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Washington Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    5,488,038
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    3,551,870
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    64.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    3,503,337
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    63.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    3,194,382
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    58.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    308,955
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    48,533
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    1,936,168
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    35.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    3,503,337
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    2,767,137
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    1,634,659
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    59.1%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    1,628,846
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    58.9%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    1,493,299
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    54.0%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    512,540
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    304,770
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    59.5%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    1,005,867
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    684,085
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    68.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    3,171,197
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    2,306,013
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    72.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    328,529
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    187,675
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    110,647
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    66,989
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    171,344
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    25.90
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    3,194,382
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    1,237,816
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    38.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    563,773
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    729,350
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    22.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    305,953
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    357,490
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    3,194,382
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    85,053
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    192,873
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    335,573
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    94,726
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    377,221
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    162,492
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    74,223
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    175,343
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    387,775
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    689,019
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    21.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    290,705
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    154,338
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    175,041
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    3,194,382
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    2,469,783
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    77.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    525,704
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    16.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    193,762
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    5,133
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    2,645,396
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    163,340
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    110,966
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    238,509
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    242,945
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    346,467
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    495,014
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    18.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    354,430
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    13.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    399,628
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    15.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    155,299
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    138,798
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    60,294
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    79,195
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2,085,015
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    78.8%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    80,197
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    723,171
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    27.3%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    18,260
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    482,200
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    18.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    24,502
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    125,016
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    9,528
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    108,324
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    3,445
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    376,467
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,705,647
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    64,672
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    43,006
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    107,164
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    128,453
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    203,405
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    329,098
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    19.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    259,627
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    321,005
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    18.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    130,393
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    118,824
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    73,039
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    92,527
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    31,233
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    939,749
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    37,640
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    51,493
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    33,492
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    55,168
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    42,551
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    6,792,627
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    5,914,385
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    87.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    4,716,007
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    69.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    2,006,408
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    29.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    878,242
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    1,588,492
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    88,903
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    4,315,237
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    3,322,369
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    3,034,565
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    2,573,300
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    84.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    2,452,881
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    80.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    195,747
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    461,265
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    287,804
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    159,533
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    55.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    114,477
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    39.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    52,959
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    128,271
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    44.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    992,868
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    800,163
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    80.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    547,292
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    55.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    321,327
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    32.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    192,705
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    19.4%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    9.1%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    14.8%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    15.5%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    4.7%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    7.0%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    5.8%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    28.3%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    37.1%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    45.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    13.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    18.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    17.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    20.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    16.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    12.2%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    13.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    8.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    10.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    25.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.