Washington Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Washington is $31,233, which is higher than the national average of $28,555. Washington median household income is $60,294, which has grown by 31.72% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Washington residents spend 25.9 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #12
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #12
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||25.71%||$16,045, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||27.34%||$18,260, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||4.09%||$3,445, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||18.23%||$24,502, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$61,732, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$42,120, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$42,945, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$72,430, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$40,218, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$53,904, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$39,321, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$52,702, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$29,556, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$65,189, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$72,872, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$42,749, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||5,488,038||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||2,720,901||49.58%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,917,211||70.46%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||42,720||1.57%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,874,491||68.89%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,701,083||90.75%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||173,408||9.25%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||803,690||29.54%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||2,767,137||50.42%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,634,659||59.07%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||5,813||0.21%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,628,846||58.86%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||1,493,299||91.68%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||135,547||8.32%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||1,132,478||40.93%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||3,171,197||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||2,306,013||72.72%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||328,529||10.36%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||187,675||5.92%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||110,647||3.49%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||66,989||2.11%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||171,344||5.40%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||3,194,382||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||1,701,083||53.25%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||627,053||36.86%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||233,048||13.70%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||277,631||16.32%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||41,353||2.43%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||140,900||8.28%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||282,232||16.59%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||1,493,299||46.75%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||610,763||40.90%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||330,725||22.15%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||451,719||30.25%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||13,890||0.93%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||5,716||0.38%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||75,258||5.04%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||3,194,382||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||85,053||2.66%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||192,873||6.04%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||335,573||10.51%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||94,726||2.97%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||377,221||11.81%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||162,492||5.09%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||74,223||2.32%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||175,343||5.49%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|387,775||12.14%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||689,019||21.57%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|290,705||9.10%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||175,041||5.48%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||154,338||4.83%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||916,364||13.55%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||155,744||9.13%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.