Population & Demographics

Census 2020

On April 1, the City of Seattle, King County, and Seattle Foundation announced the creation of the first-ever Regional Census Fund to provide $1 million in funding to help community organizations prepare for the 2020 Census. This is the first-ever partnership between the City of Seattle, King County, and Seattle Foundation to fund Census outreach. For more information on Seattle's Census 2020 efforts, visit www.seattlecensus.org.

Data Dashboards

  • How We Grow
    View housing and population estimates, and the Washington State Employment Security Department's Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. 
  • Housing Growth Report
    View interactive charts of residential permit activity for construction and demolition permits from the City of Seattle permit tracking system for the decade through the end of the most recent quarter.
  • Comprehensive Plan Monitoring
    View the indicators related to housing and employment growth. For more indicators related to housing affordability, and key aspects of livability including access to frequent transit, presence of sidewalks, and access to parks and open space, please see the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan.
  • Residential Permit Activity Data Explorer
    Explore a map of residential permit activity for construction and demolitions for the decade through the end of the most recent quarter. Allows advanced filtering and data downloads.

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