Lebam, Washington

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Population in 2010: 160.
Population change since 2000: -9.1%
Males: 78  (49.0%)
Females: 82  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

59.5 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip code: 98577

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,419 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Lebam:

$45,419
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,426 (it was $15,831 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,301 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Lebam:

$177,301
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $213,401; detached houses: $212,298

Median gross rent in 2017: $868.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lebam: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
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  • Races in Lebam, WA (2010)
    • 14188.1%White alone
    • 116.9%Hispanic
    • 53.1%Two or more races
    • 31.9%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: European (45.7%), American (21.4%), German (15.7%), Scandinavian (8.6%), Swiss (8.6%).

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

10 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This place:

5.7%
Washington:

10.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Lebam CDP:

0.9% ($758)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

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

Distribution of median household income in Lebam, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lebam, WA in 2017

Lebam satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.2%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Lebam, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.3%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.5%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Truck transportation (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (25.9%)
  • Educational services (22.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (18.5%)
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (14.8%)
Most common occupations in Lebam, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (15.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (10.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20.8%)
  • Registered nurses (13.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (11.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.5%)
  • Bus drivers (7.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (18.5%)
  • Cashiers (18.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (14.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11.1%)
  • Child care workers (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.1%)

Average climate in Lebam, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lebam, Washington average temperatures Lebam, Washington average precipitation Lebam, Washington humidity Lebam, Washington wind speed Lebam, Washington snowfall Lebam, Washington sunshine Lebam, Washington clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 47.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 5.41. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

5.41
U.S.:

8.46

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 Lebam 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 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 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 Lebam 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 the city 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Lebam:

Marital status in Lebam, WA
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 26.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lebam:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lebam, WA (based on Pacific County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7282
Mainline Protestant1,51516
Evangelical Protestant1,24420
Other8214
None14,612-
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: 9
Here:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

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

13.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pacific County:

12.6%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.1%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.1%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Lebam:

27.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lebam:

17.3%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lebam:

5.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lebam:

26.0%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

57.9%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lebam:

75.7%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lebam, WA Residents

8.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
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 Clark County, WA  0.81% ($44,000 average AGI)
from Grays Harbor County, WA  0.59% ($24,872)
from King County, WA  0.46% ($76,162)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
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 Grays Harbor County, WA  0.61% ($31,563 average AGI)
to Clark County, WA  0.50% ($80,744)
to Clatsop County, OR  0.46% ($27,028)

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)

Lebam fatal accident list:

Apr 9, 2004 10:36 PM, Sr-6, Lat: 46.560910, Lon: -123.557168, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 49.5mTotal length
  • $14,672,000Total costs
  • 11,006Total average daily traffic
  • 1,784Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,618Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lebam, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lebam, WA

FCC Registered Broadcast 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)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lebam, WA
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 38.6%Wood
  • 11.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lebam, WA
  • 86.2%Electricity
  • 13.8%Utility gas


Lebam compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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