Hoquiam, Washington

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Population in 2019: 8,655 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 
Males: 4,323  (49.9%)
Females: 4,332  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98550.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,389 (it was $29,658 in 2000)
Hoquiam:

$54,389
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,425 (it was $15,089 in 2000)

Hoquiam city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,826 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Hoquiam:

$136,826
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $189,226; detached houses: $193,435; townhouses or other attached units: $149,592; mobile homes: $54,311

Median gross rent in 2019: $838.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hoquiam: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.0% for American Indian residents, 69.0% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hoquiam, WA (2019)
    • 7,18782.3%White alone
    • 8549.8%Hispanic
    • 2542.9%American Indian alone
    • 1812.1%Two or more races
    • 961.1%Asian alone
    • 610.7%Black alone
    • 200.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Hoquiam, Washington as of May 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hoquiam is 483 to 1.


Crime rates in Hoquiam by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(21.8)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
2
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(54.4)
6
(66.2)
1
(11.2)
5
(56.7)
2
(22.9)
7
(79.0)
2
(22.8)
1
(12.0)
3
(36.0)
2
(23.8)
2
(23.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(21.8)
6
(66.2)
3
(33.7)
11
(124.7)
5
(57.1)
5
(56.4)
7
(79.7)
2
(24.1)
4
(48.0)
2
(23.8)
3
(35.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(54.4)
13
(143.5)
16
(179.7)
8
(90.7)
11
(125.7)
22
(248.2)
10
(113.9)
11
(132.4)
10
(119.9)
7
(83.5)
8
(94.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
111
(1,208)
106
(1,170)
71
(797.6)
111
(1,258)
90
(1,029)
97
(1,094)
86
(979.4)
57
(686.2)
52
(623.4)
52
(620.1)
55
(649.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
346
(3,767)
326
(3,599)
305
(3,426)
332
(3,763)
324
(3,703)
382
(4,310)
330
(3,758)
206
(2,480)
223
(2,673)
241
(2,874)
201
(2,373)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(489.9)
32
(353.3)
18
(202.2)
26
(294.7)
25
(285.7)
12
(135.4)
23
(261.9)
15
(180.6)
21
(251.7)
21
(250.4)
12
(141.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(55.2)
2
(22.5)
7
(79.3)
5
(57.1)
2
(22.6)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.0)
1
(11.9)
2
(23.6)
City-Data.com crime index379.0377.8264.1363.0303.6389.6350.3205.0261.8269.0200.1

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City-data.com crime index in Hoquiam, WA

Crime rate in Hoquiam detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 26 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: German (17.3%), Irish (10.0%), Norwegian (7.0%), Polish (5.0%), English (4.4%), American (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 9.17 square miles.

Population density: 944 people per square mile   (low).

Hoquiam, Washington map

279 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.2%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,581 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,347 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (65.3 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (85.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (937.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Aberdeen, WA (1.8 miles ),
Junction City, WA (2.3 miles),
Cosmopolis, WA (2.4 miles ),
Markham, WA (2.6 miles),
Central Park, WA (2.9 miles ),
Aberdeen Gardens, WA (2.9 miles ),
South Shore, WA (3.1 miles ),
Westport, WA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 46.98 N, Longitude: 123.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,086 (-12.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,104 (28.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Hoquiam, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hoquiam, WA in 2019
Hoquiam satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.6%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Hoquiam, WA
Historical housing units in Hoquiam, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in Hoquiam, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.9%)
  • Wood products (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Paper (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Hoquiam, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Woodworkers (3.8%)
  • Construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Hoquiam, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hoquiam, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.1. This is about average.

