In 2019, Thurston County, WA had a population of 291k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $78,512. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Thurston County, WA grew from 286,419 to 290,536, a 1.44% increase and its median household income grew from $72,703 to $78,512, a 7.99% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Thurston County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.14%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.02%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.76%). 0% of the households in Thurston County, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.8% of the residents in Thurston County, WA 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 2019, the median property value in Thurston County, WA was $333,100, and the homeownership rate was 68.7%. Most people in Thurston County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Thurston County, WA was 2 cars per household.