Tumwater, Washington

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Population in 2014: 18,820 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +48.2%
Males: 8,905  (47.3%)
Females: 9,915  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98512.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,917 (it was $43,329 in 2000)
Tumwater:

$59,917
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,409 (it was $25,080 in 2000)

Tumwater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $227,129 (it was $133,600 in 2000)
Tumwater:

$227,129
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: $1,012.

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  • Races in Tumwater, WA (2013)

    Tumwater races chart
    • 14,19777.8%White alone
    • 1,3137.2%Two or more races
    • 9255.1%Hispanic
    • 7864.3%Asian alone
    • 7464.1%Black alone
    • 3041.7%American Indian alone
    • 400.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tumwater: 109.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.1%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.9%), French (4.5%), Norwegian (4.1%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 9.95 square miles.

Population density: 1,891 people per square mile   (low).

Tumwater,WA real estate house value index trend

Tumwater, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Tumwater:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tumwater city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

1,124 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.8% Africa).

This city:

6.2%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Tumwater, Washington as of May 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Tumwater to the number of sex offenders is 2,263 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,566 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,277 (1.2%)

Tumwater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (21.1 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (50.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (924.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Olympia, WA (1.6 miles ), Lacey, WA (2.3 miles ), Tanglewilde-Thompson Place, WA (2.6 miles ), Tanglewilde, WA (2.6 miles ), Tenino, WA (3.3 miles ), Nisqually Indian Community, WA (3.4 miles ), Rainier, WA (3.6 miles ), Kamilche, WA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 1998: 79 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $302,800
  • 2007: 132 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2008: 101 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2010: 136 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2011: 130 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2012: 122 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2013: 133 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2014: 120 buildings, average cost: $244,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.01 N, Longitude: 122.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,152 (+39.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,138 (24.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Tumwater household income distribution Tumwater home values distribution

Crime rates in Tumwater by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.70.00.00.0
Rapes 27106124581814611107
per 100,000 206.575.545.189.829.536.559.0126.485.534.061.654.537.2
Robberies 410715781111879513
per 100,000 30.675.552.6112.351.658.481.177.348.939.750.427.369.1
Assaults 17292322251519292830262638
per 100,000 130.0219.0172.7164.7184.4109.5140.1203.7171.0170.0145.7141.7202.1
Burglaries 999810010911988127131147119158161167
per 100,000 757.2740.2750.9815.9877.6642.6936.3920.3897.7674.5885.5877.7888.3
Thefts 391309386353328340428341440403440421450
per 100,000 2,990.42,334.02,898.62,642.22,418.92,482.73,155.42,395.52,687.02,284.12,465.82,295.22,393.6
Auto thefts 49455572646037363030293053
per 100,000 374.8339.9413.0538.9472.0438.1272.8252.9183.2170.0162.5163.6281.9
Arson 6654000143214
per 100,000 45.945.337.529.90.00.00.07.024.417.011.25.521.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 399.4296.6285.3341.3269.5245.7310.3342.4299.5234.5264.8244.3269.0

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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 Tumwater detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Tumwater, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tumwater-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 25.6 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 16.6 miles away from Tumwater 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 34.6 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 15.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 455.7 miles away from Tumwater center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 387.0 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).
Tumwater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tumwater:

  • CAPITOL PARK CARE CENTER (230 E DENNIS ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tumwater:

  • OLYMPIA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • PUGET SOUND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • OLYMPIA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • PANORAMA CITY CONV AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LACEY, WA)
  • MOTHER JOSEPH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LACEY, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE MOTHER JOSEPH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST PETER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)

Heliports located in Tumwater:

Amtrak station near Tumwater:

  • 6 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tumwater:

  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 2 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,981)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 6 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 20 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Centralia College (about 21 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 23 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 24 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 25 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high schools in Tumwater:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tumwater:

Private elementary/middle school in Tumwater:

  • SERENDIPITY CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 60, Location: 4015 TUMWATER VALLEY DR SE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Tumwater

Library in Tumwater:

  • TIMBERLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,519,027; Location: 415 TUMWATER BLVD. SW; 1,063,110 books; 3,655 e-books; 147,748 audio materials; 77,130 video materials; 46 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 3,602 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tumwater: Tumwater Fire Department Station 2 (A), Tumwater Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tumwater include: Mountain View Christian Church of the Nazarene (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Olympic Memorial Garden Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Barnes Lake (A), Trosper Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Deschutes River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Olympic Flight Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7637 Old Highway 99 Southeast).

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (1675 Mottman Road Southwest), Eldridge Nanci J Shalimar Real Estate (5895 Capitol Boulevard Southwest).

Court: Olympia City - Court- Municipal Court Services (905 South 8th Avenue Southwest).

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 2001 was 0.978. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.978
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.04
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.8% for American Indian residents, 7.9% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Tumwater in 2010:

  • 79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 38 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 35 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Tumwater in 2000:

  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 64 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 60 people in other group homes

Tumwater, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tumwater (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Tumwater Branch at 5400 Capital Boulevard, S.E., branch established on 1970/09/14; Tumwater Branch at 340 North Cleveland, branch established on 1956/01/21. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Olympia Federal Savings and Loan Association: 403 Cleveland Ave Suite C Branch at 403 Cleveland Ave Se #c, branch established on 1906/01/01. 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: Tumwater Branch at 5301 Capitol Boulevard, branch established on 1927/01/01. 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
  • Timberland Bank: Tumwater Branch at 301 Trosper Road Sw, branch established on 2001/03/29. 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.
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Tumwater Branch at 5210 Capitol Boulevard, branch established on 1990/10/01. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Tumwater Financial Center Branch at 555 Trosper Road Sw, branch established on 2001/10/19. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tumwater 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:
Here:

