Household Type

  1. by Family Type Countywide
  2. by Jurisdiction
SourceU.S. Census Bureau
Data TableHousehold Type
ExplanationThe composition of the family has changed drastically over the last 40 years. In 1970, married couples constituted 72% of all households; by 2017 this dropped to just 51%.

While married couple households has decreased during this same period, one-person and non-family households have increased (from 20% to 34% of all families). Single-parent families also grew over the period.  In 2017, Yelm had the highest percentage of married couple households (60%) while Olympia had the lowest (36%).
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