Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA

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2019 Population
169,946
1.98% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
37.5
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
11%
3.92% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$68,155
3.5% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$278,200
6.18% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
77,819
2.76% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA had a population of 170k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $68,155. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA grew from 166,651 to 169,946, a 1.98% increase and its median household income grew from $65,852 to $68,155, a 3.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.21%), White (Hispanic) (7.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.68%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4%). 13.8% of the households in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.2% of the residents in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are South Puget Sound Community College (1,494 degrees awarded in 2019), Saint Martin's University (513 degrees), and Fosbre Academy of Hair Design (100 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was $278,200, and the homeownership rate was 56.7%. Most people in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA borders Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA and Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA is home to a population of 170k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 16.9% of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (28.7k people).

In 2019, there were 9.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 12.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are Spanish (7,950 speakers), Vietnamese (2,038 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,843 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    121k ± 1.37k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 786
  3. White (Hispanic)
    12.1k ± 915
10%
Hispanic Population
17k people

In 2019, there were 9.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 12.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10% of the people in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are hispanic (17k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,950 speakers (4.96%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,038 speakers (1.27%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,843 speakers (1.15%)

13.8% of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was Spanish. 4.96% of the overall population of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 1.27% speak Vietnamese and 1.15% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
28.7k people
9.38%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
15.6k people

As of 2019, 16.9% of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA residents (28.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was 9.38%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,984 ± 1,087 people
  2. Korea
    1,836 ± 1,046 people
  3. Vietnam
    1,611 ± 981 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,984 Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA residents, followed by Korea with 1,836 and Vietnam with 1,611.

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Citizenship

96.2%
2019 Citizenship
96.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.2% of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,636 ± 625
  2. Vietnam
    4,467 ± 393
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,292 ± 478

Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA is $68,155. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

Males in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,539. The income inequality in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.414, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA employs 77.8k people. The largest industries in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,091 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,907 people), and Construction (4,879 people), and the highest paying industries are Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($117,938), Advertising, public relations & related services ($114,360), and Animal production & aquaculture ($114,167).

Wages

Median Household Income

$68,155
2019 value
± $1,745
3.5%
1 Year Growth
± 3.31%

Households in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $68,155, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,852 in 2018, which represents a 3.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$66,718
Average Male Salary in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA
± $6,922
$51,539
Average Female Salary in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA
± $5,100

In 2019, full-time male employees in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA
  1. White
    $53,086 ± $4,630
  2. Asian
    $51,518 ± $13,567
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $51,356 ± $39,223

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.414
2019 Wage GINI in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA
0.41
2018 Wage GINI in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA

In 2019, the income inequality in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was 0.414 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.1% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA (18.4k out of 167k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    13,716 ± 920
  2. Hispanic
    3,047 ± 440
  3. Two Or More
    1,202 ± 253

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

77.8k
2019 Value
2.76%
1 Year growth
± 2.76%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 75.7k employees to 77.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,315 people), Other managers (2,196 people), and Retail salespersons (1,795 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,315 people), Other managers (2,196 people), and Retail salespersons (1,795 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Military officer special & tactical operations leaders (23.3 times higher than expected), Firstline enlisted military supervisors (7.84 times), and Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents (6.48 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Dentists ($186,856), Personal financial advisors ($168,669), and Computer network architects ($146,955).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

77.8k
2019 Value
2.76%
1 Year growth
± 2.76%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 75.7k employees to 77.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,091 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,907 people), and Construction (4,879 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,091 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,907 people), and Construction (4,879 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of U. S. Army (12.3 times higher than expected), Administration of environmental quality & housing programs (7.94 times), and Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (7.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($117,938), Advertising, public relations & related services ($114,360), and Animal production & aquaculture ($114,167).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $79.3B
  2. $39.1B
  3. $32.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $79.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.1B) and Electronics ($32.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B
2018 Value in Washington
$972B
Projected 2045 Value in Washington
120% growth

In 2018, total outbound Washington trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 120% to $972B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.9B
  2. $19.7B
  3. $10.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $31.9B, followed by California with $19.7B and Illinois and $10.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.85%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Washington
52.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 71.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA awarded 2,107 degrees. The student population of Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 2,816 male students and 3,900 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are White (1,249 and 60.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (214 and 10.4%), Asian (168 and 8.13%), and Two or More Races (167 and 8.08%).

The largest universities in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are South Puget Sound Community College (1,494 and 70.9%), Saint Martin's University (513 and 24.3%), and Fosbre Academy of Hair Design (100 and 4.75%).

The most popular majors in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (721 and 34.2%), Computer Science (124 and 5.89%), and Welding Technology (97 and 4.6%).

The median tuition costs in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA are $38,150 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 721 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was General Business with 59 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,494 degrees awarded
  2. 513 degrees awarded
  3. 100 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$38,150
Median Private

In 2019, the Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was South Puget Sound Community College with 1,494 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

939
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,168
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 939 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA, which is 0.804 times less than the 1,168 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,249 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    214 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    168 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Thurston County (Central)--Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was White students. These 1,249 degrees mean that there were 5.84 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 214 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA was $278,200 in 2019, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $262,000 to $278,200, a 6.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA is 56.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$278,200
2019 Median
± $3,446
$262,000
2018 Median
± $3,149

In 2019, the median property value in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA grew to to $278,200 from the previous year's value of $262,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$68,155
Median Household Income
± $1,745
68.7k
Number of Households
± 1,849

In 2019, the median household income of the 68.7k households in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA grew to $68,155 from the previous year's value of $65,852.

The following chart displays the households in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.7%
2019 Homeownership
55.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 56.7% of the housing units in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.88% of the workforce in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.96%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.08%)

In 2019, 78.1% of workers in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.96%) and those who worked at home (5.08%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.3% of the population of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 17.2% on non-group plans, and 7.01% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.66%
Uninsured
45.5%
Employer Coverage
15%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
17.2%
Non-Group
7.01%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA declined by 12.7% from 5.33% to 4.66%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Cities PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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