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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Nearby national parks
-Educated population

Cons

-Cloudy, wet winters
-Cost of living
-Narrow job base


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Olympia is one of the more attractive capital cities in the United States. While there is heavy industry to the north toward Tacoma, Olympia is a clean, mid-sized capital city with a distinctively Pacific Northwest small-town feel. Outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant; Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, and the Washington coast are all within a day’s drive. Excellent city amenities and services are available in Seattle, although traffic can make the drive challenging.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Yelm is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Yelm jobs have Increased by 2.48 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Yelm's cost of living is 8.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Yelm's population is 8,434 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 530.82 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Yelm is $202,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.58%.
    SCHOOLS
    Yelm public schools spend $9,953 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Yelm.

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  12/13/2009
Quality of Life

Yelm is a very nice city to live in. Small enough to have that small town flavor but big enough not to be cramped. Has access to pretty much everywhere you want to go.... (Read More)

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  4/4/2009
Yelm is our little known secret, don't tell anyone

I've lived in Yelm 2 years now and LOVE IT! We moved here to get away of the crazyness and extreamly crampedness of the "suburbia"of Puyallup which is just outside of... (Read More)

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