Lacey, Washington

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Population in 2017: 49,748 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +59.3%
Males: 22,885  (46.0%)
Females: 26,863  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98501, 98503, 98513, 98516.

Lacey Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,156 (it was $43,848 in 2000)
Lacey:

$70,156
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,179 (it was $20,224 in 2000)

Lacey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $269,757 (it was $127,700 in 2000)
Lacey:

$269,757
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $322,957; detached houses: $349,530; townhouses or other attached units: $316,383; in 2-unit structures: $217,597; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,401; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $411,364; mobile homes: $107,003; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $41,806

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,301.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lacey: 110.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.8%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.4% for American Indian residents, 24.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.4% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lacey, WA (2017)
    • 31,51865.0%White alone
    • 5,74711.8%Hispanic
    • 3,9988.2%Asian alone
    • 3,8557.9%Two or more races
    • 2,2814.7%Black alone
    • 5861.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 5371.1%American Indian alone
    • 1350.3%Other race alone

Races in Lacey detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Lacey, Washington as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lacey is 2,359 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Lacey by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.0)
1
(2.9)
2
(5.5)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.1)
4
(7.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(17.9)
8
(23.6)
6
(16.6)
16
(41.0)
13
(31.0)
5
(11.6)
8
(18.6)
6
(13.8)
8
(18.1)
11
(24.2)
22
(47.6)
14
(29.7)
31
(63.8)
15
(29.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
33
(98.7)
27
(79.5)
24
(66.6)
24
(61.5)
22
(52.5)
18
(41.7)
19
(44.1)
9
(20.7)
22
(49.7)
15
(32.9)
27
(58.5)
29
(61.4)
28
(57.6)
17
(33.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
51
(152.6)
54
(159.1)
57
(158.2)
57
(146.0)
60
(143.1)
58
(134.5)
68
(157.9)
58
(133.2)
49
(110.6)
53
(116.4)
48
(103.9)
65
(137.7)
78
(160.5)
60
(118.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
235
(703.0)
240
(707.1)
259
(718.7)
236
(604.6)
217
(517.7)
278
(644.6)
267
(620.1)
236
(542.0)
236
(532.8)
215
(472.3)
266
(575.8)
242
(512.5)
198
(407.4)
190
(373.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,405
(4,203)
1,230
(3,624)
1,341
(3,721)
1,403
(3,594)
1,183
(2,822)
1,195
(2,771)
1,056
(2,453)
1,154
(2,650)
1,165
(2,630)
1,103
(2,423)
1,262
(2,732)
1,347
(2,853)
1,165
(2,397)
1,087
(2,138)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
116
(347.0)
139
(409.5)
149
(413.5)
92
(235.7)
106
(252.9)
87
(201.7)
58
(134.7)
74
(170.0)
90
(203.2)
86
(188.9)
139
(300.9)
133
(281.7)
126
(259.3)
97
(190.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(29.9)
3
(8.8)
6
(16.6)
3
(7.7)
3
(7.2)
3
(7.0)
1
(2.3)
1
(2.3)
1
(2.3)
7
(15.4)
11
(23.8)
3
(6.4)
6
(12.3)
3
(5.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)325.6307.7308.3290.5238.6220.8212.0219.8210.2202.0250.1242.2253.8199.9

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City-data.com crime index in Lacey, WA

Crime rate in Lacey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 62 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (12.2%), English (6.4%), Irish (5.3%), American (5.0%), European (3.0%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1966

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,119 people per square mile   (average).

