Washington Population 1900-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Washington from 1900 to 2022.
  • The population of Washington in 2022 was 7,785,786, a 0.58% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Washington in 2021 was 7,740,745, a 0.22% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Washington in 2020 was 7,724,031, a 1.44% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Washington in 2019 was 7,614,024, a 1.16% increase from 2018.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,029,342
Texas 30,029,572
Florida 22,244,823
New York 19,677,151
Pennsylvania 12,972,008
Illinois 12,582,032
Ohio 11,756,058
Georgia 10,912,876
North Carolina 10,698,973
Michigan 10,034,113
New Jersey 9,261,699
Virginia 8,683,619
Washington 7,785,786
Arizona 7,359,197
Tennessee 7,051,339
Massachusetts 6,981,974
Indiana 6,833,037
Missouri 6,177,957
Maryland 6,164,660
Wisconsin 5,892,539
Colorado 5,839,926
Minnesota 5,717,184
South Carolina 5,282,634
Alabama 5,074,296
Louisiana 4,590,241
Kentucky 4,512,310
Oregon 4,240,137
Oklahoma 4,019,800
Connecticut 3,626,205
Utah 3,380,800
Iowa 3,200,517
Nevada 3,177,772
Arkansas 3,045,637
Mississippi 2,940,057
Kansas 2,937,150
New Mexico 2,113,344
Nebraska 1,967,923
Idaho 1,939,033
West Virginia 1,775,156
Hawaii 1,440,196
New Hampshire 1,395,231
Maine 1,385,340
Montana 1,122,867
Rhode Island 1,093,734
Delaware 1,018,396
North Dakota 779,261
Alaska 733,583
Wyoming 581,381
Washington - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 7,785,786 0.58%
2021 7,740,745 0.22%
2020 7,724,031 1.44%
2019 7,614,024 1.16%
2018 7,526,793 1.33%
2017 7,427,951 1.75%
2016 7,299,961 1.85%
2015 7,167,287 1.56%
2014 7,057,531 1.31%
2013 6,966,252 0.98%
2012 6,898,599 1.04%
2011 6,827,479 1.25%
2010 6,743,009 1.13%
2009 6,667,426 1.60%
2008 6,562,231 1.56%
2007 6,461,587 1.43%
2006 6,370,753 1.81%
2005 6,257,305 1.27%
2004 6,178,645 1.22%
2003 6,104,115 0.86%
2002 6,052,349 1.11%
2001 5,985,722 1.27%
2000 5,910,512 2.68%
1999 5,756,361 1.20%
1998 5,687,832 1.49%
1997 5,604,105 1.71%
1996 5,509,963 1.45%
1995 5,431,024 1.80%
1994 5,334,896 1.66%
1993 5,247,704 2.12%
1992 5,139,011 2.50%
1991 5,013,443 2.30%
1990 4,900,780 3.25%
1989 4,746,316 2.29%
1988 4,639,893 2.38%
1987 4,531,901 1.78%
1986 4,452,720 1.20%
1985 4,400,098 1.30%
1984 4,343,656 1.01%
1983 4,300,266 0.55%
1982 4,276,552 0.96%
1981 4,235,731 1.95%
1980 4,154,678 3.41%
1979 4,017,632 3.31%
1978 3,889,073 2.99%
1977 3,776,050 2.23%
1976 3,693,610 2.00%
1975 3,621,339 2.01%
1974 3,549,946 2.05%
1973 3,478,782 0.90%
1972 3,447,885 0.01%
1971 3,447,553 1.01%
1970 3,413,244 2.10%
1969 3,343,000 2.23%
1968 3,270,000 3.02%
1967 3,174,000 3.83%
1966 3,057,000 3.03%
1965 2,967,000 0.20%
1964 2,961,000 0.20%
1963 2,955,000 0.44%
1962 2,942,000 2.08%
1961 2,882,000 0.95%
1960 2,855,000 1.21%
1959 2,821,000 1.73%
1958 2,773,000 1.80%
1957 2,724,000 2.10%
1956 2,668,000 2.46%
1955 2,604,000 3.50%
1954 2,516,000 2.03%
1953 2,466,000 0.74%
1952 2,448,000 0.99%
1951 2,424,000 1.55%
1950 2,387,000 4.05%
1949 2,294,000 1.73%
1948 2,255,000 1.99%
1947 2,211,000 -3.37%
1946 2,288,000 3.72%
1945 2,206,000 5.45%
1944 2,092,000 3.21%
1943 2,027,000 6.63%
1942 1,901,000 6.26%
1941 1,789,000 2.82%
1940 1,740,000 1.46%
1939 1,715,000 1.00%
1938 1,698,000 1.01%
1937 1,681,000 1.69%
1936 1,653,000 1.47%
1935 1,629,000 1.18%
1934 1,610,000 1.13%
1933 1,592,000 0.51%
1932 1,584,000 0.19%
1931 1,581,000 0.83%
1930 1,568,000 0.84%
1929 1,555,000 0.26%
1928 1,551,000 0.85%
1927 1,538,000 1.45%
1926 1,516,000 1.47%
1925 1,494,000 1.84%
1924 1,467,000 2.37%
1923 1,433,000 1.27%
1922 1,415,000 0.71%
1921 1,405,000 2.33%
1920 1,373,000 3.00%
1919 1,333,000 -0.60%
1918 1,341,000 4.20%
1917 1,287,000 2.55%
1916 1,255,000 1.29%
1915 1,239,000 0.65%
1914 1,231,000 1.82%
1913 1,209,000 2.11%
1912 1,184,000 1.46%
1911 1,167,000 1.66%
1910 1,148,000 5.22%
1909 1,091,000 6.13%
1908 1,028,000 6.31%
1907 967,000 6.97%
1906 904,000 7.36%
1905 842,000 7.67%
1904 782,000 8.76%
1903 719,000 10.45%
1902 651,000 11.66%
1901 583,000 11.47%
1900 523,000 0.00%