Moclips, Washington

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Population in 2010: 207.
Population change since 2000: -66.3%
Males: 115  (55.6%)
Females: 92  (44.4%)
Median resident age:

79.1 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98562, 98571.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,195 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Moclips:

$38,195
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,716 (it was $17,411 in 2000)

Moclips CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,600 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Moclips:

$161,600
WA:

$339,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Moclips: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Moclips, WA (2010)
    • 12660.9%White alone
    • 5225.1%American Indian alone
    • 2612.6%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Moclips, Washington as of January 25, 2020.


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Ancestries: Norwegian (10.7%), German (10.4%), English (9.6%), Irish (6.3%), Scottish (4.9%), French (4.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 3.25 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (very low).

Moclips, Washington map

49 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America, 1.1% North America).

This place:

8.0%
Washington:

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

0.8% ($758)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (79.0 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (92.0 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (957.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Pacific Beach, WA (0.9 miles ),
Qui-nai-elt Village, WA (1.5 miles),
Santiago, WA (2.4 miles),
Copalis Beach, WA (2.7 miles ),
Taholah, WA (3.1 miles ),
Ocean City, WA (3.2 miles ),
Humptulips, WA (3.3 miles ),
North Beach, WA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 47.22 N, Longitude: 124.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Moclips satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.3%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Moclips, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (14.0%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Retail florists (6.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (23.8%)
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Paper (9.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Retail florists (11.8%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Moclips, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (19.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Religious workers (9.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other healthcare support occupations (14.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.8%)
  • Registered nurses (8.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.1%)
  • Teachers, special education (7.4%)
  • Child care workers (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)

Average climate in Moclips, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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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 5.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.40
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Moclips-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 146% 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 80.1 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 76.9 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 88.1 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 47.0 miles away from Moclips center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 455.9 miles away from Moclips 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 384.5 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 (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 10, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moclips topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moclips:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 59 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 62 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 69 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Peninsula College (about 72 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 77 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Olympic College (about 78 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 80 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Strongest FM stations please add: KXPB (89.1 FM Pacific Beach - Pacific Beach Food Co-op
  • Local FM Radio Station: KXPB 89.1

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Moclips: Pacific Beach Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Grays Harbor Fire District 8 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Moclips: Pacific Beach State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum of the North Beach (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4658 State Route 109), Moclips by the Sea Historical Society and Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4658 State Route 109).

Hotels: Hi-Tide Ocean Beach Resort (4890 Railroad Avenue), Moonstone Beach Motel (4849 Pacific Avenue), Ocean Crest Resort & Dinner House (4651 State Route 109).

Grays Harbor 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:

2.1 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

49.5%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.4%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.5%
Whole state:

10.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.6%

For population 15 years and over in Moclips:

Marital status in Moclips, WA
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Moclips:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moclips, 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
Grays Harbor County:

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
Grays Harbor County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grays Harbor County:

11.0%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

18.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Moclips:

50.0%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Moclips:

49.8%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moclips:

18.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.9%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Moclips:

56.6%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moclips, WA Residents

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moclips:

  • 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.)
  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moclips:

  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Moclips fatal accident list:

Jan 11, 2014 02:15 AM, Sr-109, Lat: 47.240625, Lon: -124.211233, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 5, 2009 01:00 AM, Sr-109, Lat: 47.236356, Lon: -124.213614, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 21, 2008 10:56 PM, Sr-109, Sunset St, Lat: 47.224460, Lon: -124.209280, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Oct 28, 2008 12:30 AM, Aloha Mainline, Lat: 47.236120, Lon: -124.211250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 27, 2006 10:20 PM, Sr-109, Lat: 47.235720, Lon: -124.213820, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 10, 2002 02:25 AM, Sr-109, Lat: 47.194206, Lon: -124.199758, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.4mTotal length
  • $5,248,000Total costs
  • 7,023Total average daily traffic
  • 782Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,333Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ZLOC, Water Tower On Quinaielt Village Dr. (Lat: 47.252250 Lon: -124.193278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 17.1 m, Call Sign: WRCD730,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 09/05/2018, Expiration Date: 09/05/2028, Certifier: Randell J Harris, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA7YTK, Licensee ID: L01100530, Grant Date: 12/29/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2018, Certifier: Robert L Armstrong, Registrant: Robert L Armstrong, Moclips, WA 98562
  • Call Sign: KE7CAV, Licensee ID: L00933640, Grant Date: 05/05/2016, Expiration Date: 05/05/2026, Certifier: Chet E Jensen, Registrant: Chet E Jensen, 4761 State Route 109, Moclips, WA 98562
  • Call Sign: N6CLD, Previous Call Sign: KC6JXR, Licensee ID: L00298328, Grant Date: 05/14/2015, Expiration Date: 07/23/2025, Certifier: Clinton L Davis, Registrant: Clinton L Davis 310, Po Box 246, Moclips, WA 98562
  • Call Sign: KJ7FJM, Licensee ID: L02255502, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: Molly M Connor, Registrant: Molly M Connor, Moclips, WA 98562

Most common first names in Moclips, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James371.0 years
Fred270.5 years
John263.0 years
Hazel279.0 years
Clarence283.0 years
George271.0 years
Floyd280.1 years
Harry264.9 years
Blanche275.5 years
Joseph271.0 years
Most common last names in Moclips, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cooper375.3 years
Anderson386.1 years
Armstrong375.0 years
Brown266.5 years
Bumgarner270.5 years
Borden281.0 years
Coombes275.0 years
Kempf265.0 years
Lamb256.5 years
Mcbride273.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moclips, WA
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 27.2%Wood
  • 20.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moclips, WA
  • 67.0%Electricity
  • 22.7%Wood
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Moclips compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Moclips on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
  • #60 (98562) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries"
  • #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+)"
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