Olympia, WA 98501 ZIP Code Profile

Advertisement

ZIP Code 98501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Olympia, WA 98501

Acceptable Alternative
Tumwater, WA 98501

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boston Harbor, WA 98501
Maytown, WA 98501
Nisqually, WA 98501
Offutt Lake, WA 98501
Oly, WA 98501
Schneiders Prairie, WA 98501
South Bay, WA 98501
South Sound, WA 98501
Thompson Place, WA 98501
Union Mills, WA 98501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Thurston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.991, Longitude -122.874
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,589
  • PO Box Addresses: 202
  • Residential Addresses: 18,104
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,870
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,234

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.



Explore a Washington Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Input an address to see boundary maps and recent demographic data for the neighborhood, city, county, and ZIP Code. You'll also find the school attendance zones for that address.



Advertisement

Olympia, WA 98501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 43,286
Population in Households 43,013
Population in Familes 32,883
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density1 1,210
Diversity Index2 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,039
Average Household Income $99,771
Per Capita Income $41,781

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,004 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,048 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,035 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $335,513
Average Home Value $380,616
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,052
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 11,051
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.39% 1.49%
Households 1.22% 1.43%
Families 1.21% 1.43%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Olympia, WA 98501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98501 to the other 581 ZIP Codes 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 153 74th
Diversity Index # 267 54th
Median Household Income # 115 80th
Per Capita Income # 98 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.


Washington Research Tools

Washington Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Washington Census Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:

Advertisement