Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (25.0 miles , pop. 91,488).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (40.0 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (998.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Coupeville, WA (2.0 miles ), Port Townsend, WA (2.6 miles ), Marrowstone, WA (2.7 miles ), Camano, WA (2.8 miles ), Discovery Bay, WA (2.9 miles) , Oak Harbor, WA (3.0 miles ), North Whidbey, WA (3.2 miles) , Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 48.16 N, Longitude: 122.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 360
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Central Whidbey: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Central Whidbey, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Central Whidbey-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 161% 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 63.6 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 74.4 miles away from Central Whidbey 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 60.4 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 81.1 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 47.7 miles away from Central Whidbey 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 52.2 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 Island County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Central Whidbey:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central Whidbey:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.703. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.749. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Central Whidbey in 2010:
People in group quarters in Central Whidbey in 2000:
Central Whidbey compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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 Whidbey CCD (based on Island County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.40%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
13.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,225 average adjusted gross income)
1.95% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,932 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
12.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,575 average adjusted gross income)
1.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,335 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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