Crocker, Washington

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Population in 2010: 1,268.
Males: 713  (56.2%)
Females: 555  (43.8%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,434
Crocker:

$64,434
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,783

Crocker CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $271,300
Crocker:

$271,300
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $244,592; Detached houses: $295,532; Mobile homes: $169,316

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,422.

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  • Races in Crocker, WA (2010)

    Crocker races chart
    • 1,14089.9%White alone
    • 534.2%Hispanic
    • 443.5%Two or more races
    • 131.0%American Indian alone
    • 131.0%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crocker: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.0%), Scottish (12.5%), American (10.2%), German (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), Scandinavian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Crocker:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%

For population 15 years and over in Crocker CDP:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,225 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,021 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Graham-Thrift, WA (9.2 miles , pop. 56,970).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (37.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (919.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Carbonado, WA (1.6 miles ), Wilkeson, WA (1.8 miles ), South Prairie, WA (2.0 miles ), Prairie Heights, WA (2.2 miles ), Orting, WA (2.2 miles ), Prairie Ridge, WA (2.2 miles ), Buckley, WA (2.6 miles ), McMillin, WA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 47.08 N, Longitude: 122.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Crocker household income distribution Crocker home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Crocker-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 158% 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 22.0 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 22.4 miles away from Crocker 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 19.6 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 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from Crocker center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 473.5 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 Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Crocker:

  • GRAHAM DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GRAHAM, WA)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • ENUMCLAW HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • FRANCISCAN HEALTHCARE CTR OF ENUMCLAW (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • LINDEN GROVE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • LINDEN GROVE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • REGENCY AT PUYALLUP REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)

Amtrak station near Crocker:

  • 19 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crocker:

  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 10 miles; Puyallup, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,529)
  • Green River Community College (about 17 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 17 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 20 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 20 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Bates Technical College (about 20 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 22 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)

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Notable location: Pierce County Fire Protection District 18 / Orting Fire Department Station 18 - 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pierce 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 2013 was 95.6. This is worse than average.

City:

95.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.3%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crocker CDP (based on Pierce County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
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: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

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

14.1%
State:

13.9%

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crocker:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crocker:

  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Crocker:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • K25CH (Channel 25; NORTH BEND, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 7,041Total average daily traffic
  • 915Total average daily truck traffic

Crocker compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Crocker on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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