Olympia, Washington 

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Economy in Olympia, Washington

Olympia has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 6.0%.

Olympia has seen the job market increase by 1.4% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Olympia
- The Sales Tax Rate for Olympia is 8.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Olympia is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Olympia
- The average income of a Olympia resident is $30,206 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Olympia resident is $52,834 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYOlympia, WashingtonUnited States
  5.6%6.0%
  -2.3%-6.2%
  42.5%33.5%
  8.9%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $32,753$31,177
  $55,539$57,652
  $77,623$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.1%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  3.4%6.2%
  5.1%10.4%
  1.4%2.7%
  12.2%11.6%
  1.5%4.1%
  1.0%0.9%
  2.1%2.1%
  4.3%4.7%
Real estate, rental, leasing1.3%1.9%
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    Reviews for Olympia    37 Reviews
    We love Olympia and retired here - 5/13/2021
    Having lived all over the world we decided to retire in Olympia and live on the Puget Sound. Yes it rains but the weather can change dramatically in a day with sun and... Read More

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    Great place for real people (!) - 1/22/2020
    Olympia is great. It's a big small town with a political lean due to the location of the states capital, and draws people from all over the country due to it's... Read More

    Not much change over the years - 4/26/2019
    I've lived here nearly two years now and while it is a beautiful area like much of the NW, there are many issues which detract from its appeal. As the state capitol I... Read More


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