Seattle, WA Population

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

King County

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

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)