Greenwater, Washington

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Population in 2010: 67. Population change since 2000: -26.4%
Males: 15  (22.9%)
Females: 52  (77.1%)
Median resident age:  24.9 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip code: 98022

Estimated median household income in 2013: $16,600 (it was $39,545 in 2000)
Greenwater:

$16,600
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,548 (it was $36,466 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $263,148 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Greenwater:

$263,148
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $243,610; Detached houses: $243,631
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    • 6597.0%White alone
    • 23.0%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greenwater: 130.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.7%), Swedish (23.4%), English (13.0%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1720 feet

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

Greenwater, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Greenwater:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenwater CDP:

  • Never married: 64.0%
  • Now married: 26.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $201 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,040

Greenwater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Enumclaw Plateau, WA (14.5 miles , pop. 53,853).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (41.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (918.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mount Rainier, WA (3.4 miles ), Enumclaw Plateau, WA (3.8 miles ), Enumclaw, WA (4.3 miles ), Buckley, WA (4.4 miles ), Wilkeson, WA (4.5 miles ), Carbonado, WA (4.6 miles ), Snoqualmie Pass, WA (4.6 miles ), Easton, WA (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 47.14 N, Longitude: 121.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Greenwater household income distribution Greenwater home values distribution

Property values in Greenwater, WA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Greenwater, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Greenwater-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 156% 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 42.1 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 45.4 miles away from Greenwater 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 35.6 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 76.3 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 48.3 miles away from Greenwater center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 52.0 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 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).
Greenwater topographic map

Airports and heliports located in Greenwater:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenwater:

  • Green River Community College (about 29 miles; Auburn, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 31 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Renton Technical College (about 36 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Highline Community College (about 37 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 6,074)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 39 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 40 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bellevue College (about 40 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)

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Notable location: Pierce County Fire District 26 Greenwater Fire Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location 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 2004 was 54.5. This is better than average.

City:

54.5
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.41
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.9%
Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  44.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.2%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Greenwater 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Greenwater:

45.4%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.0%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

12.0%
State:

21.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Greenwater:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Greenwater:

20.8%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

65.3%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Greenwater:

87.2%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenwater, WA Residents

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 Greenwater:

  • 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)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRIZ (1420 AM; 10 kW; RENTON, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenwater:

  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Greenwater:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K25CH (Channel 25; NORTH BEND, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $263,000Total costs
  • 730Total average daily traffic
  • 32Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,200Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • j O'Dowd, 59700 Sr 410 East (Lat: 47.143806 Lon: -121.636778), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 53053 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Mc:gasa5reg
  • Sharon Yeager, 59700 Sr 410 East (Lat: 47.143806 Lon: -121.636778), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 53053 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Mc:gasa5reg
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, 59700 Sr 410 East (Lat: 47.143806 Lon: -121.636778), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 53053 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Mc:gasa5reg
  • Gina Cacciatore, 59700 Sr 410 East (Lat: 47.143806 Lon: -121.636778), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 53053 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 -Mcgasa5reg
  • TIM LENK, 15922 Crystal River Ranch Road (Lat: 47.113333 Lon: -121.614167), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 53053 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 2537987011, Tlenk@co.Pierce.Wa.Us, 2501 S. 35TH ST SUITE D

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • N Bldg Crystal Mountain Summit (Lat: 46.924833 Lon: -121.544250), Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPFD798
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.262 MHz, 854.162 MHzGrant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 04/15/2022Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater Wa 98501, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Grubstake Pt, Grubstake Pt 15.3 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 46.938083 Lon: -121.500167), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQTL299
    Assigned Frequencies: 11637.5 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2014, Expiration Date: 02/26/2024, Certifier: Timothy S McdowellRegistrant: Washington; State Of, Department Of Transportation, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Wa, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • CRYSTAL MTN, 11.8 Mi Se Of (Lat: 46.999250 Lon: -121.528139), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WAH666
    Assigned Frequencies: 2120.40 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/1992, Expiration Date: 12/05/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/05/1997Registrant: Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Company, 421 S.W. Oak Street, Portland, OR 97204
  • GREENWATER, 5.5 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 47.087028 Lon: -121.713139), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WLL663, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 3890.00 MHz... (+18 more)Grant Date: 01/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A EstyRegistrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2005 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.00

Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenwater and their reported violations in the past:

GREENWATER VILLAGE ASSOCIATION (Population served: 24, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenwater that have no violations reported:

  • CRYSTAL RIVER RANCH ASSOC (Population served: 302, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)

Greenwater compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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