In 2018, Thurston County, WA had a population of 286k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $72,703. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Thurston County, WA grew from 280,588 to 286,419, a 2.08% increase and its median household income grew from $71,765 to $72,703, a 1.31% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Thurston County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.19%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.89%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.35%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.96%). 0% of the people in Thurston County, WA speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Thurston County, WA are South Puget Sound Community College (1,494 degrees awarded in 2019), The Evergreen State College (998 degrees), and Saint Martin's University (513 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Thurston County, WA was $314,900, and the homeownership rate was 64.1%. Most people in Thurston County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Thurston County, WA was 2 cars per household.