Olympia Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Olympia Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
52,882

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.0%
5 - 17:
13.0%
18 - 24:
9.6%
25 - 34:
16.6%
35 - 54:
26.7%
55 - 64:
11.6%
Over 65 Years:
17.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.3%
6.3%
High School Graduates
92.6%
92.6%
College Graduated
43.6%
43.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Olympia
$35,170
$35,170
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Olympia
$59,878
$59,878
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
15.7%

Employment Industries in Olympia

 
Public Service
17.4%
17.4%
Healthcare
12.7%
12.7%
Retail
11.5%
11.5%
Accommodation
10.3%
10.3%
Education
8.7%
8.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.2%
6.2%
Manufacturing
5.7%
5.7%
Other
5.2%
5.2%
Construction
4.1%
4.1%
Finance
3.2%
3.2%
Transportation
2.9%
2.9%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
Administration
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
75.9%
75.9%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
8.9%
8.9%
Asian
7.0%
7.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.2%
4.2%
Black or African American
2.6%
2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.9%
0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
17.2%
17.2%
Irish
12.9%
12.9%
English
10.9%
10.9%
Italian
5.0%
5.0%
Norwegian
4.5%
4.5%
Scottish
3.8%
3.8%
French
3.7%
3.7%
European
3.1%
3.1%
Swedish
3.1%
3.1%
Polish
2.9%
2.9%
Dutch
2.6%
2.6%
Scots-Irish
1.8%
1.8%
Scandinavian
1.6%
1.6%
British
1.6%
1.6%
Russian
1.2%
1.2%
French Canadian
1.2%
1.2%
Welsh
1.1%
1.1%
Danish
1.0%
1.0%
Swiss
0.7%
0.7%
Finnish
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
86.9%
86.9%
Spanish
4.8%
4.8%
Vietnamese
2.8%
2.8%
Tagalog
0.7%
0.7%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.2%
0.2%
Thai
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.2%
0.2%
Japanese
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Olympia Residents:
9.5%