Lacey, Washington Population 2021

56,576
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Lacey is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 56,576, it is the 23rd largest city in Washington and the 695th largest city in the United States. Lacey is currently growing at a rate of 3.65% annually and its population has increased by 33.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,393 in 2010. Lacey reached it's highest population of 56,576 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Lacey has a population density of 3,309 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lacey is $80,692 with a poverty rate of 10.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,333 per month, and the median house value is $262,500. The median age in Lacey is 35.2 years, 34.4 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Lacey Demographics

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

  • White: 71.41%
  • Asian: 8.59%
  • Two or more races: 7.90%
  • Black or African American: 6.24%
  • Other race: 2.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.81%
  • Native American: 1.21%
The current population of Lacey, Washington is 56,576, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,600.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,393.

Lacey, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,16971.41%
Asian4,2318.59%
Two or More Races3,8927.90%
Black or African American3,0746.24%
Some Other Race1,3962.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8901.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native5961.21%
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Lacey Population by Race

Lacey Population Pyramid 2021

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Lacey Median Age

35.2


Total

34.4


Male

36.4


Female

Lacey Adults

There are 38,110 adults, (8,141 of whom are seniors) in Lacey.

Lacey Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lacey Sex Ratio

Female

26,087

52.97%

Male

23,161

47.03%

Lacey Population by Age

Lacey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lacey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.2%32.8%
All55.4%44.6%
Male49.6%50.4%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female43%57%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lacey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2772.5155.4
Married9,4713.1267.2
Non Family6,7801.3543.6
Female2,3413.1643
Male6853.2349.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Lacey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6702.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,3063.94%
High School Graduate6,83620.63%
Some College9,03127.25%
Associates Degree4,09812.37%
Bachelors Degree7,59322.91%
Graduate Degree3,60510.88%
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Lacey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lacey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,96722,2908,361
Hispanic3,1322,432729
Asian3,0282,600916
Black1,9771,901503
Multiple Races1,4301,280560
Other Race723495105
Islander466460100
Native American30530556

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.16%.

Lacey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,370$50,702$35,665
Less Than High School$24,333$27,288$13,013
High School Grad$31,707$37,132$27,319
Some College$40,579$48,359$35,271
Bachelors Degree$52,436$58,364$42,087
Graduate Degree$67,638$76,250$56,667

$42,370

Average Earnings

$50,702

Average Male

$35,665

Average Female

Lacey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lacey Language by Age

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Lacey Language

83.34% of Lacey residents speak only English, while 16.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.79% of the population.

Lacey Language

Lacey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,4782,4297.97%
Hispanic6,0851,09217.95%
Multiple3,76940610.77%
Other1,38532023.10%
Islander88728532.13%
Asian4,1582596.23%
Native58725944.12%
Black3,0542157.04%

10.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.29%

Male Poverty Rate

10.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lacey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lacey is Native, with 44.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lacey is Asian, with 6.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.93%.

Lacey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.62%
High School15.36%
Some College8.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Lacey Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.45%
Male Unemployed14.00%
Male Employed5.28%
Female Employed4.53%

Lacey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lacey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,687$80,692
Families$79,592$88,789
Married Families$89,283-
Non Families$48,343$61,503
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Income by Household Type

Lacey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lacey Married by Age and Sex

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Lacey 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 Marital Status by Race

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Lacey Marital Status

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5,887

Number of Veterans

4,996

Male Veterans

891

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,107
First Gulf War2,100
Vietnam1,708
Korea436
World War II159

Lacey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,994
65 to 741,124
75+1,055
55 to 64954
18 to 34760

Lacey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,62517.21%
Black65727.33%
Hispanic44411.54%
Asian3049.06%
Hawaiian12217.43%
2 or More995.35%
Other403.78%
Indian409.93%

Lacey Veterans by Race

Lacey Veterans by Education

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6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lacey Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lacey Employment by Age

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Lacey Employment by Race

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Lacey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.71%

Born in Washington

88.93%

Native Born

11.07%

Foreign Born

4.50%

Non Citizen

6.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.93% of Lacey residents were born in the United States, with 37.71% having been born in Washington. 4.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lacey Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202156,5761,9923.65%
202054,5841,9923.79%
201952,5921,9923.94%
201850,6009681.95%
201749,6322,3234.91%
201647,3091,2382.69%
201546,0718001.77%
201445,2715101.14%
201344,7618141.85%
201243,9475241.21%
201143,4237151.67%
201042,70811,4823.18%
200031,22611,9474.94%
199019,2795,3393.30%
198013,9404,2443.70%
19709,6963,0663.87%
19606,6305,4308.92%
19401,2000.00%

Lacey Population by Year