Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA

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2020 Population
129,707
0.0416% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.6
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
10.5%
7.83% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$67,769
1.37% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$373,300
7.67% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
60,780
0.533% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA had a population of 130k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $67,769. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA grew from 129,653 to 129,707, a 0.0416% increase and its median household income grew from $66,853 to $67,769, a 1.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (12%), Other (Hispanic) (9.61%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.48%).

33.7% of the households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

86.5% of the residents in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are Highline College (1,352 degrees awarded in 2020) and Gene Juarez Academy (407708) (54 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was $373,300, and the homeownership rate was 56.1%. Most people in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA is home to a population of 130k people, from which 86.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 24.7% of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (32k people).

In 2020, there were 3.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.2k people) in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are Spanish (15,461 households), Korean (3,801 households), and Vietnamese (2,478 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    61.2k ± 2.16k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17k ± 1.86k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    15.6k ± 1.46k
17.7%
Hispanic Population
22.9k people

In 2020, there were 3.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.2k people) in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.7% of the people in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are hispanic (22.9k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,461 households (12.7%)
  2. Korean
    3,801 households (3.13%)
  3. Vietnamese
    2,478 households (2.04%)

33.7% of the households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was Spanish. 12.7% of the households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

24.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
32k people
23.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
30.2k people

As of 2020, 24.7% of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA residents (32k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was 23.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was 37.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,633 ± 1,802 people
  2. Korea
    2,998 ± 1,329 people
  3. Vietnam
    2,248 ± 1,154 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 5,633 Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA residents, followed by Korea with 2,998 and Vietnam with 2,248.

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Citizenship

86.5%
2020 Citizenship
86.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 86.5% of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was 86.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,209 ± 291
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,339 ± 257
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,003 ± 238

Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Washington (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA is $67,769. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

Males in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,962. The income inequality in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA employs 60.8k people. The largest industries in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are Construction (5,841 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,210 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,249 people), and the highest paying industries are Other administrative & other support services ($120,469), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($99,987), and Sporting goods, and hobby & toy stores ($98,289).

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,769
2020 value
± $2,441
1.37%
1 Year Growth
± 4.74%

Households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $67,769, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $66,853 in 2019, which represents a 1.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$64,874
Average Male Salary in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA
± $8,648
$51,962
Average Female Salary in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA
± $6,979

In 2020, full-time male employees in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA made 1.25 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA
  1. White
    $59,750 ± $7,969
  2. Asian
    $52,581 ± $13,584
  3. Two or More Races
    $46,379 ± $15,993

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.422
2020 Wage GINI in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA
0.428
2019 Wage GINI in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA

In 2020, the income inequality in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was 0.422 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.29% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA (13.6k out of 129k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    5,295 ± 658
  2. Hispanic
    3,070 ± 531
  3. Black
    2,669 ± 541

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

60.8k
2020 Value
−0.533%
1 Year decline
± −0.533%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −0.533%, from 61.1k employees to 60.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, are Other managers (1,663 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,561 people), and Customer service representatives (1,537 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Other managers (1,663 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,561 people), and Customer service representatives (1,537 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Aerospace engineers (6.9 times higher than expected), Transportation security screeners (6.03 times), and Flight attendants (5.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($189,074), Personal financial advisors ($154,779), and Aerospace engineers ($141,298).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

60.8k
2020 Value
−0.533%
1 Year decline
± −0.533%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA declined at a rate of −0.533%, from 61.1k employees to 60.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, are Construction (5,841 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,210 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,249 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Construction (5,841 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,210 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,249 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Bakeries & tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries (7.89 times higher than expected), Aircraft & parts manufacturing (7.65 times), and Automotive equipment rental & leasing (5.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Other administrative & other support services ($120,469), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($99,987), and Sporting goods, and hobby & toy stores ($98,289).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Washington
58% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 75% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 73.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 73.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA awarded 1,406 degrees. The student population of King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 2,235 male students and 3,845 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are White (354 and 28.1%), followed by Asian (250 and 19.9%), Hispanic or Latino (171 and 13.6%), and Two or More Races (171 and 13.6%).

The largest universities in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Highline College (1,352 and 96.2%) and Gene Juarez Academy (407708) (54 and 3.84%).

The most popular majors in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (618 and 44%), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (87 and 6.19%), and General Business (81 and 5.76%).

The median tuition cost in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $3,351 for in-state students and $3,351 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 618 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 81 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 79 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 618 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,352 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded
$3,351
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Highline College with 1,352 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

467
Degrees Awarded to Men
939
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 467 men were awarded degrees from institutions in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA, which is 0.497 times less than the 939 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    354 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    250 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    171 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in King County (Far Southwest)--Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was White students. These 354 degrees mean that there were 1.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 250 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA was $373,300 in 2020, which is 1.62 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $346,700 to $373,300, a 7.67% increase. The homeownership rate in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA is 56.1%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 34.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$373,300
2020 Median
± $6,959
$346,700
2019 Median
± $4,935

In 2020, the median property value in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA grew to to $373,300 from the previous year's value of $346,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,769
Median Household Income
± $2,441
49k
Number of Households
± 1,865

In 2020, the median household income of the 49k households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA grew to $67,769 from the previous year's value of $66,853.

The following chart displays the households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.1%
2020 Homeownership
57.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 56.1% of the housing units in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

34.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (34.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.51% of the workforce in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (69.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.84%)

In 2020, 69.6% of workers in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.8%) and those who worked at home (7.84%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.2% of the population of Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 44.6% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.77%
Uninsured
44.6%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
1.16%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA grew by 1.97% from 9.58% to 9.77%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Federal Way, Des Moines Cities & Vashon Island PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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