Algona, Washington

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Population in 2019: 3,208 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.4%
Males: 1,682  (52.5%)
Females: 1,526  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98001, 98047.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,849 (it was $50,833 in 2000)
Algona:

$80,849
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,569 (it was $19,734 in 2000)

Algona city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $296,211 (it was $134,700 in 2000)
Algona:

$296,211
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $752,327; detached houses: $818,092; townhouses or other attached units: $578,853; in 2-unit structures: $623,323; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $394,706; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $519,894; mobile homes: $165,126; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $711,953

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,313.

March 2019 cost of living index in Algona: 114.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.5%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.7% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Algona, WA (2019)
    • 1,56647.5%White alone
    • 57017.3%Hispanic
    • 55416.8%Asian alone
    • 3069.3%Two or more races
    • 2046.2%Black alone
    • 571.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 411.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Algona, Washington as of April 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Algona is 1,623 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Algona by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(74.4)
2
(73.4)
1
(36.2)
3
(108.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
2
(63.3)
1
(31.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(74.4)
1
(36.7)
1
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.5)
1
(31.2)
2
(61.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(520.6)
4
(146.7)
10
(361.8)
9
(325.7)
4
(140.9)
4
(130.7)
1
(32.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
1
(31.5)
1
(31.2)
2
(61.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(297.5)
14
(513.6)
15
(542.7)
3
(108.6)
11
(387.6)
8
(261.4)
13
(418.8)
22
(704.5)
29
(930.7)
15
(475.0)
16
(505.4)
14
(440.7)
11
(343.0)
8
(246.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(371.9)
44
(1,614)
24
(868.3)
16
(579.1)
33
(1,163)
33
(1,078)
56
(1,804)
42
(1,345)
44
(1,412)
49
(1,552)
31
(979.2)
36
(1,133)
18
(561.3)
39
(1,201)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(223.1)
14
(513.6)
5
(180.9)
5
(181.0)
8
(281.9)
9
(294.0)
6
(193.3)
9
(288.2)
11
(353.0)
7
(221.7)
2
(63.2)
2
(63.0)
2
(62.4)
5
(154.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(74.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
City-Data.com crime index239.5240.6199.3197.2124.4111.1133.1126.2175.5163.7111.296.967.0157.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Algona, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: American (5.9%), German (5.3%), Romanian (4.2%), European (4.1%), Ukrainian (2.7%), Norwegian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,383 people per square mile   (low).

Algona, Washington map

825 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America, 4.5% Asia, 3.4% Europe).

This city:

25.0%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,157 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,609 (1.0%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (23.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

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 )

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

Distribution of median household income in Algona, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Algona, WA in 2019

Property values in Algona, WA

Algona satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Washington:

5.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+17.3%).
Most common industries in Algona, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.0%)
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Algona, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Algona, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Algona, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00431. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00431
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Algona-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1374% 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, 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 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from the city center
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 Algona 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 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 (30) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 16, Mudslides: 11, Landslides: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Algona topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • FEDERAL WAY COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • SIGNATURE HOME HEATLH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, WA)
  • GARDEN TERRACE ALZHEIMER'S CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FEDERAL WAY, 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: 7,425)
  • Highline Community College (about 8 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 6,074)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 9 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 9 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 10 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Points of interest:

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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

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

  • ALGONA WATER DEPT (Address: 402 Warde St , Population served: 3,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
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
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Algona:

Marital status in Algona, WA
  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Algona:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Algona
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Algona, WA (based on King County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,34071
Evangelical Protestant204,523711
Other119,713329
Mainline Protestant104,806304
Orthodox12,25720
Black Protestant7,03024
None1,204,580-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.8%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Algona:

41.8%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Algona:

23.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Algona:

10.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Algona:

6.7
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Algona:

33.4%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Algona:

54.1%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Algona:

79.0%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Algona, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$50,106$85,8960$0
Other Government Administration 4$27,352$82,0566$3,108
Parks and Recreation 3$6,976$27,9042$4,234
Water Supply 3$6,976$27,9041$1,692
Streets and Highways 3$6,976$27,9041$764
Sewerage 3$6,976$27,9041$764
Financial Administration 2$19,769$118,6140$0
Police - Other 1$3,676$44,1121$1,464
Totals for Government 26$128,807$59,44912$12,025

Algona government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $152,000 ($47.38)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($27.74)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,115,000 ($347.57)
    Water Utilities: $623,000 ($194.20)
    Central Staff Services: $431,000 ($134.35)
    Sewerage: $336,000 ($104.74)
    Regular Highways: $286,000 ($89.15)
    Financial Administration: $207,000 ($64.53)
    General - Other: $202,000 ($62.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000 ($43.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000 ($20.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($20.57)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($14.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($9.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,000 ($4.99)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($2.81)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($2.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($7.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $754,000 ($235.04)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $72,000 ($22.44)
    Other - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($9.98)
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.94)
    Other - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $281,000 ($87.59)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($13.09)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($10.29)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($5.61)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($2.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,386,000 ($432.04)

Algona government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,182,000 ($368.45)
    Other: $30,000 ($9.35)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $24,000 ($7.48)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($1.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $93,000 ($28.99)
    Rents: $10,000 ($3.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($0.94)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $674,000 ($210.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $211,000 ($65.77)
    Highways: $123,000 ($38.34)
    General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($12.78)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $720,000 ($224.44)
    Property: $688,000 ($214.46)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $381,000 ($118.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $337,000 ($105.05)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $135,000 ($42.08)
    Other License: $38,000 ($11.85)
    Amusements Sales: $4,000 ($1.25)

Algona government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $707,000 ($220.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $613,000 ($191.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000 ($29.30)

6.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,122 average AGI)
King County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.80% ($69,312 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.66% ($53,673)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($98,405)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,693 average AGI)
King County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.24% ($71,246 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  1.00% ($57,641)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($81,611)

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.)
Algona fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Algona fatal accident list:

May 14, 2005 01:49 AM, West Valley Hwy, 1st Ave, Lat: 47.279190, Lon: -122.259200, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 25, 2000 01:35 AM, Sr-167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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, Drunk persons involved: 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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • $5,431,000Total costs
  • 89,939Total average daily traffic
  • 8,094Total average daily truck traffic
  • 140,854Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sr167 Sb8 Mp12 (Lat: 47.271611 Lon: -122.259722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5.3 m, Call Sign: WQXV342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.250 MHz, 913.250 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2016, Expiration Date: 06/20/2026, Certifier: Timothy S Mcdowell, Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 07/02/2015, Expiration Date: 06/27/2025, Certifier: Stan Kalista, Registrant: Tharco, 501 10th Ave N, Algona, WA 98001, Phone: (253) 735-0100, 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, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2017, Certifier: Rock Meier, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • 800 Milwaukee Ave N (Lat: 47.289722 Lon: -122.246528), Call Sign: WRAC255,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.512 MHz, 457.512 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2017, Expiration Date: 10/05/2027, Certifier: Lee Harmon, Registrant: Radio One, Inc., 4405 International Blvd Suite B18, Norcross, GA 30093, Phone: (678) 218-9900, Fax: (770) 364-4606, 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, Grant Date: 07/12/2016, Expiration Date: 08/10/2026, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Algona)
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 in Algona, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Algona, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 17 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2015. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Algona, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.9%), and Outside Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Algona, WA
    • 8251.9%Structure Fires
    • 5434.2%Outside Fires
    • 1811.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Algona, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Algona, WA
  • 58.3%Electricity
  • 36.0%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Algona, WA
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 3.6%No fuel used


Algona compared to Washington state average:

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

Algona on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #75 (98001) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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