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Social Characteristics of Washington

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

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    2,645,396
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,705,647
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    64.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    759,861
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    28.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    1,315,669
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    49.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    537,322
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    117,522
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    62,744
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    272,456
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    159,795
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    939,749
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    735,032
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    27.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    247,840
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    829,958
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    31.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    640,005
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    24.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.55
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.13
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    6,758,532
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    2,645,396
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    39.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    1,314,802
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,944,747
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    28.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    371,146
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    482,441
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    184,862
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,766,340
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    942,696
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    34.1%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,431,272
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    41,561
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    59,689
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    291,122
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,810,497
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    756,324
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    26.9%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,402,837
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    49.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    52,439
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    217,036
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    381,861
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    13.6%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    90,758
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    25,629
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    30
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    55
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    16
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    95
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    27
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    124,315
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    43,331
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    34.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    12,299
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9,591
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,007
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15,434
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    43,331
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    25,840
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    59.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    31,281
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    72.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,716,547
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    100,059
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    88,053
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    695,515
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    40.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    360,812
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    472,108
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    27.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    4,645,804
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    188,969
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    267,336
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    1,084,143
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    23.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    1,155,397
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    24.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    449,245
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    956,333
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    544,381
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    11.7%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    90.2%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    32.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    5,260,395
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    575,746
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    6,792,627
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    844,316
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,588,492
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    61,672
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    4,315,237
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    455,420
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    888,898
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    327,224
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    36.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    6,815,866
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    5,631,970
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    82.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    1,127,920
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    16.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    725,062
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    402,858
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    195,456
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    207,402
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    55,976
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    6,899,123
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    5,978,429
  • Percentage of Native persons
    86.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    5,861,405
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    85.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    3,265,702
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    47.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    2,595,703
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    37.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    117,024
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    920,694
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    13.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    920,694
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    427,201
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    46.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    493,493
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    53.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    1,037,718
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    117,024
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    117024%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6,649
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    110,375
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    920,694
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    75,475
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    845,219
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    920,684
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    152,159
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    16.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    375,064
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    40.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    50,225
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    13,930
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    282,976
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    30.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    46,330
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    6,455,316
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    5,242,120
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    81.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    1,213,196
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    18.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    505,263
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    534,807
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    232,748
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    248,590
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    76,264
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    362,974
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    168,941
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    66,825
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    27,310
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    6,899,123
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    344,010
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    26,309
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    29,829
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    68,623
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    147,238
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    740,262
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    227,074
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    53,339
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    1,270,685
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    23,938
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    22,852
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    774,058
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    244,907
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    10,128
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    378,417
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    127,151
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    23,502
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    89,774
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    86,985
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    199,809
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    5,873
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    70,458
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    229,627
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    36,856
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    56,091
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    68,073
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    10,142
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


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.