Darrington, Washington

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Population in 2022: 1,461 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.6%
 
Males: 753  (51.6%)
Females: 708  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Washington median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 98241.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $47,555 (it was $32,813 in 2000)
Darrington:

$47,555
WA:

$91,306

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $30,814 (it was $17,384 in 2000)

Darrington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $396,182 (it was $107,600 in 2000)
Darrington:

$396,182
WA:

$569,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $411,560; detached houses: $427,815; mobile homes: $183,641

Median gross rent in 2022: $893.

March 2022 cost of living index in Darrington: 99.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.8%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Darrington, WA (2022)
    • 1,04583.6%White alone
    • 1129.0%Hispanic
    • 352.8%Two or more races
    • 151.2%Other race alone
    • 50.4%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Darrington by year

Type

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(289.6)
4
(287.6)
2
(141.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(217.2)
7
(503.2)
7
(495.0)
4
(279.9)
7
(489.9)
9
(629.4)
5
(340.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(941.3)
16
(1,150)
9
(636.5)
4
(279.9)
14
(979.7)
6
(419.6)
4
(272.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(1,448)
20
(1,438)
14
(990.1)
8
(559.8)
15
(1,050)
12
(839.2)
3
(204.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(434.5)
4
(287.6)
6
(424.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(140.0)
1
(69.9)
3
(204.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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Ancestries: Scottish (17.2%), Norwegian (13.8%), German (11.9%), English (11.3%), European (7.9%), Irish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 549 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,507 people per square mile   (low).

Darrington, Washington map

43 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.4% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This town:

3.4%
Washington:

14.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,528 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,290 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (34.0 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (51.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (993.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Swede Heaven, WA (2.5 miles ),
Verlot, WA (3.7 miles),
Oso, WA (3.8 miles ),
Upper Skagit, WA (3.9 miles ),
Rockport, WA (4.0 miles),
Jordan Road-Canyon Creek, WA (4.4 miles ),
Lake Cavanaugh, WA (4.5 miles),
Canyon Creek, WA (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 48.25 N, Longitude: 121.60 W

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Darrington, WA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Darrington, WA in 2022

Property values in Darrington, WA

Darrington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 4 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2021: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2020: 7 buildings, average cost: $199,400
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $255,700
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $394,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $249,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $72,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Darrington, WA residents
Average permit cost in Darrington, WA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Washington:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in Darrington, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (15.4%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (24.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.5%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.5%)
  • Wood products (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Darrington, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Woodworkers (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Woodworkers (10.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)

Average climate in Darrington, Washington

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Darrington, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 97.1. This is worse than average.

City:

97.1
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 17.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 11.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

8.1

Earthquake activity:

Darrington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1139% 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 80.9 miles away from Darrington 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from Darrington 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 Snohomish County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 17, Mudslides: 14, Landslides: 10, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darrington topographic map

Airports and heliports located in Darrington:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darrington:

  • Everett Community College (about 33 miles; Everett, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,818)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 35 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 44 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 44 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 46 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 46 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 50 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Public high school in Darrington:

Public elementary/middle school in Darrington:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Darrington: Cascade Kamloops Trout Farm Recreational Vehicle Park (A), Mount Baker National Forest Ranger Station (B), Snohomish County Fire Protection District 24 Station 39 Darrington Fire Department (C), Darrington Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Darrington include: Darrington United Methodist Church (A), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (B), Mountain View Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Darrington include: Nels Bruseth Memorial Garden (1), Nels Bruseth Memorial Park (2), DOT City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bob Barker - (born 1923), game show host, television personality.

