StatisticNorthwestOlympiaWashington
Population1,61749,6087,614,893
Population density (sq mi)2,0982,725117
Median age36.638.137.6
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1826%46%44%
Speak Englishn/a87%81%
Speak Spanishn/a4%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Northwest is 23% lower than Olympia
  • The median age in Northwest is 4% lower than Olympia
  • In Northwest 92.57% of the population is White
  • In Northwest 1.56% of the population is Black
  • In Northwest 0.60% of the population is Asian

Compare Olympia, WA Demographics

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      Northwest population breakdown by race

      RaceNorthwestOlympiaWashington
      White92.57%84.61%77.34%
      Black1.56%1.90%3.63%
      Asian0.60%7.10%7.80%
      American Indian2.10%0.78%1.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.26%0.63%
      Mixed race1.74%4.44%5.34%
      Other race1.42%0.91%3.92%
      In Northwest, 7.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Northwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Northwest, Olympia, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).