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Demographics Analysis

The people of Thurston County, Washington give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Thurston County, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 8,236

5 to 9 years : 7,654

10 to 14 years : 9,032

15 to 17 years : 4,948

18 and 19 years : 3,096

20 years : 1,861

21 years : 1,624

22 to 24 years : 5,664

25 to 29 years : 8,983

30 to 34 years : 8,607

35 to 39 years : 8,275

40 to 44 years : 8,477

45 to 49 years : 8,432

50 to 54 years : 8,814

55 to 59 years : 8,432

60 and 61 years : 2,599

62 to 64 years : 5,577

65 and 66 years : 2,546

67 to 69 years : 3,187

70 to 74 years : 4,347

75 to 79 years : 2,687

80 to 84 years : 2,003

85 years and over : 1,412

Female:

Under 5 years : 7,480

5 to 9 years : 6,766

10 to 14 years : 8,770

15 to 17 years : 5,301

18 and 19 years : 3,319

20 years : 1,929

21 years : 2,016

22 to 24 years : 4,859

25 to 29 years : 8,634

30 to 34 years : 9,057

35 to 39 years : 8,781

40 to 44 years : 8,180

45 to 49 years : 8,664

50 to 54 years : 9,549

55 to 59 years : 9,586

60 and 61 years : 4,188

62 to 64 years : 5,432

65 and 66 years : 2,744

67 to 69 years : 3,444

70 to 74 years : 4,952

75 to 79 years : 3,512

80 to 84 years : 2,666

85 years and over : 2,822


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Thurston County, Washington)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 231,320

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 1,701

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5,588

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 11,025

Not a U.S. citizen : 9,510


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Thurston County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 13,592

5 to 17 years : 27,939

18 to 24 years : 14,000

25 to 34 years : 15,672

35 to 44 years : 11,594

45 to 54 years : 12,534

55 to 59 years : 6,573

60 and 61 years : 2,935

62 to 64 years : 3,643

65 to 74 years : 7,088

75 years and over : 4,480

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 1,810

5 to 17 years : 11,287

18 to 24 years : 8,299

25 to 34 years : 15,329

35 to 44 years : 16,852

45 to 54 years : 18,170

55 to 59 years : 9,331

60 and 61 years : 3,001

62 to 64 years : 6,469

65 to 74 years : 11,817

75 years and over : 8,905

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 258

5 to 17 years : 1,587

18 to 24 years : 594

25 to 34 years : 704

35 to 44 years : 1,349

45 to 54 years : 1,402

55 to 59 years : 470

60 and 61 years : 148

62 to 64 years : 152

65 to 74 years : 450

75 years and over : 175

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 17 years : 1,658

18 to 24 years : 1,475

25 to 34 years : 3,576

35 to 44 years : 3,918

45 to 54 years : 3,353

55 to 59 years : 1,644

60 and 61 years : 703

62 to 64 years : 745

65 to 74 years : 1,865

75 years and over : 1,542


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Thurston County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 30,738

Now married, except separated : 37,394

Divorced : 11,765

Separated : 1,197

Widowed : 3,526

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 22,386

Now married, except separated : 57,665

Divorced : 13,986

Separated : 1,567

Widowed : 5,714

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 1,674

Now married, except separated : 3,310

Divorced : 635

Separated : 116

Widowed : 223

Foreign born:

Never married : 3,982

Now married, except separated : 11,675

Divorced : 1,883

Separated : 677

Widowed : 1,093


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Thurston County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 11,354

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 16,238

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7,346

$15,000 to $24,999 : 10,808

$25,000 to $34,999 : 7,707

$35,000 to $49,999 : 11,752

$50,000 to $64,999 : 7,916

$65,000 to $74,999 : 3,429

$75,000 or more : 8,070

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 10,751

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 14,149

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7,301

$15,000 to $24,999 : 12,984

$25,000 to $34,999 : 10,489

$35,000 to $49,999 : 14,600

$50,000 to $64,999 : 12,195

$65,000 to $74,999 : 5,019

$75,000 or more : 13,830

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 1,324

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 472

$10,000 to $14,999 : 328

$15,000 to $24,999 : 517

$25,000 to $34,999 : 709

$35,000 to $49,999 : 901

$50,000 to $64,999 : 742

$65,000 to $74,999 : 243

$75,000 or more : 722

Foreign born:

No income : 3,638

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 3,529

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,344

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,036

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,632

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,334

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,425

$65,000 to $74,999 : 631

$75,000 or more : 1,741


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Thurston County, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 28,149

Born in other state of the United States : 35,263

Native; born outside the United States : 41,827

Foreign born : 24,404


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Thurston County, Washington)

Under 3 years : 9,512

3 and 4 years : 6,109

5 years : 2,922

6 to 8 years : 8,685

9 to 11 years : 9,447

12 to 14 years : 11,086

15 to 17 years : 10,088


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Thurston County, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 6,464

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4,137

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3,806

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3,940

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4,434

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4,303

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4,688

$40,000 to $44,999 : 4,485

$45,000 to $49,999 : 4,429

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9,691

$60,000 to $74,999 : 12,290

$75,000 to $99,999 : 15,895

$100,000 to $124,999 : 9,288

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5,913

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4,484

$200,000 or more : 2,851


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Thurston County, Washington is 259,144



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Thurston County, Washington: 126,493
Female Population in Thurston County, Washington: 132,651


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Thurston County, Washington: 37.0
Median Female Resident Age in Thurston County, Washington: 39.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Thurston County, Washington


White


Both sexes

40.8

Male

39.5

Female

42.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.4

Male

34.3

Female

29.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.1

Male

31.4

Female

32.8

Asian


Both sexes

38.3

Male

35.4

Female

40.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

29.3

Male

29.0

Female

29.4

Other


Both sexes

26.8

Male

26.4

Female

27.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.6

Male

16.8

Female

18.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.9

Male

23.3

Female

24.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.5

Male

40.2

Female

43.0


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Thurston County, Washington)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,089

No health insurance coverage : 604

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 18,970

No health insurance coverage : 1,079

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,500

No health insurance coverage : 3,163

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 10,376

No health insurance coverage : 5,146

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 12,418

No health insurance coverage : 2,608

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 14,064

No health insurance coverage : 2,961

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 14,434

No health insurance coverage : 2,111

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,913

No health insurance coverage : 87

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 5,997

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,600

No health insurance coverage : 348

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 18,144

No health insurance coverage : 1,179

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,543

No health insurance coverage : 2,496

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 13,923

No health insurance coverage : 3,396

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 15,000

No health insurance coverage : 1,869

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 15,519

No health insurance coverage : 2,617

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 17,530

No health insurance coverage : 1,653

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 11,001

No health insurance coverage : 88

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 8,453

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Thurston County, Washington)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,828

No employer-based health insurance : 4,865

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,785

No employer-based health insurance : 8,264

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,123

No employer-based health insurance : 5,540

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 7,421

No employer-based health insurance : 8,101

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 10,046

No employer-based health insurance : 4,980

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,050

No employer-based health insurance : 5,975

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,052

No employer-based health insurance : 5,493

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,516

No employer-based health insurance : 5,484

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,769

No employer-based health insurance : 3,228

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,091

No employer-based health insurance : 4,857

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,110

No employer-based health insurance : 8,213

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,103

No employer-based health insurance : 5,936

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,953

No employer-based health insurance : 8,366

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 11,364

No employer-based health insurance : 5,505

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 12,454

No employer-based health insurance : 5,682

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 12,687

No employer-based health insurance : 6,496

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,491

No employer-based health insurance : 5,598

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,780

No employer-based health insurance : 4,673


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Thurston County, Washington)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 120,050

Born in other state in the United States : 111,270

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 771

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 6,518

Foreign born : 20,535


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Thurston County, Washington)