Snohomish County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

DARRINGTON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.6%
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: 0.2% of all households
6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Darrington (2011 data):

  • Coastal Community Bank: Darrington Branch at 1210 Sr530 Ne, branch established on 2005/08/22. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $297.1 mil, Deposits: $264.2 mil, headquarters in Everett, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Darrington Branch at 1075 Darrington Street, branch established on 1954/10/04. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Darrington:

Marital status in Darrington, WA
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

For population 25 years and over in Darrington:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Washington average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Darrington
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Darrington, WA (based on Snohomish County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant85,354327
Catholic75,39316
Other34,27090
Mainline Protestant21,64271
Orthodox1,9436
Black Protestant4064
None494,327-
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: 121
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
Snohomish County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
Snohomish County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 172
Snohomish County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 469
This county:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

7.5%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

14.3%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Darrington:

47.7%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Darrington:

42.8%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Darrington:

11.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Darrington:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
State:

32.8%

General health condition:
This city:

53.3%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Darrington:

76.0%
Washington:

79.4%

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Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,996$47,9841$3,180
Other Government Administration 1$5,162$61,9441$1,000
Totals for Government 4$17,158$51,4742$4,180

Darrington government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $9,000 ($6.16)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $307,000 ($210.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $304,000 ($208.08)
    General - Other: $208,000 ($142.37)
    Central Staff Services: $126,000 ($86.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $102,000 ($69.82)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($25.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $20,000 ($13.69)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($11.64)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($5.48)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($4.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($4.11)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($3.42)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($1.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($1.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($6.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $332,000 ($227.24)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $46,000 ($31.49)
    Other - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($7.53)
    Other - General - Other: $2,000 ($1.37)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $2,000 ($1.37)
    Other - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.68)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,106,000 ($1441.48)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($15.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $233,000 ($159.48)

Darrington government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $250,000 ($171.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $26,000 ($17.80)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($10.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $956,000 ($654.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $101,000 ($69.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($9.58)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($6.84)
    Rents: $6,000 ($4.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($175.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,062,000 ($726.90)
    Other: $108,000 ($73.92)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($12.32)
  • Tax - Property: $266,000 ($182.07)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $154,000 ($105.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $128,000 ($87.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $46,000 ($31.49)
    Amusements Sales: $20,000 ($13.69)
    Motor Vehicle License: $18,000 ($12.32)
    Other License: $12,000 ($8.21)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($0.68)

Darrington government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $249,000 ($170.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000 ($138.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,000 ($36.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($5.48)

7.60% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($97,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Washington average:

7.53%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($285 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from King County, WA  3.93% ($116,266 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.20% ($58,809)
from Skagit County, WA  0.20% ($61,196)


7.20% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($85,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Washington average:

7.40%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.02%
Washington average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to King County, WA  2.26% ($79,355 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.29% ($78,001)
to Skagit County, WA  0.23% ($71,521)

Strongest AM radio stations in Darrington:

  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, 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.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darrington:

  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)

Darrington fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2018 02:55 PM, Cr-Mountain Loop Hwy, Clear Creek Rd, Lat: 48.242353, Lon: -121.596000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 21, 2004 04:51 PM, Seeman St, Fullerton Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 1, 1999 03:30 PM, Sr-530, Lat: 48.255352, Lon: -121.608730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.2mTotal length
  • $25,993,000Total costs
  • 3,534Total average daily traffic
  • 531Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,200Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Darrington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Darrington, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Darrington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6701F, N6701F, N-6701F, Serial Number: 15063301, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2014
    Registrant (Individual): James W Hale, Po Box 312, Darrington, WA 98241
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7022E, N7022E, N-7022E, Serial Number: 56522, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Steve Reece, Po Box 1145, Darrington, WA 98241

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fires - 30 took place in 2018, and the least - 3 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Darrington, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.0%), and Outside Fires (41.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Darrington, WA
    • 14047.0%Structure Fires
    • 12441.6%Outside Fires
    • 206.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 144.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Darrington, WA
Most common first names in Darrington, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1477.9 years
William1365.2 years
George1375.8 years
John1076.9 years
Robert1074.0 years
Charles877.5 years
Mary881.0 years
David764.5 years
Jack671.0 years
Edward676.7 years
Most common last names in Darrington, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1774.8 years
Bryson1279.8 years
Reece1173.6 years
Johnson779.4 years
Nations777.2 years
White773.5 years
Morgan669.0 years
Crawford677.8 years
Green677.8 years
Phillips675.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darrington, WA
  • 48.9%Electricity
  • 24.2%Wood
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Solar energy
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darrington, WA
  • 87.4%Electricity
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Darrington compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 5 other airmen in this city.
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