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Population by race

Washington state population by race

2020

Race Population
Total 7,649,844
White 6,020,427
Black 317,469
American Indian Alaska Native 138,462
Asian 703,786
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 60,434
Two or more races 405,442

  • 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
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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