Olympia, Washington - Demographics
People Facts Olympia Washington
Population, 2010 46,478 6,724,540
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 5.4% 6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 19.5% 23.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 13.9% 12.3%
Female persons, percent, 2010 52.7% 50.2%
White persons, percent, 2010 83.7% 77.3%
Black persons, percent, 2010 2.0% 3.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 1.1% 1.5%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 6.0% 7.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 5.0% 4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 6.3% 11.2%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 80.3% 72.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 7.1% 12.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 10.2% 17.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 94.4% 89.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 44.5% 31.0%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 19.2 25.4
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 51.1% 64.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 36.5% 25.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $262,000 $285,400
Households, 2006-2010 20,581 2,577,375
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.18 2.49
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $29,704 $29,733
Median household income 2006-2010 $49,461 $57,244
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 16.3% 12.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms, 2007 6,132 551,340
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 - -
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 2.1% 1.2%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 8.8% 6.8%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 3.1% 3.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 30.1% 28.7%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 237,453 112,053,283
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 209,456 76,790,966
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 1,335,000 92,968,519
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $29,610 $14,380
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 165,394 12,389,422
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 17.82 66,455.52
Persons per square mile, 2010 2,608.0 101.2
Counties Thurston County