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Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area


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2022 population: 298,758   ( 46,494 from 2010)
Land area: 722.5 square miles
Population density: 413.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:214,681 71.86% 7.9%
Black:10,8603.64% 69.2%
Indian:3,8161.28% 26.8%
Asian:21,8557.32% 48.8%
2+ races:16,2415.44% 48.7%
Hispanic:31,30510.48% 76.0%
Total non-White:84,07728.14% 57.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:6,836 11.6
Deaths:6,24310.6
Net Migration: 2,6704.5
Net Immigration: 7081.2
Change in White population:15,662 6.2
Change in Non-White pop.:30,832 12.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
252,264
199,01978.89%
6,4202.54%
3,0091.19%
14,6895.82%
10,9234.33%
17,7877.05%
53,24521.11%

2000
207,355
172,96383.41%
4,7142.27%
2,8831.39%
10,0644.85%
6,7633.26%
9,3924.53%
34,39216.59%

1990
161,238
146,04290.58%
2,6021.61%
2,3821.48%
5,9353.68%
n/a
4,2772.65%
15,1969.42%

1980
124,264
116,30493.59%
7750.62%
1,3841.11%
2,9422.37%
n/a
2,7002.17%
7,9606.41%

1970
76,894
74,80997.29%
2060.27%
5770.75%
3900.51%
n/a
6870.89%
2,085 2.71%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
25,107 12.1
15,8947.7
32,45015.6
2,7901.3
26,056 12.6
18,853 9.1
1990's
NumberRate
24,546 15.2
13,7728.5
32,02019.9
2,5681.6
26,921 16.7
19,196 11.9
1980's
NumberRate
21,780 17.5
10,141 8.2
25,327 20.4
n/a
29,738 23.9
7,236 5.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
39,241 51.0
n/a
41,495 54.0
5,875 7.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.5
62,033 20.8%
236,725 79.2%
52,793 17.7%
115,695
2.51
76,069 65.7%
59,073 77.7%
6,250 8.2%
39,626 34.3%

2010
NumberPercent
38.5
58,122 23.0%
194,142 77.0%
32,764 13.0%
100,650
2.46
66,161 65.7%
50,237 75.9%
6,930 10.5%
34,489 34.3%

2000
NumberPercent
36.5
52,379 25.3%
154,976 74.7%
23,453 11.3%
81,666
2.50
55,225 67.6%
43,888 79.5%
5,275 9.6%
26,441 32.4%

1990
NumberPercent
33.7
43,336 26.9%
117,902 73.1%
18,799 11.7%
62,047
2.56
43,428 70.0%
35,965 82.8%
4,025 9.3%
18,619 30.0%

1980
NumberPercent
29.7
36,897 29.7%
87,367 70.3%
12,228 9.8%
46,465
2.64
33,518 72.1%
28,791 85.9%
2,852 8.5%
12,947 27.9%

