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Population in July 2007: 1,726.
Males: 860  (49.9%)
Females: 866  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 98223.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,459 (it was $46,202 in 2000)
Smokey Point:

$58,459
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,075

Smokey Point CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $187,383 (it was $130,600 in 2000)
Smokey Point:

$187,383
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $229,330; Detached houses: $338,378; Mobile homes: $73,125; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $195,273

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  • White alone - 1,309 (84.1%)
  • Hispanic - 90 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 73 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (2.9%)
  • Black alone - 20 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smokey Point: 205.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (14.0%), Norwegian (12.6%), English (10.7%), United States (10.5%), Swedish (7.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 125 feet

Land area: 2.62 square miles.

Population density: 659 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Smokey Point:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smokey Point CDP:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

78 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.8% Oceania, 0.5% Europe).

This place:  5.0%
Washington:  13.3%

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

Smokey Point CDP:  1.2% ($1,572)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (12.6 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (36.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (992.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Stimson Crossing, WA (1.6 miles ), John Sam Lake, WA (1.9 miles ), Arlington, WA (1.9 miles ), North Marysville, WA (2.0 miles ), Lake Goodwin, WA (2.0 miles ), Cathan, WA (2.1 miles ), Silvana, WA (2.2 miles) , Sisco Heights, WA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 48.15 N, Longitude: 122.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Paper (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Printing workers (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Smokey Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 194% 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 63.6 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 75.2 miles away from Smokey 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 57.7 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 89.4 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 29.9 miles away from Smokey Point center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 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 Snohomish County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Smokey Point:

  • PUGET SOUND KIDNEY CENTER SMOKEY POINT (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; ARLINGTON, WA)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER AT ARLINGTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ARLINGTON, WA)
  • CASCADE VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; ARLINGTON, WA)

Amtrak station near Smokey Point:

  • 12 miles: EVERETT (2900 BOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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

  • Everett Community College (about 10 miles; Everett, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,612)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 21 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 24 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 27 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 29 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 32 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 35 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 38,572)

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Notable locations in Smokey Point: Sather Dairy (A), Interstate 5 and Highway 531 Park and Ride (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Smokey Point: Faith Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Snohomish County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.4. This is about average.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.59


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.7%
Whole state:  66.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.1%
Whole state:

10.6%

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

0.9%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smokey Point, WA

Smokey Point compared to Washington state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000


Smokey Point travel time to work - commute


Smokey Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • 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

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Religion statistics for Smokey Point CDP (based on Snohomish County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.83%
Here23.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents32.5%11.4%10.0%5.3%4.0%
Congregations4.5%11.5%8.1%7.6%4.8%
NameUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian and Missionary AllianceChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.9%2.8%2.4%2.3%25.3%
Congregations3.6%1.1%2.8%2.8%53.2%
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: 121
Snohomish County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
Snohomish County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 172
Snohomish County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 469
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Snohomish County:

27.4%
Washington:

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

14.3%
State:

13.9%

8.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($719 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  3.81% ($49,721 average AGI)
from Island County, WA  0.23% ($46,336)
from Pierce County, WA  0.21% ($43,811)


7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,110 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.18%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  2.82% ($45,723 average AGI)
to Island County, WA  0.23% ($52,520)
to Pierce County, WA  0.23% ($40,420)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smokey Point:

  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smokey Point:

  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSER (90.7 FM; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KSER FOUNDATION)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 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)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 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.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smokey Point:

  • 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.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • K29ED (Channel 29; EVERETT, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58BW (Channel 58; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Smokey Point, Off 27th Ave Ne In Smokey Point (Lat: 48.154556 Lon: -122.191139), Type: Building, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQPW204
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2012, Expiration Date: 08/28/2022, Certifier: Mark Mantei
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$296,5402$233,07527$263,2202$108,7301$277,5602$157,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$327,8450$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$08$281,0281$117,8300$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$255,7220$00$01$189,220
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$374,3600$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0531.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$262,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0531.02

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