Federal Way, Washington

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Population in 2017: 96,690 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.1%
 
Males: 48,139  (49.8%)
Females: 48,551  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98003.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,804 (it was $49,278 in 2000)
Federal Way:

$61,804
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,353 (it was $22,451 in 2000)

Federal Way city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $340,500 (it was $165,300 in 2000)
Federal Way:

$340,500
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $341,198; detached houses: $382,982; townhouses or other attached units: $159,662; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $269,171; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,313; mobile homes: $29,548

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,274.

March 2019 cost of living index in Federal Way: 116.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.2%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 25.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.9% for other race residents, 11.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Federal Way, WA (2017)
    • 42,31643.8%White alone
    • 19,96720.7%Hispanic
    • 13,73414.2%Asian alone
    • 10,93111.3%Black alone
    • 7,4177.7%Two or more races
    • 1,0601.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 7740.8%Other race alone
    • 4920.5%American Indian alone

Races in Federal Way detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Federal Way, Washington as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Federal Way is 2,150 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Federal Way by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(7.3)
1
(1.2)
3
(3.6)
8
(9.4)
5
(5.9)
5
(5.8)
3
(3.3)
6
(6.5)
4
(4.3)
4
(4.2)
9
(9.3)
7
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
55
(66.7)
64
(75.7)
48
(57.1)
30
(35.4)
51
(60.6)
50
(58.4)
43
(46.8)
43
(46.4)
71
(75.9)
43
(45.5)
49
(50.9)
39
(39.8)
51
(52.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
153
(185.6)
146
(172.7)
129
(153.5)
170
(200.5)
198
(235.1)
152
(177.5)
106
(115.2)
108
(116.5)
135
(144.3)
151
(159.9)
192
(199.3)
170
(173.4)
210
(214.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
101
(122.5)
120
(142.0)
107
(127.3)
115
(135.7)
115
(136.5)
118
(137.8)
144
(156.6)
134
(144.5)
150
(160.3)
170
(180.0)
204
(211.8)
224
(228.5)
197
(201.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
800
(970.2)
753
(891.0)
739
(879.5)
800
(943.7)
741
(879.8)
828
(967.0)
944
(1,026)
874
(942.4)
834
(891.5)
662
(701.1)
681
(706.9)
679
(692.8)
668
(683.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,786
(4,591)
3,230
(3,822)
3,159
(3,760)
2,933
(3,460)
3,231
(3,836)
3,141
(3,668)
3,364
(3,657)
3,535
(3,812)
3,887
(4,155)
3,698
(3,916)
4,246
(4,407)
3,716
(3,791)
3,042
(3,112)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,573
(1,908)
1,199
(1,419)
939
(1,118)
816
(962.5)
561
(666.1)
741
(865.4)
798
(867.6)
764
(823.8)
848
(906.5)
746
(790.1)
1,088
(1,129)
944
(963.1)
770
(787.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
25
(30.3)
26
(30.8)
19
(22.6)
13
(15.3)
13
(15.4)
11
(12.8)
9
(9.8)
7
(7.5)
13
(13.9)
14
(14.8)
18
(18.7)
10
(10.2)
14
(14.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)552.3471.9425.7415.9426.5422.9397.4398.2445.7397.8477.6421.1381.8

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City-data.com crime index in Federal Way, WA

Crime rate in Federal Way detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 155 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (4.8%), Ukrainian (4.3%), English (3.7%), European (3.1%), American (2.9%), Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1990

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 21.0 square miles.

Population density: 4,598 people per square mile   (average).

Federal Way, Washington map

25,949 residents are foreign born (7.9% Asia, 7.6% Latin America, 4.0% Europe).

