Grand Mound, Washington

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Population in 2010: 2,981. Population change since 2000: +53.0%
Males: 1,515  (50.8%)
Females: 1,466  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98579.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,691 (it was $42,153 in 2000)
Grand Mound:

$57,691
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,313 (it was $16,008 in 2000)

Grand Mound CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $176,419 (it was $108,700 in 2000)
Grand Mound:

$176,419
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $252,256; Detached houses: $274,343; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,051; In 2-unit structures: $266,832; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,133; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,370; Mobile homes: $87,269; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,955

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,058.

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  • Races in Grand Mound, WA (2010)

    Grand Mound races chart
    • 2,26075.8%White alone
    • 48016.1%Hispanic
    • 1224.1%Two or more races
    • 592.0%American Indian alone
    • 331.1%Asian alone
    • 200.7%Black alone
    • 60.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grand Mound: 106.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.7%), United States (8.9%), Irish (8.8%), English (3.8%), Scottish (3.8%), Swedish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 3.14 square miles.

Population density: 951 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Mound,WA real estate house value index trend

Grand Mound, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Grand Mound:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Mound CDP:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

129 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This place:

5.1%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,081 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,578 (1.7%)

Grand Mound satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (33.8 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (65.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (912.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Rochester, WA (1.9 miles ), Fords Prairie, WA (2.1 miles ), Centralia, WA (2.5 miles ), Bucoda, WA (2.6 miles ), Chehalis Village, WA (2.7 miles ), Tenino, WA (2.9 miles ), Chehalis, WA (3.2 miles ), Oakville, WA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 46.80 N, Longitude: 123.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Grand Mound household income distribution Grand Mound home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (40%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Grand Mound, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Grand Mound-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 163% 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 39.1 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 28.4 miles away from Grand Mound 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 47.7 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 20.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 440.8 miles away from Grand Mound center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 372.2 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 Thurston County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Mound topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grand Mound:

  • SHARON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • WA HEALTH CARE CENTER-RIVERSIDE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • EDISON MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • ASSURED HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • CENTRALIA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • LIBERTY CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)

Amtrak stations near Grand Mound:

  • 7 miles: CENTRALIA (210 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Mound:

  • Centralia College (about 7 miles; Centralia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,354)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 16 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 19 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 33 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 36 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 36 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 39 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high schools in Grand Mound:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grand Mound:

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Cemetery: Grand Mound Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Thurston 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 2006 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.978. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.978
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.8% for other race residents, 41.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.6%
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: 0.3% of all households

Grand Mound compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Washington average:

11.4

Grand Mound travel time to work - commute Grand Mound mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (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 Grand Mound CDP (based on Thurston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,471116
Catholic18,5268
Other15,33450
Mainline Protestant10,49731
Orthodox1101
None179,326-
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: 41
Thurston County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Thurston County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Thurston County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 166
Here:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Thurston County:

26.9%
Washington:

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

13.5%
State:

13.9%

8.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,207 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.26%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pierce County, WA  1.41% ($38,385 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.72% ($36,361)
from Lewis County, WA  0.38% ($33,872)


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($913 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.18%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pierce County, WA  1.38% ($38,725 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.85% ($38,214)
to Lewis County, WA  0.39% ($28,931)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Mound:

  • KITI (1420 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KELA (1470 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Mound:

  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACS (90.5 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CHEHALIS VALLEY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, 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)
  • K254AP (98.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Mound:

  • KCKA (Channel 15; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $23,040,000Total costs
  • 98,122Total average daily traffic
  • 16,278Total average daily truck traffic
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 ORIGINATED3$186,7002$219,61517$195,3391$85,1801$186,6303$161,663
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$175,5800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$99,4401$116,0905$192,5300$00$01$165,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$217,2770$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$193,7100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,730
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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