Speak only English : 216,248

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 10,147

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 844

German or other West Germanic languages : 2,355

Slavic languages : 414

Other Indo-European languages : 1,021

Korean : 2,084

Chinese : 819

Vietnamese : 3,330

Tagalog : 1,636

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 3,562

Other and unspecified languages : 968


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Thurston County, Washington)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 29,742

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 3,229

No Medicare coverage : 72,552

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 15,597

No Medicare coverage : 400

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 61

No Medicare coverage : 28,210

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 3,316

No Medicare coverage : 80,230

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 18,866

No Medicare coverage : 676


(updated 2013)



Races in Thurston County, Washington


  • White: 215,496
  • African American: 7,091
  • American Indian: 2,997
  • Asian: 15,190
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 2,372
  • Some Other Race: 3,261
  • Two or More Races: 12,737



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Thurston County, Washington citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Thurston County, Washington

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (2.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 34   (6.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 19   (3.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 25   (4.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (2.92%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 111   (21.6%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (3.7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 84   (16.34%)
  • Associate Degree: 26   (5.06%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 108   (21.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (7.2%)
  • Professional School Degree: 15   (2.92%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (1.36%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 5   (0.97%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 11   (2.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (0.39%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 164   (31.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 46   (8.91%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 71   (13.76%)
  • Associate Degree: 60   (11.63%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 133   (25.78%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (2.91%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (1.74%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Thurston County, Washington)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 1,001

5 to 9 years : 11,694

10 to 14 years : 16,320

15 to 17 years : 9,736

18 and 19 years : 4,223

20 to 24 years : 5,080

25 to 34 years : 4,316

35 years and over : 2,888

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 1,387

5 to 9 years : 1,839

10 to 14 years : 1,291

15 to 17 years : 343

18 and 19 years : 424

20 to 24 years : 921

25 to 34 years : 804

35 years and over : 1,277

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 3,810

5 to 9 years : 887

10 to 14 years : 191

15 to 17 years : 170

18 and 19 years : 1,768

20 to 24 years : 11,952

25 to 34 years : 30,161

35 years and over : 137,143


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Thurston County, Washington

  • North Thurston Sch Dist 3


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 305 College St Ne, Olympia, WA 98516, Phone: (360) 412-4413, Students: 13,370 )

  • Olympia School Dist 111


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1113 Legion Way Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 753-8850, Students: 9,231 )

  • Tumwater Sch Dist 33


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 419 Linwood Ave Sw, Olympia, WA 98512, Phone: (360) 709-7000, Students: 6,901 )

  • Yelm Community Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 404 Yelm Ave W, Yelm, WA 98597, Phone: (360) 458-6114, Students: 5,064 )

  • Rochester Sch Dist 401


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 9917 Highway 12 Sw, Rochester, WA 98579, Phone: (360) 273-5536, Students: 2,309 )

  • Tenino Sch Dist 402


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 301 Old Hwy 99 N, Tenino, WA 98589, Phone: (360) 264-3400, Students: 1,419 )

  • Rainier Sch Dist 307


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 307 Alaska St, Rainier, WA 98576, Phone: (360) 446-2207, Students: 935 )

  • Griffin School District


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 6530 33rd Ave Nw, Olympia, WA 98502, Phone: (360) 866-2515, Students: 663 )

  • Office Of The Governor


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504, Phone: (360) 725-6371, Students: 127 )

  • Educational Service District 113


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 601 Mcphee Rd Sw, Olympia, WA 98502, Phone: (360) 586-2933, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Thurston County, Washington

  • Capital High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 2707 Conger Ave Nw, Olympia, WA 98502, Phone: (360) 753-8847, Students: 1,514 )

  • Yelm Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-9, Location: Po Box 476, Yelm, WA 98597, Phone: (360) 458-3600, Students: 818 )

  • Komachin Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 3650 College St Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4740, Students: 796 )

  • Lakes Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 6211 Mullen Rd Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4600, Students: 736 )

  • Washington Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 3100 Cain Rd Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 753-8979, Students: 695 )

  • Seven Oaks Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1800 Seven Oaks Dr Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4700, Students: 683 )

  • Horizons Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 4601 67th Ave Se, Olympia, WA 98513, Phone: (360) 412-4710, Students: 670 )

  • Chinook Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 4301 6th Ave Ne, Olympia, WA 98516, Phone: (360) 412-4760, Students: 667 )

  • Griffin School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 6530 33rd Ave Nw, Olympia, WA 98502, Phone: (360) 866-2515, Students: 663 )

  • Mountain View Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1900 College St Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4630, Students: 642 )

  • Nisqually Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 8100 Steilacoom Rd Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4770, Students: 637 )

  • Mill Pond Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: Po Box 476, Yelm, WA 98597, Phone: (360) 458-3400, Students: 618 )

  • Michael T Simmons Elementary


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1205 S 2nd Avenue, Olympia, WA 98512, Phone: (360) 709-7100, Students: 614 )

  • South Bay Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 3845 Sleater Kinney Rd Ne, Olympia, WA 98506, Phone: (360) 412-4640, Students: 608 )

  • Lacey Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1800 Homann Dr Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4650, Students: 600 )

  • Peter G Schmidt Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 6600 Capitol Blvd, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 709-7200, Students: 592 )

  • Woodland Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 4630 Carpenter Rd Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4680, Students: 543 )

  • Evergreen Forest Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 3025 Marvin Rd Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4670, Students: 535 )

  • Olympic View Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1330 Horne Ave Ne, Olympia, WA 98516, Phone: (360) 412-4660, Students: 531 )

  • Rochester Primary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 7440 James Rd, Rochester, WA 98579, Phone: (360) 273-5161, Students: 529 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Thurston County, Washington

  • Olympia High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1302 North St Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 753-8921, Students: 1,820 )

  • Yelm High School 12


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 476, Yelm, WA 98597, Phone: (360) 458-7777, Students: 1,529 )

  • North Thurston High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 Sleater Kinney Rd Ne, Olympia, WA 98506, Phone: (360) 412-4800, Students: 1,472 )

  • Timberline High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 6120 Mullen Rd Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 412-4860, Students: 1,298 )

  • River Ridge High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 8929 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA 98516, Phone: (360) 412-4820, Students: 1,218 )

  • Tumwater High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 700 Israel Road, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 709-7600, Students: 1,107 )

  • A G West Black Hills High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 7741 Littlerock Road Sw, Olympia, WA 98512, Phone: (360) 709-7800, Students: 935 )

  • Rochester High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 19800 Carper Rd Sw, Rochester, WA 98579, Phone: (360) 273-5534, Students: 569 )

  • New Market Vocational Skills Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 7299 New Market Street, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 570-4500, Students: 534 )

  • Rainier Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 98, Rainier, WA 98576, Phone: (360) 446-2205, Students: 323 )

  • South Sound High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 5400 54th Ave Se, Olympia, WA 98513, Phone: (360) 412-4880, Students: 188 )

  • New Market High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 7299 New Market Street, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 709-7000, Students: 133 )

  • Avanti High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1113 Legion Way Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 664-0135, Students: 131 )

  • Secondary Options


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 7741 Littlerock Road Sw, Olympia, WA 98512, Phone: (360) 709-7760, Students: 76 )

  • Thurs Co Juv Det/tumwater West E


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 2801 32nd Avenue Sw, Olympia, WA 98512, Phone: (360) 709-3198, Students: 28 )

  • H.e.a.r.t. High School


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 10140 Highway 12 Sw, Rochester, WA 98579, Phone: (360) 273-5534, Students: 12 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Thurston County, Washington

  • South Puget Sound Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 4,947; Location: 011 Mottman Rd Sw, Olympia, WA 98512, Web: http://www.spscc.ctc.edu )

