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Population in 2010: 696. Population change since 2000: +108.4%
Males: 316  (45.4%)
Females: 380  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  51.7 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98273.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $112,320 (it was $27,250 in 2000)
Bay View:

$112,320
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $49,007

Bay View CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $349,666 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Bay View:

$349,666
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $428,551; Detached houses: $471,128; Mobile homes: $174,211

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  • White alone - 661 (95.0%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bay View: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.6%), United States (13.9%), Irish (12.0%), Norwegian (6.0%), English (5.8%), Scottish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 423 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bay View:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bay View CDP:

  • Never married: 8.9%
  • Now married: 86.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

32 residents are foreign born

This place:  4.3%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,754 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,944 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (18.5 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (59.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1017.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Bayview, WA (1.6 miles) , Swinomish Reservation, WA (2.3 miles) , Edison, WA (2.4 miles) , La Conner, WA (2.5 miles ), Burlington, WA (2.6 miles ), Anacortes, WA (2.6 miles ), Bow, WA (2.7 miles) , Mount Vernon, WA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 48.48 N, Longitude: 122.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Bay View-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 125% 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 85.3 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 96.5 miles away from Bay View 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 80.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from Bay View center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 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 Bay View:

  • SAN JUAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ANACORTES, WA)
  • SAN JUAN REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ANACORTES, WA)
  • FIDALGO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ANACORTES, WA)

Amtrak stations near Bay View:

  • 8 miles: MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: BELLINGHAM (401 HARRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay View:

  • Skagit Valley College (about 9 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,820)
  • Western Washington University (about 18 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 22 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Everett Community College (about 36 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 47 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 52 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 52 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Bay View:

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Notable location: Skagit County Fire District 12 Bayview Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bay View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bay View: Bay View State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Skagit 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)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 6.99. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.99
U.S.:

11.62
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.703. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.703
U.S.:

2.879
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

10.5


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bay View, WA

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Bay View compared to Washington state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bay View travel time to work - commute


Bay View mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bay View CDP (based on Skagit County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.50%
Here43.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents42.2%12.0%6.7%5.6%5.5%
Congregations6.7%10.6%10.6%7.7%5.8%
NameBaptist General ConferenceSouthern Baptist ConventionInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3.0%3.0%2.3%2.1%17.7%
Congregations1.0%4.8%2.9%3.8%46.2%
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: 30
Skagit County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Skagit County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Skagit County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Skagit County:

29.5%
Washington:

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

18.9%
State:

13.9%

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($936 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  1.32% ($42,390 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  1.06% ($40,460)
from King County, WA  0.84% ($59,633)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.12%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.23% ($42,823 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.85% ($31,050)
to King County, WA  0.74% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bay View:

  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBRC (1430 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: JIM AND ANN KEANE)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KLKI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ANACORTES, WA; Owner: BERRY ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bay View:

  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUGS (89.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, 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)
  • KMWS (90.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KZAZ (91.7 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Bay View:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$257,1601$351,38012$253,6361$140,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$382,7600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$226,7050$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$262,0600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9519.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9519.00

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