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Thurston County
  • County in Washington

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Thurston County is located in Washington with a population of 294,272. In Thurston County, most residents own their homes. In Thurston County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Thurston County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Thurston County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$411,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,499
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    213.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    65.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    83.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    570.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,746.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    340.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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