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Federal Way, King County, WA Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Federal Way, WA is an impressive city by any measure, from home values to fun and entertainment. Located on the Puget Sound between Seattle and Tacoma, Federal Way is a bit smaller than its nearby neighbors but has been growing quickly in recent years. The city of Federal Way is home to a very diverse population, with cultural flavor from all around the world. There is beautiful, natural scenery everywhere you turn in Federal Way, and the city makes great use of its natural beauty with an excellent collection of parks, trails, and waterfront recreation facilities.

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Meet the Community of Federal Way, WA

Federal Way is the ninth-largest city in Washington, with an estimated population of more than 93,000 residents. That number has been rising rapidly over the last 15 years, and Federal Way has a growth rate of better than 12 percent since the 2000 Census. Washington's home values and median household income are both among the best in the country, and Federal Way is in line with state averages in both categories. One of the big perks of Federal Way is its pleasant climate, especially if you are used to hot, humid summers. The weather here tends to be fairly mild in the winter, with cool, pleasant summers that set the stage perfectly for all of the outdoor fun in the area.

Federal Way, WA Schools

Education in Federal Way, WA is overseen by the Federal Way Public Schools District, which covers the majority of students in the city. It's a large district with at least 48 schools, along with a collection of specialized education programs and early childhood education facilities. Federal Way's Head Start preschool programs provide an excellent option for families with children who aren't quite old enough to start kindergarten. There are also a great deal of colleges nearby, including the University of Washington Tacoma Campus, the University of Puget Sound, and Seattle University.

Job Opportunities in Federal Way, WA

Federal Way is home to a number of large corporate employers, including Xerox, World Vision, Inc., and the Weyerhaeuser Company. Overall, the most popular industries in the city are construction, office occupations, manufacturing, and food service. The Federal Way Public Schools District is also one of the city's largest employers, and there are an especially large number of elementary education facilities in Federal Way.

Things to Do in Federal Way, WA

Living in Federal Way means that you are never far from outdoor fun, whether you love the rush of competitive sports or the soothing sensation of enjoying a scenic walk. The Federal Way Community Center is another popular community gathering place, with pools, workout facilities, a sauna, and a steady stream of special events. Federal Way is also a hot-spot for the performing arts, with a brand new, state of the art performing arts center slated to open in the summer of 2017. During the summer months, the locals love cooling off at Wild Waves Waterpark, which is the largest theme park in the whole state of Washington. Downtown Federal Way is also full of great shopping and dining options. for Federal Way, WA Homes for Sale

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King County
Demographic Information

AS OF 2020
30 minutesAVERAGE
Fips Code 53033
2020 to 2021 Change down 0.8%
2010 Count 1,931,249
2021 Estimate 2,252,305
2010 Estimate 1,931,287
Age Distribution (Years Old)
0 to 4 5.7%
5 to 17 20.0%
18 to 64 60.8%
65 and Older 13.5%
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Computer and Internet use
Households with a computer 96.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription 92.7%
English is Second Language, Age 5+ 28.4%
English is First Language, Age 5+ 71.6%
Veterans 95,173
People in Poverty 7.6%
Total Housing Units 952,344
Households 900,061
Average Household Size 2.43
Owner-Occupied 56.5%
Multi-Family 39.6%
Owner-Occupied Median Value $601,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage $2,588
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage $853
Median gross rent $1,695
Building Permits
New Private Housing Issued 2020 19,549
Years at Residence
1 Year or More 81.6%
Less Than 1 Year 18.4%
Business and Employment
Private non-farm Establishments 70,304
Private non-farm Employment 1,310,051
Private non-farm Employment Growth up 2.9%
Nonemployer Establishments 183,205
Number of Firms 201,404
Business Production
Value of Shipments $0
Wholesale Trade $42,092,462,000
Retail Trade $61,598,157,000
Retail Sales Per Capita $30,685
Accommodation and Food Services $6,223,768,000

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