Living in Olympia, WA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Olympia, Washington Info Snack

Population
51,534
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
15.7%
Median Home
$297,200
Median Income
$59,878
Median Rent
$1,145

Olympia SnackAbility

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

Olympia, WA Crime Report

2,108
Total Crimes
3,956.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
59.73%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Olympia
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,108 3,956.0 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 254 476.7 293.9 366.7
Murder 2 3.8 2.6 5.0
Robbery 70 131.4 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 157 294.6 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 1,854 3,479.3 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 244 457.9 453.6 340.5
Larceny 1,409 2,644.2 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 201 377.2 320.5 219.9

Olympia, WA Cost Of Living

114
Olympia's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Olympia Washington National Average
Overall 114 116 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 114 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 125 135 100
Transportation 136 116 100
Utilities 89 89 100

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Map Of Olympia, WA

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Population over time in Olympia

Year Population % Change
2019 51,534 1.4%
2018 50,836 1.8%
2017 49,928 0.6%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Olympia

White
75.9% (39,118)
African American
2.6% (1,335)
American Indian
0.9% (450)
Asian
7.0% (3,594)
Hawaiian
0.6% (285)
Other
0.1% (46)
Two Or More
4.1% (2,138)
Hispanic
8.9% (4,568)
Race Olympia WA USA
White 75.9% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 2.6% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 7.0% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.9% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Olympia

Female
51.2% (26,400)
Male
48.8% (25,133)
Gender Olympia WA USA
Female 51.2% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Olympia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (2,061)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,061)
High School / GED
16.0% (8,245)
Some College
23.0% (11,852)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,638)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (12,883)
Master's Degree
13.0% (6,699)
Professional Degree
4.0% (2,061)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,030)
Education Olympia WA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Olympia, Washington

Less than $10,000
7.3% (373,931)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (227,670)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.7% (448,671)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (476,728)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (659,784)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (872,736)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (688,300)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.7% (809,034)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.0% (309,309)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (287,232)
Income Olympia WA USA
Less than $10,000 7.3% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.7% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.7% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.0% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 9.5% 7.7%

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