Thurston County

Twice in recent years, Forbes Magazine has ranked Thurston County as one of the top places in the nation to do business. The ranking acknowledges the county’s favorable performance in the areas of cost of living, job growth, recreational and cultural opportunities and educational attainment.

Square Miles: 722
Largest City: Olympia
County Seat: Olympia

Median Household Income: $72,003
Cost of Living Index: 116.6
Average Home Price: $468,848

Drive Times:
Olympia to Seattle: 1.5 hours
Olympia to Spokane: 5 hours
Olympia to Portland: 2 hours

County Website
Economic Development Website