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Olympia, WA
Detailed City Facts Report

Olympia, Washington is one of the great places in the U.S. to live or retire. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Olympia, Washington
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Olympia, Washington


Olympia Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Thurston County blank blank blank 275,222
Olympia 33,840 42,514 46,478 51,202



Olympia
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2018 .$331,01515.8%
Sep $334,515 . .
Aug $348,253 . .
Jul $347,665 . .
Jun $336,765 . .
May $314,413 . .
Apr $278,041 . .
Mar $327,170 . .
Feb $289,396 . .
Jan $356,674 . .
2017 .$285,7431.1%
2016 .$282,5424.7%
2015 .$269,9782.7%
2014 .$262,9617.3%
2013 . $245,103 1.2%
2012 . $242,274 1.4%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2018)
. Olympia GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $331,015 $419,000
Nearest Big City Seattle na
Home Sales Price in Seattle $503,000 $340,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 53% of Seattle home prices 101%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2018)
. Olympia GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $331,015 $419,000
Monthly Rent $1,629 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 13.6 times the annual rent 19.0



Olympia
Cost of Living (2018)
104% GPTR 99 City Average
109%



Olympia Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 9.2% -- 47* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 109 days 34* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



Olympia Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 185
2015 124
2014 147
2013 142
2012 107
2011 90
2010 134



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