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Population in 2012: 800 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +207.7%
Males: 399  (49.9%)
Females: 401  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  35.9 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98580.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,182 (it was $32,727 in 2000)
Roy:

$70,182
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,115

Roy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $168,573 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Roy:

$168,573
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $172,105; Detached houses: $198,663; Mobile homes: $51,895

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,104.

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Roy races chart
  • White alone - 699 (86.8%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 31 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roy: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (28.9%), English (13.2%), Irish (9.6%), French (4.6%), United States (4.3%), Norwegian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 310 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 3,062 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Roy:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roy city:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

62 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe).

This city:  7.7%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Roy, Washington as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Roy to the number of sex offenders is 114 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,000 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,650 (2.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (11.1 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (44.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (919.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Yelm, WA (2.0 miles ), McKenna, WA (2.2 miles ), Yelm, WA (2.3 miles ), Nisqually Indian Community, WA (2.4 miles ), South Creek, WA (2.7 miles ), Fort Lewis, WA (2.8 miles ), DuPont, WA (2.8 miles ), North Fort Lewis, WA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $73,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,100
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $109,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $90,500
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.00 N, Longitude: 122.54 W

Area code: 253

Roy household income distribution Roy home values distribution

Property values in Roy, WA

Crime rates in Roy (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (1811.6 per 100,000)
  • 6 thefts (2173.9 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 222.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Washington average:

1.47

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-5.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Roy-area historical earthquake activity is above Washington state average. It is 413% 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 17.2 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 6.2 miles away from Roy 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 23.9 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 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Roy 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 68.6 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 Pierce County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Victor L. Kandle - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Roy: Victor L. Kandle.


Hospitals/medical centers near Roy:

  • PARKLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB CENTER- LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • ROO-LAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LACEY, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Roy, WA

Amtrak stations near Roy:

  • 12 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roy:

  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,298)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 12 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 13 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 17 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,801)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 18 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • Bates Technical College (about 18 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 19 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,795)

Public elementary/middle school in Roy:

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Library in Roy:

  • ROY CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $20,922; Location: 122 3RD ST. E; 5,976 books; 21 audio materials; 665 video materials; 11 state licensed databases)

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Notable location: South Pierce Fire and Rescue 17 Station 171 Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Pierce 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.464
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 16.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.64
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Roy and their reported violations in the past:

CAMPO VERDE STREET & WATER ASSN (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 35 regular monitoring violations
EATONVILLE KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.9%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Roy, WA

Roy compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Roy travel time to work - commute


Roy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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 Roy city (based on Pierce County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.77%
Here29.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents29.7%9.7%8.9%7.4%4.8%
Congregations6.3%11.1%5.7%6.6%5.7%
NameSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents4.2%3.7%3.6%3.3%24.7%
Congregations6.1%1.1%2.5%6.3%48.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

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

14.1%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,864$34,3681$465
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$375
Judicial and Legal 1$2,472$29,6641$693
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,718$34,8720$0
Water Supply 2$4,446$26,6760$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$871
Totals for Government 7$18,500$31,71410$2,404

Roy government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($11.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $124,000 ($155.00)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($93.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($86.25)
    Water Utilities: $62,000 ($77.50)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($72.50)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($57.50)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($21.25)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($21.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($8.75)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($2.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $195,000 ($243.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($5.00)

Roy government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($3.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($53.75)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($15.00)
    Rents: $11,000 ($13.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($102.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $63,000 ($78.75)
    Highways: $62,000 ($77.50)
    All Other: $6,000 ($7.50)
    General Support: $5,000 ($6.25)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $119,000 ($148.75)
    Property: $52,000 ($65.00)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($50.00)
    NEC: $33,000 ($41.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($6.25)

Roy government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($80.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($78.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.25)

Roy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $240,000 ($300.00)

8.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.41% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,479 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.41%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  2.51% ($46,071 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.41% ($37,310)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.27% ($42,426)


7.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($980 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.21%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  2.04% ($40,128 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.63% ($42,336)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($42,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roy:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • 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.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roy:

  • KWFJ (89.7 FM; ROY, WA; Owner: CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS 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.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KVTI (90.9 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roy:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Roy fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2011 02:55 PM, 288th S, Lyons Dr S, Lat: 46.99612778, Lon: -122.53385, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 2008 03:18 PM, 288th St S, 73rd Ave E, Lat: 46.996236, Lon: -122.528372, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $2,571,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,875
Total average daily truck traffic: 192
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 6,430

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Roy)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 216 Mcnaught St (Lat: 47.183167 Lon: -122.554306), Call Sign: KVJ638, Licensee ID: L00328589
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.790 MHz, 156.090 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2001, Expiration Date: 05/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2011
    Registrant: City Of Roy, Roy, WA 98580, Phone: (206) 843-2286

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ROY #2, 340 Peterson St. (Roy 2 #43308) (Lat: 47.000444 Lon: -122.541778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.4 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQIK778
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2008, Expiration Date: 03/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • SR-702, 35119 8th Ave. S (Lat: 46.937750 Lon: -122.442000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WQPW965
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 09/05/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Roy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Roy)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$145,9602$241,9001$86,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$212,7800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$129,2200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0730.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 138
  • Hazardous Condition: 76
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Roy


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Roy, WA

Most common first names in Roy, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2971.4 years
James2569.8 years
Robert2171.3 years
William1973.4 years
Charles1673.8 years
Dorothy1476.1 years
Mary1178.5 years
Margaret1181.6 years
Helen1178.8 years
Donald1062.3 years
Most common last names in Roy, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1075.1 years
Miller763.6 years
Larson776.4 years
Anderson672.0 years
Lenz666.5 years
Jones663.2 years
Johnson667.5 years
Byrd570.4 years
Rogers572.0 years
Davis568.6 years

Businesses in Roy, WA

  • Subway: 1


Roy on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #42 (98580) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scandinavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael J. Dougherty (6)
  • Robert D. Wickersham (5)
  • Scott H. Smalling (2)
  • Manuel F. Cabanas-Holmen (2)
  • Louis M. Surbrook (1)
  • Michael Carrol (1)
  • Jeffrey Todd Hubbell (1)
  • Robert Wickersham (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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