For population 25 years and over in Bay Center:
For population 15 years and over in Bay Center CDP:
20 residents are foreign born (10.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,500 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (77.0 miles , pop. 58,211).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (99.2 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (915.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Tokeland, WA (2.4 miles) , South Bend, WA (2.8 miles ), Ocean Park, WA (3.2 miles ), Raymond, WA (3.3 miles ), Grayland, WA (3.8 miles ), Peninsula, WA (3.9 miles ), South Shore, WA (4.2 miles ), Cohassett Beach, WA (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 46.63 N, Longitude: 123.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 360
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Bay Center, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Bay Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 26% smaller 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 81.0 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 72.4 miles away from Bay Center 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 90.1 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 45.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Bay Center center
On 6/10/2001 at 13:19:11, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 5.0 MD, Depth: 25.3 mi) earthquake occurred 42.8 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 Pacific County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Colin Cowherd - Sports radio host.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay Center:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 37.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bay Center compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Bay Center (based on Pacific County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,197 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,219 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Bay Center:
Strongest FM radio stations in Bay Center:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bay Center)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: