Sequim, Washington

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Population in 2017: 7,108 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +64.0%
Males: 2,981  (41.9%)
Females: 4,127  (58.1%)
Median resident age:

59.0 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98382.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,409 (it was $27,880 in 2000)
Sequim:

$38,409
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,642 (it was $19,253 in 2000)

Sequim city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $229,498 (it was $108,600 in 2000)
Sequim:

$229,498
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $304,923; detached houses: $339,234; townhouses or other attached units: $263,267; in 2-unit structures: $174,499; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,662; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $267,427; mobile homes: $116,992; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $41,578

Median gross rent in 2017: $978.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sequim: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.2% for American Indian residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sequim, WA (2017)
    • 5,42777.5%White alone
    • 6539.3%Hispanic
    • 2974.2%Asian alone
    • 2603.7%Two or more races
    • 1151.6%Black alone
    • 951.4%Other race alone
    • 731.0%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Sequim, Washington as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sequim is 434 to 1.


Crime rates in Sequim by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
6
(97.4)
2
(33.5)
1
(16.7)
3
(44.7)
11
(163.9)
2
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.6)
5
(72.8)
6
(85.4)
7
(97.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(20.0)
2
(38.1)
2
(33.9)
2
(32.5)
4
(66.9)
4
(66.9)
3
(44.7)
2
(29.8)
2
(30.2)
2
(29.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.1)
1
(14.2)
2
(27.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(180.2)
9
(171.4)
9
(152.6)
17
(275.9)
14
(234.2)
16
(267.6)
6
(89.4)
24
(357.7)
9
(135.8)
6
(89.8)
7
(103.4)
9
(131.0)
19
(270.5)
9
(125.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(860.9)
29
(552.3)
32
(542.6)
36
(584.3)
45
(752.6)
41
(685.8)
40
(596.1)
52
(775.0)
61
(920.6)
59
(883.0)
50
(738.9)
32
(465.9)
40
(569.4)
29
(403.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
235
(4,705)
238
(4,532)
193
(3,272)
193
(3,133)
201
(3,362)
293
(4,901)
263
(3,920)
312
(4,650)
308
(4,648)
300
(4,490)
297
(4,389)
220
(3,203)
249
(3,544)
258
(3,592)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(220.2)
10
(190.4)
6
(101.7)
9
(146.1)
8
(133.8)
6
(100.4)
8
(119.2)
14
(208.6)
14
(211.3)
9
(134.7)
13
(192.1)
9
(131.0)
11
(156.6)
8
(111.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(80.1)
4
(76.2)
1
(17.0)
3
(48.7)
2
(33.5)
3
(50.2)
3
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.3)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)340.1280.9231.3320.7291.5339.1275.1468.6327.6279.1287.0293.5320.9292.2

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City-data.com crime index in Sequim, WA

Crime rate in Sequim detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), English (9.9%), German (7.9%), Norwegian (4.7%), American (4.2%), Russian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 183 feet

Land area: 5.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,346 people per square mile   (low).

Sequim, Washington map

505 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.0% North America, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

7.2%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,450 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,471 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shoreline, WA (41.7 miles , pop. 53,025).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (47.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (998.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Bell Hill, WA (1.0 miles ),
River Road, WA (1.1 miles ),
Carlsborg, WA (1.8 miles ),
Jamestown, WA (1.9 miles ),
Agnew-Carlsborg, WA (2.1 miles ),
Blyn, WA (2.4 miles),
Port Angeles East, WA (3.6 miles ),
Discovery Bay, WA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 48.08 N, Longitude: 123.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,008 (+57.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,078 (51.8%)

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

7.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Sequim, WA
Historical housing units in Sequim, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +106 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in Sequim, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Sequim, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Sequim, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sequim, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.1. This is about average.

