Population of Washington 2021
The state of Washington has 6,724,540 residents (Census 2010), which puts Washington in 13th place among the US states. There are 2,645,396 households.
18.0% of the population are of German descent and thus represent the largest group. This is followed by the Irish (10.8%) and English (10.4%) groups. Hispanics with 12.2% and Asians with 8.2% of the population are even more numerous than those of Norwegian origin (5.4%). The proportion of African-Americans is 4.1%, well below the national average. 1.9% are Indians and 0.7% of the population comes from residents of the Pacific Islands (such as Hawaii). (As of 2014)
According to a 2001 survey, 25% of Washington residents do not identify themselves as belonging to any religious group. This was the highest number of any state, with the largest religious groups being the Catholic Church (20%), unspecified Christian faiths (11%), Baptists (6%), Lutherans (6%), and Methodists (4%).
Top Counties by Population in Washington
|Rank||County Name||Population||Population Density (per km²)|
|19||Grays Harbor County||75,072||15.24|
|21||Walla Walla County||60,771||18.48|
|32||San Juan County||17,593||39.01|
|33||Pend Oreille County||13,735||3.79|