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The 2016 Washington, State, population is 7,170,350. There are 108 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Washington, State

The median age is 37.4. The US median is 37.4. 52.51% of people in Washington, State, are married. 12.07% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.55 people. 33.11% of people are married, with children. 14.75% have children, but are single.

Race in Washington, State

71.34% of people are white, 3.49% are black, 7.45% are asian, 1.19% are native american, and 0.13% claim 'Other'.

11.74% of the people in Washington, State, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 88.26% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEWashington, WashingtonUnited States
  Population  7,170,351321,418,820
  Population - 2010  6,561,297308,745,538
  Population - 2000  5,894,121285,036,114
  Population - 1990  4,862,623251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  47.46%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  21.65%12.76%
  Pop. Density  10891
  Land Area  66,4563,531,905
  Water Area  4,842264,837
  Median Age  37.437.4
  Female Population  50.09%50.81%
  Male Population  49.91%49.19%
  White  71.34%62.77%
  Black  3.49%12.24%
  Asian  7.45%4.95%
  Native American  1.19%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.60%0.16%
  Other  0.13%0.20%
  Two or More Races  4.07%2.13%
  Hispanic  11.74%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  88.26%83.10%
  Households  2,645,400116,211,000
  Family Households  1,705,65076,958,100
  Non Family Households  939,74939,253,000
  Household Size  2.552.63
  Married Population  52.51%50.58%
  Single Population  47.50%49.42%
  Now Married  50.82%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.69%2.17%
  Never Married  30.47%32.55%
  Widowed  4.96%5.95%
  Divorced  12.07%10.92%
  Married, w/children  33.11%31.68%
  Married, no children  44.03%41.44%
  Single, w/children  14.75%16.94%
  Single, no children  8.11%9.95%

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