Cathan, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 583.
Males: 303  (52.1%)
Females: 280  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 98271.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $74,780 (it was $58,875 in 2000)
Cathan:

$74,780
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,416 (it was $20,940 in 2000)

Cathan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $214,820 (it was $146,000 in 2000)
Cathan:

$214,820
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $294,235; Detached houses: $320,538; Townhouses or other attached units: $221,468; In 2-unit structures: $239,599; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,463; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,474; Mobile homes: $100,745; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $73,599
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  • Races in Cathan, WA (2000)

    Cathan races chart
    • 46187.6%White alone
    • 193.6%American Indian alone
    • 193.6%Two or more races
    • 142.7%Hispanic
    • 81.5%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cathan: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.2%), Irish (12.2%), English (11.6%), United States (7.0%), Norwegian (6.3%), Swedish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile   (very low).

Cathan,WA real estate house value index trend

Cathan, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Cathan:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cathan CDP:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

11 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This place:

2.1%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cathan CDP:  1.0% ($1,494)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Cathan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (11.0 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (33.8 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (991.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: John Sam Lake, WA (1.2 miles ), Weallup Lake, WA (1.4 miles ), Lake Goodwin, WA (1.4 miles ), Tulalip, WA (1.7 miles ), Stimson Crossing, WA (1.8 miles ), Tulalip Bay, WA (1.8 miles ), Smokey Point, WA (2.1 miles ), Shaker Church, WA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 48.11 N, Longitude: 122.27 W

Cathan household income distribution Cathan home values distribution

Property values in Cathan, WA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (25%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electricians (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Cathan, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cathan, Washington average temperatures Cathan, Washington average precipitation Cathan, Washington humidity Cathan, Washington wind speed Cathan, Washington snowfall Cathan, Washington sunshine Cathan, Washington clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Cathan-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 131% 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 60.7 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 72.2 miles away from Cathan 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 55.2 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 85.5 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 31.2 miles away from Cathan center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 115.2 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 Snohomish County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cathan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cathan:

  • PUGET SOUND KIDNEY CENTER SMOKEY POINT (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ARLINGTON, WA)
  • WARM BEACH HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STANWOOD, WA)
  • LIFE CARE AT HOME OF WA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MARYSVILLE, WA)
  • HAVENWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARYSVILLE, WA)
  • MARYSVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARYSVILLE, WA)
  • MADELEINE VILLA HEALTH CARE C (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARYSVILLE, WA)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER AT ARLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ARLINGTON, WA)

Amtrak station near Cathan:

  • 10 miles: EVERETT (2900 BOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cathan:

  • Everett Community College (about 9 miles; Everett, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 21 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 23 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 25 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 25 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 26 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 29 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)

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Notable location: Tulalip Tribes of Washington Salmon Hatchery (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Mary Shelton Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Snohomish 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 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.803. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.803
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00578. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00578
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.3%
Whole state:  66.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.8%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.8%
Whole state:

4.6%

Cathan compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Washington average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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 Cathan CDP (based on Snohomish County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant85,354327
Catholic75,39316
Other34,27090
Mainline Protestant21,64271
Orthodox1,9436
Black Protestant4064
None494,327-
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: 121
Snohomish County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
Snohomish County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 172
Snohomish County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 469
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
Washington:

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

14.3%
State:

13.9%

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  2.73% ($47,962 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.19% ($38,259)
from Island County, WA  0.18% ($42,002)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($955 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  2.52% ($46,693 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.18% ($39,504)
to Skagit County, WA  0.16% ($38,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cathan:

  • 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.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, 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)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cathan:

  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSER (90.7 FM; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KSER FOUNDATION)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, 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.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K213BM (90.5 FM; EVERETT, ETC., WA; Owner: JACK STRAW FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cathan:

  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K29ED (Channel 29; EVERETT, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58BW (Channel 58; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
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
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 ORIGINATED2$283,6751$343,96017$246,3301$83,8301$156,2904$192,208
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$226,5800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$309,6406$301,1850$01$300,6701$108,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$248,9600$00$01$205,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$189,7500$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0530.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0530.01

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