  • The Evergreen State College


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 4,586; Location: 700 Evergreen Pkwy Nw, Olympia, WA 98505, Web: http://www.evergreen.edu )

  • Saint Martin's University


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 1,605; Location: 300 Pacific Ave Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Web: http://www.stmartin.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Thurston County, Washington

  • Evergreen Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1010 Black Lake Blvd Sw, Olympia, WA 98502, Phone: (360) 357-5590, Students: 351 )

  • Community Christian Academy Pk-8


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 4706 Park Center Avenue Ne, Olympia, WA 98516, Phone: (360) 493-2223, Students: 188 )

  • Holy Family School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 3700, Lacey, WA 98509, Phone: (360) 491-7060, Students: 173 )

  • Olympia Waldorf School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 130, East Olympia, WA 98540, Phone: (360) 493-0906, Students: 118 )

  • Cornerstone Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 5501 Wiggins Road Southeast, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 923-0071, Students: 101 )

  • Wahelut Indian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 11110 Conine Avenue Se, Olympia, WA 98513, Phone: (360) 456-1311, Students: 100 )

  • Nova School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2020 22nd Avenue Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 491-7097, Students: 93 )

  • Gospel Outreach Christian School


    ( Grades: 3-12, Location: 1925 South Bay Road Ne, Olympia, WA 98506, Phone: (360) 786-0070, Students: 89 )

  • Faith Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 7075 Pacific Avenue Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 491-1733, Students: 79 )

  • Olympia Christian School


    ( Grades: K-10, Location: 1416 26th Avenue Ne, Olympia, WA 98506, Phone: (360) 352-1831, Students: 59 )

  • Childrens School Of Excellence


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 2036, Yelm, WA 98597, Phone: (360) 446-1100, Students: 48 )

  • Sunrise Beach School


    ( Grades: 2-12, Location: 6101 Mink Street Nw, Olympia, WA 98502, Phone: (360) 866-1343, Students: 45 )

  • Capital Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 730 Lilly Road Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 438-3639, Students: 40 )

  • Temple Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 3806 College Street Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 491-3395, Students: 33 )

  • The Childrens Inn


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1939 Karen Frazier Road Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 709-9769, Students: 28 )

  • Olympia Community School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: Po Box 12436, Olympia, WA 98508, Phone: (360) 866-8047, Students: 28 )

  • Christian Life School


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 4205 Lacey Blvd Se, Lacey, WA 98503, Phone: (360) 491-0654, Students: 22 )

  • Childtime Learning Center #904


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 3550 14th Avenue Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 438-0709, Students: 16 )

  • Serendipity Children's Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 4833 Tumwater Valley Drive Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 786-0197, Students: 16 )

Academic Libraries In Thurston County, Washington

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Thurston County, Washington

  • Lacey Timberland Library


    500 College St. Se, Lacey, WA 98503

  • Olympia Timberland Library


    313 8th Ave. Se, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Tenino Timberland Library


    172 Central Ave. W., Tenino, WA 98589

  • Tumwater Timberland Library


    7023 New Market St., Olympia, WA 98501

  • Yelm Timberland Library


    210 Prairie Park St., Yelm, WA 98597

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Thurston County, Washington


  • Bigelow House Museum


    918 Glass Ave Ne, Olympia, WA 98506
    http://bigelowhouse.org

  • Bigelow House Preservation Association


    Po Box 1821, Olympia, WA 98506

  • Crosby House Museum


    703 Deschutes Way Sw, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Cultural Center Museum


    , Winnebago, NE 68071

  • Foundation For The Preservation Of The Governors Mansion


    Po Box 11207, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Great Northern Railway Historical Society


    4131 Frontier Dr Se, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Hands On Childrens Museum


    414 Jefferson St Ne, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Henderson House Museum


    602 Deschutes Way Sw, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Heritage Museum Of Thurston County Inc


    Po Box 624, Pender, NE 68047

  • Historical Car Club Association Of Olympia


    Po Box 1244, Olympia, WA 98506

  • Lacey Historical Society


    Po Box 3324, Lacey, WA 98503

  • Olympia Downtown Association


    120 State Ave Ne Pmb 1031, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Olympic Flight Museum


    7637a Old Hwy 99 Se, Olympia, WA 98501
    http://www.olympicflightmuseum.com

  • Omaha Tribal Historical Project Inc


    834 Highway 75, Walthill, NE 68067

  • Rainier Historical Society


    Po Box 1024, Rainier, WA 98576

  • Richards Reptile Refuge


    Po Box 1184, Tenino, WA 98589

  • South Sound Maritime Heritage Assoc Iation


    Po Box 2351, Olympia, WA 98506

  • South Thurston County Historical Society


    Po Box 339, Tenino, WA 98589

  • Susan Lflsche Pcotte Dr Museum


    Po Box 395, Walthill, NE 68067

  • Tenino Depot Museum


    399 Park Ave W, Tenino, WA 98589
    http://teninodepotmuseum.org/index.html

  • The Audubon Nature Center At Nisqually Reach


    4949 Dmilluhr Dr Ne, Olympia, WA 98516
    http://www.nisquallyestuary.org

  • Thesand Man Foundation


    4312 Cleveland Avenue, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Tumwater Historical Association


    Po Box 4315, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Washington State Capital Museum


    211 Sw 21st Avenue, Olympia, WA 98501

  • Yelm Historical Society


    Po Box 314, Yelm, WA 98597

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Thurston County, Washington affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Thurston County, Washington.

Area Features of Thurston County, Washington


Airport


(1) Bade Rotor And Wing Service Heliport   (2) Black Hills Community Hospital Heliport   (3) Cougar Mountain Airfield   (4) Cricket Field Airport   (5) Fishtrap Heliport   (6) Flying B Airport   (7) Flying Carpet Airport   (8) Gower Field Airport   (9) Hoskins Field Airport   (10) Kari Field   (11) Lz Ranch Airport   (12) Northwest Helicopters Heliport   (13) Olympia Regional Airport   (14) R K Skyranch Airport   (15) Skatter Creek Airport   (16) Sorrell Airport   (17) Taylor Airport   (18) Western Airpark   (19) Westwater Inn Heliport   (20) Wissler S Airport  

Bar


(1) Olympia Shoal   (2) Silver Spit  

Bay


(1) Big Fishtrap   (2) Big Tykel Cove   (3) Boston Harbor   (4) Bowman Cove   (5) Budd Inlet   (6) Burns Cove   (7) Butler Cove   (8) Butterball Cove   (9) Chapman Bay   (10) De Wolf Bight   (11) Dogfish Bight   (12) East Bay   (13) Eld Inlet   (14) Ellis Cove   (15) Frye Cove   (16) Gallagher Cove   (17) Green Cove   (18) Gull Harbor   (19) Henderson Inlet   (20) Hogum Bay   (21) Hudson Cove   (22) Hurley Cove   (23) Little Fish Trap   (24) Little Fishtrap   (25) Little Tykel Cove   (26) Oyster Bay   (27) Percival Cove   (28) Snyder Cove   (29) Totten Inlet   (30) West Bay   (31) Woodard Bay   (32) Young Cove   (33) Zangle Cove  

