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Olympia Residents

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Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
51,534
Unemployment Rate
3.3%
Poverty Rate
15.7%
Non-Citizens
4.2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 20 responses
  • Friendly
    35%
  • Occasionally open to conversation
    25%
  • Diverse
    10%
  • Eclectic
    10%
  • Different
    5%
  • Excessively Liberal
    5%
  • Family oriented
    5%

Olympia Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    76%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • Asian
    7%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • African American
    3%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    1%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%

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Income

Median Household Income
$59,878
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    20%
  • $25-$44k
    18%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    29%
  • $150k+
    12%
Median Individual Income
$32,875
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    26%
  • $15-$34k
    26%
  • $35-$64k
    25%
  • $65k+
    23%

Community

Poll
48%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 21 responses
Poll
71%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 21 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 18 responses
  • Make sure to maintain healthy levels of Vitamin D
    44%
  • Cps takes kids way from parents who our poor
    22%
  • There is a lot of rain, get over it
    11%
  • Avoid the downtown area. :)
    6%
  • Be aware and have fun, it's ever changing.
    6%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    6%
  • Make sure you are not subject to allergies
    6%

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