Three Lakes, Washington

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Population in 2010: 3,184. Population change since 2000: +27.8%
Males: 1,676  (52.6%)
Females: 1,508  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98290.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $92,364 (it was $71,080 in 2000)
Three Lakes:

$92,364
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,593 (it was $27,681 in 2000)

Three Lakes CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $339,118 (it was $214,000 in 2000)
Three Lakes:

$339,118
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $412,787; Detached houses: $438,401; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,876; Mobile homes: $321,840

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,174.

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Three Lakes races chart
  • White alone - 2,488 (90.5%)
  • Two or more races - 117 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 74 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Three Lakes: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.6%), German (18.4%), Irish (12.2%), Norwegian (5.4%), Swedish (4.8%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 9.81 square miles.

Population density: 325 people per square mile   (very low).

Three Lakes,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Three Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Three Lakes CDP:

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

81 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This place:  2.9%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,538 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,063 (1.2%)

Three Lakes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (9.7 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (23.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (976.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Chain Lake, WA (1.6 miles ), Monroe North, WA (2.0 miles ), Lake Roesiger, WA (2.1 miles ), Snohomish, WA (2.2 miles ), Machias, WA (2.2 miles ), Bunk Foss, WA (2.2 miles ), Cavalero, WA (2.2 miles ), Northwest Snohomish, WA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 47.94 N, Longitude: 121.99 W

Three Lakes household income distribution Three Lakes home values distribution

Property values in Three Lakes, WA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Work and jobs in Three Lakes: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Three Lakes, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Three Lakes, Washington average temperatures Three Lakes, Washington average precipitation Three Lakes, Washington humidity Three Lakes, Washington wind speed Three Lakes, Washington snowfall Three Lakes, Washington sunshine Three Lakes, Washington clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Three Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 136% 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 53.1 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 64.7 miles away from Three Lakes 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 45.7 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 13.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Three Lakes center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 102.6 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 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: 15, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Three Lakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Three Lakes:

  • DELTA REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SNOHOMISH, WA)
  • MERRY HAVEN CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SNOHOMISH, WA)
  • VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MONROE, WA)
  • MONROE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MONROE, WA)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER AT MONROE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MONROE, WA)
  • SUNRISE VIEW CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EVERETT, WA)
  • BETHANY ON BROADWAY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EVERETT, WA)

Amtrak stations near Three Lakes:

  • 6 miles: MONROE (RED BARN UNOCAL) - Bus Station
  • 11 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 Three Lakes:

  • Everett Community College (about 11 miles; Everett, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,818)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 16 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 16 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 18 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 18 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 22 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 23 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 4,220)

Public high schools in Three Lakes:

Public elementary/middle schools in Three Lakes:

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Notable locations in Three Lakes: Three Lakes Substation (A), City of Snohomish Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Three Lakes (A), Flowing Lake (B), Panther Lake (C), Storm Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Crawdad Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Three Lakes: Flowing Lake Park (1). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.823. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.823
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00442. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00442
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.3%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
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: 0.3% of all households

Three Lakes, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Three Lakes compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Three Lakes travel time to work - commute Three Lakes mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (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 Three Lakes CDP (based on Snohomish County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.83%
Here: 23.8%
USA: 50.2%

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%

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  2.73% ($47,962 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.19% ($38,259)
from Island County, WA  0.18% ($42,002)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($955 average AGI)
Snohomish County:

0.11%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  2.52% ($46,693 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.18% ($39,504)
to Skagit County, WA  0.16% ($38,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Three Lakes:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KCIS (630 AM; 5 kW; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES)
  • KKNW (1150 AM; 10 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KWYZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: RADIO HANKOOK, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Three Lakes:

  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSER (90.7 FM; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KSER FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 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.)
  • KCMS (105.3 FM; EDMONDS, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Three Lakes:

  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K29ED (Channel 29; EVERETT, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58BW (Channel 58; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $30,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,007
Total average daily truck traffic: 475
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 9,539
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED11$331,84416$340,518127$295,9543$194,6674$350,01811$208,901
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$262,4001$314,27016$314,3020$01$163,5901$300,260
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$487,6403$305,83336$348,0162$28,9701$271,4002$210,345
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$330,2005$331,20829$312,0161$92,9203$301,9603$219,457
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$010$347,3531$10,7100$01$55,950

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0522.06 , 0523.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$188,1002$342,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$290,5900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$382,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0522.06 , 0523.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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