Apartment Rent & Vacancy

  1. Average Rent in Counties
  2. Average Rent by Bedrooms
  3. Vacancy Rate in Counties

Data Table


The average rent for an apartment in Thurston County in 2021 was $1,162 - less than the peak rent seen in 2019 and 2020 when adjusted for inflation. The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in 2021 was $1,210 while a two-bedroom apartment was $1,288.

After converging in 2018, the vacancy rate for apartments in Pierce, Thurston, and King diverged once more. Of the three counties, Thurston County had the lowest apartment vacancy rate in 2021 (3.4%). This indicates a limited supply of housing continues to exist.

NOTE: Because of a change of methodology, 2018-2021 data is not directly comparable to data from previous years. For more information, read the "Data and Methods" section on the original report.


University of Washington: Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies