Rainier, WA Real Estate
Rainier, Washington is located in Thurston County. Nearby cities and towns include Yelm, North Yelm, McKenna, Tenino, Nisqually Indian Community, Roy, Bucoda, Lacey, Tanglewilde, Tumwater, Olympia, DuPont, Fort Lewis, South Creek, North Fort Lewis, Grand Mound, Centralia, Fords Prairie, Anderson Island, Elk Plain, Ketron Island, Rochester, Spanaway, McChord AFB, La Grande, Clear Lake, Steilacoom, Eatonville, Lakewood, Chehalis, Frederickson, Parkland, Alder, Onalaska, Graham, Clover Creek, Kapowsin, Summit View, University Place, Longbranch, Midland, Napavine, Summit, Fox Island, South Hill, Elbe, and Fircrest. Rainier is a rural community with a population of 1,870. The median household income is $62,735. In Rainier, 49% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 28% of the households. Half the population of Rainier commutes 31 minutes or less to work, with 65% of residents holding white collar jobs and 35% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Rainier, WA is 21 years, with 73% of those homes owned, 18% rented, and 9% not occupied. In the previous year, 27 Rainier properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Rainier in the previous year was $159,176.