Tumwater, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,951 housing units in Tumwater. This represents a 33.3% growth from 4,463 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,942 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 9 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Tumwater is about 48.9%. Tumwater's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.5%. Average household size is 2.21 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Tumwater were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.40%
One Bedroom16.60%
Two Bedrooms32.80%
Three Bedrooms35.60%
Four Bedrooms9.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$141,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$137,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.95
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$637

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage12.60%
Home Equity Loan5.50%
Simple Mortgage61.30%
Debt Free20.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%