Lacey, Washington map

4,863 residents are foreign born (3.8% Asia, 2.2% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This city:

10.0%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,744 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,502 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (16.3 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (47.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (924.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Tanglewilde, WA (1.5 miles ),
Tanglewilde-Thompson Place, WA (1.5 miles ),
Olympia, WA (2.0 miles ),
Tumwater, WA (2.3 miles ),
Nisqually Indian Community, WA (2.6 miles ),
DuPont, WA (3.1 miles ),
Anderson Island, WA (3.2 miles ),
Rainier, WA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 47.03 N, Longitude: 122.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -908 (-1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,344 (23.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Lacey, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lacey, WA in 2017
Lacey satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Lacey, WA
Historical housing units in Lacey, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +10,466 (+50.4%).
Most common industries in Lacey, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (20.4%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (20.2%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (20.6%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Lacey, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Child care workers (3.3%)

Average climate in Lacey, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lacey, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.95
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Lacey-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 21.2 miles away from Lacey center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 11.6 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from Lacey center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 20.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 458.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thurston County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lacey topographic map

Main business address for: VENTURE FINANCIAL GROUP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Lacey:

  • MOTHER JOSEPH CARE CENTER (3333 ENSIGN ROAD NE)
  • PANORAMA CITY CONV AND REHAB CTR (1600 SLEATER KINNEY ROAD SE)
  • ROO-LAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (1505 SOUTHEAST CARPENTER ROAD)

Amtrak station near Lacey:

  • 3 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Lacey:

  • Saint Martin's University (Full-time enrollment: 1,567; Location: 5000 Abbey Way SE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stmartin.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lacey:

  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 6 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,981)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 9 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 16 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 18 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 19 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 21 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 23 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)

Public high schools in Lacey:

Private high schools in Lacey:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY/NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN HS (Students: 392, Location: 4710 PARK CENTER AVE NE, Grades: PK-12)
  • POPE JOHN PAUL II HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 42, Location: 5608 PACIFIC AVE SE, Grades: 9-11)
  • TEMPLE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 12, Location: 3806 COLLEGE ST SE, Grades: KG-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lacey:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lacey:

  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 185, Location: 7075 PACIFIC AVE SE, Grades: PK-6)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 66, Location: 2606 CARPENTER RD SE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lacey

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lacey: Golf Club at Hawks Prairie (A), Pacific Plaza (B), Market Square (C), South Sound Pavilion (D), South Sound Center (E), Thurston County Fire District 3 Lacey Fire District 3 Station 35 (F), Olympic Ambulance Lacey Branch (G), Thurston County Fire District 3 Lacey Fire District 3 Headquarters (H), Lacey Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lacey Village Shopping Center (1), Hawks Prairie Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Lacey: VENTURE FINANCIAL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lacey include: Faith Assembly Church of Lacey (A), Paramount Christian Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C), Saint Benedict Episcopal Church (D), Temple Baptist Church (E), Christ the Servant Lutheran Church (F), Christian Life Church (G), First Baptist Church of Lacey (H), Hispanic Ministries Open Bible (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Chambers Lake (A), Southwick Lake (B), Hicks Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lacey City - Museum (829 Lacey Street Southeast) (1), Ground Zero (Arcades & Amusements; 3011 Carpenter Loop Southeast) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites (120 College Street Southeast) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Thurston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lacey and their reported violations in the past:

COLONIAL MANOR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lacey in 2010:

  • 456 people in college/university student housing
  • 204 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 188 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 90 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lacey in 2000:

