Tumwater Information

Tumwater Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Tumwater, WA

General Tumwater Information

State: Washington

County: Thurston County

Close cities: Littlerock, WA, Tanglewilde-Thompson Place, WA, DuPont, WA, Tenino, WA, Rochester, WA, Rainier, WA, Lacey, WA, East-Olympia, WA, Olympia, WA

Tumwater Population (census data)
Total 13,495 (+6.8% since 2000)
Male 6,384 (47.3%)
Female 7,111 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,356 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 110.8 (US Avg is 100)

Tumwater Elevation: 220 feet above sea level

Land Area: 9.95 square miles

Median Household Income: $53,289

Zip Codes: 98511, 98512, and 98501.

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Tumwater Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.9%)
  • Irish (13.8%)
  • English (12.7%)
  • Norwegian (5.2%)
  • Swedish (4.3%)
  • Italian (4.1%)
Foriegn Born: 782 people (5.8%)
  • Asia (45.0%)
  • Europe (26.7%)
  • Latin America (18.3%)
  • North America (10.0%)

Local Tumwater Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners
NFL Football: Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks
NBA Basketball: , Portland Trail Blazers
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: St., University of Washington

Tumwater School Information

High Schools
New Market High School (7299 New Market Street, Tumwater, WA, 98501 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
Tumwater High School (700 Israel Road, Tumwater, WA, 98501 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
Middle Schools
George Washington Bush Middle School (2120 83rd Avenue SW, Tumwater, WA, 98512 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
Tumwater Middle School (6335 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater, WA, 98512 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
Elementary Schools
Michael T Simmons Elementary (1205 South 2nd Avenue, Tumwater, WA, 98512 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
Peter G Schmidt Elementary (6600 Capitol Boulevard, Tumwater, WA, 98501 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
Tumwater Hill Elementary (3120 Ridgeview Street SW, Tumwater, WA, 98512 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
Other/Private Schools
New Market Vocational Skills Center (7299 New Market Street, Tumwater, WA, 98501 - Tumwater School District 33 District)
New Market Vocational Skills Center AOF (7299 New Market Street, Tumwater, WA, 98501 - Tumwater School District District)
Thurston County Juvenile Detention/Tumwater West Education Center (2801 32nd Avenue SW, Tumwater, WA, 98512 - Tumwater School District 33 District)

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