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Median resident age:  41.8 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 98356

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,504 (it was $32,679 in 2000)
Mineral:

$39,504
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,255

Mineral CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,559 (it was $105,100 in 2000)
Mineral:

$172,559
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $239,062; Detached houses: $278,953; Mobile homes: $180,091; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $87,656
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Mineral races chart
  • White alone - 3,410 (94.7%)
  • Hispanic - 88 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 39 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineral: 185.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1770 feet




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mineral CCD:  0.9% ($910)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Mineral satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (34.7 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (65.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (895.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Alder, WA (2.9 miles ), Morton, WA (3.0 miles ), Elbe, WA (3.0 miles) , La Grande, WA (3.3 miles) , Mossyrock, WA (3.5 miles ), Eatonville, WA (3.7 miles ), Ashford, WA (4.0 miles ), Onalaska, WA (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 46.68 N, Longitude: 122.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Mineral household income distribution Mineral home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.5%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wood products (12%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Average climate in Mineral, Washington

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Earthquake activity:

Mineral-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 756% 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 40.3 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 30.7 miles away from Mineral 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 44.1 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 50.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 20.1 miles away from Mineral center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Mineral:

  • MORTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 9 miles away; MORTON, WA)
  • MORTON HOSPITAL - L T C U (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MORTON, WA)
  • MORTON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MORTON, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral:

  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 33 miles; Tacoma, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,298)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 36 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 36 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 37 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 40 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • Bates Technical College (about 40 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 41 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,801)

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Notable location: Lewis Conty Fire District 9 Mineral Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Mineral Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI)


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

  • PLEASANT VALLEY CHRISTIAN CAMP (Population served: 84, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MINERAL LIONS DEN (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.4%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

18.8%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mineral, WA

Mineral compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Mineral CCD (based on Lewis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.87%
Here32.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents24.5%18.2%11.0%5.6%5.5%
Congregations10.1%18.0%6.7%7.9%4.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents4.9%4.9%4.3%3.4%17.8%
Congregations6.7%5.6%5.6%3.4%31.5%
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: 26
Lewis County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Lewis County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Lewis County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

34.4%
Washington:

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

10.0%
State:

13.9%

7.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lewis County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Thurston County, WA  1.85% ($33,630 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.78% ($42,995)
from King County, WA  0.66% ($41,134)


6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Lewis County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Thurston County, WA  1.56% ($38,049 average AGI)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.57% ($31,667)
to Pierce County, WA  0.54% ($32,594)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mineral:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mineral:

  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KFNK (104.9 FM; EATONVILLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Storm King Mountain 5 Mi S (Lat: 46.648444 Lon: -122.158444), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KQS550
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz, 155.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 03/15/2021
    Registrant: Lewis County Department Of Central Services, 542 Center St., Chehalis, WA 98532, Phone: (360) 740-1292, Email:
  • Mineral Hill 2km N Of (Lat: 46.743444 Lon: -122.167889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPYY615
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2003, Expiration Date: 12/02/2013, Certifier: Jay E Schmierer
    Registrant: State Of Washington, 2803 156th Ave Se, Bellevue, WA 98007, Phone: (425) 401-7800, Fax: (425) 401-7847, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 1.84 Mi Nne From Int Of Mineral Hill Rd And Mineral Road N (Lat: 46.743139 Lon: -122.169250), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPJD465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 09/22/2022
    Registrant: City Of Tacoma / Tacoma Public Utilities, 3628 So. 35th St., Tacoma, WA 98409-3192, Phone: (253) 502-8727, Fax: (253) 396-3120, Email:
  • Mineral Hill, Mineral Hill; 2 Km Nne Of Mineral Lake (Lat: 46.743444 Lon: -122.167889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 35.6 m, Call Sign: WPVN873
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/15/2022, Certifier: Terry C Miller
    Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater Wa, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • Mineral Peak, Mineral Pk 3.1km Nnw (Lat: 46.743556 Lon: -122.168139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQJI860
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2008, Expiration Date: 09/24/2018, Certifier: Tim Mcdowell
    Registrant: State Of; Dot Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA7NGT, Licensee ID: L00323897
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 04/30/2021
    Registrant: Roy C Sperline, 654 Mineral Creek Rd, Mineral, WA 98355
  • Call Sign: KB7RIK, Licensee ID: L00585899
    Grant Date: 11/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/29/2022, Certifier: Richard L Dunlap
    Registrant: Richard L Dunlap, Mineral, WA 98355
  • Call Sign: KC7OQN, Licensee ID: L00292169
    Grant Date: 11/17/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016
    Registrant: John Campbell, Mineral, WA 98355
  • Call Sign: N0CDY, Licensee ID: L00357400
    Grant Date: 11/23/1994, Expiration Date: 11/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2003
    Registrant: Robert J Mackie Sr, 209 Mineral Rd S #2, Mineral, WA 98355
  • Call Sign: WA7GEF, Licensee ID: L00271002
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 07/05/2019
    Registrant: Norajeanne Olds, 177 Mineral Hill Rd, Mineral, WA 98355-0035
  • Call Sign: KD7YBF, Previous Call Sign: N0CDY, Licensee ID: L00357400
    Grant Date: 11/23/1994, Expiration Date: 11/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2003, Certifier: Robert J Mackie Sr
    Registrant: Robert J Mackie Sr, 209 Mineral Rd S #2, Mineral, WA 98355
  • Call Sign: KD7ZYQ, Licensee ID: L00829440
    Grant Date: 03/12/2004, Expiration Date: 03/12/2014, Certifier: Leslee J Dunlap
    Registrant: Leslee J Dunlap, Mineral, WA 98355-0200


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