Beach


(1) Countryside Beach  

Building


(1) American Medical Response   (2) Bucoda Fire Department   (3) Cedar Creek State Correction Center   (4) Dofflemyer Point Lighthouse   (5) Hotel Olympian   (6) Lacey Fire Department   (7) Lacey Police Department   (8) Lewis County Fire District 12 Riverside Fire Authority Station 6   (9) Lewis County Fire District 12 Riverside Fire Authority Station 7   (10) Mason County Fire District 4 Station 43   (11) Old Capitol   (12) Olympia Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (13) Olympia Fire Department Station 2   (14) Olympia Fire Department Station 4 Command Training Center   (15) Olympia Fire Dept Station 03   (16) Olympic Ambulance Lacey Branch   (17) Pierce County Fire District 17 Station 2   (18) Rainier Police Department   (19) Rignall Hall   (20) Tenino Police Department   (21) Thurston Co Fire District 11 Station 3   (22) Thurston Co Fire District 11 Station 4   (23) Thurston Co Fire District 11 Station 5   (24) Thurston Co Fire District 16   (25) Thurston County District 5 Black Lake Station 51   (26) Thurston County Fire District 1 And 11 West Thurston Regional Fire Authority Station 1 - 3 Rochester   (27) Thurston County Fire District 1 And 11 West Thurston Regional Fire Authority Station 1 Grand Mound   (28) Thurston County Fire District 1 Station 3   (29) Thurston County Fire District 13 Griffin Fire Department Station 13 - 2   (30) Thurston County Fire District 13 Griffin Fire Department Station 13 - 3   (31) Thurston County Fire District 13 Griffin Fire Department Station 13 - 4   (32) Thurston County Fire District 2 And 4 Southeast Thurston Fire Authority Station 22 - Lake Lawrence   (33) Thurston County Fire District 2 And 4 Southeast Thurston Fire Authority Station 24 Rainier   (34) Thurston County Fire District 2 And 4 Southeast Thurston Fire Authority Station 25 - Mcintosh Lake   (35) Thurston County Fire District 3 Lacey Fire District 3 Headquarters   (36) Thurston County Fire District 3 Lacey Fire District 3 Station 32   (37) Thurston County Fire District 3 Lacey Fire District 3 Station 33   (38) Thurston County Fire District 3 Lacey Fire District 3 Station 34   (39) Thurston County Fire District 3 Lacey Fire District 3 Station 35   (40) Thurston County Fire District 5 And 9 Mclane Black Lake Fire Department Station 91 Headquarters   (41) Thurston County Fire District 5 And 9 Mclane Black Lake Fire Department Station 92   (42) Thurston County Fire District 5 And 9 Mclane Black Lake Fire Department Station 93   (43) Thurston County Fire District 5 And 9 Mclane Black Lake Fire Department Station 94   (44) Thurston County Fire District 5 Station 52   (45) Thurston County Fire District 6 Station 61 Headquarters   (46) Thurston County Fire District 6 Station 62   (47) Thurston County Fire District 6 Station 63   (48) Thurston County Fire District 6 Station 65   (49) Thurston County Fire District 7 North Olympia Fire And Rescue District 7 Station 71   (50) Thurston County Fire District 8 South Bay Fire Department Station 8 - 2   (51) Thurston County Fire District 8 South Bay Fire Department Station 8 - 3   (52) Thurston County Fire Protection District 11   (53) Thurston County Fire Protection District 12   (54) Thurston County Fire Protection District 12 Tenino Fire Department Station 12 - 2   (55) Thurston County Fire Protection District 12 Tenino Fire Department Station 12 - 3   (56) Thurston County Fire Protection District 13   (57) Thurston County Fire Protection District 17   (58) Thurston County Fire Protection District 2   (59) Thurston County Fire Protection District 4   (60) Thurston County Fire Protection District 4 Station 2   (61) Thurston County Fire Protection District 5 Black Lake Fire Station   (62) Thurston County Fire Protection District 6 Station 4   (63) Thurston County Fire Protection District 8   (64) Thurston County Sheriff S Office   (65) Tumwater Fire Department   (66) Tumwater Fire Department Station 2   (67) Tumwater Police Department   (68) Washington State Capitol   (69) Washington State Capitol Museum   (70) Yelm Police Department  

Canal


(1) Blooms Ditch   (2) Yelm Ditch  

Cape


(1) Belspeox Point   (2) Brisco Point   (3) Burns Point   (4) Bushoowah-ahlee Point   (5) Capitol Point   (6) Cliff Point   (7) Cooper Point   (8) Cougar Point   (9) Deepwater Point   (10) Dofflemyer Point   (11) Dover Point   (12) Flapjack Point   (13) Hunter Point   (14) Jeal Point   (15) Percival Point   (16) Priest Point   (17) Rocky Point   (18) Sandy Point   (19) Shell Point   (20) Tucksel Point   (21) Warren Point   (22) White Point   (23) Windy Point  

Cemetery


(1) Finnish Cemetery   (2) Forest Cemetery   (3) Grand Mound Cemetery   (4) Mount Tabor Cemetery   (5) Oakville Pioneer Cemetery   (6) Olympic Memorial Garden Cemetery   (7) Ruddell Pioneer Cemetery   (8) Woodlawn Cemetery  

Census


(1) Chehalis Village Census Designated Place   (2) Nisqually Indian Community Census Designated Place   (3) Rochester Census Designated Place   (4) Tanglewilde Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Dana Passage   (2) Entrance Channel   (3) Outter Channel   (4) Squaxin Passage  

Church


(1) Christ The Servant Lutheran Church   (2) Christian Life Church   (3) Crossroads Foursquare Church   (4) Eun Gwang Church   (5) Faith Assembly Church Of Lacey   (6) Faith Lutheran Church   (7) First Baptist Church Of Lacey   (8) Hispanic Ministries Open Bible   (9) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (10) Korean New Zion Baptist Church   (11) Lacey Baptist Chapel   (12) Lacey Community Church   (13) Lacey Presbyterian Church   (14) Lacey Seventh Day Adventist Church   (15) Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church   (16) Mountain View Christian Church Of The Nazarene   (17) Neighborhood Alliance Church   (18) New Life Baptist Church   (19) Olympia - Lacey Islamic Center   (20) Olympia Church Of God   (21) Paramount Christian Church   (22) River Ridge Covenant Church   (23) Rochester Life Assembly Of God Church   (24) Rochester United Methodist Church   (25) Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (26) Saint Andrews United Methodist Church   (27) Saint Benedict Episcopal Church   (28) Saint Mark Lutheran Church   (29) Temple Baptist Church   (30) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (31) Timberline Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Chehalis Reservation   (2) City Of Lacey   (3) City Of Olympia   (4) City Of Rainier   (5) City Of Tenino   (6) City Of Tumwater   (7) City Of Yelm   (8) Nisqually Reservation   (9) Olympia Division   (10) Olympia East Division   (11) Olympia West Division   (12) Thurston County   (13) Thurston South Division   (14) Town Of Bucoda  

Cliff


(1) Nisqually Head   (2) Seven-infantry Bluff   (3) Thirty-eight Infantry Bluff  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 111   (2) Interchange 114  

Dam


(1) Beaver Dam   (2) Berger Dam   (3) Centralia Dam   (4) Cougar Mountain Farm Dam   (5) Dam Number 1-a   (6) Dam Number 3b   (7) Dam Number Five   (8) Dam Number Four   (9) Dam Number One   (10) Dam Number Six   (11) Dam Number Three   (12) Dam Number Two   (13) Deschutes Dam   (14) Eagle Creek Dam   (15) Grass Lake Dam   (16) Kaufman Dam   (17) Lake Lawrence Dam   (18) Mcallister Spring Lake Dam   (19) Medicine Creek Reservoir Dam   (20) Monte Vista Poultry Detention Pond Dam   (21) Muskrat Dam   (22) Nisqually Trout Farm Dam   (23) Prince Dam   (24) Skookumchuck Dam   (25) Summit Lake Dam   (26) Surge Pond Dam   (27) Taber Dam   (28) Tempo Lake Dam   (29) Tumwater Falls Dam   (30) Walentiny Dam  

