Lebam, Washington

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Population in 2010: 160. Population change since 2000: -9.1%
Males: 87  (54.7%)
Females: 73  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip code: 98577

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,060 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Lebam:

$49,060
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,732 (it was $15,831 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $145,764 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Lebam:

$145,764
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $186,473; Detached houses: $186,473
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  • White alone - 141 (88.1%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (3.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lebam: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.4%), Swiss (15.0%), English (9.1%), Russian (7.7%), Irish (4.5%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 109 people per square mile   (very low).

Lebam, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Lebam:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lebam CDP:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

15 residents are foreign born

This place:  7.2%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,375 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,469 (1.0%)

Lebam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (63.9 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (84.1 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (904.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Willapa Valley, WA (1.8 miles ), Willapa, WA (3.1 miles ), Raymond, WA (3.5 miles ), Pe Ell, WA (3.5 miles ), South Bend, WA (3.7 miles ), Deep River, WA (4.0 miles ), Grays River, WA (4.0 miles ), Rosburg, WA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 46.56 N, Longitude: 123.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Lebam household income distribution Lebam home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (61%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (51%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Registered nurses (19%)
  • Cashiers (19%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (15%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Child care workers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)

Average climate in Lebam, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lebam-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 165% 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 68.8 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 58.7 miles away from Lebam 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 77.7 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 417.6 miles away from the city center
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 37.6 miles away from Lebam 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 347.9 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 Pacific County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lebam topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lebam:

  • WILLAPA HARBOR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RAYMOND, WA)
  • WILLAPA HARBOR HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SOUTH BEND, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lebam:

  • Centralia College (about 31 miles; Centralia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,354)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 42 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 44 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 45 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 63 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 66 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 67 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

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Notable location: Pacific County Fire District 3 Lebam Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lebam: Lebam Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Half Moon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pacific County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lebam compared to Washington state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (66%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

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 Lebam CDP (based on Pacific County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.77%
Here: 34.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents29.7%11.3%10.8%10.6%7.4%
Congregations10.0%5.0%15.0%10.0%5.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchPentecostal Church of GodConservative Baptist Association of America The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents6.6%5.5%3.9%3.2%10.9%
Congregations12.5%2.5%7.5%5.0%27.5%
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: 9
Pacific County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Pacific County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pacific County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

13.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pacific County:

30.6%
Washington:

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

12.6%
State:

13.9%

6.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Washington average:

6.54%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, WA  0.65% ($56,140 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.57% ($45,727)
from Clatsop County, OR  0.43% ($33,636)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Clark County, WA  0.48% ($29,297 average AGI)
to Grays Harbor County, WA  0.46% ($29,429)
to Clatsop County, OR  0.42% ($44,094)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lebam:

  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KAST (1370 AM; 10 kW; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lebam:

  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMUN (91.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KWYA (89.7 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K211ET (90.1 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCBZ (94.9 FM; CANNON BEACH, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KAST-FM (92.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSWW (102.1 FM; MONTESANO, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KACS (90.5 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CHEHALIS VALLEY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lebam:

  • K53AZ (Channel 53; CENTRALIA, ETC., WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K31FB (Channel 17; GRAYS RIVER, ETC., WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K63AW (Channel 63; GRAYS RIVER, ETC., WA; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K67BJ (Channel 67; GRAYS RIVER, LEBAM, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K59BX (Channel 59; GRAYS RIVER, ETC., WA; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K65BU (Channel 65; GRAYS RIVER, ETC., WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Ko Mountain (Lat: 46.460111 Lon: -123.549028), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KNCJ868, Licensee ID: L00007442
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2001, Expiration Date: 02/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2011
    Registrant: County Of Pacific, South Bend, WA 98586, Phone: (206) 875-9444
  • K O Mountain Near (Lat: 46.460111 Lon: -123.549028), Call Sign: KNBN587, Licensee ID: L00404744
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/02/2021
    Registrant: County Of Pacific, 216 N 2nd Street, Raymond, WA 98577, Phone: (360) 875-9418

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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