Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
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Tax Rates

For Collection Year 2020

All rates are levied per $1,000 of Taxable Value based on the Assessed Value as of January 1, 2019.

Taxing District Phone Numbers​Tax Rates $ Rounded
State of Washington
Tax Rate
State Schools
1.90
State Schools 2
1.02
County
Tax Rate
Thurston County General Fund
1.16
Thurston County Road Fund
1.15
Thurston County Conservation Futures
0.04
Municipalities
Tax Rate
Town of Bucoda
2.25
City of Lacey
1.14
City of Olympia
2.61
City of Rainier
1.48
City of Tenino
1.76
City of Tumwater
2.55
City of Yelm
1.53
School Districts
Tax Rate
Centralia #401L
2.74
Griffin #324
3.34
North Thurston #3
4.43
Olympia #111
5.09
Rainier #307
3.63
Rochester #401
3.86
Tenino #402
3.64
Tumwater #33
5.25
Yelm #2
4.90
Fire Districts
Tax Rate
#1 - Rochester
3.04
#3 - Lacey
1.56
#5 - Black Lake
0.27
#6 - East Olympia
1.56
#8 - South Bay
1.50
#9 - McLane
2.63
#11 - Littlerock
2.71
#12 - South Thurston
1.50
#13 - Griffin
1.15
#17 - Bald Hills
1.50
SE Thurston Fire Authority
1.48
Other Special Purpose Districts
Tax Rate
Cemetery District #1
0.05
Cemetery District #2
0.07
Medic One
0.30
Olympia Metropolitan Park District
0.55
Port of Olympia
0.18
PUD #1
0.01
Tanglewilde Parks and Recreation
0.60
Timberland Regional Library
0.34
Tumwater Metropolitan Park District
0.45