Thurston County Population 2017

Thurston County's estimated population is 275,222 with a growth rate of 2.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Thurston County is the 6th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016275,2226,0392.24%
2015269,1833,3741.27%
2014265,8093,2731.25%
2013262,5363,7331.44%
2012258,8032,2870.89%
2011256,5163,4541.36%
2010253,06291,82456.95%
1990161,23836,97429.75%
1980124,26447,37061.60%
197076,89421,84539.68%
196055,04910,16522.65%
195044,8847,59920.38%
194037,2855,93418.93%
193031,3518,98540.17%
192022,3664,78527.22%
191017,5817,65477.10%
19009,9272522.60%
18909,6756,405195.87%
18803,2701,02445.59%
18702,24673949.04%
18601,5070.00%

Thurston County Population Growth

Population Data via

Thurston County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White222,65980.90%
Asian15,8835.77%
Two or More Races14,2855.19%
Black or African American9,1233.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,6761.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,5570.93%

Thurston County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Thurston County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Olympia468805120243229.22%
Lacey4239847688529012.48%
Tumwater2012722538241111.98%
Yelm68488915206730.18%
Rainier1794201121712.10%
Tenino168818191317.76%
Bucoda562575132.31%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990