Population by race
Washington state population by race
|Native American Alaska Native||132,037|
|Asian Pacific Islander||643,090|
|Two or more races||348,463|
- 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 and Pacific Islanders make up the largest minority racial group in 2016 with 9.0 percent of Washington's total population.
- Non-white racial groups represented 19.6 percent of Washington's population in 2016.
Last modified: August 16, 2017