This city:

26.5%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,467 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,695 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (21.7 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (937.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Lakeland North, WA (1.8 miles ),
Lakeland South, WA (1.9 miles ),
Fife Heights, WA (1.9 miles ),
Dash Point, WA (2.0 miles ),
Algona, WA (2.1 miles ),
Milton, WA (2.1 miles ),
Browns Point, WA (2.2 miles ),
Pacific, WA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 47.31 N, Longitude: 122.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -16,399 (-17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,192 (20.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Federal Way, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Federal Way, WA in 2017

Property values in Federal Way, WA

Federal Way satellite photo by USGS

Federal Way tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +15,658 (+23.2%).
Most common industries in Federal Way, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Federal Way, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.0%)

Average climate in Federal Way, Washington

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Federal Way, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00443. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00443
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Federal Way-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 8.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 19.1 miles away from Federal Way center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 0.4 miles away from Federal Way center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from Federal Way center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Federal Way topographic map

Main business address for: WEYERHAEUSER CO (LUMBER & WOOD PRODUCTS (NO FURNITURE)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Federal Way:

  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 34515 9TH AVENUE SOUTH)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER - FEDERAL WAY (135 SOUTH 336TH STREET)
  • GARDEN TERRACE ALZHEIMER'S CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (491 SOUTH 338TH STREET)
  • HALLMARK MANOR (32300 FIRST AVENUE SOUTH)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF FEDERAL WAY (1045 SOUTH 308TH STREET)
  • FEDERAL WAY COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (1015 S 348TH ST)
  • SIGNATURE HOME HEATLH (33710 9TH AVE S STE 15)

Amtrak stations near Federal Way:

  • 7 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: 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/Universities in Federal Way:

  • DeVry University-Washington (Full-time enrollment: 829; Location: 3600 S 344th Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Federal Way (Full-time enrollment: 389; Location: 2222 So. 314 St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.genejuarezacademy.com)
  • Cortiva Institute-Seattle (Full-time enrollment: 71; Location: 2030 South 314th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cortiva.com)
  • DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Washington (Location: 3600 South 344th Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • DeVry University-Washington (Location: 3600 S 344th Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Federal Way:

  • Highline Community College (about 6 miles; Des Moines, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,074)
  • Bates Technical College (about 7 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 7 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 8 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Green River Community College (about 8 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 12 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)

Biggest public high schools in Federal Way:

Private high schools in Federal Way:

  • CHRISTIAN FAITH SCHOOL (Students: 261, Location: 33645 20TH AVE S, Grades: UG-12)
  • LIFE ACADEMY OF PUGET SOUND (Students: 32, Location: 414 SW 312TH ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • HOLY INNOCENTS SCHOOL OF THE NORTHWEST (Students: 29, Location: 2530 S 298TH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Federal Way:

  • ADELAIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1635 SW 304TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • BRIGADOON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 3601 SW 336TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ILLAHEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 36001 1ST AVE S, Grades: 5-8)
  • LAKE GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 303 SW 308TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • LAKOTA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 1415 SW 314TH ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • MIRROR LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 625 S 314TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • NAUTILUS K-8 SCHOOL (Location: 1000 S 289TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • OLYMPIC VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2626 SW 327TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • SACAJAWEA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 1101 S DASH POINT RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • TWIN LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 4400 SW 320TH ST, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Federal Way:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 265, Location: 30527 8TH AVE S, Grades: KG-8)
  • BROOKLAKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 199, Location: 629 S 356TH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • SPRING VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 91, Location: 36605 PACIFIC HWY S, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Federal Way

