Federal Way, Washington Houses for Sale

Located in the state of Washington and a city in King County, Federal Way is a city that is situated within the metropolitan area of Seattle. With the rise of the city’s population, it became the tenth-largest city in the state. Federal Way was originally developed as a logging settlement and the area was then named Federal’s Way in 1929. It was said that the name was derived from the Federal Highway US 99, or now known as State Route 99 or the Pacific Highway South, wherein its limits run from Everett and Seattle all the way to Tacoma. The name was first used in 1929 for its five existing schools. The city was originally identified by its semi-urban development in the 1990s, which was then characterized by its landscape off-street multi-structure shopping centers and complexes.

Federal Way, WA Prices for Houses for Sale

682,911 +31%
630,738 +29%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Federal Way Homes for Purchase

76 +90%
136 +21%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

15 -17%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 129  
Police Civilians 31  
Total Arrests 1,067 (2020)
Total Incidents 4,502 (2020)
CrimeScore 27.18  
National Rank 3009th  
Statewide Rank 86th  

Local Statistics

Population 96,307 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,996 (27.56%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 24
Assault Offenses 779
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 463
Counterfeiting/Forgery 76
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 538
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 125
Embezzlement 2
Extortion/Blackmail 2
Fraud Offenses 173
Homicide Offenses 6
Kidnapping/Abduction 14
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,752
Motor Vehicle Theft 330
Pornography/Obscene Material 8
Robbery 121
Sex Offenses 44
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 2
Stolen Property Offenses 13
Weapon Law Violations 121

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