Darrington, Washington

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Population in 2014: 1,370 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.6%
 
Males: 766  (55.9%)
Females: 604  (44.1%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Washington median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 98241.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $48,068 (it was $32,813 in 2000)
Darrington:

$48,068
WA:

$64,129

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,535 (it was $17,384 in 2000)

Darrington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $170,290 (it was $107,600 in 2000)
Darrington:

$170,290
WA:

$284,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $363,722; Detached houses: $392,623; Townhouses or other attached units: $280,129; In 2-unit structures: $492,373; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $233,234; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,305; Mobile homes: $117,596; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $141,085

Median gross rent in 2015: $878.

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  • Races in Darrington, WA (2010)

    Darrington races chart
    • 1,22390.8%White alone
    • 433.2%Two or more races
    • 433.2%Hispanic
    • 322.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Darrington: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (20.9%), American (17.4%), English (6.8%), Norwegian (5.2%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 549 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,413 people per square mile   (low).

Darrington,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Darrington:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darrington town:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Washington:

13.4%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Darrington, Washington as of November 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Darrington to the number of sex offenders is 680 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,748 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,656 (0.9%)

Darrington satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $249,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.25 N, Longitude: 121.60 W

Area code: 360

Darrington household income distribution Darrington home values distribution

Property values in Darrington, WA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Darrington, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Darrington-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 127% 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 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 92.4 miles away from Darrington 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 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
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 48.3 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 Snohomish County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 16, Mudslides: 12, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darrington topographic map

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

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)

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Public elementary/middle school in Darrington:

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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

Snohomish 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 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.52. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.52
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 20.9%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Darrington, Washington environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Darrington town (based on Snohomish County data)

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
Snohomish County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
Washington:

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

14.3%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Darrington:

48.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Darrington:

41.5%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

30.2%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Darrington:

8.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Darrington:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.5%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

48.9%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Darrington:

81.6%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darrington, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,098$48,5882$710
Water Supply 2$7,205$43,2300$0
Totals for Government 4$15,303$45,9092$710

Darrington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $136,000 ($99.27)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $158,000 ($115.33)
    Water Utilities: $144,000 ($105.11)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($38.69)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($37.96)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($37.23)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($21.17)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($6.57)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($5.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $8,000 ($5.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($5.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.46)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $180,000 ($131.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $172,000 ($125.55)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($16.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $16,000 ($11.68)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $190,000 ($138.69)

Darrington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($127.74)
    All Other: $20,000 ($14.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($6.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($10.22)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($6.57)
    Rents: $7,000 ($5.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($103.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $52,000 ($37.96)
    Highways: $27,000 ($19.71)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($9.49)
  • Tax - Property: $280,000 ($204.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $143,000 ($104.38)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $106,000 ($77.37)
    Other License: $34,000 ($24.82)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $32,000 ($23.36)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $26,000 ($18.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $15,000 ($10.95)

Darrington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($25.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($13.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,000 ($12.41)

Darrington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $388,000 ($283.21)

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  2.73% ($47,962 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.19% ($38,259)
from Island County, WA  0.18% ($42,002)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($955 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  2.52% ($46,693 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.18% ($39,504)
to Skagit County, WA  0.16% ($38,955)

