Federal Way

Celebrating Our Past, Building Our Future

Federal Way, incorporated in 1990, is the sixth largest city in Washington state and the third largest city in King County. It is located 25 miles south of Seattle and 8 miles north of downtown Tacoma along the Interstate 5 corridor. Mount Rainier lies to the east and the Puget Sound is located to the west of Federal Way. The city spans across three exits on Interstate 5 and is also conveniently located next to state highways 18, 99, 161 and 509, which gives residents easy access to Seattle, the ports of Tacoma and Seattle and Sea-Tac International Airport, located 12 miles away. It has a mild temperate climate with mild temperatures all year round. There are about 86,530 residents within the city limits and about 200,000 within 5 miles of the primary market area.

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Total Population

Total Population

(Source: Office of Financial Management, April 2016)

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Median Household Income

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates)

Single Family Households

Single Family Households

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2008-2012 American Community Survey)

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(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2008-2012 American Community Survey)

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Patrick Doherty
PO Box 9718
Federal Way, WA 98063