Olympia SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

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Olympia, Washington Info Snack

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The population was 46,478 as of the 2010 census. The city borders Lacey to the east and Tumwater to the south. Olympia is a cultural center of the southern Puget Sound region. Olympia is located 60 miles (100 km) southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington.
Population
49,608
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
17.1%
Median Home
$246,100
Median Income
$54,523
Median Rent
$988

Rankings for Olympia in Washington

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1

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3

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4

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Population 21,684

5

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Population 45,644

6

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7

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8

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Map Of Olympia, WA

Population over time in Olympia

Year Population % Change
2016 49,608 1.4%
2015 48,941 2.3%
2014 47,847 1.1%
2013 47,335 1.2%
2012 46,792 1.2%
2011 46,240 1.2%
2010 45,708 -

Crime in Olympia Per 100k

Crime Olympia WA USA
Violent Crime 392.4 302.2 386.3
Murder 0.0 2.7 5.3
Robbery 92.2 77.5 102.8
Aggravated Assault 259.0 179.7 248.5
Property Crime 4887.0 3494.1 2450.7
Burglary 741.6 674.8 468.9
Larceny 3706.0 2376.3 1745.0
Car Theft 439.5 443.0 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Olympia

White
79.0% (39,166)
African American
1.8% (916)
American Indian
0.6% (287)
Asian
7.1% (3,508)
Hawaiian
0.3% (127)
Other
0.2% (124)
Two Or More
3.7% (1,833)
Hispanic
7.4% (3,647)
Race Olympia WA USA
White 79.0% 70.4% 60.6%
African American 1.8% 3.5% 10.4%
American Indian 0.6% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 7.1% 7.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 3.7% 4.4% 2.5%
Hispanic 7.4% 12.1% 17.3%

Household Income For Olympia, Washington

Less than $10,000
8.5% (4,216)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (2,232)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (5,506)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (4,415)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (6,796)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (8,681)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (6,399)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (7,341)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (1,984)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (2,033)
Income Olympia WA USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 5.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.0% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 8.4% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 12.7% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 18.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 13.4% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 15.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 6.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 6.3% 5.7%

Gender in Olympia

Female
51.6% (25,596)
Male
48.4% (24,011)
Gender Olympia WA USA
Female 51.6% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Olympia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.5% (1,222)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,985)
High School / GED
16.6% (8,230)
Some College
24.2% (12,012)
Associate's Degree
8.5% (4,223)
Bachelor's Degree
26.4% (13,110)
Master's Degree
12.3% (6,079)
Professional Degree
3.6% (1,786)
Doctorate Degree
1.9% (957)
Education Olympia WA USA
< 9th Grade 2.5% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.5% 7.4%
High School / GED 16.6% 22.9% 27.5%
Some College 24.2% 24.3% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.5% 9.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 26.4% 21.3% 18.8%
Master's Degree 12.3% 8.7% 8.2%
Professional Degree 3.6% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.9% 1.5% 1.3%

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