Tenino, Washington

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Tenino, Washington

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High Points

Tenino strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Tenino Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 15% Tenino Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Tenino, Washington

Comparing Tenino to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Female Share of the Population 6 9
Male Share of the Population 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 3
Working at Home 4 2
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Affordability of Rents 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 9
Low Property Crime 4 7

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Tenino Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles SW of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles SW of Seattle, Washington
County Thurston
Standard Zip Codes 98589
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.856
Longitude -122.851

Tenino Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.9 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
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 77 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 53 to 74 F
Oct Temp 44 to 60 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
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Tenino Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,447 100%
Male 691 47.8%
Female 756 52.2%
Under 18 431 29.8%
18+ 1,016 70.2%
65+ 207 14.3%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,310 90.5%
African-American 12 0.8%
Asian 45 3.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 17 1.2%
Other 28 1.9%
Mixed Race 34 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 55 3.8%

Estimated Tenino Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,584
Growth 137
Growth % 9.5%

Tenino Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.4%
German 16.7%
English 10.6%
Irish 9%
US/American 8.7%
Scottish 5.1%
Norwegian 5.1%
Swedish 4%
French (except Basque) 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Italian 2.4%
Scandinavian 1.9%
Canadian 1.3%
Finnish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Russian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Slavic 0.2%
European 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tenino 1,447 $41,208
Bucoda 628 $32,708
Centralia 14,742 $35,684
Lacey 31,226 $50,923
Olympia 42,514 $54,136
Rainier 1,492 $44,226
Tumwater 12,698 $54,156
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Tenino High Schools (2004)

Serves 499 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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1. Landrum, South Carolina 82.3   30.7% 18.5% 10% 23 $40,347 5.7% 18.2% 2,472 15% 19.4 0.2% 0.4
2. Mount Angel, Oregon 74   32.4% 18.2% 14.4% 24 $45,650 7.1% 24.4% 3,121 16.3% 34 0.1% 1
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