Tenino, WA Population

Population: 1,447. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,584 (+9.5% change)
Males: 691 (47.8%), Females: 756 (52.2%)

Thurston County

Zip code: 98589

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $34,526
Median house value: $97,900

Races in Tenino:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Other Asian (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (18.9%), English (11.5%), Irish (11.5%), United States (6.4%), Scottish (5.3%), Swedish (4.9%).

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tenino

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tenino city

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

4.8% Foreign born (3.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+12.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tenino:

  • PROVIDENCE CENTRALIA HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • ST PETER CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CENTER (about 13 miles; LACEY, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; OLYMPIA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tenino:

  • OLYMPIA (about 9 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 25 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 33 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tenino:

  • HOSKINS FIELD (about 10 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: 44T)
  • CHEHALIS-CENTRALIA (about 16 miles; CHEHALIS, WA; Abbreviation: CLS)
  • R & K SKYRANCH (about 17 miles; ROCHESTER, WA; Abbreviation: 8W9)
Amtrak stations near Tenino:

  • 10 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.
  • 12 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tenino:

  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 17 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 30 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 32 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 38 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)

Schools

Public high school in Tenino:

  • TENINO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 500 WEST SECOND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tenino:

  • TENINO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 301 OLD HWY 99 N; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TENINO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 301 OLD HIGHWAY 99 N; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 258; Location: 301 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG – 02)