Washington Population, Area, and Density
The population of Washington is 7,061,530 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Washington is ranked number 13 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 22.5% above the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Washington is 71,298.0 square miles. There state is 93.2% land and 6.8% water. The population density in Washington is 106.3 people per square mile (30th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 7,061,530 people ÷ 66,455.5 sq mi
Population Density = 106.3 people per sq mile
|Population||7,061,530 (13th out of 56)||6,724,540 (13th out of 56)||5,894,121 (15th out of 56)|
|Difference||22.5% above avg||20.4% above avg||15.6% above avg|
|Total Area||71,298.0 mi2||184,661 km2||45,630,656 acres||(18th out of 56)|
|Land Area||66,455.5 mi2||172,119 km2||42,531,466 acres||(93.2%)|
|Water Area||4,842.5 mi2||12,542 km2||3,099,191 acres||(6.8%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||106.3 (30th out of 56)||101.2 (31st out of 56)||88.7 (32nd out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||75.6% below avg||75.7% below avg||77.7% below avg|