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Population in 2010: 2,981. Population change since 2000: +53.0%
Males: 1,479  (49.6%)
Females: 1,502  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  33.3 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98579.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,209 (it was $42,153 in 2000)
Grand Mound:

$45,209
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,187

Grand Mound CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,089 (it was $108,700 in 2000)
Grand Mound:

$172,089
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $309,595; Detached houses: $276,564; Mobile homes: $381,679

Median gross rent in 2012: $975.

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  • White alone - 2,260 (75.8%)
  • Hispanic - 480 (16.1%)
  • Two or more races - 122 (4.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 59 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 20 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grand Mound: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.1%), United States (10.5%), Irish (9.0%), Danish (4.7%), Scottish (4.3%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 3.14 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Grand Mound:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Mound CDP:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

206 residents are foreign born

This place:  7.8%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,011 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,577 (1.0%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (19%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Grand Mound-area historical earthquake activity is above Washington state average. It is 341% 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 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from Grand Mound 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 92.8 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 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: 13, Storms: 12, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 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 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)

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:

  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 16 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,017)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 18 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,271)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 33 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 36 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 36 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,298)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 39 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,801)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 41 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,795)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Grand Mound:


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Thurston 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)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 7.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.78
U.S.:

11.62


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.5%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 72.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.6% for other race residents, 98.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grand Mound, WA

Grand Mound compared to Washington state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Grand Mound travel time to work - commute


Grand Mound mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Grand Mound CDP (based on Thurston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.37%
Here27.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church
Adherents31.4%10.7%6.8%6.3%5.9%
Congregations4.1%8.8%8.8%4.8%4.8%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents5.8%2.9%2.5%2.5%25.3%
Congregations4.8%4.8%0.7%0.7%57.8%
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: 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%

9.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,119 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.26%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pierce County, WA  1.92% ($42,336 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.96% ($44,780)
from Lewis County, WA  0.43% ($38,049)


7.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($732 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pierce County, WA  1.30% ($37,310 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.94% ($35,501)
to Lewis County, WA  0.53% ($33,630)

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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $23,040,000
Total average daily traffic: 98,122
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,278


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

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