Grays Harbor County, Washington (WA)

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County population in 2012: 71,692 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 67,194 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,986
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,390
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,514
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,203 (it was 8,294 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%

Land area: 1917 sq. mi.

Water area: 307.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grays Harbor County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.6%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.8%), Public administration (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 35%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grays Harbor County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 37,357  (45.9%)
Females: 35,440  (54.1%)

Grays Harbor County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grays Harbor County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,315 ($34,160 in 1999)

This county:

$41315
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $608 (lower quartile is $470, upper quartile is $760)
This county:

$608
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,300 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Grays Harbor:

$156,300
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,900 - $232,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,155
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Institutionalized population: 2,477

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Grays Harbor County, WA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 462 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2008: 250 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2009: 142 buildings, average cost: $178,800

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,770 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,573 (1.1%)

Grays Harbor County household income distribution in 2009 Grays Harbor County home values distribution Grays Harbor County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Black residents, 45.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.7% for American Indian residents, 49.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.3% for other race residents, 27.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.1%
Grays Harbor County:

18.1%
Washington:

14.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.4% for Black residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.7% for American Indian residents, 50.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 42.8% for other race residents, 30.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 47 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 54 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grays Harbor County is $444 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $583 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $821 a month.

Cities in this county include: Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Wynoochee, North Beach, South Shore, Ocean Shores, Montesano, Elma, Central Park, Westport.

Grays Harbor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grays Harbor County: Aberdeen Gardens (A), Humptulips Guard Station (B), Wynoochee Falls Campground (C), Coho Campground (D), Campbell Tree Grove Campground (E), Books Ranch (F), Campbell Shelter (G), Chenois Creek (H), Wenzel Springs Pumping Station (I), Copalis Station (J), Deep Creek Lookout (K), Campell Shelter (L), July Creek Campground (M), Gatton Creek Campground (N), Humptulips Guard Station (O), US Fish and Wildlife Service Quinault National Fish Hatchery (P), Willaby Creek Forest Camp (Q), Stearnsville (R), Mulkey Shelter (S), Preachers Slough (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grays Harbor County include: Elma Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Central Park Neighborhood Church (B), Apostolic Wells of Living Water Church (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Copalis Crossing Assembly of God Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakville Pioneer Cemetery (1), Oddfellow Cemetery (2), Masonic Cemetery (3), Sharon Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Bunch Lake (A), Discovery Lake (B), Lake Quinault (C), Damon Lake (D), Satsop Lakes (E), Elk Lake (F), Klone Lakes (G), Carlisle Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Canoe Creek (A), Canyon Creek (B), Canyon River (C), Carter Creek (D), Chester Creek (E), Chikamin Creek (F), Chow Chow Creek (G), Clark Creek (H), Cloquallum Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grays Harbor County include: Copalis National Wildlife Refuge (1), Johns River State Wildlife Recreation Area (2), Olympic State Wildlife Recreation Area (3), Promised Land Recreation Area (4), Quinault Recreation Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Jefferson County , Lewis County , Mason County , Pacific County , Thurston County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,347
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,798 (37% naturalized citizens)

Grays Harbor County:

4.2%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 594
  • 1990 to 1994: 569
  • 1985 to 1989: 354
  • 1980 to 1984: 192
  • 1975 to 1979: 188
  • 1970 to 1974: 120
  • 1970 to 1974: 129
  • 1965 to 1969: 652

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.4%

Grays Harbor County marital status for males Grays Harbor County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Grays Harbor County with a mortgage: 8,349 (683 second mortgage, 766 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,216

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grays Harbor County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,6028
Evangelical Protestant7,08358
Other3,50614
Mainline Protestant3,45925
None51,147-
Grays Harbor County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Grays Harbor County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Grays Harbor County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 64
This county:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grays Harbor County:

11.0%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

33.8%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.4%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Grays Harbor County:

Average size of farms: 105 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $58,853
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1033.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,301
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,061
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.98%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.91%
Vegetables: 2,152 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 49 acres

Earthquake activity:

Grays Harbor County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 153% 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 61.2 miles away from Grays Harbor County 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 56.2 miles away from the county 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 69.8 miles away from the county 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 25.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 449.1 miles away from Grays Harbor County center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 378.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Grays Harbor County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (42%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grays Harbor County (%):

  • German (16%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Grays Harbor County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,500 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 3,682 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 357 (1%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 96 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,049 (4%)
  • Other means: 211 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,125 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Grays Harbor County, Washington in 2000:

  • 192 people in nursing homes
  • 154 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 103 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 56 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 56 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 31 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 22 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Grays Harbor County, Washington in 2010:

  • 1,967 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 306 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 175 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 116 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 101 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 3 people in federal detention centers
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,330.

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Washington average:

6.54%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

3.46% relocated from other counties in Washington ($24,510 average AGI)
1.66% relocated from other states ($11,208 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

1.66%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Thurston County, WA  0.88% ($35,151 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.63% ($39,770)
from Pierce County, WA  0.47% ($37,230)
from Mason County, WA  0.22% ($28,712)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.19% ($41,596)
from Lewis County, WA  0.19% ($34,378)
from Pacific County, WA  0.15% ($29,429)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Washington average:

6.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.02% relocated to other counties in Washington ($21,607 average AGI)
1.94% relocated to other states ($10,748 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

1.94%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.17% ($32,147 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.57% ($31,196)
to Pierce County, WA  0.41% ($32,420)
to Mason County, WA  0.32% ($39,924)
to Lewis County, WA  0.23% ($30,439)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.19% ($32,723)
to Clark County, WA  0.15% ($37,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Grays Harbor County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Grays Harbor County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grays Harbor County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 12,829 (10,589 aged, 2,240 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.84
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6433.220
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 167.760
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33606.3

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1181.950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1165.020
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.46

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42.81
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95.91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.87

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 171.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 103.5
  • Other - 68.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 70,066

Size of family households: 8,813 2-persons, 3,934 3-persons, 3,097 4-persons, 1,462 5-persons, 693 6-persons, 494 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,876 1-person, 1,845 2-persons, 247 3-persons, 78 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

10,454 married couples with children.
4,757 single-parent households (1,315 men, 3,442 women).

