Bucoda, WA Population

Population: 628. Estimated population in July 2020: 634 (+1.0% change)
Males: 328 (52.2%), Females: 300 (47.8%)

Thurston County

Zip code: 98530

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $34,286
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Bucoda:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Filipino (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Korean (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (18.8%), German (16.4%), Irish (12.1%), English (7.8%), Dutch (5.3%), French (4.1%).

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bucoda

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bucoda town

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

2.9% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+15.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bucoda:

  • PROVIDENCE CENTRALIA HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • ST PETER CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CENTER (about 17 miles; LACEY, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; OLYMPIA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bucoda:

  • OLYMPIA (about 12 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 28 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 37 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bucoda:

  • CHEHALIS-CENTRALIA (about 12 miles; CHEHALIS, WA; Abbreviation: CLS)
  • HOSKINS FIELD (about 14 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: 44T)
  • R & K SKYRANCH (about 15 miles; ROCHESTER, WA; Abbreviation: 8W9)
Amtrak stations near Bucoda:

  • 8 miles: CENTRALIA (210 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bucoda:

  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 33 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 36 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 42 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)