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Seattle, Washington Household Makeup and Size

Seattle, Washington Household Makeup and Size


2012 Household Family Makeup Statistics Seattle, WA Washington United States
Family HH 43.06% 64.54% 66.51%
Non-Family HH 56.94% 35.46% 33.49%
Family Households
Married Family HH 32.48% 48.96% 48.14%
Other Family HH 10.58% 15.58% 18.37%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 3.06% 4.83% 4.98%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 7.52% 10.75% 13.39%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 13.31% 21.39% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 19.17% 27.58% 26.96%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 1.45% 2.88% 2.85%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 1.61% 1.95% 2.14%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 4.26% 7.12% 8.65%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 3.27% 3.63% 4.74%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 28.27% 17.35% 15.74%
Female Householder 28.67% 18.11% 17.75%
Married Family Households
With Children Under 18 13.31% 21.39% 21.18%
No Children Under 18 19.17% 27.58% 26.96%
2012 Household Size Statistics Seattle, WA Washington United States
Households 291,060 2,674,090 118,025,427
Households 2010 283,625 2,620,076 116,716,292
Households 2000 258,704 2,271,385 105,479,959
Households 1990 236,758 1,875,358 91,986,210
5 Year Households Projection (2017) 309,223 2,845,669 123,901,241
Household Growth Since 2010 2.62% 2.06% 1.12%
Household Growth Since 2000 12.51% 17.73% 11.89%
Household Growth Since 1990 22.94% 42.59% 28.31%
Average Household Size 2.06 2.52 2.58
Median Household Size 2.32 2.67 2.71
1 Person 41.04% 27.1% 26.63%
2 Person 33.07% 34.12% 32.86%
3 Person 12.7% 15.85% 16.08%
4 Person 8.3% 12.88% 13.27%
5 Person 2.95% 5.88% 6.46%
6 Person 1.03% 2.38% 2.69%
7 or More Person 0.92% 1.8% 2.01%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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