Washington

Population 6,897,012

Homefacts State Report

Washington is home to more than 6 million residents, making it the 13th most populous of the 50 United States. Washington ranks 19th in total area (71,298.00 square miles) and 19th in population density (96.73 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 38 years, with 77.5% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 6,208 criminal and sex offenders in Washington (approximately 9.00 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 42.82% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Washington is 4.5% .

Schools view a full school report for Washington

2,435 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Washington

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offender or Kidnappers in Washington by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Washington crime and registered Sex Offender or Kidnappers report pages.

6,208 Registered Sex Offender or Kidnappers found in Washington

A search for our database shows there are 6,208 registered Sex Offender or Kidnappers in Washington. Washington has a ratio of 9.00 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 271 incarcerated Sex Offender or Kidnappers in Washington. As well as 1,205 offenders whose location is unknown in Washington due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Washington Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Washington

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

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$335,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$305,000 compared to August 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.8%
  • Rented
    34.3%
  • Owned
    56.9%

3,871 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price
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Foreclosure Status Distribution

33,030 Building Permits

Washington building permits average per year since 2001 is 32,868. In 2004, there was a high number of building permits with 47,290 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 13,495. 51.62% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

46,985 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full Washington unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Washington has ranged from 4.1% in October 1997 to 11.3% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Washington is 4.5% for August 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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Politics

State Representatives

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