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 ), Hansville, WA (3.0 miles ), Discovery Bay, WA (3.2 miles) , Freeland, WA (3.2 miles ), Lofall, WA (3.3 miles ), Quilcene, WA (3.3 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:
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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
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Religion statistics for Oak Bay CCD (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:
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