Federal Way, Washington 

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Population

94,905

+8.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$54,186

Median Home Price

$357,100

Best Places to Live in Federal Way, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Federal Way, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Federal Way
 $624,950 
5324 SW 311th Pl
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1035 SqFt
 $575,000 
35304 4th Pl SW
Bed 6 | Bath 3 | 3958 SqFt
 $399,900 
32615 6th Ave SW
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2490 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Federal Way
Zip Codes: 98023 98003
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Federal Way is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Federal Way jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Federal Way's cost of living is 26.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Federal Way's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Federal Way, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
King county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Federal Way's population is 94,905 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Federal Way is $357,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Federal Way public schools spend $10,279 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.8 students per teacher in Federal Way. More Education


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Housing Market in Federal Way

It's a good time to buy in Federal Way. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Federal Way Real Estate

The median home price in Federal Way is $357,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Federal Way   14 Reviews
Hell Hole - 9/2/2019
Locals here who are not criminals call the city "Felony Way". It's a liberal, democrat stronghold with the unabated crime which is always part of the package. The... Read More

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we want to move need help we just have 2 months - 2/9/2014
I want to move my family to austin i havent bin there but we want some ware housing is affortable i have four boys age 6,3,2 and a baby of 2 months and ware theres jobs... Read More

Cost of Living in Federal Way - 1/2/2013
I have lived in Brooklyn NY, West Palm Beach & Port St Lucie, FL and now Federal Way, WA. While the cost of living here is higher than Florida, it is definitely lower... Read More


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98023 98003

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NEW LISTINGS IN FEDERAL WAY
$624,950
5324 SW 311th Pl
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$575,000
35304 4th Pl SW
Bed 6 | Bath 3

$399,900
32615 6th Ave SW
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$449,000
33709 40th Ct SW
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$425,000
35916 16th Ave S
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$449,900
29138 23rd Pl S
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$425,999
616 SW 320th Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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