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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 2012: $74,494 (it was $58,875 in 2000)
Cathan:

$74,494
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,120

Cathan CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $209,478 (it was $146,000 in 2000)
Cathan:

$209,478
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $313,086; Detached houses: $332,174; In 2-unit structures: $817,193; Mobile homes: $250,439

Median gross rent in 2009: $718.

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  • White alone - 461 (87.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (3.6%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cathan: 189.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.5%), Lithuanian (7.8%), English (6.5%), Irish (6.1%), Scottish (5.6%), Swedish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

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

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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: 26.2%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

53 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America).

This place:  6.9%
Washington:  13.3%

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

Cathan CDP:  1.0% ($1,494)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (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%)

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Earthquake activity:

Cathan-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 198% 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 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 50.8 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 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: 14, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 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 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)

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: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 21 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 23 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 25 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 26 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 29 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 32 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 38,572)

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

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Snohomish 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.4. This is about average.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 18.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.9
U.S.:

25.0


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.8%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 92.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 97.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


Cathan travel time to work - commute


Cathan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cathan CDP (based on Snohomish County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.83%
Here23.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents32.5%11.4%10.0%5.3%4.0%
Congregations4.5%11.5%8.1%7.6%4.8%
NameUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian and Missionary AllianceChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.9%2.8%2.4%2.3%25.3%
Congregations3.6%1.1%2.8%2.8%53.2%
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: 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%

8.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($719 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  3.81% ($49,721 average AGI)
from Island County, WA  0.23% ($46,336)
from Pierce County, WA  0.21% ($43,811)


7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,110 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.18%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  2.82% ($45,723 average AGI)
to Island County, WA  0.23% ($52,520)
to Pierce County, WA  0.23% ($40,420)

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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