98501 Real Estate Market Overview

Could Olympia, WA 98501 be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about 98501. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near 98501 such as Lacey ...and Tumwater. When you’re ready, Trulia has 108 resale and new homes in 98501 lined up for you, including 12 open houses, and 40 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$199,719

Median Sales Price

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$156

Price Per Sqft

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$1,450

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in 98501 show a -13% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in 98501 for Jan 7 to Apr 6 was $199,719 based on 21 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for 98501 was $156, an increase of 22% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in 98501 for Mar 7 to Apr 7 was $1,450.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

98501 has low crime relative to the rest of Thurston County.

Knowing more about crime activity in 98501 can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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676

Counts of Theft

600

Counts of Arrest

458

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in 98501

There are 13 schools in 98501.

Elementary Schools
9

Centennial Elementary School

Public, K - 5

8

Mckenny Elementary School

Public, K - 5

8

East Olympia Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

Middle Schools
9

Washington Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
9

Avanti High School

Public, 9 - 12

9

Olympia High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Tumwater High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in 98501 by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
30%
Single residents
Home owners
74%
Home owners
Median age
41
Median age
Household income
$73,558
Median household income
College educated
49%
College educated

Commute

Most people in 98501 commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
94% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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