Echo Lake, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 941.
Males: 487  (51.8%)
Females: 454  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 98296.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $79,067 (it was $62,250 in 2000)
Echo Lake:

$79,067
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,861 (it was $24,216 in 2000)

Echo Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $357,248 (it was $242,800 in 2000)
Echo Lake:

$357,248
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $294,235; Detached houses: $320,538; Townhouses or other attached units: $221,468; In 2-unit structures: $239,599; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,463; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,474; Mobile homes: $100,745; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $73,599
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  • Races in Echo Lake, WA (2000)

    Echo Lake races chart
    • 76189.6%White alone
    • 364.2%Two or more races
    • 273.2%Hispanic
    • 161.9%Asian alone
    • 50.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Echo Lake: 121.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), English (17.9%), Irish (16.4%), Swedish (8.6%), Norwegian (6.7%), United States (6.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 550 people per square mile   (low).

Echo Lake,WA real estate house value index trend

Echo Lake, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Echo Lake:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Echo Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

26 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This place:

3.1%
Washington:

13.5%

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

Echo Lake CDP:  1.1% ($2,672)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)

Echo Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Seattle, WA (12.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (966.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: High Bridge, WA (1.3 miles ), Maltby, WA (1.7 miles ), Cottage Lake, WA (1.7 miles ), Duvall, WA (2.2 miles ), Clearview, WA (2.3 miles ), Cathcart, WA (2.3 miles ), Woodinville, WA (2.3 miles ), Monroe, WA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 47.78 N, Longitude: 122.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 425

Echo Lake household income distribution Echo Lake home values distribution

Property values in Echo Lake, WA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Air transportation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Echo Lake, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Echo Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 140% 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 42.4 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 53.9 miles away from Echo Lake 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 34.8 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 74.7 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 14.5 miles away from Echo Lake center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 91.8 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Echo Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Echo Lake:

  • CHELSEA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DUVALL, WA)
  • MONROE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONROE, WA)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER AT MONROE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONROE, WA)
  • VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MONROE, WA)
  • CORWIN CENTER AT EMERALD HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; REDMOND, WA)
  • EVERGREEN HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; KIRKLAND, WA)
  • FRANCISCAN HEALTHCARE CTR AT BOTHELL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BOTHELL, WA)

Amtrak stations near Echo Lake:

  • 7 miles: MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: EDMONDS (211 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: EVERETT (2900 BOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Echo Lake:

  • Cascadia Community College (about 7 miles; Bothell, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,238)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 7 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 14 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Bellevue College (about 15 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 15 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 15 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

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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 2012 was 97.2. This is worse than average.

City:

97.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00442. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00442
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.2%
Whole state:  66.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.6%
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Echo Lake 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 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Washington average:

11.3

Echo Lake travel time to work - commute Echo Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Echo Lake CDP (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%

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 Echo Lake:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KARR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KIRKLAND, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Echo Lake:

  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Echo Lake:

  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWOG (Channel 51; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: AFRICAN-AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.OF BELLEVUE, INC.)
  • K29ED (Channel 29; EVERETT, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$316,0403$338,99032$302,8371$181,7701$106,6901$289,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$356,3000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$351,7570$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$375,2230$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$335,2650$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0521.13

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$424,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0521.13

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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