93.6% of residents of Grays Harbor County speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $455,517,000 ($6476 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $19,900,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $211,402,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $100,285,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,267,000
Federal grants: $93,523,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,750,000 ($7,621,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,290,000 ($3,581,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,030,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,166,000
Federal Government insurance: $307,549,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,163
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,183
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +516
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,282
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grays Harbor County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.73 millions of gallons per day (50% from ground, 50% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 40
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,449
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,589
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,508
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,796
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,985
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,814
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,739
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,170
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grays Harbor County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 121
  • 2 rooms: 214
  • 3 rooms: 743
  • 4 rooms: 2,111
  • 5 rooms: 4,051
  • 6 rooms: 4,317
  • 7 rooms: 3,327
  • 8 rooms: 1,965
  • 9+ rooms: 1,665
  • 1 room: 404
  • 2 rooms: 668
  • 3 rooms: 1,258
  • 4 rooms: 2,232
  • 5 rooms: 1,796
  • 6 rooms: 999
  • 7 rooms: 547
  • 8 rooms: 242
  • 9+ rooms: 148
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grays Harbor County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 159
  • 1 bedroom: 887
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,936
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,704
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,127
  • 5+ bedrooms: 701
  • no bedroom: 564
  • 1 bedroom: 1,853
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,171
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,132
  • 4 bedrooms: 415
  • 5+ bedrooms: 159
Cars and other vehicles available in Grays Harbor County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 884
  • 1 vehicle: 4,938
  • 2 vehicles: 8,064
  • 3 vehicles: 3,193
  • 4 vehicles: 981
  • 5+ vehicles: 454
  • no vehicle: 1,679
  • 1 vehicle: 3,515
  • 2 vehicles: 2,201
  • 3 vehicles: 666
  • 4 vehicles: 142
  • 5+ vehicles: 91

57% of Grays Harbor County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Washington.

Grays Harbor County:

57.3%
State average:

50.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $83,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grays Harbor County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.4%)
  • Wood (14.0%)
  • Utility gas (12.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • Electricity (78.5%)
  • Utility gas (8.4%)
  • Wood (8.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 282
Here:

3.5%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 197
Here:

4.5%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 105
Here:

5.0%
Washington:

15.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Grays Harbor County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,095,000
    General - Other: $245,000
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $9,369,000
    Transit Utilities: $6,217,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,747,000
    Police Protection: $4,445,000
    General - Other: $4,428,000
    Regular Highways: $4,251,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,732,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,405,000
    Financial Administration: $2,300,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,194,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,134,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,115,000
    Central Staff Services: $842,000
    Parks and Recreation: $828,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $374,000
    Sewerage: $305,000
    Housing and Community Development: $301,000
    Water Utilities: $271,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $579,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $216,000
    Transit Utilities: $206,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $132,000
    Police Protection: $117,000
    Central Staff Services: $75,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
    Health - Other: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,450,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000

Grays Harbor County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,182,000
    All Other: $2,403,000
    Sewerage: $382,000
    Parks and Recreation: $278,000
    Regular Highways: $110,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $572,000
    Health and Hospitals: $107,000
    Transit Utilities: $103,000
    General Local Government Support: $33,000
    Natural Resources: $22,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,096,000
    All Other: $1,365,000
    Highways: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,450,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,060,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $684,000
    Rents: $580,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $359,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $193,000
    Special Assessments: $56,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $425,000
    Transit Utilities: $412,000
    Electric Utilities: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,914,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,812,000
    All Other: $4,311,000
    General Local Government Support: $960,000
    Transit Utilities: $891,000
    Housing and Community Development: $354,000
    Public Welfare: $199,000
    Education: $146,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,829,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,350,000
    Severance: $2,170,000
    Other Selective Sales: $649,000
    Other License: $636,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $441,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $381,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $156,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $68,000
    Amusements Sales: $10,000

Grays Harbor County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,678,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,935,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $743,000

Grays Harbor County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,059,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Grays Harbor County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Grays Harbor County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Grays Harbor County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John66675.7 years
Robert49171.4 years
William48573.9 years
Mary44578.3 years
James39671.8 years
George33676.8 years
Charles33474.2 years
Frank23578.1 years
Donald23271.4 years
Helen22280.2 years
Most common last names in Grays Harbor County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson28577.9 years
Smith24875.5 years
Anderson16575.4 years
Miller13177.7 years
Williams11175.5 years
Nelson10978.4 years
Jones10972.6 years
Brown10775.0 years
Wilson9874.4 years
Davis8675.3 years
Businesses in Grays Harbor County, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5MasterBrand Cabinets11
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1Microtel1
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
ColorTyme1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Sears1
FedEx7Staples1
Ford2Starbucks2
GNC3Subway7
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1True Value2
Honda1U-Haul8
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular1
Jack In The Box1UPS7
Jones New York2Vans1
KFC1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

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