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Population in 2010: 133. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 92  (69.9%)
Females: 41  (30.1%)

Median resident age:  44.6 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip code: 98232

Estimated median household income in 2012: $106,666 (it was $46,607 in 2000)
Edison:

$106,666
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,521

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $263,011 (it was $205,000 in 2000)
Edison:

$263,011
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $262,041; Detached houses: $262,041
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  • White alone - 127 (95.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (2.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Edison: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (37.7%), German (29.4%), English (16.0%), Irish (4.8%), Welsh (4.5%), Scottish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 227 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Edison:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edison CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 76.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 23.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,942 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (13.1 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (64.9 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1022.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Bow, WA (1.5 miles) , Bay View, WA (2.4 miles ), Alger, WA (2.4 miles) , Bayview, WA (2.6 miles) , Burlington, WA (2.8 miles ), Anacortes, WA (3.1 miles ), Sedro-Woolley, WA (3.2 miles ), Samish, WA (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 48.56 N, Longitude: 122.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (49%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (64%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Earthquake activity:

Edison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 115% 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 90.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from Edison 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 59.6 miles away from the city 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 23.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Edison center
On 6/23/1997 at 19:13:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MD, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Edison:

  • BURTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BURLINGTON, WA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SKAGIT VAL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SEDRO WOOLLEY, WA)
  • UNITED GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 9 miles away; SEDRO WOOLLEY, WA)

Amtrak stations near Edison:

  • 11 miles: MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: BELLINGHAM (401 HARRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edison:

  • Skagit Valley College (about 11 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,820)
  • Western Washington University (about 13 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 17 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Everett Community College (about 40 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 52 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 57 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 57 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)

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Notable location: Skagit County Fire District 5 Edison (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.703. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.703
U.S.:

2.879
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.51. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.51
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 36.2. This is worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

36.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 6.99. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.99
U.S.:

11.62


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Edison compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income above 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Edison travel time to work - commute


Edison mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Edison CDP (based on Skagit County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.50%
Here43.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents42.2%12.0%6.7%5.6%5.5%
Congregations6.7%10.6%10.6%7.7%5.8%
NameBaptist General ConferenceSouthern Baptist ConventionInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3.0%3.0%2.3%2.1%17.7%
Congregations1.0%4.8%2.9%3.8%46.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 30
Skagit County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Skagit County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Skagit County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Skagit County:

29.5%
Washington:

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

18.9%
State:

13.9%

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($936 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  1.32% ($42,390 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  1.06% ($40,460)
from King County, WA  0.84% ($59,633)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.12%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.23% ($42,823 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.85% ($31,050)
to King County, WA  0.74% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edison:

  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBRC (1430 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: JIM AND ANN KEANE)
  • 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)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLKI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ANACORTES, WA; Owner: BERRY ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edison:

  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUGS (89.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZAZ (91.7 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMWS (90.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Edison:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)
  • KVOS-TV (Channel 12; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$238,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9508.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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