Neah Bay, Washington

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Population in 2010: 865.
Population change since 2000: +8.9%
Males: 437  (50.5%)
Females: 428  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

33.6 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98357.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,423 (it was $21,635 in 2000)
Neah Bay:

$34,423
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,399 (it was $11,338 in 2000)

Neah Bay CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,527 (it was $79,200 in 2000)
Neah Bay:

$86,527
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $119,825; detached houses: $170,288; mobile homes: $22,619

Median gross rent in 2017: $491.

March 2019 cost of living index in Neah Bay: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.9%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for American Indian residents, 34.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Neah Bay, WA (2010)
    • 62672.4%American Indian alone
    • 10311.9%White alone
    • 708.1%Two or more races
    • 637.3%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Neah Bay, Washington as of February 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Neah Bay is 115 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 366 people per square mile   (very low).

Neah Bay, Washington map

7 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,092 (4.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $221 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (101.5 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (117.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1038.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Clallam Bay-Neah Bay, WA (3.4 miles ),
Sekiu, WA (4.0 miles),
Clallam Bay, WA (4.3 miles ),
Forks, WA (5.5 miles ),
Crescent, WA (6.7 miles ),
West End, WA (7.0 miles ),
Port Angeles, WA (7.5 miles ),
Queets, WA (7.7 miles)

Latitude: 48.37 N, Longitude: 124.62 W

Distribution of median household income in Neah Bay, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Neah Bay, WA in 2017
Neah Bay satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Neah Bay, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (34.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.9%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (30.4%)
  • Public administration (27.7%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (43.2%)
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Social assistance (9.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Neah Bay, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (13.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (24.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Neah Bay, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Neah Bay, Washington average temperatures Neah Bay, Washington average precipitation Neah Bay, Washington humidity Neah Bay, Washington wind speed Neah Bay, Washington snowfall Neah Bay, Washington sunshine Neah Bay, Washington clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.0977. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0977
U.S.:

0.2667
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0493. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0493
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.55. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

4.55
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Neah Bay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 115% 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 124.9 miles away from Neah Bay 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 129.4 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 128.4 miles away from Neah Bay 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 110.8 miles away from Neah Bay center
On 1/5/2008 at 11:01:06, a magnitude 6.6 (6.0 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 338.6 miles away from Neah Bay center
On 1/5/2008 at 11:44:48, a magnitude 6.5 (6.0 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 327.8 miles away from Neah Bay center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clallam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Neah Bay topographic map

Heliports located in Neah Bay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Neah Bay:

  • Peninsula College (about 59 miles; Port Angeles, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 101 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 102 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 106 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Olympic College (about 107 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 113 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 113 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Public high school in Neah Bay:

Public elementary/middle school in Neah Bay:

See full list of schools located in Neah Bay

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • U.S. Coast Guard Station Neah Bay is situated approximately 1 mile East of the Makah Marina. This CG Station's primary mission is Heavy Weather Search and Rescue, in some of the countries most challenging sea conditions. The Area of Responsibility covers from Cape Alava to Pillar Point, the Straits of Juan De Fuca, and out 50 nautical miles to sea.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Neah Bay: Makah Cultural and Research Center (A), Neah Bay Ambulance Service (B), Makah Tribal Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Neah Bay include: Neah Bay Assembly of God Church (A), Apostolic Faith Church (B), Makah Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Agency Creek (A), Educket Creek (B), Village Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Makah Tribal Council - Makah Museum (Po Box 160), King Fisher Enterprises (Recreation Areas; 1562 Highway 112).

Hotels: Cape Motel and RV Park (1510 Bay View Avenue), Carol's Tyee Motel (1230 Bay View Avenue).

Clallam 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:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.3%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

17.2%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
5 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
13 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Neah Bay:

Marital status in Neah Bay, WA
  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Neah Bay:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 24.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Neah Bay
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Neah Bay, WA (based on Clallam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,80359
Catholic4,5814
Other3,48718
Mainline Protestant3,03513
None50,498-
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: 17
This county:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clallam County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

8.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.6%
State:

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

15.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Neah Bay:

43.9%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.1%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Neah Bay:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Neah Bay:

36.5%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Neah Bay:

52.8%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Neah Bay:

80.7%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Neah Bay, WA Residents

7.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($804 average AGI)
Clallam County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  0.81% ($90,286 average AGI)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.34% ($59,446)
from Pierce County, WA  0.31% ($50,304)


5.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 King County, WA  0.54% ($53,468 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.27% ($54,269)
to Pierce County, WA  0.26% ($45,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Neah Bay:

  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Neah Bay:

  • K55AQ (Channel 55; NEAH BAY, WA; Owner: MAKAH INDIAN TRIBE)
  • K57AI (Channel 57; NEAH BAY, WA; Owner: MAKAH INDIAN TRIBE)
  • K59AN (Channel 59; NEAH BAY, WA; Owner: MAKAH INDIAN TRIBE)

Neah Bay fatal accident list:

Jun 25, 2000 02:00 AM, Bayviewave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 23, 1991 03:45 AM, Airforcerd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.3mTotal length
  • $988,000Total costs
  • 1,860Total average daily traffic
  • 162Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,385Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Nw 1/4 Of Se 1/4 Of Section 8, R15w, T33n (Lat: 48.368111 Lon: -124.663583), Call Sign: KNKN359
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Bahocus Peak 2.3 Mi E (Lat: 48.370333 Lon: -124.673028), Call Sign: KDT571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2011, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Registrant: Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline Street, Port Angeles, WA 98362, Phone: (360) 565-9192, Email:
  • NEAH BAY, 1480 Bahokus Peak Rd (Lat: 48.367278 Lon: -124.664694), Type: Ntower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: KOE549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1000 MHz, 48.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 04/14/2022, Registrant: Clallam County Pud, 2431 Highway 101, Carlsborg, WA 98324, Phone: (360) 565-3287, Email:
  • 1.85 Mi W (Lat: 48.367278 Lon: -124.664694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WPSS919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5500.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2006, Expiration Date: 07/26/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2013, Certifier: David P Eldersveld, Registrant: Dow Lohnes Pllc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-2000, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • Lat: 48.370333 Lon: -124.673000, Call Sign: WQBK438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.000 MHz, 459.000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2004, Expiration Date: 10/25/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2014, Certifier: Raymond Mccoy, Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, 16111 Se 106th Ave Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • Reservation West 40 Resort Drive (Lat: 48.346361 Lon: -124.668472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQPW217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.65000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2012, Expiration Date: 08/28/2022, Certifier: Micah Mccarty, Registrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Fax: (616) 772-2966

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Neah Bay)
Most common first names in Neah Bay, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl476.8 years
James457.0 years
William472.5 years
Eugene370.0 years
Charles370.3 years
Bessie368.7 years
Henry367.7 years
John371.4 years
Alan281.0 years
Ione266.0 years
Most common last names in Neah Bay, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ides978.8 years
Johnson773.7 years
Smith772.1 years
Bowechop583.8 years
Hunter574.4 years
Greene568.2 years
Parker573.6 years
Claplanhoo483.7 years
Kallappa463.7 years
Cheeka476.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Neah Bay, WA
  • 52.2%Electricity
  • 36.7%Wood
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Neah Bay, WA
  • 58.6%Electricity
  • 41.4%Wood


Neah Bay compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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