Population by race

Washington state population by race


Race Population
Total 7,656,200
White 5,991,203
Black 330,361
American Indian Alaska Native 140,345
Asian 735,427
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 61,684
Two or more races 397,180

  • 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 2020 with 9.2% of Washington's total population.
  • Non-white racial groups represented 21.3% of Washington's population in 2019.

Data source:

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

Last updated
Friday, November 12, 2021
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