Falls


(1) Deschutes Falls   (2) Kennedy Falls   (3) Mima Falls  

Flat


(1) Baker Prairie   (2) Bush Prairie   (3) Cedar Flats   (4) Chambers Prairie   (5) Connors Prairie   (6) Frost Prairie   (7) Grand Mound Prairie   (8) Hawks Prairie   (9) Little Chambers Prairie   (10) Mima Prairie   (11) Rock Prairie   (12) Rocky Prairie   (13) Ruth Prairie   (14) Schneider Prairie   (15) Smith Prairie   (16) Tenalquot Prairie   (17) Violet Prairie   (18) Woods Prairie   (19) Yelm Prairie  

Forest


(1) Capitol State Forest  

Gap


(1) Porter Pass  

Gut


(1) Big Slough  

Hospital


(1) Capital Medical Center   (2) Providence Saint Peter Hospital  

Island


(1) Holmes Island   (2) Hope Island   (3) Kirby Island   (4) Steamboat Island  

Lake


(1) Bald Hill Lake   (2) Barnes Lake   (3) Bass Lake   (4) Bigelow Lake   (5) Black Lake   (6) Cat Lakes   (7) Chambers Lake   (8) Clear Lake   (9) Deep Lake   (10) Elbow Lake   (11) Fagan Lake   (12) Fiander Lake   (13) Forbes Lake   (14) Gehrke Lake   (15) Goodwin Lake   (16) Goose Pond   (17) Grass Lake   (18) Harts Lake   (19) Hazard Lake   (20) Hewitt Lake   (21) Hicks Lake   (22) Inman Lake   (23) Kreger Lake   (24) Lake Fifteen   (25) Lake Lawrence   (26) Lake Lois   (27) Lake Saint Clair   (28) Little Lake   (29) Long Lake   (30) Lost Lake   (31) Mcclure Lake   (32) Mcenniery Lake   (33) Mcintosh Lake   (34) Mckenzie Lake   (35) Mud Lake   (36) Munn Lake   (37) Nelda Lake   (38) Offutt Lake   (39) Pattison Lake   (40) Pitman Lake   (41) Reichel Lake   (42) Scott Lake   (43) Setchfield Lake   (44) Sheehan Lake   (45) Silver Spring   (46) Simmons Lake   (47) Smith Lake   (48) Solberg Lake   (49) Southwick Lake   (50) Springer Lake   (51) Sunwood Lake   (52) Susan Lake   (53) Trails End Lake   (54) Trosper Lake   (55) Tule Lake   (56) Ward Lake  

Locale


(1) Bordeaux Campground   (2) Burnham Ranch   (3) Capitol   (4) Capitol City Golf Club   (5) Capitol Mall   (6) Capitol Peak Lookout   (7) Capitol Village Shopping Center   (8) Carlyon Beach Sewage Treatment Plant   (9) Fall Creek Campground   (10) Forest Shores   (11) Gate   (12) Golf Club At Hawks Prairie   (13) Hanaford   (14) Hawks Prairie Mall   (15) Helsing Junction   (16) Hunters Cabin Lookout   (17) Kyro   (18) Lacey Village Shopping Center   (19) Lincoln Creek Grange   (20) Luhr Beach   (21) Margaret Mckenny Campground   (22) Market Square   (23) Mcallister Rod Gun Club   (24) Meadows   (25) Medicine Creek Park   (26) Memorial Swimming Pool   (27) Mendota   (28) Middle Waddel Campground   (29) Mina Falls Trailhead Campground   (30) Mount Molly Campground   (31) Nisqually   (32) Olympia Substation   (33) Olympia Water Supply   (34) Pacific Plaza   (35) Percivals Landing   (36) Porcupine Lookout   (37) Rainier Tower   (38) Reichel Ranch   (39) Roundtree Cabin   (40) Rutledge Farm   (41) Sanderson Harbor   (42) Segale   (43) Sherman Valley Campground   (44) South Sound Center   (45) South Sound Pavilion   (46) Sundown Ranch   (47) Tanglewilde Shopping Center   (48) Tenino Junction   (49) Westside Shopping Center   (50) Wetica   (51) Yardbird Shopping Center   (52) Yew Tree Campground  

Military


(1) Olympia Army Air Field Historical  

Mine


(1) Black Prince Mine  

Park


(1) Black River Habitat Management Area   (2) Bucoda Volunteer Park   (3) Capitol Lake Park   (4) Grand Mound State Game Reserve   (5) Historical Marker Fort Henness Site   (6) Millersylvania State Park   (7) Mima Mounds Natural Area   (8) Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge   (9) Nisqually State Wildlife Recreation Area   (10) Priest Point Park   (11) Scatter Creek Wildlife Recreation Area   (12) Squaxin Island State Park Historical   (13) Tolmie State Park   (14) Tolmie Underwater State Park  

Pillar


(1) Oregon Trail Monument  

Populated Place


(1) Arcadia   (2) Beachcrest   (3) Belmore   (4) Bordeaux   (5) Boston Harbor   (6) Bucoda   (7) Bush   (8) Carlyon Beach   (9) Chain Hill   (10) Chehalis Village   (11) Delphi   (12) East Olympia   (13) Edgewater Beach   (14) Elizan Beach   (15) Fir Tree   (16) Five Corners   (17) Forbes   (18) Four Corners   (19) Gravelly Beach   (20) Helsing Junction   (21) Independence   (22) Kellys Korner   (23) Lacey   (24) Lamberts Corner   (25) Littlerock   (26) Madrona Beach   (27) Marshville Historical   (28) Maytown   (29) Mcintosh   (30) Michigan Hill   (31) Mima   (32) Mushroom Corner   (33) New Kamilche   (34) North Olympia   (35) Offutt Lake   (36) Olympia   (37) Peterson Corner   (38) Plumb   (39) Puget   (40) Rainier   (41) Rignall   (42) Rochester   (43) Saint Clair   (44) Schneiders Prairie   (45) Skookumchuck   (46) South Bay   (47) South Union   (48) Sunnydale   (49) Sunrise Beach   (50) Sunset Beach   (51) Tanglewilde   (52) Tenino   (53) Thompson Place   (54) Tono   (55) Tumwater   (56) Union Mill   (57) Vail   (58) Western Junction   (59) Yelm  

Range


(1) Black Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Capitol Lake   (2) Grass Lake   (3) Kaufman Pond   (4) Mcallister Spring Lake   (5) Medicine Creek Reservoir   (6) Monte Vista Poultry Detention Pond   (7) Pond Number 1-a   (8) Pond Number Five   (9) Pond Number Four   (10) Pond Number One   (11) Pond Number Six   (12) Pond Number Three   (13) Pond Number Two   (14) Rondald W Taber Reservoir   (15) Skookumchuck Reservoir   (16) Summit Lake   (17) Surge Pond   (18) Tempo Lake  