City:

64.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Hoquiam-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1227% 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 67.8 miles away from Hoquiam center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from the city 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 76.7 miles away from Hoquiam 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 31.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 442.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grays Harbor County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 12, Landslides: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Winds: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hoquiam topographic map

Main business address for: TIMBERLAND BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hoquiam:

  • HARBORS HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (201 7TH STREET)
  • HOQUIAM HEALTHCARE, INC DBA PACIFIC CARE CENTER (3035 CHERRY STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hoquiam:

  • GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • GRAYS HARBOR CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • GRAYS HARBOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • FMC ABERDEEN (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY HOSPITA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)

Airports located in Hoquiam:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hoquiam:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 44 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 46 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 48 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 64 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 67 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 67 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 69 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Public high schools in Hoquiam:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hoquiam:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Kurt Cobain, Poet/Musician (as read on death certificate) added by Burnt Propane
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  • Birthplace of Kurt Cobain (1967-1994), musician

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hoquiam: Hoquiam Transit Station (A), Hoquiam Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Seventh Street Theatre (C), Polson Museum (D), Channel Point Village (E), Assisted Living Concepts Karr House (F), Hoquiam Healthcare Pacific Care Center (G), Hoquiam Police Department (H), Hoquiam Fire Department (I), Grays Harbor Crisis Clinic (J), Hoquiam Fire Department (K), Hoquiam City Hall (L), Hoquiam Timberland Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Hoquiam: TIMBERLAND BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hoquiam include: Grays Harbor Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Grays Harbor Church of the Nazarene (B), Vida en Cristo Ministries (C), Immanuel Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Harbor Assembly of God Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Light and Life Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunset Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Hoquiam River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Hoquiam include: Lions City Park (1), John Gable Community Park (2), Last Spur Park (3), Lincoln Park (4), Olympic Stadium (5), Riverside Dike Park (6), Beacon Hill Park (7), Elton Bennett Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: D&D Photo- Incorporated (Museums; 200 Emerson), Hoquiam's Castle (Museums; 515 Chenault Avenue), Harborena Roller Skating Rink (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2112 Simpson Avenue).

Birthplace of: Jack Elway - Football player, George H. Hitchings - Nobel laureate, Thomas J. Autzen - Businessman, Harris Ellsworth - Politician.

Grays Harbor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

LIL PRAIRIE MART (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.8%
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
97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
102 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Hoquiam (2011 data):

  • Timberland Bank: at 624 Simpson Avenue, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $731.3 mil, Deposits: $589.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Timberland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of the Pacific: Hoquiam Branch at 405 8th Street, branch established on 1989/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $640.3 mil, Deposits: $548.4 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Pacific Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hoquiam Branch at 727 Simpson Avenue, branch established on 1937/06/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Anchor Bank: 11 - Hoquiam Branch at 701 Simpson Avenue, branch established on 2002/07/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $486.5 mil, Deposits: $352.2 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Anchor Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hoquiam:

Marital status in Hoquiam, WA
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hoquiam:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hoquiam
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hoquiam, WA (based on Grays Harbor County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,6028
Evangelical Protestant7,08358
Other3,50614
Mainline Protestant3,45925
None51,147-
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: 25
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Grays Harbor County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

33.8%
Washington:

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

18.4%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.2%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Hoquiam:

28.6
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.4%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hoquiam:

10.6%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hoquiam:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hoquiam:

33.7%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Hoquiam:

52.8%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Hoquiam:

76.5%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hoquiam, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$123,767$82,5110$0
Health 15$95,724$76,5790$0
Streets and Highways 12$59,713$59,7130$0
Firefighters 7$47,252$81,0030$0
Financial Administration 6$28,000$56,0000$0
Correction 5$21,943$52,6631$144
Sewerage 4$20,499$61,4970$0
Judicial and Legal 4$22,549$67,6471$1,359
Water Supply 3$15,046$60,1840$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,895$83,58013$3,960
Parks and Recreation 1$4,723$56,6760$0
Fire - Other 1$2,888$34,6560$0
Police - Other 1$5,005$60,0600$0
Electric Power 1$11,022$132,2640$0
Totals for Government 81$479,026$70,96715$5,463

Hoquiam government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $37,000 ($4.27)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($3.70)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,460,000 ($284.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,060,000 ($238.01)
    Health - Other: $1,920,000 ($221.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,811,000 ($209.24)
    Sewerage: $1,623,000 ($187.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $979,000 ($113.11)
    Correctional Institutions: $535,000 ($61.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $474,000 ($54.77)
    Regular Highways: $393,000 ($45.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $359,000 ($41.48)
    Central Staff Services: $319,000 ($36.86)
    Financial Administration: $274,000 ($31.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $182,000 ($21.03)
    General Public Buildings: $172,000 ($19.87)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($4.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,000 ($3.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($2.77)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($2.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $490,000 ($56.61)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($10.05)
    Other - General - Other: $24,000 ($2.77)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($2.08)
    Other - Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $935,000 ($108.03)
    Sewerage: $691,000 ($79.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $658,000 ($76.03)
    Libraries: $365,000 ($42.17)
    Correctional Institutions: $326,000 ($37.67)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($9.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $78,000 ($9.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $23,000 ($2.66)
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000 ($1.96)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($1.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,091,000 ($703.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $383,000 ($44.25)

