Olympia Real Estate Market Overview

Could Olympia, WA 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 Olympia. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Olympia such as Lacey an...d Tumwater. When you’re ready, Trulia has 532 resale and new homes in Olympia lined up for you, including 52 open houses, and 186 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$269,119

Median Sales Price

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$156

Price Per Sqft

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$1,550

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Olympia show a 4% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Olympia for Apr 21 to Jul 20 was $269,119 based on 582 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Olympia was $156, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Olympia for Jun 21 to Jul 21 was $1,550.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Olympia 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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2,250

Counts of Theft

2,144

Counts of Arrest

632

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Olympia

There are 30 schools in Olympia.

Elementary Schools
9

Boston Harbor Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

9

Griffin School

Public, K - 8

9

Centennial Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
9

Washington Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

9

Griffin School

Public, K - 8

9

Reeves Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
10

Secondary Options

Public, 9 - 12

9

Avanti High School

Public, 9 - 12

9

A G West Black Hills High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Olympia 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
31%
Single residents
Home owners
77%
Home owners
Median age
41
Median age
Household income
$66,568
Median household income
College educated
44%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Olympia 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
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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