Aberdeen, Washington

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Population in 2014: 16,255 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 8,004  (49.2%)
Females: 8,251  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98520, 98550, 98563.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,120 (it was $30,683 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$38,120
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,196 (it was $16,092 in 2000)

Aberdeen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,126 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Aberdeen:

$117,126
WA:

$250,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $780.

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  • Races in Aberdeen, WA (2013)

    Aberdeen races chart
    • 11,64170.8%White alone
    • 3,32420.2%Hispanic
    • 5043.1%American Indian alone
    • 3952.4%Two or more races
    • 2441.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2301.4%Asian alone
    • 1380.8%Black alone
    • 160.10%Other race alone

Races in Aberdeen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Aberdeen: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.7%), Irish (10.2%), United States (8.0%), English (7.7%), Norwegian (4.2%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,529 people per square mile   (low).

Aberdeen,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Aberdeen:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aberdeen city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1,928 residents are foreign born (9.3% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

11.7%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Aberdeen, Washington as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Aberdeen to the number of sex offenders is 501 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,467 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,531 (1.4%)

Aberdeen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (62.3 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (82.9 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (935.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Junction City, WA (1.5 miles) , Cosmopolis, WA (1.6 miles ), Hoquiam, WA (1.8 miles ), Central Park, WA (2.3 miles ), Aberdeen Gardens, WA (2.7 miles ), Markham, WA (3.0 miles) , Montesano, WA (3.2 miles ), North River, WA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $134,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $269,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $288,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.98 N, Longitude: 123.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,499 (+15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,185 (55.0%)

Area code: 360

Aberdeen household income distribution Aberdeen home values distribution

Crime rates in Aberdeen by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100000001101
per 100,000 0.06.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.05.85.90.06.2
Rapes 231225135546611131110
per 100,000 135.773.0152.578.430.030.524.837.537.764.176.567.061.6
Robberies 12131320111312281516181321
per 100,000 70.879.179.3120.666.179.474.5175.094.293.2105.979.2129.3
Assaults 32253922251523343134273471
per 100,000 188.8152.1237.8132.6150.291.6142.7212.5194.8198.1158.8207.2437.1
Burglaries 224244250218160220174198185188221208244
per 100,000 1,321.61,484.41,524.61,314.4961.61,342.91,079.71,237.51,162.31,095.51,300.01,267.71,502.2
Thefts 1,3441,3761,6231,399759752744734898694605624636
per 100,000 7,929.78,370.89,897.58,435.34,561.64,590.44,616.54,587.55,641.84,044.13,558.83,803.03,915.5
Auto thefts 8187127171102113727860698111261
per 100,000 477.9529.3774.51,031.1613.0689.8446.8487.5377.0402.1476.5682.6375.5
Arson 4496335571253
per 100,000 23.624.354.936.218.018.331.031.344.05.811.830.518.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 618.0608.2760.9639.9374.2400.9368.2435.9436.3402.8409.6416.0481.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Aberdeen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 48 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -177 (-1.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Aberdeen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Aberdeen, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Aberdeen-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from Aberdeen center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 442.6 miles away from Aberdeen center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 372.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grays Harbor County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aberdeen topographic map

Birthplace of: Daniel Bryan - Professional wrestler, Kurt Cobain - Singer, Bill Sizemore - Activist, Douglas Osheroff - Nobel laureate, Jeff Burlingame - Non-fiction writer, Robert Motherwell - (1915-1991), painter, George Karamatic - Player of football, Karl Best - Baseball player, Mark Bruener - Football player, Marty O'Toole - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Aberdeen: Bruce Avery Van Voorhis.

Main business address for: PACIFIC FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Aberdeen:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOSPICE (1006 NORTH H STREET)
  • GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 915 ANDERSON DRIVE)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (1006 N H ST)
  • GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY HOSPITA (1006 NORTH H STREET)
  • GRAYS HARBOR CONVALESCENT CENTER (920 ANDERSON DRIVE)
  • GRAYS HARBOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (920 ANDERSON DRIVE)
  • HARBOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (308 WEST KING)
  • FMC ABERDEEN (2012 INDUSTRIAL PKWY)

Airports and heliports located in Aberdeen:

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College/University in Aberdeen:

  • Grays Harbor College (Full-time enrollment: 1,727; Location: 1620 Edward P Smith Drive; Public; Website: www.ghc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aberdeen:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 41 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 43 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 45 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 61 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 64 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 64 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 66 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Public high schools in Aberdeen:

Public elementary/middle schools in Aberdeen:

