About Tumwater, WA Real Estate

Tumwater, Washington is full of history. Tumwater lays claim with Steilacoom to being the oldest settlements north of the Columbia River. Tumwater was incorporated in 1845 and has retained a strong sense of history since. Nowhere is there a better place to experience our local history than at the Tumwater Historical Park. Here, one can enjoy a quiet hike along the banks of the falls of the Deschutes River, best know as Tumwater Falls. While here, be on the lookout for artesian wells and foundations of old lumber mills along the river bank.

The former home of the Olympia Brewery is also located in Tumwater. At one time, the Olympia Brewery was considered to be one of the largest breweries in the nation and could be seen in many Hollywood movies.

A small town directly abutting Olympia, Tumwater maintains a small town atmosphere. The residents regard themselves as neighbors. Friday night high school football games are huge, and community events in general are always well supported.

Fall Colors Along the Deschutes River

Tumwater Falls

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Tumwater Schools and Demographics


Education near Tumwater, WA

City County
High School Graduates 9.96 10.05
College Degree - 2 year 34.25 32.9

Demographics near Tumwater, WA

City County
Neighborhood Type 19,190 269,536
Population 1,266 359
Percent Female 36.6 38.4
Median Age 2.3 2.5
People per Household 62,258 62,286
Median Household Income 31,524 29,909

Information About Tumwater

Tumwater is located in Washington. Tumwater, Washington has a population of 19,190. Tumwater is more family-centric than the surrounding county with 31.51% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 30.45%.

The median household income in Tumwater, Washington is $62,258. The median household income for the surrounding county is $62,286 compared to the national median of $53,482. The median age of people living in Tumwater is 36.6 years.

Tumwater Weather

The average high temperature in July is 76.8 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 33.7 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 62.4 inches per year, with inches of snow per year.

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Van Dorm Realty Inc
1530 Black Lake Blvd. Sw
Olympia, WA
(360) 943-3800
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