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Population in 2010: 91. Population change since 2000: +8.3%
Males: 32  (35.9%)
Females: 59  (64.1%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip code: 98238

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,767 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Conway:

$41,767
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $102,413 (it was $12,206 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $332,725 (it was $206,300 in 2000)
Conway:

$332,725
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $278,495; Detached houses: $309,987; Townhouses or other attached units: $231,035; In 2-unit structures: $317,647; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $259,523; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $202,853; Mobile homes: $76,135; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $71,249
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    • 7279.1%White alone
    • 1718.7%Hispanic
    • 11.1%Asian alone
    • 11.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Conway: 104.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), English (25.0%), Irish (25.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 352 people per square mile   (very low).

Conway, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Conway:

  • High school or higher: 109.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Conway CDP:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 32.2%

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

Conway CDP:  0.9% ($1,938)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)

Conway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (26.9 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (49.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1007.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lake Ketchum, WA (2.0 miles ), Northwest Stanwood, WA (2.3 miles) , Lake McMurray, WA (2.4 miles) , Mount Vernon, WA (2.4 miles ), North Stanwood, WA (2.4 miles ), Big Lake, WA (2.5 miles ), Stanwood, WA (2.6 miles ), La Conner, WA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 48.34 N, Longitude: 122.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Conway household income distribution Conway home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Conway, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Conway-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 125% 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 75.8 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 87.2 miles away from Conway 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 70.8 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 97.8 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 44.6 miles away from Conway 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 35.9 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 Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Conway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Conway:

  • SKAGIT HOSPICE SERVICES, LLC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, WA)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, WA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MOUNT VERNON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, WA)
  • MIRA VISTA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, WA)
  • JOSEPHINE SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; STANWOOD, WA)
  • BURTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BURLINGTON, WA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SKAGIT VAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SEDRO WOOLLEY, WA)

Airports located in Conway:

Amtrak station near Conway:

  • 7 miles: MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Conway:

  • Skagit Valley College (about 7 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 24 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Western Washington University (about 29 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 33 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 37 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 41 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 41 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)

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Notable locations in Conway: Fir Station (A), Skagit County Fire District 3 Conway (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Skagit 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

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 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 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Conway compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (36%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Conway CDP (based on Skagit County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,1777
Evangelical Protestant15,08780
Mainline Protestant7,96430
Other4,26919
None70,404-
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: 30
Skagit County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Skagit County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Skagit County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Skagit County:

29.5%
Washington:

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

18.9%
State:

13.9%

5.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($784 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.96% ($38,955 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  0.82% ($39,883)
from King County, WA  0.53% ($115,238)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($461 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.04% ($41,079 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.86% ($32,284)
to King County, WA  0.59% ($44,085)

Strongest AM radio stations in Conway:

  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBRC (1430 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: JIM AND ANN KEANE)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, 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.)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Conway:

  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMWS (90.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Conway:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)

Conway fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 1994 09:50 AM, 08007, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Firehall Next To Skagit River Bridge (Lat: 48.340944 Lon: -122.346556), Call Sign: KJL938, Licensee ID: L00620216
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2003, Expiration Date: 01/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013
    Registrant: Skagit County Fire Protection Dist 3, Firehall, Conway, WA 98238
  • Fire Hall (Lat: 48.341500 Lon: -122.344333), Call Sign: KFD688, Licensee ID: L00523106
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/2002, Expiration Date: 08/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012
    Registrant: Skagit County Flood Control Council, 1317 S Anacortes St, Burlington, WA 98233
  • Lat: 48.340278 Lon: -122.342778, Call Sign: WQCS611
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2005, Expiration Date: 05/16/2015, Certifier: Lisa Janicki
    Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak Street, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Conway, WA, Lat: 48.339000 Lon: -122.257000, Call Sign: WPXZ773
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.418 MHz, 952.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 07/08/2023, Certifier: Christopher P Bennis
    Registrant: Mdu Resources Group, Inc., 1200 W. Century Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58506-5650, Phone: (701) 530-1042, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB7ZXZ, Licensee ID: L00928036
    Grant Date: 10/13/2004, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013, Certifier: Sandra D Chomiak
    Registrant: Sandra D Chomiak, Conway, WA 98238
  • Call Sign: KC7OKI, Licensee ID: L01077019
    Grant Date: 10/25/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016, Certifier: Carter D Lahrmann
    Registrant: Carter D Lahrmann, 20986 Broadway St, Conway, WA 98238
  • Call Sign: KC7SDJ, Licensee ID: L00230429
    Grant Date: 08/01/2006, Expiration Date: 08/01/2016
    Registrant: Alvin L Foster, Conway, WA 98238
  • Call Sign: KC7SHC, Licensee ID: L00806209
    Grant Date: 08/04/2006, Expiration Date: 08/06/2016
    Registrant: Toni A Westgarth, Conway, WA 98238
  • Call Sign: KL7MO, Previous Call Sign: WL7AHW
    Grant Date: 11/05/1991, Expiration Date: 11/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2003
    Registrant: Myron H Mickey, Box 688, Conway, WA 98238
  • Call Sign: WA9BTV, Previous Call Sign: KA9KYT, Licensee ID: L01340006
    Grant Date: 04/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Certifier: Paul D Baer
    Registrant: Paul D Baer, Conway, WA 98238

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 445R , Serial Number: 17262596, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/2004
    Registrant (Individual): John L Densmore, Po Box 523, Conway, WA 98238
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: JACOBS R755B SERIES (275 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 549Y , Serial Number: 354, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis H Dba Tronsdal, Po Box 648, Conway, WA 98238, Other Owners: Air Tron
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71258 , Serial Number: 18259553, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald E Goldhammer, Po Box 744, Conway, WA 98238
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84273 , Serial Number: 7AC-2965, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Curt Dba Tronsdal, Po Box 648, Conway, WA 98238, Other Owners: Aircraft Leasing Tronsdal

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$152,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9527.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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