FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 6, 2019

CONTACT:  Katrina Van Every, Senior Planner  |  360-956-7575

The 2019 Profile is Ready!

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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Looking to start a business in Thurston County? Need local data for a grant application? Have a friend who is thinking of moving to the area? The Profile can help. The 2019 edition serves as a comprehensive source of accurate and timely data about Thurston County and its cities, towns, tribes, and other jurisdictions.

The Profile includes information about land use, population and demographics, housing, transportation, employment, economics, education, water, and the environment.  Data are available in a variety of formats to meet a range of users’ needs including downloadable tables, interactive charts, and maps. Additionally, users can print one-page “Statistical Profiles” summarizing the latest data available for each city, town, or tribe in Thurston County.

The Thurston Regional Planning Council has published The Profile annually since 1982. The Profile is available exclusively online at The web-only format is designed to give desktop and mobile users easy access to information.

Reaching a wide audience, The Profile is used regularly by non-profit organizations to complete grant applications, by new and expanding businesses for marketing and demographic research, and is popular among financial institutions, schools, consulting firms, and local government agencies.     

About Thurston Regional Planning Council

TRPC is a 22-member regional council of governments comprised of elected officials from the county, cities, tribes, Intercity Transit, school districts, colleges, and a variety of local government special districts. TRPC offers broad representation to decision making on regional priorities such as transportation, growth management, and environmental quality. Learn more at