The City of Tumwater had a population of 18,833 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Tumwater is located at latitude 46.989 and longitude -122.924 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tumwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 174 feet.
The City of Tumwater (GNIS ID: 2412111) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Tumwater is located within Olympia Division of Thurston County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tumwater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Tumwater: Des Chutes, Falls River, New Market, Spa-kwatl, Tumwater Falls.
|Population in Households||18,657|
|Population in Familes||13,670|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||176|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,716 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,478 (51.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,640 (41.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||598 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$257,946|
|Average Home Value||$280,288|
|Median Household Income||$62,267|
|Average Household Income||$77,243|
|Per Capita Income||$33,576|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.8%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
The table below compares Tumwater to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 74||88th|
|Population Density1||# 229||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 256||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 209||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 169||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.