Olympia, Washington 

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People in Olympia, Washington

Olympia, WA is a lively city with a population of 54,579 people and a population density of 2,940 people per square mile. Olympia is known for its year-round outdoor activities, such as hiking trails, fishing spots, and kayaking on the nearby Puget Sound. For those looking to explore more of the local culture, Olympia has plenty to offer. Shopping at local stores like Cost Less Foods or drinking craft beer at Three Magnets Brewing Co are popular options. There are also several organizations in town such as Evergreen State College and South Sound Reading Foundation that bring the community together. Lastly, if you're a sports fan there are plenty of events to attend such as the Washington State Cougars basketball games at the University of Washington or Seattle Sounders FC matches at CenturyLink Field.

The population in Olympia is 54,579. There are 2,993 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Olympia is 38.4, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Olympia is 2.3, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Olympia
- 43.9% are married
- 15.4% are divorced
- 29.9% are married with children
- 20.2% have children, but are single
Race in Olympia

- 78.5% are white
- 2.6% are black
- 6.8% are asian
- 0.8% are native american
- 0.2% claim Other
- 7.4% claim Hispanic Ethnicity
- 3.6% Two or More Races
- 0.2% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander


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    Reviews for Olympia    39 Reviews
    We L O V E Olympia - especially the local bicycle - 3/2/2022
    We moved here from Kitsap Bremerton/Silverdale WA area and this beats it all the way in all material ways. The only reason not to give it 5 stars is the cost of... Read More

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    Little Seattle - 9/25/2021
    The city is horrible. The business have been chased out by homeless. The city government makes it for difficult for businesses to thrive. If you like what Seattle is... Read More

    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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