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Olympia Relocation Guide
Welcome to our Olympia Relocation Guide. If you are interested in relocating to Olympia, Washington you will find this guide helpful for researching, planning and executing a move. You can also find professionals who can assist with your relocation needs.
Olympia is the capital city of the state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The estimated population was 51,202 in 2019. Olympia is a major cultural center of the Puget Sound region.
Olympia was historically dependent on artesian waters. Early settlers in Swantown and Tumwater used artesian springs for their main water supply. The artesian spring at Fourth Avenue and Main Street (now called Capitol Way) was the main community well where settlers gathered to socialize.
Olympia enjoys the benefits of a stable workforce. As the State Capital, much of its employment is in the government sector, and a reward of this stability is a well funded school system.
The median income for a household in the city was $40,846, and the median income for a family was $54,136. Males had a median income of $41,267 versus $31,515 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,590. About 6.9% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.
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