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Lacey is a city in Thurston County, in the Olympia metro area.

The latitude of Lacey is 47.034N. The longitude is -122.821W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 203 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 32,781.


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Median household income
Local
$43,848
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lacey demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Woodland
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 92. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • America's Dixieland Jazz Festival - June 28-July 1, 2007
  • Spring Fun Fair - May 19-20, 2007
  • Thurston County Fair - Aug. 1-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lacey web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Lacey Museum
Colleges and universities: St. Martin's College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 98

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lacey demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Thurston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Olympia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98503 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Lacey residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lacey ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lacey was $20,224, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Lacey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lacey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $601.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,156.


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Libraries in Lacey include Lacey Timberland Library ... View libraries

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Thurston County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lacey political report.

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The average commute time for Lacey workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lacey between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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