2022 Housing Data for Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units121,682 
Median Value$411,700 
Occupied115,69595.1%
Vacant5,9874.9%
Owned77,83067.3%
Rented37,86532.7%
Median Rent$1,499 
Single-Family Units86,78371.3%
    Detached81,81867.2%
    Attached4,9654.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units16,86113.9%
Mobile Homes10,4238.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004,6144.0%
$10,000 to $14,9992,6052.3%
$15,000 to $19,9993,2072.8%
$20,000 to $24,9993,0642.6%
$25,000 to $29,9993,0502.6%
$30,000 to $34,9992,9822.6%
$35,000 to $39,9993,4032.9%
$40,000 to $44,9992,7482.4%
$45,000 to $49,9994,2013.6%
$50,000 to $59,9998,3397.2%
$60,000 to $74,99910,5949.2%
$75,000 to $99,99916,58714.3%
$100,000 to $124,99915,05113.0%
$125,000 to $149,99911,0209.5%
$150,000 to $199,99912,66610.9%
$200,000 or more11,56410.0%
Median Household Income88,895 
Per Capita Income42,306 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.99 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,7904.1%
Public Assistance3,8323.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps14,38812.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed114,69768.2%
Unemployed6,8554.1%
In Armed Forces4,8152.9%
Total Labor Force126,36775.2%
Not in Labor Force41,72424.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector41,14231,60056.6%
Non-Profit3,9317,47834.5%
Self-Employed6,6385,41555.1%
Local Government4,5065,43745.3%
State Government9,53713,09042.1%
Federal Government3,4512,22360.8%
Total Private + Self47,78037,01556.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.21,42528,22843.1%
Total69,20565,24351.5%
Pct. Govt.28.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts24,47618.2%
Sales and Office Occupations28,22821.0%
Professional, Technical33,25324.7%
Service Occupations22,68816.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,0770.8%
All others25,97719.3%
White Collar 63.9%
Industry
 Number%
Public administration22,13116.4%
Health care and social assistance17,09412.7%
Retail trade16,19212.0%
Educational services11,4528.5%
Construction10,0227.4%
Accommodation and food services8,4666.3%
Manufacturing7,5125.6%
Professional, scientific, technical7,4725.6%
Other services6,0644.5%
Finance and insurance5,2143.9%
Transportation and warehousing5,2123.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.4,7923.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3,4502.6%
Wholesale trade2,6061.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,5611.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,0471.5%
Information1,5261.1%
Utilities6320.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1360.1%
Management410.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican18,0826.14%
Puerto Rican3,5961.22%
Cuban4370.15%
Dominican3140.11%
Total Central American2,3230.79%
Costa Rican100.00%
Guatemalan4400.15%
Honduran4890.17%
Nicaraguan770.03%
Panamanian5510.19%
Salvadoran6270.21%
Other Central American1290.04%
Total South American1,3360.45%
Argentinean100.00%
Bolivian980.03%
Chilean2640.09%
Colombian4230.14%
Ecuadorian1080.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2250.08%
Uruguayan110.00%
Venezuelan1970.07%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2,9741.01%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino4,3861.49%
Vietnamese3,4091.16%
Korean2,9060.99%
Chinese1,7270.59%
Japanese9080.31%
Cambodian9040.31%
Indian7990.27%
Thai3130.11%
Taiwanese790.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English244,68988.0%
Spanish12,9344.7%
Other Asian3,9561.4%
German, other Germanic3,3381.2%
Vietnamese3,0791.1%
Tagalog2,2570.8%
Korean2,1120.8%
Chinese1,4450.5%
Other Indo-European1,4020.5%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German49,55916.8%
Irish36,13812.3%
English35,41712.0%
American11,9894.1%
Norwegian11,9124.0%
European9,8513.3%
Italian9,6753.3%
French8,5162.9%
Swedish8,0242.7%
Scottish7,8102.7%
Polish5,6981.9%
Dutch5,5361.9%
Scandinavian3,5461.2%
Scotch-Irish3,1561.1%
British3,1351.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen284,16496.6%
Not a citizen10,1083.4%
Native269,61091.6%
Foreign-born24,6628.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,787 1.8%8,113 3.9%45,825 22.0%74,944 35.9%47,084 22.6%28,862 13.8%
  Average years of education: 14.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,787 1.8%
9-12 Years 8,113 3.9%
H.S. Grad or GED 45,825 22.0%
Some College 74,944 35.9%
Bach. Degree 47,084 22.6%
Grad Degree 28,862 13.8%
Average years of education: 14.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 162,176 154,194 7,982 4.9%
1991 166,586 156,880 9,706 5.8%
1992 172,450 160,824 11,626 6.7%
1993 177,010 164,420 12,590 7.1%
1994 181,252 169,144 12,108 6.7%
1995 189,240 177,058 12,182 6.4%
1996 197,004 184,956 12,048 6.1%
1997 201,784 191,756 10,028 5.0%
1998 209,322 199,684 9,638 4.6%
1999 212,764 203,186 9,578 4.5%
2000 219,602 208,804 10,798 4.9%
2001 218,234 205,640 12,594 5.8%
2002 223,914 209,676 14,238 6.4%
2003 231,172 216,220 14,952 6.5%
2004 237,658 223,438 14,220 6.0%
2005 243,316 230,202 13,114 5.4%
2006 248,020 235,662 12,358 5.0%
2007 255,720 243,428 12,292 4.8%
2008 263,208 249,406 13,802 5.2%
2009 258,346 239,450 18,896 7.3%
2010 249,070 228,834 20,236 8.1%
2011 244,392 224,656 19,736 8.1%
2012 245,524 226,526 18,998 7.7%
2013 245,402 227,178 18,224 7.4%
2014 246,444 230,890 15,554 6.3%
2015 251,522 236,976 14,546 5.8%
2016 259,792 245,354 14,438 5.6%
2017 268,618 255,492 13,126 4.9%
2018 276,252 263,232 13,020 4.7%
2019 284,650 270,922 13,728 4.8%
2020 288,624 264,730 23,894 8.3%
2021 289,824 274,552 15,272 5.3%
2022 297,216 283,366 13,850 4.7%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com