The unemployment rate in Olympia is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Olympia jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Olympia's cost of living is 11.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Olympia, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Thurston county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.5% to 38.8%. More Voting Stats
Olympia's population is 54,579 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.2%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Olympia is $472,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.0%.
Olympia public schools spend $11,785 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20 students per teacher in Olympia. More Education