Skokomish Reservation, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 837.
Males: 425  (50.8%)
Females: 412  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  30.5 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,123 (it was $25,156 in 2000)
Skokomish Reservation:

$35,123
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,897 (it was $10,475 in 2000)

Skokomish Reservation CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $137,112 (it was $71,900 in 2000)
Skokomish Reservation:

$137,112
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $290,594; Detached houses: $311,741; Townhouses or other attached units: $853,769; In 2-unit structures: $284,194; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $510,653; Mobile homes: $145,760; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $77,915
  • Races in Skokomish Reservation, WA (2000)

    Skokomish Reservation races chart
    • 50068.5%American Indian alone
    • 19526.7%White alone
    • 212.9%Hispanic
    • 121.6%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Skokomish Reservation: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 8.20 square miles.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (very low).

Skokomish Reservation, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Skokomish Reservation:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 23.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Skokomish Reservation CCD:

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Skokomish Reservation CCD:  0.8% ($561)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Skokomish Reservation satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (32.1 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (43.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (950.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Skokomish, WA (0.9 miles ), Hoodsport, WA (2.1 miles ), Olympic, WA (2.4 miles ), Shelton, WA (3.1 miles ), Tahuya, WA (3.4 miles ), Kamilche, WA (3.8 miles ), Allyn-Grapeview, WA (3.9 miles ), Grapeview, WA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 47.34 N, Longitude: 123.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Repair and maintenance (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (6%)
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)

Work and jobs in Skokomish Reservation: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Skokomish Reservation, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Skokomish Reservation-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 149% 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 31.4 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 32.3 miles away from Skokomish Reservation 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 38.6 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 20.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 474.7 miles away from Skokomish Reservation 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 74.0 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 Mason County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Skokomish Reservation:

  • FIR LANE HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHELTON, WA)
  • FMC SHELTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SHELTON, WA)
  • SHELTON HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SHELTON, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Skokomish Reservation:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 21 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 25 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Olympic College (about 30 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 30 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 31 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 33 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 34 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)

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Notable locations in Skokomish Reservation: Hood Canal Recreation Park Picnic Area (A), Potlatch State Park Campground (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Skokomish Reservation: Potlatch State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Mason 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 2002 was 24.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.0%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

27.6%
Whole state:

10.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.3%
Whole state:

4.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Washington average:

11.3

Skokomish Reservation travel time to work - commute Skokomish Reservation mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Skokomish Reservation CCD (based on Mason County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,5362
Evangelical Protestant3,32726
Other2,6498
Mainline Protestant2,43512
None43,752-
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: 6
Mason County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Mason County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

29.9%
Washington:

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

13.7%
State:

13.9%

7.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($197 average AGI)
Mason County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kitsap County, WA  1.40% ($37,278 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  1.25% ($34,861)
from Pierce County, WA  0.77% ($49,679)


7.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.46% ($34,826 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  1.28% ($41,338)
to Pierce County, WA  0.67% ($39,510)

Strongest AM radio stations in Skokomish Reservation:

  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Skokomish Reservation:

  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, 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)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Skokomish Reservation:

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Skokomish Reservation compared to Washington state average:

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