Thurston County

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Thurston County, Washington

2000 Lakeridge Dr SW Bldg 2
Olympia, WA 98502
Phone: (360) 786-5430
Fax: (360) 753-4033
www.co.thurston.wa.us

In west-central WA at the southern end of Puget Sound, southwest of Tacoma; organized Jan 12, 1852 (prior to statehood) from Lewis County. Name Origin: For Samuel Royal Thurston (1816-54), first delegate to Congress from the Oregon territory (1849-51)

Area (sq mi):: 773.64 (land 727.02; water 46.62) Population per square mile: 314.80
Population 2005: 228,867 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 10.40%; 1990-2000 28.60% Population 2000: 207,355 (White 83.40%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 4.40%; Other 7.60%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $22,415; median household $46,975; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,250-$31,343
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 24.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Olympia County seat (43,982)
  • Lacey (32,981)
  • Tumwater (13,182)

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    Thurston County, Nebraska

    PO Box G
    Pender, NE 68047
    Phone: (402) 385-2343
    Fax: (402) 385-3544

    On the northeastern border of NE, south of Sioux City, IA; organized as Blackbird County Mar 7, 1865 from Burt County; name changed in 1889. Name Origin: For John Mellen Thurston (1847-1916), U.S. senator from NE (1895-1901), active in establishing the county. Originally named for either Chief Blackbird of the Omaha Indians, or Black Bird, for their mythological Thunder Bird

    Area (sq mi):: 396.25 (land 393.81; water 2.44) Population per square mile: 18.70
    Population 2005: 7,365 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 7,171 (White 45.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 54.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 29.80
    Income 2000: per capita $10,951; median household $28,170; Population below poverty level: 25.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,567-$21,640
    Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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