For population 25 years and over in Oak Bay:
For population 15 years and over in Oak Bay CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shoreline, WA (23.1 miles , pop. 53,025).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (29.6 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (985.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Port Ludlow, WA (1.8 miles ), Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA (2.4 miles ), Marrowstone, WA (2.7 miles ), Discovery Bay, WA (3.2 miles ), Freeland, WA (3.2 miles ), Quilcene, WA (3.3 miles ), Port Townsend, WA (3.3 miles ), Blyn, WA (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 47.96 N, Longitude: 122.74 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 360
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Oak Bay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oak Bay, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Oak Bay-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 182% 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 50.1 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 60.4 miles away from Oak Bay 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 48.1 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 66.3 miles away from the city 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 46.8 miles away from Oak Bay center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 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 Jefferson County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Bay:
Amtrak station near Oak Bay:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Bay:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
62 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Oak Bay compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Oak Bay (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.16%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($70,800 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,587 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,055 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($298 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Bay:
Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Bay:
TV broadcast stations around Oak Bay: