Rocky Point, Washington

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Population in 2010: 1,564.
Males: 754  (48.3%)
Females: 810  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,171
Rocky Point:

$69,171
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,035

Rocky Point CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $288,800
Rocky Point:

$288,800
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $287,304; Detached houses: $305,424; Mobile homes: $131,349

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,054.

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  • Races in Rocky Point, WA (2010)

    Rocky Point races chart
    • 1,36487.2%White alone
    • 724.6%Two or more races
    • 543.5%Hispanic
    • 352.2%Asian alone
    • 181.2%Black alone
    • 130.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rocky Point: 108.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (15.2%), English (10.3%), Irish (10.3%), German (10.1%), American (9.4%), Italian (6.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Rocky Point:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%

For population 15 years and over in Rocky Point CDP:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

71 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.0% North America).

This place:

3.8%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,511 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,151 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Seattle, WA (15.7 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (960.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tracyton, WA (1.2 miles ), Bremerton, WA (1.3 miles ), Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake, WA (1.4 miles ), Chico, WA (1.5 miles ), Navy Yard City, WA (1.7 miles ), Enetai, WA (1.8 miles ), Port Orchard, WA (2.1 miles ), Silverdale, WA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 47.59 N, Longitude: 122.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Rocky Point household income distribution Rocky Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Rocky Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 145% 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 25.0 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 35.0 miles away from Rocky Point 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 24.7 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 45.4 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 46.1 miles away from Rocky Point center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 497.7 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 Kitsap County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Earthquakes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rocky Point:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF THE NORTHWEST (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BREMERTON, WA)
  • STAFFORD HEALTHCARE AT BELMONT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BREMERTON, WA)
  • FRANCES HADDON MORGAN CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BREMERTON, WA)
  • BREMERTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BREMERTON, WA)
  • BREMERTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BREMERTON, WA)
  • OLYMPIC PENINSULA KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BREMERTON, WA)
  • HARRISON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BREMERTON, WA)

Amtrak station near Rocky Point:

  • 16 miles: SEATTLE (303 S. JACKSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rocky Point:

  • Olympic College (about 2 miles; Bremerton, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,158)
  • Seattle Pacific University (about 15 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,897)
  • Seattle Community College-South Campus (about 16 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 3,986)
  • Seattle Central College (about 17 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 5,825)
  • Seattle University (about 17 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 18 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 39,445)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 18 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)

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Notable location: Bremerton Yacht Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kitsap 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.2. This is about average.

City:

85.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.874. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.874
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.93
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00491. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00491
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.7%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rocky Point CDP (based on Kitsap County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,373118
Other12,37842
Mainline Protestant11,48439
Catholic8,5725
Orthodox1402
Black Protestant841
None185,102-
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: 43
Kitsap County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Kitsap County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Kitsap County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 173
Here:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kitsap County:

27.6%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

13.9%

8.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.61% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,008 average AGI)
Kitsap County:

0.61%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.80% ($52,090 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.64% ($41,032)
from San Diego County, CA  0.57% ($42,024)


7.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.39% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,319 average AGI)
Kitsap County:

0.39%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.02% ($47,076 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.75% ($38,774)
to Mason County, WA  0.32% ($37,278)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rocky Point:

  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: FTP CORPORATION)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KITZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; SILVERDALE, WA; Owner: KITZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLFE (1590 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rocky Point:

  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUOW (94.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Rocky Point:

  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBW-TV (Channel 20; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF WASHINGTON)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K54AO (Channel 54; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)

Rocky Point compared to Washington 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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