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Income/capita 2%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 34%
IndexSouth WestsideOlympiaWashington
Income per capita$29,369$31,619$32,999
Median household income$56,201$54,523$62,848
Median income owner occupied$0$83,265$79,796
Median income renter occupied$0$35,788$41,061
Median earnings male$42,679$40,526$41,953
Median earnings female$35,477$27,436$27,576
Unemployment rate6.3%5.4%4.3%
Poverty leveln/a17.1%12.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Westside is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Westside is 2% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Westside is 34% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Westside is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $36,345$54,523$109,046
      City
      $41,894$62,848$125,696
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      South Westside median earnings by income bracket

      South Westside employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.3%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector7.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services7.0%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services19.7%16.2%
      Public administration24.2%17.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%1.7%
      Education, health & social services13.7%22.2%
      Other24.1%29.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fox Island, WA3,829$90,66764%
      DuPont, WA9,224$76,96239%
      Rochester, WA2,912$75,69937%
      Rainier, WA2,138$66,62020%
      Tumwater, WA21,684$62,05012%
      Olympia, WA49,608$54,5231%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wilson, NC49,558$38,04631%
      Downers Grove, IL49,555$85,17154%
      Poway, CA49,675$98,85979%
      Logan, UT49,539$36,25634%
      Ashburn, VA49,692$120,862118%
      Olympia, WA49,608$54,5231%
      Source: The South Westside, Olympia, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).