As mentioned in the previous article, Washington State ranked #7 in the US for population growth in 2023. The total population of Washington State as of April 1, 2024 is 8,035,700. Below are the three important population trends with counties and cities in Washington State:


Top 5 Fastest Growing Counties in 2023:

#1 Kittitas County: 2.75% Population Growth (Major city is Ellensburg)

#2 Grant County: 1.94% Population Growth (Major city is Moses Lake)

#3 Clark County: 1.69% Population Growth (Major city is Vancouver)

#4 Lincoln County: 1.57% Population Growth (Major city are Davenport)

#5 Douglas County: 1.46% Population Growth (Major city is East Wenatchee)



Largest Percentage of Population by County:

#1 King County: 29.59% of State (Major city is Seattle)

#2 Pierce County: 11.85% of State (Major city is Tacoma)

#3 Snohomish County: 10.79% of State (Major city is Everett)

#4 Spokane County: 6.96% of State (Major city is Spokane)

#5 Clark County: 6.67% of State (Major city is Vancouver)



Top 10 Largest Cities in Washington:

#1 Seattle

#2 Spokane

#3 Tacoma

#4 Vancouver

#5 Bellevue

#6 Kent

#7 Everett

#8 Spokane Valley

#9 Renton

#10 Yakima


This information is important for apartment buyers, sellers, and developers to understand population trends within the State to identify future opportunities.

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