51.6%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.9%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Tumwater:

28.3
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Tumwater:

58.6%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tumwater, 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 14$82,364$70,5980$0
Other Government Administration 14$90,834$77,8587$5,490
Judicial and Legal 4$25,164$75,4921$1,540
Police Protection - Officers 24$171,336$85,6680$0
Police - Other 5$23,940$57,4560$0
Firefighters 34$251,764$88,8584$254
Fire - Other 3$22,376$89,5041$3,628
Streets and Highways 11$58,948$64,3070$0
Sewerage 16$84,942$63,7070$0
Parks and Recreation 12$65,184$65,18414$14,524
Water Supply 15$74,014$59,2110$0
Other and Unallocable 8$40,030$60,0454$9,166
Totals for Government 160$990,896$74,31731$34,602

Tumwater government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,581,000 ($137.14)
    General: $249,000 ($13.23)
    Fire Protection: $161,000 ($8.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,212,000 ($117.53)
    Fire Protection: $2,102,000 ($111.69)
    Financial Administration: $1,764,000 ($93.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,242,000 ($65.99)
    Sewerage: $914,000 ($48.57)
    Water Utilities: $913,000 ($48.51)
    Housing & Community Development: $786,000 ($41.76)
    Regular Highways: $691,000 ($36.72)
    Central Staff Services: $686,000 ($36.45)
    General - Other: $410,000 ($21.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000 ($9.40)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($1.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $601,000 ($31.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $3,250,000 ($172.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,124,000 ($59.72)
    Water Utilities: $206,000 ($10.95)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($4.57)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($4.52)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($0.64)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.43)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.21)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,642,000 ($406.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($4.30)

Tumwater government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,697,000 ($196.44)
    All Other: $1,661,000 ($88.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $774,000 ($41.13)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($1.75)
    Health & Hospitals: $16,000 ($0.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $697,000 ($37.04)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $831,000 ($44.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $184,000 ($9.78)
    Rents: $109,000 ($5.79)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,037,000 ($108.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,540,000 ($81.83)
    All Other: $162,000 ($8.61)
    General Support: $112,000 ($5.95)
    Health & Hospitals: $15,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Property: $3,454,000 ($183.53)
    Total General Sales: $2,729,000 ($145.01)
    Public Utilities: $2,271,000 ($120.67)
    NEC: $1,379,000 ($73.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $451,000 ($23.96)

Tumwater government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,342,000 ($71.31)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,496,000 ($823.38)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,375,000 ($232.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,521,000 ($559.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,323,000 ($282.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,225,000 ($65.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,027,000 ($213.97)
    Water Utilities: $117,000 ($6.22)

Tumwater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,850,000 ($735.92)

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 Tumwater:

  • KVSN (1340 AM; 1 kW; TUMWATER, WA; Owner: EVERGREEN BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KGY (1240 AM; 1 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KLDY (1280 AM; 1 kW; LACEY, WA; Owner: SKIP MARROW)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tumwater:

  • 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-FM1 (97.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K281AD (104.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAOS (89.3 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tumwater:

  • 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 Tumwater fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 219m719ftTotal length
  • $66,407,000Total costs
  • 999,509Total average daily traffic
  • 115,160Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 41980-1989
  • 101990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tumwater, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tumwater)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tumwater, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tumwater)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tumwater)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED82$252,32889$228,747390$204,29216$105,6931$7,939,00035$167,7206$92,233
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$306,39510$235,99134$217,5593$64,0170$02$142,5601$98,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$198,83817$185,19886$232,0035$152,2660$011$211,3956$96,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$268,9606$303,06263$230,3793$164,0031$793,9005$238,8501$138,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$374,0602$260,77524$229,4662$96,9000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0108.00, 0109.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$267,71217$248,469
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$291,5904$263,968
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$371,9108$243,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$273,5001$213,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0108.00, 0109.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

COLUMBUS PARK (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 241, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
CANDLEWOOD MOBILE MANOR (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 210, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 143 regular monitoring violations
COUGAR RIDGE (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 195, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
LINCOLN CREEK LUMBER CO (Population served: 118, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
DELPHI MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CLAUDIAS MOBILE PARK ESTATES 47-100 (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 85, Purch 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)
ALPINE MOBILE ESTATES (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 71, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 158 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tumwater that have no violations reported:

  • BURNS POINT (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 163, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CLAUDIAS MOBILE PARK ESTATES 1-46 (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • COACH POST MOBILE PARK (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOUTCH-MINTER WATER SYSTEM (Address: 219 Little St SW , Population served: 29, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 126
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 11

Incident types - Tumwater

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tumwater, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tumwater, Washington:

  • Guesthouse Inn & Suites, 1600 74TH Ave SW, Tumwater, Washington 98501 , Phone: (360) 943-5040, Fax: (360) 943-5066
  • Comfort Inn & Conference Center, 1620 74th Ave SW, Tumwater, Washington 98501 , Phone: (360) 352-0691, Fax: (360) 352-0871
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tumwater, Washington

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Tumwater, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware2Home Depot1
Albertsons1Jack In The Box2
Arby's1KFC1
AutoZone1Kroger2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Panda Express1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Costco1RadioShack1
Curves1Starbucks4
DHL1Subway4
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Extended Stay America1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS4
GNC1Vons1

Tumwater compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Tumwater on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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