Copalis Beach, Washington

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Population in 2010: 415. Population change since 2000: -15.1%
Males: 220  (53.0%)
Females: 195  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  60.7 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98535, 98536.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,345 (it was $33,194 in 2000)
Copalis Beach:

$29,345
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,357 (it was $17,437 in 2000)

Copalis Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $198,350 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Copalis Beach:

$198,350
WA:

$250,800
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  • Races in Copalis Beach, WA (2010)

    Copalis Beach races chart
    • 36187.0%White alone
    • 225.3%American Indian alone
    • 174.1%Two or more races
    • 92.2%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Black alone
    • 30.7%Asian alone

Races in Copalis Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Copalis Beach: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.5%), Irish (8.8%), Hungarian (8.6%), French (5.2%), German (5.0%), Norwegian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.70 square miles.

Population density: 112 people per square mile   (very low).

Copalis Beach,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Copalis Beach:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Copalis Beach CDP:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

25 residents are foreign born (3.5% North America).

This place:

6.3%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $306 (0.1%)

Copalis Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (77.8 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (93.3 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (950.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ocean City, WA (1.8 miles ), North Beach, WA (2.2 miles ), Hogans Corner, WA (2.3 miles) , Oyehut-Hogans Corner, WA (2.3 miles) , Pacific Beach, WA (2.5 miles ), Oyehut, WA (2.6 miles) , Moclips, WA (2.7 miles ), Qui-nai-elt Village, WA (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 47.12 N, Longitude: 124.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Copalis Beach household income distribution Copalis Beach home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (74%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Copalis Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Copalis Beach, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Copalis Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 149% 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 79.4 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 75.3 miles away from Copalis Beach 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 87.8 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 44.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 449.1 miles away from Copalis Beach 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 377.8 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Copalis Beach:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 57 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 60 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 64 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 76 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Peninsula College (about 77 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 79 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Olympic College (about 79 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)

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Notable location: Grays Harbor Fire District 7 Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Boone Creek (A), Copalis River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Copalis Beach: Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Linda's Low Tide Motel (14 McCullough Road).

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 2004 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Copalis Beach and their reported violations in the past:

DRIFTWOOD ACRES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
DUNES RV RESORT 2001 (Population served: 14, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ECHOES OF THE SEA (Population served: 10, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Copalis Beach that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN LANTERN PUB (Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  51.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Copalis Beach compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Washington average:

11.4

Copalis Beach travel time to work - commute Copalis Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Copalis Beach CDP (based on Grays Harbor County data)

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
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%

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Thurston County, WA  0.88% ($35,151 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.63% ($39,770)
from Pierce County, WA  0.47% ($37,230)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.17% ($32,147 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.57% ($31,196)
to Pierce County, WA  0.41% ($32,420)

Strongest AM radio stations in Copalis Beach:

  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Copalis Beach:

  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $13,774,000Total costs
  • 1,406Total average daily traffic
  • 154Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,929Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Copalis Beach)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 47.112500 Lon: -124.173611, Call Sign: WQFZ535
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.187 MHz, 156.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2006, Expiration Date: 11/16/2016, Certifier: Jim Westby
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269-2161, Phone: (503) 794-3761, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA7YFC, Licensee ID: L01130322
    Grant Date: 03/09/2007, Expiration Date: 05/14/2017
    Registrant: Robert D Gregg, Copalis Beach, WA 98535-0292
  • Call Sign: KF7QFV, Licensee ID: L01642911
    Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2011, Certifier: Jackson D Pemberton
    Registrant: Jackson D Pemberton, Copalis Beach, WA 98535
  • Call Sign: W7VMK, Previous Call Sign: KF7QFV, Licensee ID: L01642911
    Grant Date: 07/08/2011, Expiration Date: 07/08/2021, Certifier: Jackson D Pemberton
    Registrant: Jackson D Pemberton, 122 E Elma St, Copalis Beach, WA 98535

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3453J , Serial Number: 15066153, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Bmsf Co LLC, Po Box 42, Copalis Beach, WA 98535

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Copalis Beach, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1070.2 years
William677.9 years
John668.2 years
Jack568.4 years
Frank466.5 years
James465.0 years
Joseph475.2 years
Thomas465.8 years
Edward473.5 years
George369.3 years
Most common last names in Copalis Beach, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weidman772.1 years
Hill456.2 years
Nelson472.2 years
Plumb477.5 years
Rogers469.0 years
Cole377.7 years
Cameron373.7 years
Pink377.3 years
Queer367.0 years
Tice373.0 years
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