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Population in 2012: 3,101 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.1%
Males: 1,758  (56.7%)
Females: 1,343  (43.3%)

Median resident age:  33.1 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98001, 98047.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,698 (it was $50,833 in 2000)
Algona:

$61,698
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,676

Algona city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $197,607 (it was $134,700 in 2000)
Algona:

$197,607
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $232,709; Detached houses: $235,565; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,131; In 2-unit structures: $321,997; Mobile homes: $216,625

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,138.

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Algona races chart
  • White alone - 1,760 (58.4%)
  • Hispanic - 502 (16.7%)
  • Asian alone - 365 (12.1%)
  • Two or more races - 212 (7.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 90 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 54 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 29 (1.0%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Algona: 110.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (10.6%), German (10.4%), English (7.5%), Polish (4.4%), Ukrainian (3.7%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,304 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Algona:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Algona city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

703 residents are foreign born (4.9% Asia, 3.2% Europe).

This city:  23.3%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,635 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,278 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Federal Way, WA (4.5 miles , pop. 83,259).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (24.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (934.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Pacific, WA (1.2 miles ), Lakeland South, WA (1.2 miles ), Auburn, WA (1.5 miles ), Lakeland North, WA (1.9 miles ), Edgewood, WA (1.9 miles ), Milton, WA (1.9 miles ), Lea Hill, WA (2.1 miles ), Federal Way, WA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.28 N, Longitude: 122.25 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of the Great Blue Heron

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

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Property values in Algona, WA


 

Crime rates in Algona by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 102213000
per 100,000 39.60.074.473.436.2108.60.00.00.0
Robberies 112110001
per 100,000 39.637.574.436.736.20.00.00.032.2
Assaults 71144109441
per 100,000 276.937.5520.6146.7361.8325.7140.9130.732.2
Burglaries 151881415311813
per 100,000 593.4674.4297.5513.6542.7108.6387.6261.4418.8
Thefts 281810442416333356
per 100,000 1107.6674.4371.91614.1868.3579.11162.81078.11804.1
Auto thefts 151161455896
per 100,000 593.4412.1223.1513.6180.9181.0281.9294.0193.3
Arson 002000101
per 100,000 0.00.074.40.00.00.035.20.032.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.3) 235.8127.8243.2244.3202.4200.3126.3112.8135.1

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Crime rate in Algona detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Washington average:

1.47

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+17.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Algona-area historical earthquake activity is above Washington state average. It is 324% 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 11.8 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 20.3 miles away from Algona 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 4.4 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 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from Algona center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in King County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Floods: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Algona:

  • CANTERBURY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; AUBURN, WA)
  • REGENCY AUBURN LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; AUBURN, WA)
  • NKC AUBURN KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; AUBURN, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Algona, WA

Amtrak station near Algona:

  • 9 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Algona:

  • Green River Community College (about 5 miles; Auburn, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,056)
  • Highline Community College (about 8 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 9 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • Bates Technical College (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,801)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,298)

Public high schools in Algona:

Public elementary/middle schools in Algona:


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Church in Algona: Algona Pacific Church of God (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons Produce & Fresh Herbs (100 10th Avenue North).

 
King County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.274. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.274
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.46
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.49
U.S.:

9.59

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

ALGONA WATER DEPT (Population served: 2590, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-23-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.3%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.7% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.9%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Algona, WA

10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Algona compared to Washington state average:

Algona, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Algona travel time to work - commute


Algona mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Algona city (based on King County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.26%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents43.3%6.3%5.5%5.0%4.2%
Congregations5.9%9.7%6.2%1.9%5.5%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.8%2.9%2.8%2.7%23.6%
Congregations5.6%4.6%3.6%0.7%56.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 439
King County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 29
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 220
King County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 399
King County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,027
Here:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
King County:

20.5%
Washington:

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

14.6%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,404$64,8480$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,772$41,3166$2,050
Police Protection - Officers 5$31,724$76,1380$0
Police - Other 3$12,602$50,4080$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,826$41,4780$0
Totals for Government 17$77,328$54,5846$2,050

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $566,000 ($182.52)
    Water Utilities: $277,000 ($89.33)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($44.82)
    Sewerage: $114,000 ($36.76)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($30.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($28.70)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($27.09)
    Financial Administration: $83,000 ($26.77)
    Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($9.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($6.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($2.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($96.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $98,000 ($31.60)
    Police Protection: $90,000 ($29.02)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($12.25)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($12.25)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($11.29)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $708,000 ($228.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $448,000 ($144.47)
    All Other: $181,000 ($58.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($2.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $99,000 ($31.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $413,000 ($133.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $72,000 ($23.22)
    Special Assessments: $21,000 ($6.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $384,000 ($123.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($23.54)
    General Support: $21,000 ($6.77)
    All Other: $15,000 ($4.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Property: $479,000 ($154.47)
    Public Utilities: $434,000 ($139.95)
    Total General Sales: $264,000 ($85.13)
    NEC: $195,000 ($62.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $115,000 ($37.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,200,000 ($1354.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $60,000 ($19.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,700,000 ($1193.16)
    Other, NEC: $30,000 ($9.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $500,000 ($161.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($9.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,435,000 ($462.75)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,700,000 ($1193.16)

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,154 average AGI)
King County:

0.27%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.95% ($45,723 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.78% ($40,128)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.20% ($65,600)


6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,377 average AGI)
King County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.31% ($49,721 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.97% ($46,071)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($51,775)

Strongest AM radio stations in Algona:

  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYIZ (1620 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Algona:

  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Algona:

  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Algona, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Algona fatal accident list:

May 14, 2005 01:49 AM, West Valley Hwy, 1st Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 25, 2000 01:35 AM, Sr-167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 16, 1990 05:00 PM, 167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1986 10:30 AM, 167, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 15, 1984 01:41 PM, Westvlyhwy, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1980 07:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $10,662,000
Total average daily traffic: 82,251
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,692
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 105,281

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Algona)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 402 Warde St (Lat: 47.278167 Lon: -122.254833), Call Sign: KNJS420, Licensee ID: L00035039
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz, 155.535 MHz, 155.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/1999, Expiration Date: 07/26/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004
    Registrant: City Of Algona, 402 Warde St, Algona, WA 98002, Phone: (206) 833-2741
  • Lat: 47.291750 Lon: -122.247806, Call Sign: WPHM832
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.412 MHz, 468.612 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 463.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2005, Expiration Date: 06/27/2015, Certifier: Stan Kalista
    Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Dr., #200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1727, Email:
  • Lat: 47.288389 Lon: -122.248889, Call Sign: WQNW258
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.512 MHz, 463.612 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 464.362 MHz, 461.962 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: Rock Meier
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • MP 164.3, Mp 164.3 Seattle Sub - Hbd/Ded (Lat: 47.344611 Lon: -122.238694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQPB526
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WA-TAC149B, 306 Ellingson Road (Lat: 47.270667 Lon: -122.244528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQFL523
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 21920.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2006, Expiration Date: 08/10/2016, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Algona)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93598 , Serial Number: 921, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Edward T Johnson, 300 Washington Blvd, Algona, WA 98001



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$210,8219$156,50682$194,6822$64,6608$185,62312$164,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$177,8173$226,55022$193,3610$01$249,5702$185,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$188,2355$177,36459$211,4453$112,8133$156,4407$187,931
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$183,7691$190,74024$205,2940$01$229,3902$175,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$119,2801$261,2405$188,3400$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.01 , 0309.01, 0309.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,8503$242,1230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$179,5550$01$252,680
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$215,1530$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$284,7200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.01 , 0309.01, 0309.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Algona


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

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