 (+1.9% change)
Males: 280,973 (49.9%), Females: 282,401 (50.1%)

The city of Seattle is located in King County, Washington. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Washington, including top 10 cities by population and area of Washington.

Zip codes: 98101, 98102, 98103, 98104, 98105, 98106, 98107, 98108, 98109, 98112, 98115, 98116, 98117, 98118, 98119, 98121, 98122, 98125, 98126, 98133, 98134, 98136, 98144, 98146, 98148, 98154, 98155, 98164, 98166, 98168, 98174, 98177, 98178, 98188, 98198, 98199.

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $45,736
Median house value: $259,600

Races in Seattle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.9%)
  • Black (8.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.5%)
  • Chinese (3.4%)
  • Filipino (2.8%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Vietnamese (2.1%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.8%)
  • Japanese (1.6%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.2%), Irish (11.9%), English (11.3%), Norwegian (5.7%), Italian (3.9%), Scottish (3.5%).

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 83.9 square miles

Map of Seattle, WA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Seattle

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 47.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seattle city

  • Never married: 41.8%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

16.9% Foreign born (9.4% Asia, 2.7% Europe, 2.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +47,613 (+9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Seattle:

  • CHILDREN’S HOSP & REGIONAL MED CTR (4800 SAND POINT WAY NE/BOX C-5371)
  • HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (325 9TH AVENUE (MS359738))
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL-SEATTLE (10560 5TH AVENUE NE)
  • NORTHWEST HOSPITAL (1550 NORTH 115TH STREET/BOX 330333)
  • SCHICK-SHADEL HOSPITAL (12101 AMBAUM BOULEVARD S W)
  • SEATTLE CANCER CARE ALLIANCE (825 EASTLAKE)
  • SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER (747 BROADWAY)
  • SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER/PROVIDENCE (500 17TH AVE/PO BOX C-34008)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CTR (1959 NE PACIFIC ST/BOX 356151)
  • VIRGINIA MASON MEDICAL CENTER (925 SENECA STREET/PO BOX 1930)
  • WEST SEATTLE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (2600 SOUTHWEST HOLDEN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Seattle:

  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 8 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 14 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 20 miles; EVERETT, WA; Abbreviation: PAE)

Other public-use airports nearest to Seattle:

  • KENMORE AIR HARBOR (about 1 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: W55)
  • SEATTLE SEAPLANES (about 2 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: 0W0)
  • KENMORE AIR HARBOR INC (about 11 miles; KENMORE, WA; Abbreviation: S60)
Amtrak station:
SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Seattle:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 32,742; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SEATTLE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,743; Location: 900 BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.seattleu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,526; Location: 16101 GREENWOOD AVE N; Public; Website: www.shoreline.ctc.edu)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 4,386; Location: 1701 BROADWAY; Public; Website: www.seattlecentral.org)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 3,489; Location: 9600 COLLEGE WAY N; Public; Website: www.sccd.ctc.edu)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 3,013; Location: 6000 16TH AVE SW; Public; Website: www.sccd.ctc.edu)
  • SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,992; Location: 3307 3RD AVE W; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spu.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE (Full-time enrollment: 2,313; Location: 2323 ELLIOTT AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ais.edu)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-WASHINGTON CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 1,114; Location: 7100 FT DENT WAY; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/washington; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY-SEATTLE BRANCH (Full-time enrollment: 657; Location: 2326 6TH AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS (Full-time enrollment: 615; Location: 710 E ROY ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cornish.edu)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 520; Location: 12720 GATEWAY DR STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • SEATTLE VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 308; Location: 2120 S JACKSON; Public; Website: www.sccd.ctc.edu)
  • PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 297; Location: 1627 EASTLAKE AVE E; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.PimaMedical.com)
  • GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY-SEATTLE (Full-time enrollment: 238; Location: 310 SKINNER BLDG 1326 5TH AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ggu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • COURT REPORTING INSTITUTE AND AGENCY (Full-time enrollment: 222; Location: 929 N 130TH ST STE 2; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cri.org)
  • BUSINESS COMPUTER TRAINING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 191; Location: 15445 53RD AVE S; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bcti.org)
  • NORTHWEST INSTITUTE OF ACUPUNCTURE & ORIENTAL MED (Full-time enrollment: 145; Location: 701 N 34TH STE 300; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.niaom.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • GENE JUAREZ ACADEMY OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 138; Location: 10715 8TH AVE NE; Private, for-profit)
  • BRENNEKE SCHOOL OF MASSAGE (Full-time enrollment: 111; Location: 160 ROY ST; Private, for-profit)

Biggest public high schools in Seattle:

  • ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,659; Location: 1410 NE 66 ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GARFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,652; Location: 400 23 AV; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BALLARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,628; Location: 1418 NW 65 ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,562; Location: 3013 S MT BAKER BV; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,206; Location: 830 SW 116TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • INGRAHAM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,169; Location: 1819 N 135 ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST SEATTLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,133; Location: 3000 CALIFORNIA AV SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NATHAN HALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,079; Location: 10750 30 AV NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SEALTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 974; Location: 2600 SW THISTLE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 5511 15 AV S; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Seattle:

  • LAKESIDE SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 14050 1ST AVE NE; Grades: 5 – 12)
  • SEATTLE PREP SCHOOL (Students: 658; Location: 2400 11TH AVE E; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • KINGS 7-12 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 19303 FREMONT AVE N; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • BUSH SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 405 36TH AVENUE EAST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • HOLY NAMES ACADEMY (Students: 537; Location: 728 21ST AVE E; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • O DEA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 802 TERRY AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • PACIFIC CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 20833 INTERNATIONAL BLVD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • UNIVERSITY PREP (Students: 398; Location: 8000 25TH NE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • SEATTLE ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SC (Students: 389; Location: 1432 15TH AVE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • NW SCH OF ARTS HUM AND ENVIRON (Students: 367; Location: 1415 SUMMIT AVE; Grades: 6 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Seattle:

  • ECKSTEIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,263; Location: 3003 NE 75 ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WHITMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,108; Location: 9201 15 AV NW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,050; Location: 2101 S JACKSON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 913; Location: 5950 DELRIDGE WY SW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DIMMITT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 906; Location: 12320 80TH AVE S; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MERCER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 818; Location: 1600 S COLUMBIAN WY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DENNY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 791; Location: 8402 30 AV SW; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAMILTON INTERNATIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: 1610 N 41 ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • AKI KUROSE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 3928 S GRAHAM ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SUMMIT K-12 (Students: 679; Location: 11051 34 AV NE; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Seattle:

  • ASSUMPTION ST BRIDGET SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 6220 32ND AVENUE NE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • KING’S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 19531 DAYTON AVE N; Grades: KG – 6)
  • VILLA ACADEMY (Students: 506; Location: 5001 NE 50TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 4142 42ND AVENUE SW; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 120 NORTH 79TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ZION PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 355; Location: 4730 32ND AVE SOUTH; Grades: KG – 8)
  • UNIVERSITY CHILD DEVELOPMENT S (Students: 287; Location: 5062 9TH AVE NE; Grades: PK – 5)
  • SEATTLE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 2619 4TH AVENUE NORTH; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 3301 WEST DRAVUS ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 9615 20TH AVENUE SW; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Seattle:

  • SEATTLE PUBLIC (Operating income: $35,963,089; Location: 800 PIKE STREET; 1,801,755 books; 73,787 audio materials; 37,301 video materials; 5,179 serial subscriptions)