Census Bureau: More women than men in King County in 2017


Of the 2,118,119 people living in King County in 2017, 50 percent (1,059,424) were women and 50 percent (1,058,695) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Washington Business Daily.

Males 18 and over outnumbered females in the same age group by a ratio of 717,933-to-697,298. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 147,210 females and 116,610 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

King County's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
717,933
33.9
Females 18 and over
697,298
32.9
Males 65 and over
116,610
5.5
Females 65 and over
147,210
7

Source: US Census Bureau

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