Population by race

Washington state population by race


Race Population
Total 7,864,400
White 5,658,184
Black 352,936
American Indian Alaska Native 156,503
Asian 808,748
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 74,869
Two or more races 786,160

  • Respondents to the federal census were allowed to check more than one race category for the first time in 2000 thus
    allowing the tabulation of persons of multiple race.
  • Asian's make up the largest minority racial group in 2022 with 10.3% of Washington's total population.
  • Non-white racial groups represented 27.7% of Washington's population in 2022.

Data source:

E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov

Last updated
Thursday, December 28, 2023
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