The average Washingtonian is taxed at a rate of 0.92% for property, nothing for income and up to 6.50% for sales. Compared to the national averages Washington earns a score of average for property taxes, good 👍 for income taxes and poor 👎 for combined local and state sales tax. Quick links to regions of Washington with predicted increasing and decreasing valuations.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Attributes of Washington
Washington has approximately 7,280,934 residents. A common term for people in Washington is "Washingtonian". Within this population there are around 90,459 births and 56,457 deaths per year. Approximately 71.4% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 0.9% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in Washington are on the market for 56 days. The Market Health Index for Washington is 9.41. King is the wealthiest of all counties in Washington. The least wealthy of all counties in Washington is Ferry.
Daily state facts: The most recognizable city of Washington state is Seattle. Known for its iconic Space Needle building and observatory, Seattle also boasts one of the highest combined sales tax rate of any major US city.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington employment in July 2023 was 4,069,406, unemployment was 147,593 or 3.6% of total jobs.