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Lacey, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Lacey had a population of 48,581 as of July 1, 2018. Lacey ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lacey is located at latitude 47.0431 and longitude -122.7982 in Thurston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lacey (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Thurston County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Lacey (GNIS ID: 2411588) 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 Lacey is located within Olympia Division of Thurston County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lacey: Woodland.

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Lacey, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 48,581
Population in Households 47,607
Population in Familes 37,692
Population in Group Qrtrs 974
Population Density2 3,025
Diversity Index3 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,111
Average Household Income $84,068
Per Capita Income $33,557

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,960 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,127 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,279 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $270,252
Average Home Value $301,236
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,087
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 12,355
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.67% 1.57%
Households 1.45% 1.53%
Families 1.57% 1.55%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Lacey, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lacey to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 26 96th
Population Density # 88 86th
Diversity Index # 121 81st
Median Household Income # 233 63rd
Per Capita Income # 229 64th

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