Ridge


(1) Blue Ridge   (2) Porcupine Ridge   (3) Shell Rock Ridge   (4) Slocum Ridge  

School


(1) Aband School   (2) Black Lake Elementary School   (3) Boston Harbor Elementary School   (4) Bucoda Grade School   (5) Capital High School   (6) Centennial Elementary School   (7) Chinook Middle School   (8) Collins School   (9) East Olympia Elementary School   (10) Evergreen Christian School   (11) Evergreen Forest Elementary School   (12) Faith Lutheran School   (13) Fort Stevens Elementary School   (14) Garfield Elementary School   (15) Grand Mound Elementary School   (16) Griffin Elementary School   (17) Ground Mound Middle School   (18) Holy Family School   (19) Jefferson Middle School   (20) Lacey Elementary School   (21) Lake Washington High School   (22) Lakes Elementary School   (23) Leland P Brown Elementary School   (24) Lincoln Elementary School   (25) Lydia Hawk Elementary School   (26) Madison Elementary School   (27) Mckinley School   (28) Mclane Elementary School   (29) Mountain View Elementary School   (30) Nazarene Christian School   (31) New Century High School   (32) Nisqually Middle School   (33) North Thurston High School   (34) Olympia Junior Academy   (35) Olympia Waldorf School   (36) Olympic View Elementary School   (37) Our Redeemer Lutheran School   (38) Parkside Elementary School   (39) Peter G Schmidt Elementary School   (40) Pioneer Elementary School   (41) Pleasant Glade Elementary School   (42) Puget Sound High School   (43) Rainier Elementary School   (44) Rainier Junior Senior High School   (45) Reeves Middle School   (46) Rogers Elementary School   (47) Roosevelt Elementary School   (48) Saint Martins College   (49) Saint Michaels School   (50) South Bay Elementary School   (51) Southworth Elementary School   (52) Temple Baptist Academy   (53) Tenino Elementary School   (54) Tenino High School   (55) Tenino Middle School   (56) The Evergreen State College   (57) Thurston County Off Campus School   (58) Timberline High School   (59) Tumbwater High School   (60) Tumwater Middle School   (61) Washington Middle School   (62) Washington School   (63) William Winlock Miller High School   (64) Woodland Elementary School   (65) Yelm Extension School   (66) Yelm High School   (67) Yelm Intermediate School   (68) Yelm Middle School   (69) Yelm Prairie Elementary School   (70) Yelm Seventh Day Adventist School  

Spring


(1) Mcallister Springs  

Stream


(1) Allen Creek   (2) Baumgard Creek   (3) Beatty Creek   (4) Beaver Creek   (5) Black River   (6) Bloody Run   (7) Byron Creek   (8) Camp Seven Creek   (9) Coal Creek   (10) Darlin Creek   (11) Dempsey Creek   (12) Deschutes River   (13) Eaton Creek   (14) Edna Creek   (15) Elbow Lake Creek   (16) Eleven Creek   (17) Ellis Creek   (18) Fall Creek   (19) Griggs Creek   (20) Horn Creek   (21) Hospital Creek   (22) Houser Creek   (23) Hull Creek   (24) Independence Creek   (25) Indian Creek   (26) Johnson Creek   (27) Kennedy Creek   (28) Lackamas Creek   (29) Laramie Creek   (30) Leschi Slough   (31) Little Deschutes River   (32) Lost Valley Creek   (33) Mcallister Creek   (34) Mclane Creek   (35) Medicine Creek   (36) Mill Creek   (37) Mima Creek   (38) Mitchell Creek   (39) Monroe Creek   (40) Moxlie Creek   (41) North Fork Lincoln Creek   (42) Noski Creek   (43) Packwood Creek   (44) Percival Creek   (45) Perry Creek   (46) Phantom Creek   (47) Pheeny Creek   (48) Pipeline Creek   (49) Powell Creek   (50) Prairie Creek   (51) Roundtree Creek   (52) Run Creek   (53) Salmon Creek   (54) Scatter Creek   (55) Schneider Creek   (56) Shaw Creek   (57) Sherman Creek   (58) Simmons Creek   (59) Snodgrass Creek   (60) Snyder Creek   (61) South Fork Lincoln Creek   (62) Sponenbergh Creek   (63) Spurgeon Creek   (64) Stony Creek   (65) Swift Creek   (66) Tanwax Creek   (67) Thompson Creek   (68) Three Deer Creek   (69) Thurston Creek   (70) Tobolton Creek   (71) Troller Run   (72) Turvey Creek   (73) Twelve Creek   (74) Waddell Creek   (75) Woodard Creek   (76) Woodland Creek   (77) Yelm Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Hill   (2) Baumgard Hill   (3) Blumaer Hill   (4) Capitol Peak   (5) Clam Mountain   (6) Crawford Mountain   (7) Fossil Rock   (8) Fuzzy Top   (9) Grand Mound   (10) Green Hill   (11) Hammersmith Hill   (12) Jonas Hill   (13) Larch Mountain   (14) Lemon Hill   (15) Little Larch Mountain   (16) Meridian Hill   (17) Michigan Hill   (18) Miller Hill   (19) Mount Molly   (20) Northcraft Mountain   (21) Rock Candy Mountain  

Swamp


(1) Parsnip Swamp  

Tower


(1) Kaos-fm Olympia   (2) Kgy-am Olympia   (3) Kldy-am Lacey   (4) Kqeu-am Olympia   (5) Ktol-am Lacey   (6) Kvsn-am Tumwater  

Valley


(1) Cozy Valley   (2) Independence Valley   (3) Little Skookum Valley   (4) Lost Valley   (5) Sherman Valley  

Woods


(1) Blake Woods   (2) Carter Woods   (3) Collard Woods  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Thurston County, Washington

98501 (pop. 33,049) 98503 (pop. 32,466) 98502 (pop. 26,142)
98512 (pop. 24,173) 98513 (pop. 24,030) 98506 (pop. 17,406)
98516 (pop. 14,453) 98597 (pop. 14,356) 98579 (pop. 9,793)
98589 (pop. 6,496) 98576 (pop. 3,303) 98530 (pop. 551)


Counties Nearby Thurston County, Washington

Thurston County, WA  (pop. 259,144) 0.0 Miles
Pierce County, WA  (pop. 811,730) 25.8 Miles
Mason County, WA  (pop. 60,717) 26.7 Miles
Lewis County, WA  (pop. 75,431) 27.0 Miles
Grays Harbor County, WA  (pop. 71,720) 44.2 Miles
Kitsap County, WA  (pop. 254,326) 45.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Thurston County, Washington

360



Elevation in Thurston County, Washington is 207.0 ft. (63.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Thurston County, Washington

Lat: 46.968825 N        Long: -122.845011 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Thurston County, Washington need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Washington

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
  Total Electric Industry 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
  Total Electric Industry 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
  Total Electric Industry 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
  Total Electric Industry 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
  Total Electric Industry 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 5.10 4.86 2.70 3.66 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 5.10 4.86 2.65 3.66 0.00 4.01
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.19 0.00 0.00 2.19
  Full-Service Providers 5.13 4.86 3.42 3.65 0.00 4.41
  Total Electric Industry 5.13 4.86 3.30 3.65 0.00 4.33
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.66 0.00 0.00 3.66
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 6.17 0.00 0.00 6.17
  Full-Service Providers 5.70 5.45 4.43 4.69 0.00 5.27
  Total Electric Industry 5.70 5.45 4.75 4.69 0.00 5.34
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.54
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.07
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 6.11 4.23 4.94 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 6.11 4.88 4.94 0.00 5.88
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.01 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.57
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 8.47 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.47
  Full-Service Providers 6.31 6.06 4.25 0.00 6.45 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 6.31 6.07 4.76 0.00 6.45 5.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.37
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 1,600.00 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.28
  Full-Service Providers 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.89 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.44
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.03 5.21 0.00 0.00 5.17
  Full-Service Providers 6.54 6.33 4.13 0.00 6.44 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 6.54 6.33 4.27 0.00 6.44 5.87
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.93 0.54 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.14 5.66 0.00 0.00 5.62
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.64 4.26 0.00 5.93 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.63 4.44 0.00 5.93 6.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Thurston County, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 27   (3.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 57   (8.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 20   (2.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 11   (1.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 51   (7.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 185   (26.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 111   (16.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 91   (13.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 50   (7.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 56   (8.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 4   (0.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Thurston County, Washington)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 3,151

1 vehicle available : 18,133

2 vehicles available : 3,741

3 vehicles available : 1,009

4 or more vehicles available : 473

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,135

1 vehicle available : 7,823

2 vehicles available : 20,320

3 vehicles available : 6,967

4 or more vehicles available : 2,586

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 417

1 vehicle available : 2,339

2 vehicles available : 6,717

3 vehicles available : 4,137

4 or more vehicles available : 2,182

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 182

1 vehicle available : 2,055

2 vehicles available : 9,677

3 vehicles available : 4,910

4 or more vehicles available : 3,144


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Thurston County, Washington)