City:

63.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Sequim-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 130% 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 63.8 miles away from Sequim 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 72.5 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 63.6 miles away from Sequim 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 70.7 miles away from Sequim 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 65.0 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 122.4 miles away from Sequim 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 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).
Sequim topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sequim:

  • AVAMERE OLYMPIC REHABILITATION OF SEQUIM (1000 5TH AVENUE SOUTH)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW REHAB CENTER (408 W WASHINGTON PO BOX 726)
  • OLYMPIC HEALTH CARE CENTER (1000 FIFTH AVE S)
  • SEQUIM HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (650 WEST HEMLOCK ST)
  • SHERWOOD MANOR (550 HENDRICKSON ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Sequim:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sequim:

  • Peninsula College (about 15 miles; Port Angeles, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 41 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Olympic College (about 41 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 42 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Everett Community College (about 42 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 45 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 45 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)

Public high schools in Sequim:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sequim:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sequim:

  • FIVE ACRE SCHOOL (Students: 96, Location: 515 LOTZGESELL RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 255 MEDSKER RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Sequim

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • As far as I know, Sequim Bible Christian School is no longer operating.
  • AM Radio Stations: KONP (1450, Port Angeles, WA) KPUG (1170, Bellingham, WA) added by Steve

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sequim: Sequim Transit Center (A), Clallam County Fire District 3 Station 4 Sequim (B), Olympic Ambulance Sequim Branch and Corporate Office (C), Sequim Health and Rehabilitation Center (D), Olympic Care and Rehabilitation Center (E), Prairie Springs Assisted Living Facility (F), Sherwood Assisted Living Facility (G), Discovery Memory Care Facility (H), Sequim City Hall (I), Sequim Public Works Building (J), Sequim Museum and Arts Center (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sequim include: Faith Lutheran Church of Sequim (A), Sequim Community Church (B), Sequim Church of Religious Science (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum & Arts Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 175 West Cedar Street) (1), Olympic Game Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1423 Ward Road) (2), Dungeness River Audubon Center (Nature Centers; 2151 West Hendrickson Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Greywolf Inn (395 Keeler Road) (1), Econo Lodge Sequim (801 East Washington Street) (2), Juan de Fuca Cottages (182 Marine Drive) (3), Great House Motel (740 West Washington Street) (4), Econo Lodge (801 East Washington Street) (5), Best Western Sequim Bay Lodge (268522 Highway 101) (6), Groveland Cottage (4861 Sequim Dungeness Way) (7), Red Ranch Inn (830 West Washington Street) (8), Ramada Ltd Sequim (1095 East Washington) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Lehman Court Shops (145 East Washington Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Ward (American football) - Football player.

Clallam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

DISCOVERY BAY VILLAGE (Population served: 202, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 50 regular monitoring violations
BAYWOOD VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
CARLSBORG MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DEYTONA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 19 regular monitoring violations
CEDAR GROVE MOBILE PARK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005)
KINGS WAY FOURSQUARE (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ALDERWOOD EAST (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 26 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sequim that have no violations reported:

  • DISCOVERY BAY LEASEHOLDERS (Population served: 123, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAT SMITTYS (Population served: 56, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

48.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Sequim in 2010:

  • 223 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Sequim in 2000:

  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Banks with most branches in Sequim (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles: Sequim Village Branch at 645 West Washington Street, branch established on 1923/01/01; Sequim Avenue Branch at 333 North Sequim Avenue, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/18: Bank assets: $764.3 mil, Deposits: $581.6 mil, headquarters in Port Angeles, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sequim Branch at 114 South Sequim Avenue, branch established on 1936/10/08. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sequim Branch at 501 W Washington St, branch established on 1956/04/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Kitsap Bank: Sequim Branch at 1320 West Washington Street, branch established on 2005/09/12. Info updated 2009/05/11: Bank assets: $903.9 mil, Deposits: $775.3 mil, headquarters in Port Orchard, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Olympic Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sequim at 680 W Washington Street Suite D, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Sequim Branch at 901 W Washington, branch established on 1994/02/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sequim Branch at 101 West Washington, branch established on 1971/11/29. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Sound Community Bank: Sequim Branch at 541 North 5th Avenue, branch established on 2003/05/19. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $339.9 mil, Deposits: $301.6 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Washington Federal: Sequim Branch at 191 West Washington Street, branch established on 1995/09/05. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Sequim:

Marital status in Sequim, WA
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sequim:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Washington average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sequim, 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
Clallam County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Clallam County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

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

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clallam County:

8.9%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
State:

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

15.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sequim:

53.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sequim:

19.3%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.5%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sequim:

35.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Sequim:

54.1%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Sequim:

72.5%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sequim, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 22$124,882$68,1170$0
Other Government Administration 17$54,213$38,2680$0
Other and Unallocable 14$68,514$58,7260$0
Financial Administration 9$45,312$60,4160$0
Streets and Highways 8$33,832$50,7480$0
Solid Waste Management 6$33,003$66,0060$0
Police - Other 6$33,500$67,0000$0
Water Supply 4$17,910$53,7300$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,388$45,5520$0
Sewerage 1$5,927$71,1240$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 90$428,481$57,1310$0

Sequim government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $422,000 ($59.37)
    General - Other: $117,000 ($16.46)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($3.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,470,000 ($347.50)
    General - Other: $1,522,000 ($214.12)
    Sewerage: $1,385,000 ($194.85)
    Central Staff Services: $972,000 ($136.75)
    Financial Administration: $871,000 ($122.54)
    Regular Highways: $817,000 ($114.94)
    Water Utilities: $683,000 ($96.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $408,000 ($57.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $278,000 ($39.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $259,000 ($36.44)
    Health - Other: $72,000 ($10.13)
    General Public Buildings: $67,000 ($9.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.28)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($22.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $176,000 ($24.76)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000 ($12.10)
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $431,000 ($60.64)
    Sewerage: $421,000 ($59.23)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($11.68)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($7.60)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($6.05)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($4.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,668,000 ($656.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($2.95)

Sequim government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,155,000 ($443.87)
    Other: $282,000 ($39.67)
    Regular Highways: $254,000 ($35.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($1.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $121,000 ($17.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($5.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $381,000 ($53.60)
    Interest Earnings: $181,000 ($25.46)
    Rents: $170,000 ($23.92)
    General Revenue - Other: $85,000 ($11.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,000 ($7.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $51,000 ($7.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,608,000 ($226.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $450,000 ($63.31)
    Highways: $136,000 ($19.13)
    General Local Government Support: $78,000 ($10.97)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,928,000 ($411.93)
    Property: $1,385,000 ($194.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,263,000 ($177.69)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $273,000 ($38.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $239,000 ($33.62)
    Other License: $216,000 ($30.39)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $67,000 ($9.43)

Sequim government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,574,000 ($1206.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,724,000 ($1086.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,016,000 ($142.94)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $166,000 ($23.35)

Sequim government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,958,000 ($2385.76)

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)
Businesses in Sequim, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike1
Burger King1Office Depot1
Costco1Quality1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Discount Tire1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx3Starbucks2
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
IHOP1UPS6
JCPenney1Vans1
Jack In The Box1Vons1
Kroger1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets7Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sequim:

  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sequim:

  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • K219KP (91.7 FM; SEQUIM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sequim:

  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K62FS (Channel 62; PORT TOWNSEND, WA; Owner: VIACOM BROADCASTING OF SEATTLE INC.)
Sequim fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sequim fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.3mTotal length
  • $7,232,000Total costs
  • 57,541Total average daily traffic
  • 5,486Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,969Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sequim)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sequim, WA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (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: 658 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sequim)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 127 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sequim)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 53. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 113 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sequim, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (35.9%), and Structure Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sequim, WA
    • 32235.9%Outside Fires
    • 29032.4%Structure Fires
    • 16918.9%Other
    • 11512.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sequim, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sequim, Washington:

  • Juan De Fuca Cottages, 182 Marine Dr, Sequim, Washington 98382 , Phone: (360) 683-4433
  • Red Lion Inn & Suites, 1095 E Washington St, Sequim, Washington 98382 , Phone: (360) 683-1775, Fax: (360) 683-2698
  • Quality Inn & Suites, Sequim, 134 River Rd, Sequim, Washington 98382 , Phone: (360) 683-2800, Fax: (360) 683-2802
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sequim, 1441 E Washington, Sequim, Washington 98382 , Phone: (360) 681-8756, Fax: (360) 681-8749
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 1441 E Washington St, Sequim, Washington 98382 , Phone: (360) 681-8756, Fax: (360) 681-8749
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sequim, Washington
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sequim, WA
  • 88.8%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sequim, WA
  • 92.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Sequim compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Sequim on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 (98382) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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