Hoquiam government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,059,000 ($468.98)
    Sewerage: $2,392,000 ($276.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $104,000 ($12.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($1.73)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($4.39)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($2.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $5,477,000 ($632.81)
    Rents: $258,000 ($29.81)
    Donations From Private Sources: $103,000 ($11.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($7.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($4.27)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,231,000 ($257.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $787,000 ($90.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $345,000 ($39.86)
    Highways: $233,000 ($26.92)
    General Local Government Support: $114,000 ($13.17)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $2,351,000 ($271.63)
    Property: $1,631,000 ($188.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $728,000 ($84.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $602,000 ($69.56)
    Other License: $78,000 ($9.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($8.78)
    Amusements Sales: $40,000 ($4.62)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000 ($3.93)

Hoquiam government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,843,000 ($2523.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,197,000 ($2449.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $843,000 ($97.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000 ($22.76)

7.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Thurston County, WA  1.08% ($37,253 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.89% ($61,417)
from Pierce County, WA  0.72% ($47,629)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Thurston County, WA  1.42% ($47,895 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.54% ($46,553)
to Pierce County, WA  0.51% ($38,589)
Businesses in Hoquiam, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Subway1
Econo Lodge1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hoquiam:

  • KWOK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBKW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hoquiam:

  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDUX-FM (104.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K205EN (88.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207DB (89.3 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWW (102.1 FM; MONTESANO, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K221BG (92.1 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: GRAYS HARBOR CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K296CV (107.1 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: GRAYS HARBOR CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJET-FM1 (105.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K265DP (100.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Hoquiam:

  • K23AS (Channel 23; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K25CG (Channel 25; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
Hoquiam fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Hoquiam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 571ft / 174mTotal length
  • $83,945,000Total costs
  • 72,518Total average daily traffic
  • 7,329Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,919Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hoquiam, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hoquiam, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hoquiam)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hoquiam, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hoquiam)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BURROWS MATT L BABY GREAT LAKES (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 110MB , Serial Number: 7219-J448B, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Marc L Avery, 360 Endresen Rd, Hoquiam, WA 98550
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2573N , Serial Number: 12832, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 08/26/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas H Jr Kruger, 143 Us Highway 101, Hoquiam, WA 98550
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 520 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 147 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-435 (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4189B , Serial Number: 520-96, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas H Kruger, 143 Us Highway 101, Hoquiam, WA 98550
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY ULTRALIGHT CHALLENGER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 SERIES (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 942VY , Serial Number: 0154, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2010
    Registrant (Individual): James E Peterson, 848 Hwy 101, Hoquiam, WA 98550
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/04/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 60. The highest number of reported fires - 124 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Hoquiam, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.2%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hoquiam, WA
    • 43743.2%Structure Fires
    • 34033.6%Outside Fires
    • 12612.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10910.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hoquiam, WA
Most common first names in Hoquiam, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13675.7 years
William8874.4 years
Robert7870.1 years
James7773.2 years
Charles7476.8 years
Mary7380.5 years
George6377.4 years
Frank4975.8 years
Margaret4781.3 years
Edward4477.1 years
Most common last names in Hoquiam, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7778.3 years
Smith5875.4 years
Nelson2781.0 years
Miller2676.1 years
Olson2574.4 years
Anderson2578.6 years
Wilson2577.8 years
Jones2368.7 years
Erickson2373.8 years
Brown2278.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hoquiam, WA
  • 45.7%Electricity
  • 38.3%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Wood
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hoquiam, WA
  • 83.9%Electricity
  • 10.7%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Hoquiam compared to Washington state average:

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

Hoquiam on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Knut O. Totland (3)
  • Yee Chak (2)
  • William Lome Hohensee (1)
  • William D. Quigg (1)
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2021.