Hoquiam, Washington

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Population in 2013: 8,452 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 3,891  (46.0%)
Females: 4,561  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98550.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,046 (it was $29,658 in 2000)
Hoquiam:

$31,046
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,179 (it was $15,089 in 2000)

Hoquiam city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,171 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Hoquiam:

$99,171
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $128,211; Detached houses: $132,004; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,385; Mobile homes: $26,885

Median gross rent in 2012: $688.

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Hoquiam races chart
  • White alone - 6,644 (76.5%)
  • Hispanic - 987 (11.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 393 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 392 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 105 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 107 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hoquiam: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.4%), Irish (12.0%), United States (8.1%), English (7.3%), Norwegian (5.9%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 9.17 square miles.

Population density: 922 people per square mile   (low).

Hoquiam,WA real estate house value index trend

Hoquiam, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Hoquiam:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hoquiam city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

584 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).

This city:  6.8%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Hoquiam, Washington as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hoquiam to the number of sex offenders is 657 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,153 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,175 (1.3%)

Hoquiam satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $91,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $89,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.98 N, Longitude: 123.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -25 (-0.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 732 (25.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Hoquiam household income distribution Hoquiam home values distribution

Crime rates in Hoquiam by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010002100002
per 100,000 0.010.70.00.00.021.811.00.00.00.00.022.8
Rapes 607225615272
per 100,000 64.90.077.322.121.854.466.211.256.722.979.022.8
Robberies 3163426311557
per 100,000 32.510.766.333.243.721.866.233.7124.757.156.479.7
Assaults 7691510513168112210
per 100,000 75.764.199.4166.1109.254.4143.5179.790.7125.7248.2113.9
Burglaries 12614716018514211110671111909786
per 100,000 1363.31569.31767.62048.71550.61208.51170.2797.61258.11028.71094.4979.4
Thefts 384378392388448346326305332324382330
per 100,000 4154.94035.44330.54296.84891.93767.03599.03426.23762.93703.34310.13758.1
Auto thefts 343028456945321826251223
per 100,000 367.9320.3309.3498.3753.4489.9353.3202.2294.7285.7135.4261.9
Arson 477520527521
per 100,000 43.374.777.355.421.80.055.222.579.357.122.611.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 366.7333.1421.9414.7415.5377.7376.5263.2361.8302.6388.3349.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hoquiam detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Hoquiam, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hoquiam-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 154% 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 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 62.0 miles away from Hoquiam 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 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 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 Hoquiam 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 371.5 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 Grays Harbor County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hoquiam topographic map

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

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:

  • Bowerman Airport (Runways: 1, Itinerant Ops: 14,750, Local Ops: 9,875, Military Ops: 750)

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
  • KGHO (94.3 FM Aberdeen - Grays Harbor Educational Media)
  • Birthplace of Kurt Cobain (1967-1994), musician

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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).

Grays Harbor 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 2003 was 28.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.4%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Black residents, 59.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 89.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 55.9% for other race residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Hoquiam, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Hoquiam compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (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 Hoquiam city (based on Grays Harbor County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.79%
Here: 30.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents35.2%9.5%9.3%7.5%7.1%
Congregations9.6%6.0%14.5%6.0%6.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents6.9%4.9%3.4%2.8%13.4%
Congregations10.8%6.0%1.2%3.6%36.1%
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: 25
Grays Harbor County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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
Grays Harbor County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$23,584$70,7520$0
Other Government Administration 1$10,529$126,34813$3,891
Judicial and Legal 3$17,999$71,9963$5,212
Police Protection - Officers 18$109,152$72,7680$0
Police - Other 2$8,367$50,2020$0
Firefighters 22$152,850$83,3730$0
Fire - Other 1$4,154$49,8480$0
Correction 1$5,148$61,7760$0
Streets and Highways 6$28,876$57,7520$0
Sewerage 5$23,028$55,2670$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,354$53,4160$0
Water Supply 11$51,222$55,8790$0
Other and Unallocable 5$25,096$60,2300$0
Totals for Government 82$473,359$69,27216$9,103

Hoquiam government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($2.96)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,760,000 ($208.23)
    Police Protection: $1,656,000 ($195.93)
    Sewerage: $1,018,000 ($120.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $900,000 ($106.48)
    Fire Protection: $807,000 ($95.48)
    Health Services - Other: $797,000 ($94.30)
    General - Other: $498,000 ($58.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $464,000 ($54.90)
    Regular Highways: $303,000 ($35.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $235,000 ($27.80)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($18.10)
    General Public Buildings: $141,000 ($16.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $109,000 ($12.90)
    Central Staff Services: $89,000 ($10.53)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($3.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($3.31)
    Corrections - Other: $24,000 ($2.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($12.90)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $151,000 ($17.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $127,000 ($15.03)
    Sewerage: $124,000 ($14.67)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($4.97)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($3.79)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($2.25)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($1.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($1.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.83)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.59)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.24)
    Judicial: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,635,000 ($548.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($2.25)

Hoquiam government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,024,000 ($121.15)
    Sewerage: $956,000 ($113.11)
    All Other: $758,000 ($89.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $74,000 ($8.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($0.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($4.02)
    Highways: $15,000 ($1.77)
    Public Welfare: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $975,000 ($115.36)
    Interest Earnings: $337,000 ($39.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $181,000 ($21.42)
    Rents: $73,000 ($8.64)
    Special Assessments: $18,000 ($2.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,054,000 ($124.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $446,000 ($52.77)
    Highways: $206,000 ($24.37)
    General Support: $80,000 ($9.47)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Property: $1,048,000 ($123.99)
    Public Utilities: $987,000 ($116.78)
    NEC: $730,000 ($86.37)
    Total General Sales: $573,000 ($67.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $402,000 ($47.56)

Hoquiam government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $316,000 ($37.39)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,094,000 ($247.75)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $400,000 ($47.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,240,000 ($265.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $263,000 ($31.12)
    Other, NEC: $70,000 ($8.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $184,000 ($21.77)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($6.27)

Hoquiam government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $396,000 ($46.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,943,000 ($821.46)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($0.71)

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Thurston County, WA  0.88% ($35,151 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.63% ($39,770)
from Pierce County, WA  0.47% ($37,230)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.17% ($32,147 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.57% ($31,196)
to Pierce County, WA  0.41% ($32,420)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hoquiam, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 178
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 126
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 298
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Hoquiam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 137 meters (449ft)
Total costs: $153,190,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,191
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,764
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 46,268

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Marc L Avery, 360 Endresen Rd, Hoquiam, WA 98550
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1729D , Serial Number: 20172, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Washington Coast Flying Club Inc, 786 U S 101, Hoquiam, WA 98550
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60917 , Serial Number: 15070667, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel E Rollins, Rr 3 Box 738, Hoquiam, WA 98550
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 72 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 62399 , Serial Number: 1316, Year manufactured: 1961
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, , Hoquiam, WA 98550
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY ULTRALIGHT CHALLENGER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 942VY , Serial Number: 0154, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/2010
    Registrant (Individual): James E Peterson, 848 Hwy 101, Hoquiam, WA 98550

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Hoquiam

See full 2006 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
Businesses in Hoquiam, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Subway1
Econo Lodge1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1
McDonald's1
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