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Demographics

People

Total Population2,138
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens10.1%
Employed Population 16+869
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.5%
Median Earnings25+$41,595
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,403
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time39 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone16%
Median Gross Rent$1,220
Median House Value$172,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.3%
Irish15.2%
English11.2%
Scottish3%
Norwegian2.9%
Swedish2.3%
Polish2.2%
French Except Basque2%
Italian2%
Danishn1.3%
Dutch0.9%
Russian0.8%
Canadian0.7%
German0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Greek0.1%
Arab0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
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Rainier Almanac

CategoryValue
County Thurston County
Standard Zip Codes98576
Phone Area Codes360
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.87
Approximate Longitude-122.66

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)

StationOLYMPIA AP
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp32 to 44 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp50 to 76 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip50.7 inches
StationMC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance26.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 45 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 75 F
Oct Temp41 to 59 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationPUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp33 to 47 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp52 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bucoda593$42,188
Lacey45,644$70,051
Roy689$65,909
Tenino1,744$55,795
Tumwater21,684$74,276
Yelm8,066$56,287

Rainier Public Schools

Rainier Elementary School
600 W 3rd
ZIP: 98576
(360) 446-4020
Primary
Total Enrollment 373
Rainier Middle School
202 2nd St. W
ZIP: 98576
(360) 446-2206
Middle
Total Enrollment 187
Rainier Senior High School
308 2nd St W
ZIP: 98576
(360) 446-2205
High
Total Enrollment 272
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