Private elementary/middle school in Aberdeen:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 173, Location: 518 N H ST, Grades: PK-8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Aberdeen: Lake Aberdeen Hatchery (A), Aberdeen Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Grays Harbor College Gymnasium and Recreation Center (C), Grays Harbor College Bishop Center for Performing Arts (D), Grays Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center (E), Westhaven Villa (F), Aberdeen Fire Dept Station 2 (G), Aberdeen Fire Department (H), Grays Harbor County District Court 2 (I), Grays Harbor County Juvenile Court (J), Aberdeen Museum of History (K), Aberdeen Timberland Library (L), Grays Harbor College John Spellman Library Media Center (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wishkah Mall (1), Southshore Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Aberdeen: PACIFIC FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Aberdeen include: Salvation Army (A), Aberdeen Cornerstone Community Church (B), Grace Harbor Covenant Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church (E), Alder Grove Church of God (F), Amazing Grace Lutheran Church (G), Calvary Lutheran Church (H), Christian Cable Ministries (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fern Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Aberdeen Lake (A), Lake Aberdeen (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Charley Creek (A), Chehalis River (B), Elliott Slough (C), Fry Creek (D), Newskah Creek (E), Stewart Creek (F), Wishkah River (G), Wilson Creek (H), Wedekind Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Aberdeen include: West End Playfield (1), Zelasko Park (2), Benn Memorial Park (3), Stewart Memorial Park (4), Pioneer Park (5), L Street Park (6), Miller Natatorium and Gym/Stewart Field Complex (7), Franklin Field (8), Finch Playfield (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Playtime Enterprises (Amusement & Theme Parks; 108 South K Street) (1), Tilt (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1017 South Boone Street) (2), Durney Travel & Cruise (Tours & Charters; 108 East 1st Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Olympic Inn Motel (616 West Heron Street) (1), Cooney Mansion Bed & Breakfast (1705 5th Street (Cosmopolis)) (2), Manitou Motel (2408 Simpson Avenue) (3), Antich Supply CO (405 West Market Street) (4), A Harbor View Bed & Breakfast (113 West 11th Street) (5), Nordic Inn Motel and Convention Center (1700 South Boone Street) (6), Central Park Motel (6504 Olympic Highway) (7), Red Lion Inn (521 West Wishkah Street) (8), Red Lion (521 West Wishkah Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Cosmopolis City - Municipal Court (1101 East 1st Street) (1), Juvenile Court - Fairgrounds (103 Hagara) (2), Aberdeen City - Municipal Court (210 East Market Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Grays Harbor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 28.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.3%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.5% for Black residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.1% for American Indian residents, 49.2% for other race residents, 33.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.2%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Aberdeen in 2010:

  • 121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 91 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 66 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Aberdeen in 2000:

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 56 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 22 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Aberdeen, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Aberdeen (2011 data):

  • Timberland Bank: South Aberdeen Branch at 300 North Boone St. P.O. Box 233, branch established on 1915/01/01; Aberdeen Branch at 117 N Broadway, branch established on 1982/12/15. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $731.3 mil, Deposits: $589.4 mil, headquarters in Hoquiam, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Timberland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of the Pacific: Bank Of The Pacific at 300 East Market Street, branch established on 1979/12/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $640.3 mil, Deposits: $548.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Pacific Financial Corporation
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Aberdeen Branch at 101 North Broadway, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Grays Harbor Branch at 100 North Broadway, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Anchor Bank: at 100 West First Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $486.5 mil, Deposits: $352.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Anchor Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Aberdeen Branch at 101 East Market Street, branch established on 1955/09/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Grays Harbor Branch at 109 South Broadway St, branch established on 1973/12/03. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Washington average:

11.4

Aberdeen travel time to work - commute Aberdeen mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Aberdeen:

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Religion statistics for Aberdeen city (based on Grays Harbor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,6028
Evangelical Protestant7,08358
Other3,50614
Mainline Protestant3,45925
None51,147-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Grays Harbor County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Grays Harbor County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Grays Harbor County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

33.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Aberdeen:

41.3%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Aberdeen:

28.5
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Aberdeen:

22.9%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Aberdeen:

32.0%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.4%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.9%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Aberdeen, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$39,410$67,5601$3,157
Other Government Administration 3$19,033$76,13213$5,452
Judicial and Legal 8$44,810$67,2150$0
Police Protection - Officers 37$280,748$91,0530$0
Police - Other 7$27,977$47,9610$0
Firefighters 35$251,919$86,3720$0
Fire - Other 2$8,837$53,0220$0
Correction 5$19,769$47,4461$162
Streets and Highways 15$78,612$62,8900$0
Health 1$4,466$53,5921$1,999
Sewerage 14$79,610$68,2370$0
Parks and Recreation 5$30,452$73,08511$10,048
Water Supply 17$91,080$64,2920$0
Other and Unallocable 10$57,547$69,0562$796
Totals for Government 166$1,034,270$74,76729$21,614

