Lacey, WA Population

Population: 31,226. Estimated population in July 2020: 33,368 (+6.9% change)
Males: 14,918 (47.8%), Females: 16,308 (52.2%)

Thurston County

Zip codes: 98503.

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $43,848
Median house value: $133,200

Races in Lacey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.9%)
  • Black (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.7%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Korean (1.9%)
  • Vietnamese (1.6%)
  • Filipino (1.6%)
  • Other Asian (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), English (11.1%), Irish (10.8%), Norwegian (5.2%), United States (4.1%), French (3.7%).

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lacey

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lacey city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

9.3% Foreign born (5.9% Asia, 1.6% Europe, 1.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,466 (+50.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Lacey:

  • ST PETER CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CENTER (4800 COLLEGE ST SE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lacey:

  • PROVIDENCE ST PETER HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; TACOMA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lacey:

  • OLYMPIA (about 8 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 17 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 25 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lacey:

  • HOSKINS FIELD (about 4 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: 44T)
  • AMERICAN LAKE (about 20 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: W37)
  • WESTERN AIRPARK (about 20 miles; YELM, WA; Abbreviation: 92W)
Amtrak station near Lacey:

  • 3 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 in Lacey:

  • SAINT MARTINS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,158; Location: 5300 PACIFIC AVE SE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stmartin.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • BUSINESS COMPUTER TRAINING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 150; Location: 606 SLEATER KINNEY RD SE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bcti.org)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lacey:

  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 20 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 28 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)

Schools

Public high schools in Lacey:

  • NORTH THURSTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,446; Location: 600 SLEATER KINNEY RD NE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TIMBERLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,315; Location: 6120 MULLEN RD SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVER RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,157; Location: 8929 MARTIN WAY E; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTH SOUND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 5400 54TH AVE SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Lacey:

  • CHRISTIAN LIFE SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 4205 LACEY BLVD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TEMPLE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 3806 COLLEGE ST SE; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lacey:

  • LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 744; Location: 6211 MULLEN RD SE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • KOMACHIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 733; Location: 3650 COLLEGE ST SE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CHINOOK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 670; Location: 4301 6TH AVE NE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SEVEN OAKS ELEMENTARY (Students: 655; Location: 1800 SEVEN OAKS DR SE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 629; Location: 1900 COLLEGE ST SE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HORIZONS ELEMENTARY (Students: 624; Location: 4601 67TH AVE SE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PLEASANT GLADE ELEMENTARY (Students: 599; Location: 1920 ABERNETHY RD NE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LYDIA HAWK ELEMENTARY (Students: 576; Location: 7600 5TH AVE SE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • NISQUALLY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 8100 STEILACOOM RD SE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SOUTH BAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 549; Location: 3845 SLEATER KINNEY RD NE; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lacey:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 260; Location: 320 COLLEGE ST NE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 2606 CARPENTER RD S E BX 3700; Grades: PK – 8)
  • NOVA SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 5610 30TH AVE SE; Grades: 6 – 8)