Moclips, Washington

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Population in 2010: 207. Population change since 2000: -66.3%
Males: 77  (37.3%)
Females: 130  (62.7%)
Median resident age:  75.9 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98562, 98571.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,260 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Moclips:

$33,260
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,961 (it was $17,411 in 2000)

Moclips CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $149,279 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Moclips:

$149,279
WA:

$250,800
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  • Races in Moclips, WA (2010)

    Moclips races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Moclips: 95.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.6%), English (21.5%), Norwegian (21.5%), Russian (21.5%), Italian (4.0%).

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,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Moclips:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moclips CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 85.6%
  • Separated: 14.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $674 (0.2%)

Moclips satellite photo by USGS

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

8.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Paper (9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Retail florists (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Religious workers (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Special education teachers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)

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

Average climate in Moclips, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Moclips 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 the city 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 (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).
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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)

Public elementary/middle school in Moclips:

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

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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

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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.6
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moclips CDP (based on Grays Harbor County data)

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.
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%

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 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $18,346,000Total costs
  • 5,206Total average daily traffic
  • 704Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,762Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA7YTK, Licensee ID: L01100530
    Grant Date: 12/29/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2016, Certifier: Robert L Armstrong
    Registrant: Robert L Armstrong, Moclips, WA 98562
  • Call Sign: WB7VOQ, Licensee ID: L01111432
    Grant Date: 01/27/2006, Expiration Date: 02/23/2016, Certifier: Lawrence F Anderson
    Registrant: Lawrence F Anderson, 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
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