Lacey, Washington Population 2020

50,718

Lacey, Washington's estimated population is 50,718 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lacey, Washington is the 25th largest city in Washington based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3085.70 people/mi² (1191.39 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.3 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

The median income for households in Lacey, Washington is $, while the mean household income is $.

Lacey Wa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lacey Wa was:

  • White: 72.25%
  • Asian: 9.09%
  • Two or more races: 7.83%
  • Black or African American: 5.94%
  • Other race: 1.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.72%
  • Native American: 1.42%

How Many People Live in Lacey, Washington?

50,718
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201850,7181,0182.05%
201749,7002,3344.93%
201647,3661,2442.70%
201546,1228061.78%
201445,3165071.13%
201344,8098201.86%
201243,9895191.19%
201143,4707181.68%
201042,75211,5263.19%
200031,22611,9474.94%
199019,2795,3393.30%
198013,9404,2443.70%
19709,6963,0663.87%
19606,6305,4308.92%
19401,2000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,57372.25%
Asian4,3519.09%
Two or More Races3,7457.83%
Black or African American2,8415.94%
Some Other Race8421.76%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8211.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native6791.42%

Lacey Wa Population Pyramid 2020

Lacey Wa Median Age

35.3


Total

34.3


Male

36.4


Female

Lacey Wa Adults

There are 36,711 adults, (7,742 of whom are seniors) in Lacey Wa.

Lacey Wa Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lacey Wa Sex Ratio

Female

25,477

53.24%

Male

22,375

46.76%

Lacey Wa Households and Families

Lacey Wa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lacey Wa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.7%34.3%
All54%46%
Male46.5%53.5%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Female37.2%62.8%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7112.554
Married9,3313.165.7
Non Family6,2551.2843.7
Female2,3473.1637.2
Male7783.2846.5

3

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lacey Wa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6241.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,0443.26%
High School Graduate6,45920.19%
Some College9,24428.90%
Associates Degree4,03512.62%
Bachelors Degree7,38023.07%
Graduate Degree3,19910.00%

Lacey Wa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,59721,9597,991
Asian2,9982,600928
Hispanic2,5702,100589
Black1,7921,750477
Multiple Races1,4061,316496
Islander45945179
Other Race38927172
Native American38733847

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 98.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,369$53,616$34,137
Less Than High School$24,597$30,088$12,262
High School Grad$33,183$39,370$26,949
Some College$40,869$51,322$34,064
Bachelors Degree$52,480$65,160$39,192
Graduate Degree$68,125$80,179$58,300

$42,369

Average Earnings

$53,616

Average Male

$34,137

Average Female

Lacey Wa Language

Lacey Wa Language by Age

Lacey Wa Language

83.87% of Lacey Wa residents speak only English, while 16.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.84% of the population.

Lacey Wa Poverty

Lacey Wa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,2392,4868.22%
Hispanic5,20361011.72%
Multiple3,62846212.73%
Asian4,2643568.35%
Native67027841.49%
Black2,8412659.33%
Islander81324930.63%
Other83012214.70%

9.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.66%

Male Poverty Rate

11.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lacey Wa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lacey Wa is Native, with 41.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lacey Wa is White, with 8.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.76%
High School11.57%
Some College8.10%
Bachelors or Greater5.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.94%
Male Unemployed16.52%
Female Employed5.55%
Male Employed4.22%

Lacey Wa Income

Lacey Wa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,675$78,500
Families$76,789$86,219
Married Families$87,496-
Non Families$44,669$57,999

Lacey Wa Marital Status

Lacey Wa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lacey Wa Married by Age and Sex

Lacey Wa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lacey Wa Marital Status by Race

Lacey Wa Veterans

5,858

Number of Veterans

5,128

Male Veterans

730

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,227
First Gulf War2,185
Vietnam1,714
Korea497
World War II181

Lacey Wa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,61317.54%
Black60029.23%
Hispanic44914.40%
Asian2928.39%
2 or More1709.98%
Hawaiian10818.09%
Indian459.15%
Other304.31%

Lacey Wa Veterans by Education

6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lacey Wa Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lacey Wa Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

39.14%

Born in Washington

89.90%

Native Born

10.10%

Foreign Born

3.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.90% of Lacey Wa residents were born in the United States, with 39.14% having been born in Washington. 3.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.