Algona, Washington

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Population in 2013: 3,099 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.0%
Males: 1,719  (55.5%)
Females: 1,380  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  31.2 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98001, 98047.

Algona Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,676 (it was $50,833 in 2000)
Algona:

$56,676
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,520 (it was $19,734 in 2000)

Algona city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,038 (it was $134,700 in 2000)
Algona:

$192,038
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $448,041; Detached houses: $489,606; Townhouses or other attached units: $328,773; In 2-unit structures: $393,970; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,110; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $275,329; Mobile homes: $90,787; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $142,407

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,235.

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  • Races in Algona, WA (2013)

    Algona races chart
    • 1,67853.2%White alone
    • 70622.4%Hispanic
    • 33310.6%Asian alone
    • 2628.3%Two or more races
    • 1153.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 451.4%American Indian alone
    • 381.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Algona: 110.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.6%), German (8.7%), English (4.9%), United States (4.2%), Ukrainian (4.1%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,302 people per square mile   (low).

Algona,WA real estate house value index trend

Algona, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Algona:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Algona city:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

810 residents are foreign born (14.2% Latin America, 4.7% Asia, 2.9% Europe).

This city:

25.7%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Algona, Washington as of April 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Algona to the number of sex offenders is 1,034 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,579 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,207 (1.5%)

Algona satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $105,000

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

Algona household income distribution Algona home values distribution

Property values in Algona, WA


Crime rates in Algona by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1022130000
per 100,000 39.60.074.473.436.2108.60.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1121100010
per 100,000 39.637.574.436.736.20.00.00.032.20.0
Assaults 711441094410
per 100,000 276.937.5520.6146.7361.8325.7140.9130.732.20.0
Burglaries 15188141531181322
per 100,000 593.4674.4297.5513.6542.7108.6387.6261.4418.8704.5
Thefts 28181044241633335642
per 100,000 1,107.6674.4371.91,614.1868.3579.11,162.81,078.11,804.11,344.9
Auto thefts 1511614558969
per 100,000 593.4412.1223.1513.6180.9181.0281.9294.0193.3288.2
Arson 0020001010
per 100,000 0.00.074.40.00.00.035.20.032.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.7) 235.7127.8243.1244.3202.4200.3126.3112.8135.1128.1

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Crime rate in Algona detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+17.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Algona, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Algona-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 153% 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: 18, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 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)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01468

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.1% for other race residents, 12.9% 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
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Algona, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Algona compared to Washington state average:

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

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$7,898$94,7760$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,648$50,5926$2,550
Police Protection - Officers 8$45,390$68,0850$0
Police - Other 1$3,840$46,0801$2,276
Streets and Highways 3$15,404$61,6160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,924$35,0881$2,850
Totals for Government 17$88,104$62,1918$7,676

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $566,000 ($182.64)
    Water Utilities: $277,000 ($89.38)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($44.85)
    Sewerage: $114,000 ($36.79)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($30.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($28.72)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($27.11)
    Financial Administration: $83,000 ($26.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($9.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($6.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($2.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($96.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $98,000 ($31.62)
    Police Protection: $90,000 ($29.04)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($12.26)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($12.26)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($11.29)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $708,000 ($228.46)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $448,000 ($144.56)
    All Other: $181,000 ($58.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($2.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $99,000 ($31.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $413,000 ($133.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $72,000 ($23.23)
    Special Assessments: $21,000 ($6.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $384,000 ($123.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($23.56)
    General Support: $21,000 ($6.78)
    All Other: $15,000 ($4.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Property: $479,000 ($154.57)
    Public Utilities: $434,000 ($140.05)
    Total General Sales: $264,000 ($85.19)
    NEC: $195,000 ($62.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $115,000 ($37.11)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,200,000 ($1355.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $60,000 ($19.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,700,000 ($1193.93)
    Other, NEC: $30,000 ($9.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $500,000 ($161.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($9.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,435,000 ($463.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,700,000 ($1193.93)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,386 average AGI)
King County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.86% ($46,693 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.74% ($40,149)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($62,162)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,948 average AGI)
King County:

0.14%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Snohomish County, WA  0.94% ($47,962 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.73% ($41,813)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($52,224)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Algona fatal accident list:

May 14, 2005 01:49 AM, West Valley Hwy, 1st Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 25, 2000 01:35 AM, Sr-167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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, Drunken 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
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $10,662,000Total costs
  • 82,251Total average daily traffic
  • 10,692Total average daily truck traffic
  • 105,281Total future (year 2030) 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:

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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