For population 25 years and over in Upper Skagit:
For population 15 years and over in Upper Skagit CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (46.7 miles , pop. 91,488).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (66.0 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1008.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Rockport, WA (1.7 miles) , Marblemount, WA (2.5 miles ), Concrete, WA (3.3 miles ), Darrington, WA (3.9 miles ), Hamilton, WA (4.6 miles ), Oso, WA (4.7 miles ), Cavanaugh, WA (4.8 miles ), Lyman, WA (4.9 miles ).
Latitude: 48.47 N, Longitude: 121.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 360
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Upper Skagit: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Upper Skagit, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Upper Skagit-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 97% 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 95.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Upper Skagit 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 45.2 miles away from the city 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 38.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from Upper Skagit center
On 6/23/1997 at 19:13:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MD, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 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 Upper Skagit:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upper Skagit:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 17.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
Upper Skagit compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Upper Skagit (based on Skagit County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 30
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,767 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($936 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,564 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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