Blyn, Washington

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Population in 2010: 101.
Population change since 2000: -37.7%
Males: 49  (49.2%)
Females: 52  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

76.0 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 98382

Estimated median household income in 2019: $197,521 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Blyn:

$197,521
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $73,533 (it was $23,285 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $352,054 (it was $157,700 in 2000)
Blyn:

$352,054
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $327,222; detached houses: $362,034; townhouses or other attached units: $359,449; in 2-unit structures: $220,488; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,159; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,117; mobile homes: $145,347; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $61,194

Median gross rent in 2019: $936.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blyn: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Blyn, WA (2019)
    • 5793.4%White alone
    • 34.9%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: Irish (65.6%), German (25.0%), American (9.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 4.76 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Blyn, Washington map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Blyn CDP:

0.3% ($544)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shoreline, WA (35.8 miles , pop. 53,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (41.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (993.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Bell Hill, WA (2.3 miles ),
Sequim, WA (2.4 miles ),
River Road, WA (2.6 miles ),
Jamestown, WA (2.9 miles ),
Carlsborg, WA (3.0 miles ),
Agnew-Carlsborg, WA (3.1 miles ),
Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA (3.2 miles ),
Discovery Bay, WA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 48.02 N, Longitude: 123.00 W

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

Blyn satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

5.9%

Average climate in Blyn, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.1. This is about average.

City:

63.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.16
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Blyn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1145% 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 58.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Blyn center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city 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 57.9 miles away from Blyn 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 67.5 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 59.7 miles away from Blyn 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 Clallam County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Mudslides: 10, Storms: 10, Landslides: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Winds: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blyn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blyn:

  • AVAMERE OLYMPIC REHABILITATION OF SEQUIM (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEQUIM, WA)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEQUIM, WA)
  • SEQUIM HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEQUIM, WA)
  • SHERWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEQUIM, WA)
  • OLYMPIC PENINSULA KIDNEY CENTER NORTHWEST (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; PORT TOWNSEND, WA)
  • JEFFERSON HEALTHCARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PORT TOWNSEND, WA)
  • JEFFERSON HEALTHCARE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PORT TOWNSEND, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blyn:

  • Peninsula College (about 20 miles; Port Angeles, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 35 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Olympic College (about 36 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 36 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Everett Community College (about 37 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 39 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • Seattle Pacific University (about 40 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,897)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Blyn Lookout (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Blyn: Little Brown Church of Blyn (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Dean Creek (A), Jimmycomelately Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clallam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

13.0%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Blyn:

Marital status in Blyn, WA
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 94.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blyn:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blyn, WA (based on Clallam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,80359
Catholic4,5814
Other3,48718
Mainline Protestant3,03513
None50,498-
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: 17
Clallam County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Clallam County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Here:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clallam County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Clallam County:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clallam County:

8.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clallam County:

26.6%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clallam County:

15.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blyn:

48.3%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

22.9%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Blyn:

25.3
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blyn:

8.0%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

17.6%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

5.5
Washington:

6.8

General health condition:
This city:

27.2%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

63.6%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blyn, WA Residents

7.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($804 average AGI)
Clallam County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  0.81% ($90,286 average AGI)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.34% ($59,446)
from Pierce County, WA  0.31% ($50,304)


5.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  0.54% ($53,468 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.27% ($54,269)
to Pierce County, WA  0.26% ($45,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blyn:

  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blyn:

  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Blyn:

  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K62FS (Channel 62; PORT TOWNSEND, WA; Owner: VIACOM BROADCASTING OF SEATTLE INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.6mTotal length
  • $2,380,000Total costs
  • 14,981Total average daily traffic
  • 1,947Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,891Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Blyn Mountain 2 Mi Se (Lat: 48.006750 Lon: -122.972667), Call Sign: KDU504, Licensee ID: L00007876,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.2000 MHz, 47.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 08/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2002, Registrant: State Of; Dept. Of Transportation Washington, 724 Quince Street Se, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • Maynard Hill (Lat: 48.016194 Lon: -122.926556), Call Sign: KNAH371,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2000, Expiration Date: 12/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2002, Registrant: Northwest Regional Council, 600 Lakeway Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225, Phone: (360) 676-6749, Fax: (360) 738-2451, Email:
  • Maynard Hill South Of (Lat: 48.016194 Lon: -122.926556), Call Sign: KNAH373,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.675 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2015, Expiration Date: 12/05/2025, Registrant: Northwest Regional Council, 600 Lakeway Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225, Phone: (360) 676-6749, Fax: (360) 738-2451, Email:
  • 2.6 Km Se Of (Lat: 48.006194 Lon: -122.972944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KBM971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2004, Expiration Date: 09/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2005, Certifier: Lonna Warbutton, Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W Mineral Ave. Room Ia C7.36, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8706, Fax: (303) 707-9711, Email:
  • BLYN MOUNTAIN, Blyn Mountain 1.9 Mi S 56 Degrees E (Lat: 48.006750 Lon: -122.972389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KIN761,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 04/14/2022, Registrant: Clallam County Pud, 2431 Highway 101, Carlsborg, WA 98324, Phone: (360) 565-3287, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blyn, WA
  • 67.9%Electricity
  • 32.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blyn, WA
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Blyn compared to Washington state average:

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