  • 297 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 61 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with most branches in Lacey (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hawks Prairie Branch, Lacey Branch, Lacey Qfc Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Lacey Branch at 749 Sleater-Kinney Road, branch established on 1922/01/01; Panorama City Branch at 1751 Circle Lane Se, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • West Coast Bank: Lacey Branch at 665 Woodland Square Loop, Southeast, branch established on 1989/02/01; Hawks Prairie Branch at 8140 Freedom Lane Bldg E Sutie A, branch established on 2006/07/31. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp
  • Timberland Bank: Panorama City Branch at 150 Circle Drive, branch established on 1997/03/31; Lacey Branch at 1201 Marvin Road N.E., branch established on 1997/04/23. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $731.3 mil, Deposits: $589.4 mil, headquarters in Hoquiam, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Timberland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Olympia Federal Savings and Loan Association: 4310 6th Ave Se Branch at 4310 6th Ave Se, branch established on 1906/01/01; Yelm Highway Branch at 4860 Yelm Highway Southeast, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $559.5 mil, Deposits: $472.7 mil, headquarters in Olympia, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Heritage Bank: Lacey Branch at 4400 Pacific Avenue, branch established on 1927/01/01; Indian Summer Branch at 5800 Rainier Loop Southeast, branch established on 1995/01/09. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $1,202.8 mil, Deposits: $1,009.5 mil, headquarters in Olympia, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lacey Branch at 5520 Martin Way East, branch established on 1994/01/03; Lacey Safeway at 4700 Yelm Highway Southeast, branch established on 2010/08/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lacey Branch at 601 Sleater-Kinney Road, branch established on 1967/11/15; Hawks Prairie Safeway Branch at 1243 Marvin Rd Ne, branch established on 1988/09/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hawks Prairie Branch at 1419 Marvin Rd Ne, branch established on 2008/03/12; Lacey Branch at 1010 Sleater Kinney Road Southeast, branch established on 1991/01/28. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Lacey:

Marital status in Lacey, WA
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Lacey:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lacey
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Lacey:

(Lacey, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lacey, WA (based on Thurston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,471116
Catholic18,5268
Other15,33450
Mainline Protestant10,49731
Orthodox1101
None179,326-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
Thurston County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Thurston County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Thurston County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
This county:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 166
Thurston County:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Thurston County:

26.9%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.3%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.6%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Lacey:

28.2
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lacey:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lacey:

31.8%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Lacey:

57.5%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lacey:

79.7%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lacey, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 52$462,911$106,8260$0
Other and Unallocable 50$278,072$66,73713$20,316
Streets and Highways 37$246,066$79,8050$0
Water Supply 22$132,578$72,3150$0
Financial Administration 22$135,590$73,9580$0
Sewerage 21$116,849$66,7711$2,854
Parks and Recreation 15$86,735$69,38856$20,646
Other Government Administration 12$86,781$86,7817$9,965
Police - Other 12$51,977$51,9771$857
Natural Resources 11$78,127$85,2291$756
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 254$1,675,686$79,16679$55,394

Lacey government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,204,000 ($84.51)
    General - Other: $559,000 ($11.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $237,000 ($4.76)
    Central Staff Services: $128,000 ($2.57)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($0.72)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $15,284,000 ($307.23)
    Police Protection: $9,239,000 ($185.72)
    Water Utilities: $7,350,000 ($147.74)
    General - Other: $6,329,000 ($127.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,482,000 ($90.09)
    Regular Highways: $3,170,000 ($63.72)
    Central Staff Services: $2,628,000 ($52.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,966,000 ($39.52)
    General Public Buildings: $1,307,000 ($26.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,058,000 ($21.27)
    Financial Administration: $942,000 ($18.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $941,000 ($18.92)
    Libraries: $65,000 ($1.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $762,000 ($15.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $626,000 ($12.58)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $409,000 ($8.22)
    Other - Health - Other: $261,000 ($5.25)
    Other - Police Protection: $205,000 ($4.12)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $186,000 ($3.74)
    Other - General - Other: $105,000 ($2.11)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $69,000 ($1.39)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,859,000 ($419.29)

Lacey government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,236,000 ($386.67)
    Other: $1,580,000 ($31.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,304,000 ($26.21)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($1.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($0.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $80,000 ($1.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,310,000 ($46.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $9,648,000 ($193.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $862,000 ($17.33)
    Rents: $438,000 ($8.80)
    Donations From Private Sources: $339,000 ($6.81)
    Interest Earnings: $248,000 ($4.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $168,000 ($3.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,740,000 ($296.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,244,000 ($45.11)
    Highways: $1,062,000 ($21.35)
    General Local Government Support: $548,000 ($11.02)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,299,000 ($207.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,352,000 ($147.78)
    Property: $6,834,000 ($137.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,031,000 ($40.83)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,897,000 ($38.13)
    Other License: $1,342,000 ($26.98)
    Amusements Sales: $709,000 ($14.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $478,000 ($9.61)

Lacey government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,648,000 ($575.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,859,000 ($539.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,538,000 ($231.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,749,000 ($195.97)

Lacey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,656,000 ($53.39)

9.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,403 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pierce County, WA  1.69% ($44,488 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.94% ($54,308)
from Lewis County, WA  0.47% ($39,481)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,167 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pierce County, WA  1.50% ($50,794 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.76% ($54,605)
to Lewis County, WA  0.45% ($41,901)
Businesses in Lacey, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La Quinta1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Marshalls1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's4
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
Carl\s Jr.1Panda Express1
Circle K1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Costco1PetSmart1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL2Quality1
Decora Cabinetry1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Discount Tire1Rite Aid3
Domino's Pizza1Sears2
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Starbucks6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway5
GNC3Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile5
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn2Target1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Jack In The Box2U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1UPS8
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Vons2
Kmart1Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger3Wendy's1
LA Fitness1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lacey:

  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KLDY (1280 AM; 1 kW; LACEY, WA; Owner: SKIP MARROW)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBRD (680 AM; daytime; 0 kW; LACEY, WA; Owner: SKIP MARROW)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGY (1240 AM; 1 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVSN (1340 AM; 1 kW; TUMWATER, WA; Owner: EVERGREEN BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lacey:

  • K281AD (104.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K211CA (90.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM1 (99.3 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: BLACK HILLS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • K254AP (98.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAOS (89.3 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lacey:

  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lacey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 98.0mTotal length
  • $75,628,000Total costs
  • 1,011,943Total average daily traffic
  • 100,538Total average daily truck traffic
  • 771,960Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lacey, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lacey, WA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lacey)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lacey, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 320 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lacey)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lacey)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED260$229,670117$186,691917$200,23639$82,43179$160,69013$123,394
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$219,74713$177,62279$205,69610$25,5989$171,2044$84,965
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$232,73821$174,617194$211,70416$66,80216$159,56611$81,119
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$216,75613$168,175190$215,0565$146,54216$157,1965$104,828
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$213,9996$194,44360$194,6452$147,1804$180,3202$135,065

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Lacey, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$240,79316$244,4670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$261,20410$213,2421$260,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$140,1004$300,6730$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$159,3203$199,8230$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$139,5400$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lacey, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lacey, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 146. The highest number of fire incidents - 214 took place in 2015, and the least - 97 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lacey, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.8%), and Outside Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lacey, WA
    • 1,01140.8%Structure Fires
    • 92637.4%Outside Fires
    • 39315.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1465.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lacey, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lacey, Washington:

  • Comfort Inn, 4700 Park Ctr Ave NE, Lacey, Washington 98516 , Phone: (360) 456-6300, Fax: (360) 456-7423
  • Quality Inn & Suties, 120 College St SE, Lacey, Washington 98503 , Phone: (360) 493-1991, Fax: (360) 493-1991
  • Candlewood Suites, 4440 3rd Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503 , Phone: (360) 491-1698, Fax: (206) 441-9794
  • Holiday Inn Express Lacey, 4460 3rd Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503 , Phone: (360) 491-7985, Fax: (360) 456-2893
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lacey, Washington
Most common first names in Lacey, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert14973.3 years
John14478.0 years
William13275.6 years
James11472.6 years
Mary10380.3 years
Dorothy10280.7 years
Margaret9981.3 years
George9280.1 years
Ruth7682.7 years
Donald7173.9 years
Most common last names in Lacey, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7576.6 years
Smith5678.0 years
Anderson4180.4 years
Jones3675.5 years
Miller3275.4 years
Brown2876.9 years
Adams2779.6 years
Davis2674.3 years
Wilson2572.7 years
Williams2180.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lacey, WA
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lacey, WA
  • 71.1%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Lacey compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Lacey on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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