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Federal Way: Center Plaza (A), Sea-Tac Plaza (B), Seatac Village (C), Parkway Center (D), Jafco Center (E), Lakehaven (F), Webb Center (G), Lakota Sewage Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant (H), Redondo Wastewater Treatment Plant (I), King County Medic One (J), Federal Way Norman Center YMCA (K), Hallmark Manor (L), Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Center of Excellence (M), Avalon Care Center Federal Way (N), Life Care Center of Federal Way (O), Weyerhaeuser Aquatic Center (P), King County Fire Protection District 39 South King Fire and Rescue Station 64 (Q), King County Fire Protection District 39 South King Fire and Rescue Station 68 (R), King County Fire Protection District 39 South King Fire and Rescue Station 63 (S), Federal Way Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Seatac Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Federal Way: WEYERHAEUSER CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Federal Way include: Saint Theresas Church (A), Christ the King Bible Fellowship Church (B), Federal Way Adventist Church (C), Federal Way Church of the Nazarene (D), Nine Lakes Baptist Church (E), Evergreen Bible Chapel (F), First Baptist Church of Federal Way (G), Church of Christ Federal Way (H), Northwest Foursquare Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gethsemane Cemetery (1), Georges Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Steel Lake (A), Marlake (B), Mirror Lake (C), Mud Lake (D), Brook Lake (E), Lake Loreene (F), Lake Jean (G), Lake Lorene (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Joes Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Federal Way include: Dash Point State Park (1), Steel Lake Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Laser Quest (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2210 South 320th Street Suite A4) (1), Enchanted Village (Amusement & Theme Parks; 36201 Enchanted Parkway South) (2), Tilt (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2115 South Commons) (3), Enchanted Parks Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 36201 Enchanted Parkway South) (4), A+ Travel Cruise (Tours & Charters; 29918 Pacific Highway South Suite 2) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (1400 South 320th Street) (1), Comfort Inn Federal Way (31622 Pacific Highway South) (2), Best Western Federal Way Executel (31611 20th Avenue South) (3), Quality Inn & Suites (1400 South 348th Street) (4), Federal Way Motel (29815 Pacific Highway South) (5), LA Quinta Inn & Suites (32124 25th Avenue South) (6), Courtyard by Marriott - Seattle-Federal Way (31910 Gateway Center Boulevard) (7), New Horizon Motel (33002 Pacific Highway South) (8), Best Western FW Executel (31611 20th Avenue South) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Federal Way City - Federal Way Municipal Court (33325 8th Avenue South) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Ariana Kukors - College swimmer, Kelyn Rowe - Soccer player, Michael McGrady - Actor, Tyler Young - Activist, Hank Conger - Baseball player, Leighton O'Brien - Major League Soccer player (Real Salt Lake, born: Mar 14, 1976), Marc Axton - College basketball player (Eastern Wash. Eagles), Shaun Bodiford - Football player, Virgil Matthews - College basketball player (Montana Grizzlies).

King County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Federal Way in 2010:

  • 421 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 225 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 91 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 54 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Federal Way in 2000:

  • 217 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 123 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in other group homes

Banks with most branches in Federal Way (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Federal Way Branch, Federal Way Marketplace Branch, Twin Lakes, Twin Lakes Self Serv. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Umpqua Bank: Federal Way, Twin Lakes Branch, Crossings Branch. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Sea-Tac Mall Branch at 32400 Pacific Highway South, branch established on 1971/03/01; Twin Lakes Branch at 1918 Southwest Campus Drive, branch established on 1995/04/28. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Federal Way Branch at 1424 South 320th Street, branch established on 1976/08/02; West Campus Branch at 914 South 348th Street, branch established on 1988/03/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Federal Way Branch at 32011 Pacific Highway South, branch established on 1964/05/11; Twin Lakes Branch at 2100 Sw 336th Street, branch established on 1980/05/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Pacific International Bank: Federal Way Branch at 31827-B Pacific Hwy South, branch established on 2006/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.6 mil, Deposits: $179.9 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Pacific International Bancorp, Inc.
  • Washington Federal: Federal Way Branch at 2206 South 320th Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • UniBank: Federal Way Branch at 31433 Pacific Highway South, branch established on 2011/03/01. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $164.9 mil, Deposits: $126.6 mil, headquarters in Lynnwood, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: U & I Financial Corp.
  • BBCN Bank: Federal Way Branch at 31217 Pacific Highway South, Suite A-101, branch established on 2007/11/19. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $5,170.7 mil, Deposits: $3,989.4 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Bbcn Bancorp, Inc.
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Federal Way:

Marital status in Federal Way, WA
  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Federal Way:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Federal Way
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Federal Way:

(Federal Way, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Federal Way, WA (based on King County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,34071
Evangelical Protestant204,523711
Other119,713329
Mainline Protestant104,806304
Orthodox12,25720
Black Protestant7,03024
None1,204,580-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
Here:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
This county:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Federal Way:

48.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Federal Way:

44.1%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Federal Way:

28.4
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Federal Way:

55.0%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Federal Way:

80.0%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Federal Way, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 119$885,456$89,2900$0
Parks and Recreation 28$140,658$60,28298$65,910
Other Government Administration 27$160,144$71,17517$27,452
Police - Other 26$122,022$56,3182$6,138
Judicial and Legal 24$146,512$73,2564$5,712
Streets and Highways 16$109,580$82,1853$6,272
Natural Resources 15$90,572$72,4580$0
Other and Unallocable 11$59,316$64,7084$10,188
Financial Administration 6$34,614$69,2280$0
Solid Waste Management 2$11,128$66,7680$0
Totals for Government 274$1,760,002$77,080128$121,672

Federal Way government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,941,000 ($71.79)
    Central Staff Services: $3,084,000 ($31.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,378,000 ($14.25)
    General Public Buildings: $102,000 ($1.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,886,000 ($226.35)
    Regular Highways: $8,380,000 ($86.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,834,000 ($70.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,465,000 ($35.84)
    Central Staff Services: $2,786,000 ($28.81)
    General - Other: $2,496,000 ($25.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,694,000 ($17.52)
    Health - Other: $1,142,000 ($11.81)
    Financial Administration: $1,009,000 ($10.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $743,000 ($7.68)
    Public Welfare - Other: $511,000 ($5.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $479,000 ($4.95)
    Correctional Institutions: $32,000 ($0.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,407,000 ($14.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $4,424,000 ($45.75)
    Other - General - Other: $2,126,000 ($21.99)
    Other - Regular Highways: $1,027,000 ($10.62)
    Other - Health - Other: $72,000 ($0.74)
    Other - Financial Administration: $58,000 ($0.60)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.08)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $140,000 ($1.45)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($1.09)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,483,000 ($284.24)

Federal Way government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,772,000 ($70.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,442,000 ($25.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $301,000 ($3.11)
    Regular Highways: $198,000 ($2.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $625,000 ($6.46)
    Other: $247,000 ($2.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $208,000 ($2.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,991,000 ($41.28)
    Rents: $1,397,000 ($14.45)
    Donations From Private Sources: $950,000 ($9.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $391,000 ($4.04)
    Special Assessments: $316,000 ($3.27)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($0.09)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,597,000 ($47.54)
    Highways: $2,179,000 ($22.54)
    General Local Government Support: $1,087,000 ($11.24)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,616,000 ($161.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,910,000 ($133.52)
    Property: $10,494,000 ($108.53)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,031,000 ($31.35)
    Other License: $2,923,000 ($30.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $356,000 ($3.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $272,000 ($2.81)
    Amusements Sales: $178,000 ($1.84)

Federal Way government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,184,000 ($363.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,041,000 ($352.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,143,000 ($11.82)

6.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,122 average AGI)
King County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.80% ($69,312 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.66% ($53,673)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($98,405)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,693 average AGI)
King County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.24% ($71,246 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  1.00% ($57,641)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($81,611)
Businesses in Federal Way, WA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Macy's1
7-Eleven4McDonald's4
AT&T4Motherhood Maternity1
Ace Hardware2New Balance3
Aeropostale1Nike18
Albertsons1Office Depot1
American Eagle Outfitters1OfficeMax1
Applebee's1Old Country Buffet1
Arby's2Olive Garden1
AutoZone2Outback1
Bally Total Fitness1Outback Steakhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Pac Sun1
Baskin-Robbins3Panda Express2
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless2
Burger King1PetSmart1
Catherines1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chipotle1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Circle K1Quality1
Clarion1Quiznos4
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Costco1Red Robin1
Curves2Rite Aid2
DHL1Safeway3
Dairy Queen2Sears2
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel2
Dennys2Starbucks10
Discount Tire2Subway9
Domino's Pizza2Super 82
Extended Stay America1T-Mobile7
Famous Footwear1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx6Taco Bell2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Target1
Foot Locker1The Room Place1
GNC3Toys"R"Us1
GameStop3Trader Joe's1
H&R Block4True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul5
IHOP1UPS8
Jamba Juice1Vans2
Jimmy John's1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York4Victoria's Secret1
KFC2Village Inn1
Kroger2Vons3
LA Fitness2Walgreens2
Lane Bryant1Walmart2
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
LensCrafters1Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Federal Way:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Federal Way:

  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Federal Way:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • K67GJ (Channel 67; POINT PULLEY, ETC., WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Federal Way fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 689ft / 210mTotal length
  • $139,597,000Total costs
  • 1,849,387Total average daily traffic
  • 129,174Total average daily truck traffic
  • 982,039Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Federal Way, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 111950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Federal Way, WA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED337$229,782275$198,1512,016$228,02070$171,7032$10,340,500149$207,52314$150,556
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$233,89644$192,837239$229,68117$21,3771$19,790,00022$192,1155$78,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED64$226,01683$223,580702$241,52843$81,2420$072$213,24112$96,622
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN53$199,17132$237,463473$239,97326$94,2471$22,880,00031$226,5515$132,826
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$301,1299$299,969102$267,4305$64,2360$014$200,3900$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 15 tracts in Federal Way, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$238,17741$280,0012$291,535
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$243,29222$260,7310$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$269,02112$275,1620$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$129,6309$290,8870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$218,3000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Federal Way, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Federal Way, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 377. The highest number of fire incidents - 567 took place in 2018, and the least - 231 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Federal Way, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.9%), and Structure Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Federal Way, WA
    • 2,80943.9%Outside Fires
    • 2,38837.3%Structure Fires
    • 1,12617.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 791.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Federal Way, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Federal Way, Washington:

  • Federal Way Super 8 Motel, 1688 S 348TH St, Federal Way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (206) 838-8808, Fax: (253) 874-6277
  • Comfort Inn Federal Way, 31622 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (253) 529-0101, Fax: (253) 529-2200
  • Extended Stay America - Seattle - Federal Way, 1400 S 320th St, Federal Way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (253) 946-0553, Fax: (253) 946-0705
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1400 S 348th St, Federal Way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (253) 835-4141, Fax: (253) 835-4157
  • Econo Lodge, 1505 S 328th St, Federal Way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (253) 838-7700, Fax: (253) 838-7236
  • Hampton Inn And Suites Seattle-Federal Way, 31720 Gateway Ctr, Federal Way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (253) 946-7000, Fax: (253) 946-4205
  • La Quinta Inn and Suites, 31611 Pete Von Reichbauer Way S, Federal way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (253) 941-6000, Fax: (253) 941-9500
  • Best Western Plus Seattle/Federal Way, 32124 25th Avenue S, Federal Way, Washington 98003 , Phone: (253) 529-4000, Fax: (253) 529-3555
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Federal Way, Washington
Most common first names in Federal Way, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert20771.6 years
John20573.9 years
William14573.5 years
Mary14376.4 years
James12972.9 years
Charles11175.0 years
Dorothy9378.5 years
Helen8880.2 years
Richard8867.6 years
George8375.3 years
Most common last names in Federal Way, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9774.1 years
Johnson7874.8 years
Brown5476.7 years
Anderson4976.0 years
Jones4869.5 years
Miller4374.6 years
Kim4069.9 years
Nelson3975.8 years
Williams3377.7 years
Lee3375.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Federal Way, WA
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 29.4%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Federal Way, WA
  • 85.4%Electricity
  • 12.9%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Federal Way compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Federal Way on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #84 (98003) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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  • Vincent J. Zimmer (180)
  • Gary E. Georgeson (49)
  • David N. Lanning (29)
  • James H. Dooley (26)
  • Raj K. Ramanujan (21)
  • Vincent Zimmer (18)
  • Devadatta V. Bodas (17)
  • Christopher J. Lanning (15)
  • Thomas S. Vedvick (14)
  • Samuel T. Clark (11)

Total of 767 patent applications in 2008-2020.