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Population by race

Washington state population by race


Race Population
Total 7,546,400
White 5,969,202
Black 313,176
American Indian Alaska Native 136,590
Asian 676,157
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 59,617
Two or more races 392,413

  • 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 2019 with 9.0 percent of Washington's total population.
  • Non-white racial groups represented 20.9 percent of Washington's population in 2019.

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Last modified: September 9, 2019

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