Lacey, WA 98503 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Lacey, WA 98503

Acceptable Alternative
Olympia, WA 98503

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 670
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,467
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,143
  • County: Thurston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.026, Longitude -122.795
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Lacey, WA 98503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98503 to the other 572 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 93rd
Population Density1 # 95 84th
Diversity Index2 # 134 77th
Median Household Income # 186 68th
Per Capita Income # 220 62nd

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Lacey, WA 98503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 37,163
Population in Households 36,075
Population in Familes 27,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,088
Population Density1 3,131
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 15,101
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 9,422
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,994 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,107 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,435 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $229,989
Average Home Value $243,936


Median Household Income $57,126
Average Household Income $68,340
Per Capita Income $28,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.84%
Households 0.7% 0.94%
Families 0.5% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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