Community Overview This report is a detailed community overview for Federal Way(98023).

Community Quick Facts

Daytime population
in this area:

29,217

Average travel time
to work for people
in this community:

30 min

Median income in this community:

$72,914

Closest Major
Airport:

Seattle-Tacoma International

Closest Major
Sports Teams:

TACOMA RAINIERS (AAA)

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2000) 5.27%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 4,875
Household Size (ppl) 3.0
Households w/ Children 40%
Annual Residential Turnover 0.00%

Housing Inventory

Percent of Residential Dwellings
Rented
Owned
Vacant

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Age Number of people
0-4 3044
5-9 2997
10-14 3292
15-19 3584
20-24 3539
25-29 3580
30-34 3326
35-39 3177
40-44 3018
45-49 3199
50-54 3434
55-59 3694
60-64 3380
65-69 2718
70-74 1995
75-79 1161
80-84 659
85+ 513

Age

Total: 50,312
Households: 17,906
Median Age: 37.82

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)
Low High
35.10 ℉
46.90 ℉
January
55.00 ℉
76.10 ℉
July
Weather Risk

National Average = 100


  • Hurricane 0

  • Earthquake 323

  • Tornado 30

  • Wind 4

  • Hail 0
  • 12
    Total Risk

Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index

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Highest Level Attained

No HS - 3%
Some HS - 5%
HS Grad - 25%
Some Coll - 28%
Assoc. Deg - 12%
Bach. Deg - 19%
Grad. Deg - 9%

Employment & Finance

Workforce
  • Blue Collar
  • 39%
  • White Collar
  • 61%
Income by dollar range (Median Income: $72,914)
In Thousand of Dollars
Households
< 10K
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462
10K-15K
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486
15K-20k
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564
20k-25k
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708
25k-30k
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614
30k-35K
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810
35K-40K
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544
40K-45K
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728
45K-50K
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842
50K-60K
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1526
60K-75K
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1887
75K-100K
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2640
100K-125K
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2238
125K-150K
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1535
150K-200K
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1419
200K-250K
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506
250K-500K
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215
> 500K
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180

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Studio$1,093
One Bedroom$1,249
Two Bedroom$1,544
Three Bedroom$2,240
Four Bedroom$2,654

Crime

The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Personal Property Overall