1-person household:

No workers : 13,112

1 worker : 13,395

2-person household:

No workers : 11,181

1 worker : 14,064

2 workers : 13,586

3-person household:

No workers : 1,907

1 worker : 5,777

2 workers : 6,268

3 workers : 1,840

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 1,309

1 worker : 7,336

2 workers : 8,352

3 or more workers : 2,971


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Thurston County, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 92,038

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 8,899

In 3-person carpool : 1,415

In 4-person carpool : 496

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 595

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 468

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 2,485

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 14

Railroad : 54

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 354

Bicycle : 1,252

Walked : 2,891

Other means : 1,243

Worked at home : 5,317


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Thurston County, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 3,471

5 to 9 minutes : 11,738

10 to 14 minutes : 16,592

15 to 19 minutes : 19,307

20 to 24 minutes : 18,430

25 to 29 minutes : 7,269

30 to 34 minutes : 13,178

35 to 39 minutes : 2,662

40 to 44 minutes : 4,217

45 to 59 minutes : 7,807

60 to 89 minutes : 5,238

90 or more minutes : 2,295


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Thurston County, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 182  (41.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 54  (12.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 68  (15.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 41  (9.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 22  (5.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 148  (40.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 55  (15.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 150  (41.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (3.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Thurston County, Washington

Rail Station(s)


    6600 Yelm Highway S.E.
    Lacey, Washington 98513

    6600 Yelm Highway S.E.
    Lacey, Washington 98513

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Thurston County, Washington

Employed: 118,262
Unemployed: 5,754



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Thurston County, Washington

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.9%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 4.3%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 25.4%
  • Other: 69.4%



Water Usage In Thurston County, Washington

Ground Water

 
Fresh 29.27 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 29.27 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 15.62 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 15.62 Mgal/d





There are 1,746 Farms In Thurston County, Washington


(updated 2008)



Banks In Thurston County, Washington

Keybank National Association - 8 Branches


    Bank Assets: $712m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

Olympia Federal Savings And Loan Association - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.2m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Heritage Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $20.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 112

Timberland Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 22

Bank Of America, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Columbia State Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $29.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 141

Umpqua Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $88.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 363

U.s. Bank National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

First-citizens Bank & Trust Company - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $65.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 390

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Thurston County, Washington

  • Olympia Regional


    (about 2.8 miles in Olympia, Washington; Airport Code: OLM)

  • Gray AAF


    (about 14.8 miles in Madigan Hospital, Washington; Airport Code: GRF)

  • McChord Field


    (about 20.9 miles in Mcchord Afb, Washington; Airport Code: TCM)

  • McChord AFB


    (about 21.0 miles in Parkland, Washington; Airport Code: TCM)

  • Chehalis Airport


    (about 21.4 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Chehalis Centralia


    (about 21.4 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Sanderson Field


    (about 22.9 miles in Shelton, Washington; Airport Code: SHN)

  • Tacoma Narrows


    (about 24.2 miles in Fox Island, Washington; Airport Code: TIW)

  • Port Orchard Airport


    (about 33.2 miles in Burley, Washington; Airport Code: XWK)

  • Bremerton National


    (about 35.9 miles in Belfair, Washington; Airport Code: PWT)

  • Kitsap County


    (about 35.9 miles in Belfair, Washington; Airport Code: PWT)

  • Seattle International


    (about 41.6 miles in Seatac, Washington; Airport Code: SEA)

  • Seattle/Tacoma International


    (about 41.7 miles in Seatac, Washington; Airport Code: SEA)

  • Boeing Field/King County International


    (about 46.4 miles in Seattle, Washington; Airport Code: BFI)

  • King County Airport-Boeing Field


    (about 46.4 miles in Seattle, Washington; Airport Code: BFI)

  • Renton Municipal


    (about 46.7 miles in Renton, Washington; Airport Code: RNT)

  • Edgewater Inn Helipad Sea Wash


    (about 49.8 miles in Seattle, Washington; Airport Code: JDG)

  • Olympic Hotel Helipad Sea Wash


    (about 50.0 miles in Seattle, Washington; Airport Code: JYP)

  • Seattle 1st National.Bank Helipad


    (about 50.2 miles in Seattle, Washington; Airport Code: JFB)

  • Lake Union Terminal


    (about 51.4 miles in Seattle, Washington; Airport Code: LKE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Thurston County, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.06%

Carpooled

11.08%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.24%

Walked

2.07%

Other Means

1.22%

Worked At Home

16.32%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Thurston County, Washington, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Thurston County, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 40,302

Renter-occupied housing units : 11,151

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,449

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,285

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,106

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,004

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17,597

Renter-occupied housing units : 16,204


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Thurston County, Washington)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 5,925

Householder 35 to 44 years : 10,862

Householder 45 to 54 years : 11,933

Householder 55 to 59 years : 6,492

Householder 60 to 64 years : 5,314

Householder 65 to 74 years : 5,173

Householder 75 years and over : 1,815

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 757

Householder 35 to 44 years : 790

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,126

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,787

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,793

Householder 65 to 74 years : 5,407

Householder 75 years and over : 5,280


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Thurston County, Washington)

Less than 10.0 percent : 674

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 2,523

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 4,082

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 4,635

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 4,067

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 3,510

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 2,405

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 2,660

50.0 percent or more : 8,032

Not computed : 2,056


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Thurston County, Washington)

Built 2010 or later : $263,900

Built 2000 to 2009 : $269,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $232,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $215,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $214,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $225,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $219,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $232,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $237,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Thurston County, Washington: 65.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Thurston County, Washington

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 1,471 1,471 $185,639,320
  Two Family 45 90 $7,921,231
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $515,754
  Five or More Family 14 395 $15,831,273
  Total

1,532 1,963 $209,907,578
2000        
  Single Family 1,119 1,119 $153,362,918
  Two Family 11 22 $2,054,271
  Three and Four Family 6 24 $1,477,479
  Five or More Family 7 105 $6,573,550
  Total

1,143 1,270 $163,468,218
2001        
  Single Family 1,433 1,433 $206,414,707
  Two Family 19 38 $2,960,225
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $596,112
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1,454 1,479 $209,971,044
2002        
  Single Family 1,623 1,623 $246,520,117
  Two Family 22 44 $5,234,614
  Three and Four Family 28 110 $7,585,701
  Five or More Family 9 58 $3,701,720
  Total

1,682 1,835 $263,042,152
2003        
  Single Family 1,668 1,668 $299,949,506
  Two Family 34 68 $7,886,078
  Three and Four Family 8 32 $2,577,041
  Five or More Family 19 244 $16,103,859
  Total

1,729 2,012 $326,516,484
2004        
  Single Family 2,094 2,094 $356,324,907
  Two Family 18 36 $4,231,231
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $340,195
  Five or More Family 12 113 $9,037,027
  Total

2,125 2,246 $369,933,360
2005        
  Single Family 2,451 2,451 $481,861,283
  Two Family 4 8 $983,067
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $410,678
  Five or More Family 1 12 $1,300,000
  Total

2,457 2,475 $484,555,028
2006        
  Single Family 2,488 2,488 $471,878,022
  Two Family 22 44 $4,029,989
  Three and Four Family 57 174 $14,289,555
  Five or More Family 29 491 $34,858,304
  Total

2,596 3,197 $525,055,870


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Thurston County, WA): $63,287
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Thurston County): $213,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Thurston County, Washington

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 13.8%
Electricity: 33.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 16.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 35.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Thurston County, Washington

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 22.45%
  • Juvenile facilities : 6.44%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 16.84%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.95%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 27.69%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 25.63%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Thurston County): $293
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Thurston County): $868


