Lacey, Washington Population 2020

55,386

Lacey is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 55,386, it is the 23rd largest city in Washington and the 703rd largest city in the United States. Lacey is currently growing at a rate of 4.40% annually and its population has increased by 30.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,393 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Lacey has a population density of 3,239 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lacey is $78,500 with a poverty rate of 9.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,295 per month, and the median house value is $251,700. The median age in Lacey is 35.3 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

Lacey Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lacey 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%
The current population of Lacey, Washington is 55,386, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,718.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,393.

Lacey, Washington Population 2020

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 Population Pyramid 2020

Lacey Median Age

35.3


Total

34.3


Male

36.4


Female

Lacey Adults

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

Lacey Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lacey Sex Ratio

Female

25,477

53.24%

Male

22,375

46.76%

Lacey Households and Families

Lacey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lacey 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 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 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 Language

Lacey Language by Age

Lacey Language

83.87% of Lacey 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 Poverty

Lacey 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

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lacey 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 Income

Lacey 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 Marital Status

Lacey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lacey Married by Age and Sex

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

Lacey 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
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,029
65 to 741,052
75+1,043
55 to 64887
18 to 34847
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,61317.54%
Black60029.23%
Hispanic44914.40%
Asian2928.39%
2 or More1709.98%
Hawaiian10818.09%
Indian459.15%
Other304.31%

$Lacey Veterans by Education

6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lacey Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lacey 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 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202055,3862,3344.40%
201953,0522,3344.60%
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%