Central Park, Washington

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Population in 2010: 2,685.
Population change since 2000: +5.0%
Males: 1,363  (50.8%)
Females: 1,322  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

49.0 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98520.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,127 (it was $45,719 in 2000)
Central Park:

$59,127
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,859 (it was $21,003 in 2000)

Central Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $186,978 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Central Park:

$186,978
WA:

$339,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $765.

March 2019 cost of living index in Central Park: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Central Park, WA (2017)
    • 2,47187.3%White alone
    • 2177.7%Hispanic
    • 371.3%Asian alone
    • 311.1%Two or more races
    • 260.9%American Indian alone
    • 160.6%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (12.0%), English (8.6%), Croatian (7.2%), American (7.1%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 3.51 square miles.

Population density: 765 people per square mile   (low).

Central Park, Washington map

159 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.9% Europe).

This place:

5.7%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,628 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,349 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (57.4 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (79.0 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (933.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Junction City, WA (1.7 miles),
Cosmopolis, WA (1.8 miles ),
Aberdeen, WA (2.3 miles ),
Montesano, WA (2.3 miles ),
North River, WA (2.7 miles ),
Aberdeen Gardens, WA (2.8 miles ),
Hoquiam, WA (2.9 miles ),
Brady, WA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.97 N, Longitude: 123.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Central Park, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Central Park, WA in 2017
Central Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.3%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Central Park, WA
Historical housing units in Central Park, WA
Most common industries in Central Park, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Wood products (5.9%)
  • Paper (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Central Park, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Electricians (5.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Central Park, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Central Park, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

53.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Central Park-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 155% 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 60.2 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 53.9 miles away from Central Park 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 69.1 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 23.3 miles away from Central Park center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 443.2 miles away from Central Park center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 372.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grays Harbor County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 10, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Central Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Central Park:

  • HARBOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY HOSPITA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR OF GRAYS HARBOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONTESANO, WA)
  • MONTESANO HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONTESANO, WA)
  • FMC ABERDEEN (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central Park:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 36 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 37 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 40 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 56 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 59 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 60 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 61 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Central Park: Grays Harbor Country Club (A), Grays Harbor Fire District 2 Station 31 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Central Park include: Aberdeen Church of Christ (A), Central Park Baptist Church (B), Central Park Methodist Church (C), Christian Life Fellowship Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grays Harbor 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:

2.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Central Park:

Marital status in Central Park, WA
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Central Park:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Central Park, WA (based on Grays Harbor County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,6028
Evangelical Protestant7,08358
Other3,50614
Mainline Protestant3,45925
None51,147-
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: 25
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Grays Harbor County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

11.0%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.8%
State:

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

18.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Central Park:

49.0%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Central Park:

45.0%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Central Park:

19.5%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Central Park:

9.3%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Central Park:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Central Park:

54.4%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Central Park:

75.8%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Central Park, WA Residents

7.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Washington average:

7.39%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Thurston County, WA  1.08% ($37,253 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.89% ($61,417)
from Pierce County, WA  0.72% ($47,629)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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 Thurston County, WA  1.42% ($47,895 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.54% ($46,553)
to Pierce County, WA  0.51% ($38,589)

Strongest AM radio stations in Central Park:

  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBKW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWOK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • 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.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Central Park:

  • KDUX-FM (104.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K205EN (88.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207DB (89.3 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSWW (102.1 FM; MONTESANO, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K265DP (100.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K221BG (92.1 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: GRAYS HARBOR CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K296CV (107.1 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: GRAYS HARBOR CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJET-FM1 (105.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Central Park:

  • K23AS (Channel 23; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K25CG (Channel 25; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.0mTotal length
  • 1,145Total average daily traffic
  • 86Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,601Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Central Park, WA
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Central Park, WA
  • 87.8%Electricity
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 4.3%No fuel used


Central Park compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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