Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (55.6 miles , pop. 70,186).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (61.9 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (882.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Upper Elochoman, WA (1.7 miles) , Skamokawa Valley, WA (2.1 miles ), Lower Elochoman, WA (2.2 miles) , Cathlamet-Elochoman, WA (2.5 miles) , Cathlamet, WA (2.5 miles ), East Cathlamet, WA (2.5 miles ), Puget Island, WA (2.8 miles) , Westport, OR (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 46.28 N, Longitude: 123.32 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 360
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Skamokawa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Skamokawa, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Skamokawa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 291% 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 77.4 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 66.0 miles away from Skamokawa 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 85.4 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 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Skamokawa center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wahkiakum County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Skamokawa:
Airports located in Skamokawa:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skamokawa:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Skamokawa and their reported violations in the past:SKAMOKAWA VISTA PARK (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Skamokawa compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Skamokawa CCD (based on Wahkiakum County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,816 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,410 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Skamokawa:
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:2