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Federal Way is a city in King County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The community's name comes from its location along Highway 99, a federal highway.
The latitude of Federal Way is 47.322N. The longitude is -122.311W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 81,711.
The community incorporated, with the idea of controlling growth, in 1990.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Federal Way demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the King County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Seattle area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98023 ZIP code.
15% of Federal Way residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Federal Way ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Federal Way was $22,451, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Federal Way residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Federal Way, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $664. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,341.
Libraries in Federal Way include Federal Way 320th Library, Federal Way Regional Library ... View libraries
King County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Federal Way political report.
The average commute time for Federal Way workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Federal Way between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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