Esperance, Washington

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Population in 2010: 3,601. Population change since 2000: +2.8%
Males: 1,709  (47.5%)
Females: 1,892  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 98026.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $77,372 (it was $58,622 in 2000)
Esperance:

$77,372
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,140 (it was $23,967 in 2000)

Esperance CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $397,515 (it was $206,400 in 2000)
Esperance:

$397,515
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $398,554; Detached houses: $420,967; Townhouses or other attached units: $425,086; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $280,381; Mobile homes: $72,715

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,573.

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  • Races in Esperance, WA (2016)

    Esperance races chart
    • 3,14378.3%White alone
    • 2696.7%Two or more races
    • 2095.2%Asian alone
    • 1854.6%Hispanic
    • 912.3%American Indian alone
    • 802.0%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Esperance: 117.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (15.6%), German (9.6%), European (6.1%), Irish (5.3%), British (3.2%), American (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 4,988 people per square mile   (average).

Esperance,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Esperance:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Esperance CDP:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

414 residents are foreign born (5.3% Asia, 3.5% Africa, 1.3% Europe).

This place:

10.3%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,734 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,552 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shoreline, WA (2.7 miles , pop. 53,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (11.7 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (970.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Edmonds, WA (1.0 miles ), Woodway, WA (1.3 miles ), Mountlake Terrace, WA (1.4 miles ), Shoreline, WA (1.6 miles ), Lynnwood, WA (1.7 miles ), Brier, WA (1.9 miles ), Lake Forest Park, WA (1.9 miles ), Meadowdale, WA (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 47.80 N, Longitude: 122.35 W

Esperance household income distribution Esperance home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Esperance, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Esperance, Washington average temperatures Esperance, Washington average precipitation Esperance, Washington humidity Esperance, Washington wind speed Esperance, Washington snowfall Esperance, Washington sunshine Esperance, Washington clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Esperance-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 38.4 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 50.0 miles away from Esperance 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 33.1 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 65.6 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 28.1 miles away from Esperance center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 93.6 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).
Esperance topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Esperance:

  • AURORA-EDMONDS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; EDMONDS, WA)
  • SWEDISH EDMONDS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; EDMONDS, WA)
  • ALDERCREST HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EDMONDS, WA)
  • EDMONDS VILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EDMONDS, WA)
  • PRESTIGE CARE AND REHABILITATION OF EDMONDS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EDMONDS, WA)
  • SWEDISH VISITING NURSE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA)
  • CRISTWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SEATTLE, WA)

Amtrak stations near Esperance:

  • 3 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.
  • 14 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.) . 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 car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 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 Esperance:

  • Edmonds Community College (about 2 miles; Lynnwood, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 4 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 7 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 8 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 8 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 10 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 39,445)
  • Seattle Pacific University (about 11 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,897)

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Notable locations in Esperance: Five Corners Substation (A), City of Edmonds Fire Department Station 20 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Esperance include: Edmonds Christian Church (A), Edmonds Church of God (B), Esperance Baptist Church (C), Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Chase Lake (A). Display/hide its location 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 97.6. This is worse than average.

City:

97.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.874. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.874
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.86. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.86
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00537. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00537
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.3%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Esperance in 2010:

  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Esperance in 2000:

  • 37 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Esperance 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Esperance:

52.7%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.3%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Esperance:

28.2
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Esperance:

34.3%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Esperance:

58.8%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Esperance:

79.6%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Esperance, WA Residents

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 Esperance:

  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, 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)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLFE (1590 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KARR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KIRKLAND, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Esperance:

  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)
  • KEXP-FM (90.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Esperance:

  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WA-SNO457B, 8130 228th?st. (Lat: 47.792056 Lon: -122.344028), Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQHJ911
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2007, Expiration Date: 08/17/2017, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Esperance compared to Washington state average:

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

Esperance on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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