Edison, Washington

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Population in 2010: 133. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 91  (68.5%)
Females: 42  (31.5%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip code: 98232

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,376 (it was $46,607 in 2000)
Edison:

$48,376
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,988 (it was $18,547 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $306,127 (it was $205,000 in 2000)
Edison:

$306,127
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $257,125; Detached houses: $265,046
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    • 12795.5%White alone
    • 32.3%Black alone
    • 32.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Edison: 100.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (37.1%), German (27.7%), English (15.2%), Ukrainian (5.6%), Irish (4.3%), Welsh (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 227 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Edison:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edison CDP:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 24.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

22 residents are foreign born (7.2% North America).

This place:

7.2%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,024 (1.0%)

Edison satellite photo by USGS

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

Edison household income distribution Edison home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (55%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (74%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (55%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (74%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Edison, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Edison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 118% 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 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 102.1 miles away from Edison 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 86.3 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 110.3 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 59.6 miles away from Edison 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
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 Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Edison topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SEDRO WOOLLEY, WA)
  • SAN JUAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ANACORTES, WA)
  • SAN JUAN REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ANACORTES, WA)
  • FIDALGO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ANACORTES, WA)
  • ISLAND HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ANACORTES, 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: 3,803)
  • Western Washington University (about 13 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 17 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Everett Community College (about 40 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 52 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Peninsula College (about 56 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 57 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 34.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.99
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 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:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,1777
Evangelical Protestant15,08780
Mainline Protestant7,96430
Other4,26919
None70,404-
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: 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%

5.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($784 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Snohomish County, WA  0.96% ($38,955 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  0.82% ($39,883)
from King County, WA  0.53% ($115,238)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($461 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.04% ($41,079 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.86% ($32,284)
to King County, WA  0.59% ($44,085)

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

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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