1. Increasing the number of jobs per household 

Outlook: Stormy, concerns for the future
The ratio of jobs to housing in Thurston County has been consistently lower than the state average since 1998. The ratio has further declined during recent years as a result of the recession, as Thurston County lost a significant number of jobs while continuing to add new housing.
  1. Benchmark
  2. Evaluation
  3. More Information


Thurston County’s ratio of jobs to housing is similar to that of the statewide average, reflecting an adequate supply of local jobs for residents.