Frederickson, Washington

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Population in 2010: 18,719. Population change since 2000: +225.1%
Males: 9,589  (51.2%)
Females: 9,130  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98375.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $67,372 (it was $56,862 in 2000)
Frederickson:

$67,372
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,308 (it was $19,385 in 2000)

Frederickson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $200,357 (it was $153,000 in 2000)
Frederickson:

$200,357
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $248,356; Detached houses: $263,853; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,496; In 2-unit structures: $181,905; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,771; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,077; Mobile homes: $92,564; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,288

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,374.

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  • Races in Frederickson, WA (2013)

    Frederickson races chart
    • 11,99562.3%White alone
    • 2,05310.7%Black alone
    • 1,97110.2%Hispanic
    • 1,2676.6%Two or more races
    • 1,0515.5%Asian alone
    • 8604.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 890.5%American Indian alone
    • 430.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Frederickson: 108.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (8.2%), English (6.4%), Norwegian (3.9%), United States (3.0%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 7.29 square miles.

Population density: 2,567 people per square mile   (average).

Frederickson,WA real estate house value index trend

Frederickson, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Frederickson:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Frederickson CDP:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1,782 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.7% Europe).

This place:

9.3%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,778 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,557 (1.6%)

Frederickson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Graham-Thrift, WA (3.4 miles , pop. 56,970).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (38.0 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (922.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Elk Plain, WA (1.6 miles ), Graham-Thrift, WA (1.8 miles ), Spanaway, WA (2.0 miles ), South Hill, WA (2.0 miles ), Graham, WA (2.0 miles ), Summit View, WA (2.0 miles ), Clover Creek, WA (2.2 miles ), South Creek, WA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 47.08 N, Longitude: 122.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,851 (-25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 591 (6.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

Frederickson household income distribution Frederickson home values distribution

Property values in Frederickson, WA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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Average climate in Frederickson, Washington

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Earthquake activity:

Frederickson-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 158% 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 14.0 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 11.0 miles away from Frederickson 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 16.6 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 41.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 469.0 miles away from Frederickson center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Frederickson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Frederickson:

  • GRAHAM DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; GRAHAM, WA)
  • PARKLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • GREATER PUYALLUP DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • PUYALLUP COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • MIDLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • REGENCY AT PUYALLUP REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • MULTICARE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)

Amtrak station near Frederickson:

  • 12 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frederickson:

  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 7 miles; Puyallup, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,529)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 7 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 10 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 13 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Bates Technical College (about 13 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 15 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

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Notable locations in Frederickson: Boeing Fire Department (A), Pierce County Fire Protection District 21 Graham Fire and Rescue Station 5 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Frederickson include: Sound Life Church (A), Calvary Chapel of Tacoma (B), Korean Mission Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pierce 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 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for American Indian residents, 17.7% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.9%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Frederickson compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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 Frederickson CDP (based on Pierce County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
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: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

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

14.1%
State:

13.9%

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Frederickson:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frederickson:

  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, 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.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KVTI (90.9 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Frederickson:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • N CANYON, 17809 45th Ave East (Lat: 47.094056 Lon: -122.369083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQPG799
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2012, Expiration Date: 05/14/2022, Certifier: William C Davis
    Registrant: City Of Tacoma / Tacoma Public Utilities, 3628 So. 35th St., Tacoma, WA 98409-3192, Phone: (253) 502-8727, Fax: (253) 396-3120, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED142$221,70826$171,287326$219,47810$131,72211$184,11021$156,079
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$212,0512$211,65533$227,4193$15,4972$164,0703$154,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$224,5177$180,096121$221,8419$95,9216$198,96310$139,253
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$201,8844$167,69587$227,0572$42,8303$195,7535$128,580
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$164,9151$42,64017$221,2841$127,9301$178,6900$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0714.06 , 0714.07, 0731.08

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$206,0957$233,033
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$292,4006$272,733
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$265,9201$347,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$110,4701$249,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0714.06 , 0714.07, 0731.08

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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