Central Park, Washington

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Population in 2010: 2,685. Population change since 2000: +5.0%
Males: 1,315  (49.0%)
Females: 1,370  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98520.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,768 (it was $45,719 in 2000)
Central Park:

$46,768
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,766 (it was $21,003 in 2000)

Central Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $185,515 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Central Park:

$185,515
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $186,407; Detached houses: $201,174; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,358; Mobile homes: $43,426; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,119

Median gross rent in 2012: $689.

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Central Park races chart
  • White alone - 2,337 (87.0%)
  • Hispanic - 155 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 80 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 47 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 42 (1.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Central Park: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.6%), United States (9.5%), English (9.0%), Irish (8.7%), Norwegian (8.3%), Swedish (5.0%).

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,WA real estate house value index trend

Central Park, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Central Park:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Central Park CDP:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

84 residents are foreign born (0.7% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This place:  3.1%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,288 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,005 (1.1%)

Central Park satellite photo by USGS

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

Central Park household income distribution Central Park home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Central Park, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

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 the city 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 (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 28.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 67.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Central Park, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Central Park compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Central Park travel time to work - commute Central Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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 Central Park CDP (based on Grays Harbor County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.79%
Here: 30.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents35.2%9.5%9.3%7.5%7.1%
Congregations9.6%6.0%14.5%6.0%6.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents6.9%4.9%3.4%2.8%13.4%
Congregations10.8%6.0%1.2%3.6%36.1%
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: 25
Grays Harbor County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Grays Harbor 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.
State:

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

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

33.8%
Washington:

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

18.4%
State:

13.9%

6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200536,438 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries($252 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.26%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Thurston County, WA  1.15% ($37,328 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.76% ($40,573)
from Pierce County, WA  0.65% ($35,902)


6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200631,320 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries($237 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.16%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Thurston County, WA  1.22% ($34,961 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.60% ($36,367)
to Pierce County, WA  0.45% ($29,543)

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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,929
Total average daily truck traffic: 86
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,454
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