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 21, 2004 04:51 PM, Seeman St, Fullerton Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • 3,683Total average daily traffic
  • 448Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,000Total future (year 2030) 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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • North Mountain Sub 25 Mi E (Lat: 48.271222 Lon: -121.640972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 34 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WNNR517, Licensee ID: L00097486
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.587 MHz, 806.587 MHz, 852.362 MHz, 807.362 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2014, Expiration Date: 04/17/2024Registrant: Seattle City Light, 700 5th Ave, Suite 3200, Ms N-5, Seattle, WA 98124-4023, Phone: (206) 733-9498, Fax: (206) 684-4956, Email:
  • Summit Of N Mtn 40 Km E Of (Lat: 48.318444 Lon: -121.601806), Type: Building, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WPQC272, Licensee ID: L00097486
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.287 MHz, 851.287 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2015, Expiration Date: 05/17/2025, Certifier: Ashok NayuduRegistrant: Seattle City Light, 700 5th Ave, Suite 3200, Ms N-5, Seattle, WA 98124-4023, Phone: (206) 684-4970, Fax: (206) 684-4956, Email:
  • City Hall (Lat: 48.256500 Lon: -121.598750), Call Sign: KOK365
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.210 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2003Registrant: Darrington, Town Of, Darrington, WA 98241
  • North Mountain 4.5 Mi N (Lat: 48.315111 Lon: -121.597083), Call Sign: KTL352
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.1800 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2000, Expiration Date: 02/13/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004Registrant: Summit Timber Company Inc, Box 368, Darrington, WA 98241, Phone: (206) 436-1411
  • North Mountain Sub 25 Mile East (Lat: 48.271222 Lon: -121.640972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: KGC917
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.4800 MHz, 37.5800 MHzGrant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 12/10/2021Registrant: Seattle City Light, 700 5th Ave, Suite 3200, Seattle, WA 98124, Phone: (206) 684-4970, Fax: (206) 684-4956, Email:
  • 26504 469th Ave (Lat: 48.238000 Lon: -121.596972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQHH931
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.287 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2007, Expiration Date: 08/01/2017, Certifier: Joyce JonesRegistrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269-2161, Phone: (503) 794-3787, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • 1 Km N Of Darrington (Lat: 48.265917 Lon: -121.604306), Type: Upole, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQUF555
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.737 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2014, Expiration Date: 06/24/2024, Certifier: Thuy HoangRegistrant: Public Utility District #1, Of Snohomish County, 2320 California Street, Everett, WA 98201, Phone: (425) 783-5288, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • SEGELSEN, Segelsen Ridge (Lat: 48.324250 Lon: -121.692056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTE730
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 04/07/2022Registrant: Seattle City Light, 700 5th Av, #3200, Seattle, WA 98124-4023, Phone: (206) 733-9498, Fax: (206) 684-4956, Email:
  • STATION, North Mtn 5 Mi N Of (Lat: 48.318139 Lon: -121.602889), Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WNTU388
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.050 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2002, Expiration Date: 09/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2010Registrant: Phone: (206) 536-6042
  • Int Seeman St & Rt 530 (Lat: 48.255917 Lon: -121.605389), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WPJA460
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, 928.931 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2001, Expiration Date: 07/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2011Registrant: Phone: (401) 392-7329
  • WA1DARINGTN, Segelsen Ridge Comm Site (Lat: 48.324250 Lon: -121.692056), Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WPNG929
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/11/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/25/1998Registrant: Phone: (415) 658-5169
  • Gold Hill, 1.7 Km South East Of (Lat: 48.248972 Lon: -121.569833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPZL764
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2024, Certifier: Spencer BahnerRegistrant: Snohomish County Emergency Radio System (Sers), 1121 Se Everett Mall Way, Suite 210, Everett, WA 98208, Phone: (425) 407-3999, Fax: (425) 407-3967, Email:
  • SEGELSEN RDG, 6 Miles Nw Of Town Of Darrington (Lat: 48.324722 Lon: -121.692222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.8 m, Call Sign: WQEI748
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6141.01 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/06/2026, Certifier: Richard A CraigRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • DARRINGTON, Segelsen Ridge Off Swede Heaven Rd (Lat: 48.324222 Lon: -121.692083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQUR696
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2014, Expiration Date: 09/22/2024, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2016, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MCDONNELL DOUGLAS HELICOPTER 369E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLISON 250-C20 SER (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 229HL , Serial Number: 0519E, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Tonys Trucking Inc, 47225 Sauk Prairie Rd, Darrington, WA 98241
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250-C20 SER (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 6181A , Serial Number: 4277, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Tonys Trucking Inc, 47225 Sauk Prairie Rd, Darrington, WA 98241
  • 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 , Serial Number: 15063301, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1966
    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 , Serial Number: 56522, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Steve Reece, Po Box 1145, Darrington, WA 98241
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 369D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SER 250HP (250 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 8612F , Serial Number: 570142D, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Hi Line Helicopters Inc, 47225 Auk Prairie Rd, Darrington, WA 98241

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Darrington compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 5 other airmen in this city.
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