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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Olympia is 51% less densely populated than Federal Way.
People are 12.1% more likely to be married in Federal Way.
The Median Age is 1.6 years older in Olympia.

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PEOPLE
 Olympia, WAFederal Way, WAUnited States
 Population50,30295,171321,418,820
 Population - 201045,70887,792308,745,538
 Population - 200042,51483,259285,036,114
 Population - 199033,84067,554251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now48.65%40.88%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now18.32%14.31%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,8234,27491
 Land Area18223,531,905
 Water Area20264,837
 Median Age37.335.737.4
 Female Population52.19%50.75%50.81%
 Male Population47.81%49.25%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Olympia, WAFederal Way, WAUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.55%6.82%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.30%6.27%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.68%6.60%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.29%4.34%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.43%4.22%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.23%6.78%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.78%14.08%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.64%12.67%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.44%14.92%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.39%6.61%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.76%5.07%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.23%6.60%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.94%3.27%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.35%1.77%1.85%
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 RACE
 Olympia, WAFederal Way, WAUnited States
 White80.22%50.30%62.77%
 Black1.33%9.47%12.24%
 Asian6.03%14.61%4.95%
 Native American0.89%0.90%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.37%1.54%0.16%
 Other0.26%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.08%5.71%2.13%
 Hispanic7.81%17.30%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic92.19%82.71%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Olympia, WAFederal Way, WAUnited States
 Households20,65734,064116,211,000
 Family Households10,81023,14876,958,100
 Non Family Households9,84710,91639,253,000
 Household Size2.252.672.63
 Married Population44.30%49.67%50.58%
 Single Population55.70%50.33%49.42%
 Now Married42.76%47.36%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.54%2.31%2.17%
 Never Married34.61%33.30%32.55%
 Widowed5.71%4.86%5.95%
 Divorced15.38%12.17%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.87%30.55%31.68%
 Married, no children42.44%37.49%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.23%19.17%16.94%
 Single, no children7.46%12.79%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Olympia

Great Recreation Opportunities: Nice trail around Capital lake and close to western chehalis trail. Views of Mt. Rainier and close to puget sound. 1.5 hours from seattle.... (read more)

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Comments about Federal Way

Bicycling: I work and live in Federal Way. I start most of my days with a bicycle ride. There are good roads, a few paved trails. Plenty of secondary roads are available for... (read more)

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