Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area WA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 273,662
Daytime Population: Workers 109,782
Daytime Population: Residents 145,030
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 254,812
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 269,592
Population in Familes 210,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,070
Population Density2 379
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $68,587
Average Household Income $87,612
Per Capita Income $35,264


Total Housing Units 116,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71,301 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,371 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,174 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $279,254
Average Home Value $335,454


Total Households 108,672
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 71,126
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 1.2%
Households 1.06% 1.16%
Families 1.0% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.46%