Federal Way, Washington

Population 91,933

Federal Way is located in King County, WA. The population is 91,933, making Federal Way the 5th largest city in King County and the 9th largest city in the state of Washington.

There are 35 public schools in Federal Way with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Federal Way is moderate , and there are 36 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Federal Way is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Federal Way property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Federal Way include Lakeland North, Lakeland South and Fife Heights.

Federal Way Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9%

Crime Rate

45.82% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 616
  • Violent Crimes: 337
  • Robbery: 150
  • Burglary: 529
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

72.88% Lower than national avg.
  • 36 offenders in Federal Way
  • 3.92 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

135 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 130


Very High 7.3%
  • Washington unemployment average: 5.3%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

35 Public Schools view public schools

There are 35 K-12 public schools in Federal Way, WA and 10 private schools. Homefacts rates Federal Way's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

36 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$509,000 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

559 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Federal Way, WA issued 559 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 559 permits, 77 were issued for single family homes and 482 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Federal Way, WA issued 109 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 109 permits, 80 were issued for single family homes and 29 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,503
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,619
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,953
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,790
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,298

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Environmental Hazards

135 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (192/200)
    Federal Way, WA has 96% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Federal Way, WA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.14 Average
    Federal Way, WA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.83°
  • February 43.25°
  • March 44.78°
  • April 48.82°
  • May 55.49°
  • June 60.47°
  • July 65.92°
  • August 66.12°
  • September 61.83°
  • October 52.3°
  • November 45.45°
  • December 39.82°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Federal Way, WA

Federal Way, WA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Federal Way, WA has no risk of hurricanes.
Federal Way, WA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Federal Way, WA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Federal Way, WA: $65,788


Unemployment in Federal Way is 7.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 5.3% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.62%
White Collar - 54.38%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell
  • Sen. Patty Murray

City Representatives

  • Adam Smith

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

3 Cemeteries view all

4 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Libraries view all

2 Police Stations view all

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