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Thurston County, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Thurston County, Washington

Providence Soundhomecare & Hp


     Address: 3432 South Bay Road Ne, Olympia, Washington 98506
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 12/1/1978

Multicare Home Health /cert


     Address: 710 Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma, Washington 98415
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/1/1979

Gentiva Health Svs /tacoma


     Address: 4020 S 56th St, Ste 101, Tacoma, Washington 98409
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/2/1971

Puget Sound Home Health Care


     Address: 7714 Bridgeport Way, Lakewood, Washington 98499
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/1/1994

Good Samaritan Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 1317 E Main Street, Puyallup, Washington 98371
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/7/1972

Hospitals Close To Thurston County, Washington

Providence St Peter Hospital


     Address: 413 Lilly Road Ne, Olympia, Washington 98506
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Capital Medical Center


     Address: 3900 Capital Mall Dr Sw, Olympia, Washington 98502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Prov St Peter Chemical Dependency Center


     Address: 4800 College Street Se, Lacey, Washington 98503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Saint Clare Hospital


     Address: 11315 Bridgeport Way S W, Lakewood, Washington 98499
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Good Samaritan Hospital & Rehab Center


     Address: 407 14th Ave Se, Puyallup, Washington 98371
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Thurston County, Washington

Panorama City Conv & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 1704 Sleater Kinney Road Southeast, Lacey, Washington 98503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 142
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Evergreen Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 430 Lilly Road Northeast, Olympia, Washington 98506
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 125
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Roo-lan Healthcare Center


     Address: 1505 Southeast Carpenter Road, Lacey, Washington 98503
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Puget Sound Healthcare Center


     Address: 4001 Capitol Mall Dr Southwest, Olympia, Washington 98502
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Providence Mother Joseph Care


     Address: 3333 Ensign Road Northeast, Olympia, Washington 98506
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 132
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Olympia Manor


     Address: 1811 East 22nd Avenue, Olympia, Washington 98501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 21
     Percent Occupied: 75%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Thurston County, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 175 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Thurston County, Washington

    Retired Workers: 42,795
    Disabled Workers: 8,875
    Widowers Workers: 5,440
    Spouses Workers: 3,255
    Children Workers: 4,880


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Thurston County, Washington


Charges


Housing & Community Development: $32,000
Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
Parks & Recreation: $661,000
Sewerage: $523,000
Solid Waste Management: $14,839,000
All Other: $7,954,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $230,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $27,000
Health & Hospitals: $49,000
All Other: $1,182,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $67,000
General Support: $1,449,000
Health & Hospitals: $13,644,000
Highways: $5,306,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,050,000
Public Welfare: $1,165,000
All Other: $12,709,000


Local Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $11,775,000
Highways: $518,000
All Other: $2,783,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $12,165,000
Corrections - Other: $2,103,000
Financial Administration: $5,645,000
Fire Protection: $73,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $15,697,000
Central Staff Services: $4,108,000
Health Services - Other: $31,991,000
Regular Highways: $9,343,000
Housing & Community Development: $2,809,000
Natural Resources - Other: $1,272,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,450,000
Police Protection: $11,238,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $1,005,000
Welfare, Vendor Payments For Other Purposes: $1,000
Welfare - Other: $22,000
Sewerage: $259,000
Solid Waste Management: $11,736,000
General - Other: $13,363,000
Water Utilities: $58,000


Construction


Correctional Institutions: $87,000
Financial Administration: $79,000
Central Staff Services: $9,000
Health - Other: $169,000
Regular Highways: $5,394,000
General: $6,489,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $441,000
Health - Other: $26,000
Regular Highways: $671,000
Housing & Community Development: $136,000
Natural Resource - Other: $5,000
Parks & Recreation: $814,000
Police Protection: $43,000
Sewerage: $2,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
General - Other: $1,198,000
Water Utilities: $107,000


General


Interest On Debt: $2,500,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $186,000


Tax


Property: $52,321,000
Total General Sales: $16,699,000
Amusement: $102,000
Public Utilities: $1,061,000
Other Selective Sales: $256,000
Motor Vehicle License: $1,314,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $151,000
Other License: $3,281,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $5,952,000
Severance: $815,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $1,908,000
Property Sale Other: $535,000
Interest Earnings: $5,735,000
Fines & Forfeits: $1,445,000
Rents: $633,000
Donations From Private Sources: $46,000
General Revenue, Nec: $269,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $37,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $8,075,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $110,586,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $62,867,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,247,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,694,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $57,396,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,843,000


(updated 2006)



Thurston County, Washington Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 55.55%
  • Bush & Cheney 42.55%
  • Other 1.91%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Thurston County, Washington citizens.

Relocation to Thurston County, WA

9.34 % of Thurston County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,695

Washington Average 7.86 %

0.26 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $40,087

Washington Average 0.26 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Thurston County, WA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Pierce County , WA 1.92 % ($42,336 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.96 % ($44,780 AGI )
  • Lewis County , WA 0.43 % ($38,049 AGI )
  • Mason County , WA 0.42 % ($40,089 AGI )
  • Grays Harbor County , WA 0.32 % ($34,961 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.20 % ($46,878 AGI )
  • Kitsap County , WA 0.14 % ($36,766 AGI )
  • Spokane County , WA 0.13 % ($36,157 AGI )
  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.12 % ($43,676 AGI )
  • Clark County , WA 0.10 % ($48,376 AGI )

Relocation away from Thurston County, WA

7.73 % of Thurston County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $38,118

Washington Average 7.07 %

0.15 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $37,580

Washington Average 0.16 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Thurston County, WA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Pierce County , WA 1.30 % ($37,310 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.94 % ($35,501 AGI )
  • Lewis County , WA 0.53 % ($33,630 AGI )
  • Mason County , WA 0.41 % ($40,155 AGI )
  • Grays Harbor County , WA 0.31 % ($37,328 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.18 % ($43,333 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.13 % ($27,128 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.11 % ($48,151 AGI )
  • Clark County , WA 0.10 % ($35,733 AGI )
  • Spokane County , WA 0.10 % ($35,955 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Washington

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Washington

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Thurston County, Washington is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Thurston County, Washington


On 01/28/2006, a tornado touched down 5.48 miles from the center of Thurston County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/27/2004, a tornado touched down 10.4 miles from the center of Thurston County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 10/15/2003, a tornado touched down 11.86 miles from the center of Thurston County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/06/1994, a tornado touched down 13.07 miles from the center of Thurston County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 09/24/1981, a tornado touched down 14.66 miles from the center of Thurston County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Thurston County, Washington

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Heavy Rain        
01/28/2006, 06:00 am 0 0 $30K --
01/05/2006, 12:00 am 0 0 $200K --
10/20/2003, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K --
03/30/1999, 12:00 am 0 0 $7M --
         
Lightning        
05/17/2003, 04:30 pm 0 1 $1K --
09/05/2002, 05:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/07/2002, 02:30 pm 0 1 -- --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Thurston County, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Washington

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,557 18,790 19,798 20,016 19,112 20,403 20,183 21,008 18,270 18,712


(updated 2014)



Jails in Thurston County, Washington


  • Thurston County Jail


    2000 Lakeridge Drive, S.w., Olympia, WA 98502
    Capacity: 221
    Confined: 427
    Avg. Population: 440
    Year Built: 1978
    Year Renovated: 1992

  • Olympia City Jail


    900 Plum St, S.e., Olympia, WA 98501
    Capacity: 28
    Confined: 15
    Avg. Population: 18
    Year Built: 1965

  • Olympia City Jail


    900 Plum St, S.e., Olympia, WA 98501
    Capacity: 28
    Confined: 15
    Avg. Population: 18
    Year Built: 1965


(updated 2006)



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