Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
113,512
3.41% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.1
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
8.37%
11.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$84,643
7.4% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$336,000
8.88% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
49,787
4.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA had a population of 114k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $84,643. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA grew from 109,765 to 113,512, a 3.41% increase and its median household income grew from $78,814 to $84,643, a 7.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.06%), White (Hispanic) (4.65%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.77%).

8.11% of the households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.4% of the residents in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are The Evergreen State College (914 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was $336,000, and the homeownership rate was 80.3%. Most people in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA is home to a population of 114k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.03% of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (6.84k people).

In 2020, there were 13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.6k people) in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 5.28k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are Spanish (4,156 households), German (781 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (678 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.6k ± 2.02k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.88k ± 870
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.28k ± 860
8.13%
Hispanic Population
9.23k people

In 2020, there were 13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.6k people) in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 5.28k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.13% of the people in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are hispanic (9.23k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,156 households (3.87%)
  2. German
    781 households (0.727%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    678 households (0.631%)

8.11% of the households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was Spanish. 3.87% of the households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.03%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.84k people
5.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.26k people

As of 2020, 6.03% of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA residents (6.84k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was 5.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was 42.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,813 ± 1,037 people
  2. Philippines
    1,096 ± 809 people
  3. Germany
    533 ± 565 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,813 Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA residents, followed by Philippines with 1,096 and Germany with 533.

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Citizenship

97.4%
2020 Citizenship
97.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.4% of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,683 ± 388
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,417 ± 523
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,726 ± 266

Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Washington (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA is $84,643. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

Males in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,803. The income inequality in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA employs 49.8k people. The largest industries in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are Construction (4,100 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,229 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,598 people), and the highest paying industries are Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($245,592), Legal services ($162,329), and Veterinary services ($139,555).

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,643
2020 value
± $3,240
7.4%
1 Year Growth
± 4.87%

Households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $84,643, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $78,814 in 2019, which represents a 7.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$72,820
Average Male Salary in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA
± $9,464
$57,803
Average Female Salary in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA
± $9,130

In 2020, full-time male employees in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA
  1. American Indian
    $76,863 ± $58,162
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $68,642 ± $83,169
  3. White
    $59,796 ± $6,793

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.42
2020 Wage GINI in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA
0.427
2019 Wage GINI in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA

In 2020, the income inequality in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was 0.42 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.55% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.37% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA (9.4k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    7,209 ± 672
  2. Two Or More
    1,039 ± 277
  3. Hispanic
    1,026 ± 300

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

49.8k
2020 Value
4.6%
1 Year growth
± 4.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 4.6%, from 47.6k employees to 49.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, are Other managers (1,474 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,433 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,128 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Other managers (1,474 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,433 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,128 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Firstline enlisted military supervisors (13.9 times higher than expected), Biological scientists (8.08 times), and Budget analysts (6.54 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Physicians ($289,535), Dentists ($201,130), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($171,113).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

49.8k
2020 Value
4.6%
1 Year growth
± 4.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 4.6%, from 47.6k employees to 49.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, are Construction (4,100 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,229 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,598 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,100 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,229 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,598 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of U. S. Army (9.44 times higher than expected), Logging (8.62 times), and Administration of economic programs & space research (7.75 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($245,592), Legal services ($162,329), and Veterinary services ($139,555).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Washington
58% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 75% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 73.7% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 73.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 75% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA awarded 914 degrees. The student population of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 870 male students and 1,411 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are White (606 and 66.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (95 and 10.4%), Two or More Races (56 and 6.15%), and Black or African American (50 and 5.49%).

The largest universities in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are The Evergreen State College (914 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (628 and 68.7%), Biological & Physical Sciences (161 and 17.6%), and Public Administration (52 and 5.69%).

The median tuition cost in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $7,185 for in-state students and $27,375 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 628 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 161 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 628 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
914 degrees awarded
$7,185
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was The Evergreen State College with 914 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

373
Degrees Awarded to Men
541
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 373 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA, which is 0.689 times less than the 541 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    606 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    95 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    56 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was White students. These 606 degrees mean that there were 6.38 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 95 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA was $336,000 in 2020, which is 1.46 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $308,600 to $336,000, a 8.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA is 80.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$336,000
2020 Median
± $8,393
$308,600
2019 Median
± $8,510

In 2020, the median property value in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA grew to to $336,000 from the previous year's value of $308,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$84,643
Median Household Income
± $3,240
42.6k
Number of Households
± 1,643

In 2020, the median household income of the 42.6k households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA grew to $84,643 from the previous year's value of $78,814.

The following chart displays the households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

80.3%
2020 Homeownership
79.8%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 80.3% of the housing units in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.01% of the workforce in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.43%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.38%)

In 2020, 78.1% of workers in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.43%) and those who worked at home (8.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

94.7% of the population of Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 46.9% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 6.35% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.29%
Uninsured
46.9%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
6.35%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA grew by 3.16% from 5.13% to 5.29%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Thurston County (Outer) PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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