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People

Total Population 2,219
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 921
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 54%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,978
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 39 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,269
Median House Value $171,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 15%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rainier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Thurston
Standard Zip Codes 98576
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.888
Longitude -122.687

Rainier Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OLYMPIA AP
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 44 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 50 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
Station MC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station PUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rainier, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Vail (98576)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bucoda 622 $42,222
Lacey 44,825 $69,802
Roy 634 $63,750
Tenino 1,915 $58,889
Tumwater 18,478 $67,394
Yelm 7,701 $52,392

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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  • MBA - Information Systems & Business Analytics
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Rainier High Schools

RAINIER SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
308 2ND ST W
360-446-2205
Serves 310 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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