2021 marked the 9th consecutive year of growth in Thurston County's median home sale price. 6,025 homes were sold through the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) with a median sale price of $455,000. When adjusted for inflation, the median sale price of a home increased between 2020 and 2021 in every Thurston County city and town. Rainier saw the largest increase (29%) while Tenino saw the smallest (5%).
Three-bedroom homes accounted for about 56% of the total home sales in 2021, with a median price of $435,000. Four-bedroom homes accounted for 25% of home sales, with a median sale price of $505,000.
In 2021, homes were on the market an average of 12 days. Three-bedroom homes on average were on the market the shortest period of time at just 11 days.
Homes in Tumwater, Lacey, and Rainier sold the fastest, with homes on the market for an average of 9, 10, and 11 days respectively.