Aberdeen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,064,000 ($65.46)
    Water Utilities: $983,000 ($60.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $938,000 ($57.71)
    General: $144,000 ($8.86)
    Housing & Community Development: $89,000 ($5.48)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($1.17)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,955,000 ($181.79)
    Water Utilities: $2,192,000 ($134.85)
    Fire Protection: $2,179,000 ($134.05)
    Sewerage: $2,100,000 ($129.19)
    General - Other: $1,391,000 ($85.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,342,000 ($82.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $958,000 ($58.94)
    Health Services - Other: $957,000 ($58.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $868,000 ($53.40)
    Financial Administration: $753,000 ($46.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $584,000 ($35.93)
    Central Staff Services: $389,000 ($23.93)
    Corrections - Other: $303,000 ($18.64)
    Housing & Community Development: $217,000 ($13.35)
    General Public Buildings: $106,000 ($6.52)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($2.58)
    Parking Facilities: $28,000 ($1.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $15,000 ($0.92)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $282,000 ($17.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $333,000 ($20.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $437,000 ($26.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $218,000 ($13.41)
    General - Other: $207,000 ($12.73)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($1.72)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($1.35)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($1.29)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($0.92)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($0.80)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($0.62)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.31)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,444,000 ($642.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $785,000 ($48.29)

Aberdeen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,681,000 ($164.93)
    All Other: $1,610,000 ($99.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $971,000 ($59.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $147,000 ($9.04)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($1.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $102,000 ($6.27)
    All Other: $16,000 ($0.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $249,000 ($15.32)
    Highways: $35,000 ($2.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,329,000 ($81.76)
    Interest Earnings: $1,060,000 ($65.21)
    Rents: $161,000 ($9.90)
    Property Sale Other: $25,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,831,000 ($235.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $687,000 ($42.26)
    Highways: $687,000 ($42.26)
    General Support: $145,000 ($8.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $92,000 ($5.66)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Tax - NEC: $3,065,000 ($188.56)
    Total General Sales: $3,025,000 ($186.10)
    Property: $2,460,000 ($151.34)
    Public Utilities: $1,519,000 ($93.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $209,000 ($12.86)

Aberdeen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $13,087,000 ($805.11)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,596,000 ($344.26)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,075,000 ($312.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $11,285,000 ($694.25)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,382,000 ($392.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,000,000 ($61.52)
    Water Utilities: $454,000 ($27.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,289,000 ($202.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,348,000 ($82.93)

Aberdeen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,833,000 ($543.40)

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Thurston County, WA  0.88% ($35,151 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.63% ($39,770)
from Pierce County, WA  0.47% ($37,230)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.17% ($32,147 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.57% ($31,196)
to Pierce County, WA  0.41% ($32,420)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aberdeen:

  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KWOK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBKW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aberdeen:

  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDUX-FM (104.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K205EN (88.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207DB (89.3 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K221BG (92.1 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: GRAYS HARBOR CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K296CV (107.1 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: GRAYS HARBOR CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWW (102.1 FM; MONTESANO, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJET-FM1 (105.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K265DP (100.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Aberdeen:

  • K23AS (Channel 23; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K25CG (Channel 25; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Aberdeen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 242m794ftTotal length
  • $20,284,000Total costs
  • 102,865Total average daily traffic
  • 7,776Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Aberdeen, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Aberdeen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Aberdeen, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Aberdeen)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Aberdeen)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aberdeen and their reported violations in the past:

ELMA REST AREA (Population served: 1,593, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BAY CITY PROPERTIES (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
JOHNS RIVER LODGE (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Aberdeen that have no violations reported:

  • ABERDEEN, CITY OF (Address: 200 E MARKET ST , Population served: 18,118, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 217
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Aberdeen

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Aberdeen, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Aberdeen, Washington:

  • Travelodge, 521 W Wishkah St, Aberdeen, Washington 98520 , Phone: (360) 532-5210, Fax: (360) 533-8483
  • Guesthouse Inn & Suites, 701 E Heron, Aberdeen, Washington 98520 , Phone: (360) 537-7460, Fax: (360) 537-7462
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Aberdeen, Washington

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Aberdeen, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4MasterBrand Cabinets3
AT&T1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid2
FedEx3SAS Shoes1
Ford1Sears1
GNC3Staples1
H&R Block2Starbucks2
Home Depot1Subway2
Honda1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York2UPS4
KFC1Vans2
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Aberdeen compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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