Lacey, Washington

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Population in 2014: 45,446 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.5%
Males: 22,165  (48.8%)
Females: 23,281  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98501, 98503, 98513, 98516.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,524 (it was $43,848 in 2000)
Lacey:

$56,524
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,620 (it was $20,224 in 2000)

Lacey city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $219,000 (it was $127,700 in 2000)
Lacey:

$219,000
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $252,256; Detached houses: $274,343; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,051; In 2-unit structures: $266,832; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,133; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,370; Mobile homes: $87,269; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,955

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,102.

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  • Races in Lacey, WA (2013)

    Lacey races chart
    • 30,10067.4%White alone
    • 5,61712.6%Asian alone
    • 3,9979.0%Hispanic
    • 2,5715.8%Black alone
    • 1,4463.2%Two or more races
    • 4381.0%Other race alone
    • 3640.8%American Indian alone
    • 2170.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lacey: 109.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.8%), Irish (9.7%), English (8.7%), United States (3.7%), Norwegian (3.1%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1966

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles.

Population density: 2,849 people per square mile   (average).

Lacey,WA real estate house value index trend

Lacey, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Lacey:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lacey city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

5,107 residents are foreign born (4.1% Asia, 2.1% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

11.4%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Lacey, Washington as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lacey to the number of sex offenders is 3,133 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,383 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,204 (1.2%)

Lacey satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 309 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1998: 286 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 273 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2001: 159 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 110 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2003: 200 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2004: 249 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2005: 836 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2006: 1086 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2007: 808 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2008: 338 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2009: 298 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2010: 267 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2011: 219 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2012: 283 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2013: 213 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2014: 314 buildings, average cost: $248,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.03 N, Longitude: 122.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +969 (+2.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,781 (25.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Lacey household income distribution Lacey home values distribution

Crime rates in Lacey by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0001121000401
per 100,000 0.00.00.03.02.95.52.60.00.00.09.20.02.2
Rapes 1928186861613586811
per 100,000 59.185.554.317.923.616.641.031.011.618.613.818.124.2
Robberies 2621303327242422181992215
per 100,000 80.964.190.498.779.566.661.552.541.744.120.749.732.9
Assaults 45436451545757605868584953
per 100,000 140.0131.3193.0152.6159.1158.2146.0143.1134.5157.9133.2110.6116.4
Burglaries 244272222235240259236217278267236236215
per 100,000 758.9830.5669.3703.0707.1718.7604.6517.7644.6620.1542.0532.8472.3
Thefts 1,1121,1271,2101,4051,2301,3411,4031,1831,1951,0561,1541,1651,103
per 100,000 3,458.53,441.03,648.14,203.23,623.93,721.23,594.02,822.42,770.72,452.52,650.42,629.92,422.8
Auto thefts 8399115116139149921068758749086
per 100,000 258.1302.3346.7347.0409.5413.5235.7252.9201.7134.7170.0203.2188.9
Arson 6111110363331117
per 100,000 18.733.633.229.98.816.67.77.27.02.32.32.315.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 325.3348.5344.1339.9321.2321.8303.3249.0230.5221.3229.5219.5210.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lacey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 62 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +10,466 (+50.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lacey: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lacey, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Lacey 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 the city 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 Lacey 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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, 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)
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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.7. This is about average.

City:

83.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.5%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.1% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)
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

Lacey, Washington environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Washington average:

11.4

Lacey travel time to work - commute Lacey mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Lacey:

(Lacey, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lacey city (based on Thurston County data)

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.
Washington:

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

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$37,974$45,5690$0
Other Government Administration 7$32,858$56,3287$7,798
Police Protection - Officers 55$466,941$101,8780$0
Police - Other 9$24,421$32,5613$520
Streets and Highways 12$68,123$68,1230$0
Sewerage 14$82,030$70,3110$0
Parks and Recreation 32$168,105$63,0390$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 18$89,705$59,8030$0
Natural Resources 7$25,804$44,2350$0
Water Supply 31$172,451$66,7550$0
Other and Unallocable 46$28,046$7,3160$0
Totals for Government 241$1,196,458$59,57510$8,318

Lacey government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,255,000 ($49.62)
    Financial Administration: $1,552,000 ($34.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,091,000 ($24.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $314,000 ($6.91)
    General - Other: $292,000 ($6.43)
    Police Protection: $115,000 ($2.53)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($0.92)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $6,902,000 ($151.87)
    Police Protection: $5,922,000 ($130.31)
    Water Utilities: $4,558,000 ($100.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,004,000 ($66.10)
    General - Other: $2,631,000 ($57.89)
    Regular Highways: $2,290,000 ($50.39)
    Central Staff Services: $1,937,000 ($42.62)
    General Public Buildings: $1,532,000 ($33.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $707,000 ($15.56)
    Financial Administration: $504,000 ($11.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $330,000 ($7.26)
    Libraries: $91,000 ($2.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $526,000 ($11.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Local Fire Protection: $2,556,000 ($56.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,824,000 ($84.14)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($1.01)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($0.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($0.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,021,000 ($286.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($0.92)

Lacey government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,240,000 ($203.32)
    All Other: $3,204,000 ($70.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $644,000 ($14.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($0.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $145,000 ($3.19)
    Highways: $10,000 ($0.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,871,000 ($41.17)
    Special Assessments: $1,455,000 ($32.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $498,000 ($10.96)
    Rents: $318,000 ($7.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $294,000 ($6.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000 ($1.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,447,000 ($163.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,668,000 ($58.71)
    All Other: $490,000 ($10.78)
    General Local Government Support: $365,000 ($8.03)
    Health and Hospitals: $81,000 ($1.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.11)
    Education: $5,000 ($0.11)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,789,000 ($171.39)
    Property: $6,919,000 ($152.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,986,000 ($87.71)
    Other License: $3,635,000 ($79.99)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,522,000 ($55.49)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,491,000 ($32.81)
    Amusements Sales: $815,000 ($17.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $243,000 ($5.35)

Lacey government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,558,000 ($518.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,235,000 ($401.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,323,000 ($117.13)

Lacey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,487,000 ($208.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,146,000 ($795.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,576,000 ($56.68)

8.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,207 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.26%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pierce County, WA  1.41% ($38,385 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.72% ($36,361)
from Lewis County, WA  0.38% ($33,872)


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($913 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.18%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pierce County, WA  1.38% ($38,725 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.85% ($38,214)
to Lewis County, WA  0.39% ($28,931)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lacey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 88m289ftTotal length
  • $62,855,000Total costs
  • 507,627Total average daily traffic
  • 56,498Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lacey, WA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (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: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (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: 290 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lacey)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 164
  • Hazardous Condition: 73
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Lacey

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
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

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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