Lewis County, Washington (WA)

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County population in 2012: 75,621 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 68,600 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,240
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,553
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,791
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,950 (it was 7,515 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 2408 sq. mi.

Water area: 28.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lewis County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.2%), Manufacturing (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Lewis County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 37,750  (45.1%)
Females: 37,705  (54.9%)

Lewis County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lewis County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,601 ($35,511 in 1999)

This county:

$40601
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $658 (lower quartile is $522, upper quartile is $804)
This county:

$658
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,700 (it was $114,200 in 2000)
Lewis:

$163,700
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,700 - $242,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,205
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Institutionalized population: 689

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):

Lewis County, WA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 337 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2005: 499 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2006: 499 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2007: 487 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2008: 243 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2009: 132 buildings, average cost: $145,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,522 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,396 (1.0%)

Lewis County household income distribution in 2009 Lewis County home values distribution Lewis County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.3% for American Indian residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
Lewis County:

19.4%
Washington:

14.1%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 20.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.2% for American Indian residents, 12.3% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lewis County is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $627 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $838 a month.

Cities in this county include: Centralia, Chehalis, Boistfort, Jackson Prairie, Mineral, Olequa, Logan Hill, Big Bottom, Ethel, Bunker.

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

2005 air pollution in Lewis County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.066 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.059 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lewis County: Lost Lake Lookout (A), Fern Gap Guard Station (B), Soda Springs Campground (C), Tatoosh Lookout (D), North Fork Campground (E), Chehalis Substation (F), Brim Creek School (G), Camp McDonald (H), Mossyrock Trout Hatchery (I), Cowlitz Trout Hatchery (J), Box Canyon Picnic Area (K), Cougar Flat Grange (L), Coal Canyon (M), Cowlitz Prairie Grange (N), Crego Grange (O), Ike Kinswa Campground (P), Nisqually Guard Station (Q), Ladd Lookout (R), La Wis Wis Campground (S), Coal Creek Forest Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewis County include: Logan Hill Church (A), Saint Francis Xavier Mission (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Finnish Cemetery (1), Little Falls Cemetery (2), Lone Hill Cemetery (3), Alpha Cemetery (4), Snow Cemetery (5), Evergreen Cemetery (6), Sylvan Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Tower Rock Beaver Ponds (A), Black Rock Pond (B), Benchmark Lake (C), Coyote Lake (D), Fir Lake (E), Wright Lake (F), Helmicks Pond (G), Greenwood Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Bill Creek (A), Benham Creek (B), Bernier Creek (C), Berry Creek (D), Bigwater Creek (E), Blue Creek (F), Boulder Creek (G), Brights Creek (H), Bromo Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lewis County include: Mayfield County Park (1), Ike Kinswa State Park (2), Alexander Park (3), Jackson Court House State Park (4), Glenoma Community Park (5), Seminary Hill Natural Area (6), Matilda Jackson State Park (7), Mossyrock Park (8), Lewis and Clark State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cowlitz County , Grays Harbor County , Pacific County , Pierce County , Skamania County , Thurston County , Wahkiakum County , Yakima County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,619
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,799 (35% naturalized citizens)

Lewis County:

4.1%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 749
  • 1990 to 1994: 555
  • 1985 to 1989: 336
  • 1980 to 1984: 203
  • 1975 to 1979: 245
  • 1970 to 1974: 57
  • 1970 to 1974: 108
  • 1965 to 1969: 546

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.9%

Lewis County marital status for males Lewis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Lewis County with a mortgage: 7,364 (931 second mortgage, 619 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,259

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lewis County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,96166
Catholic8,10210
Other4,63716
Mainline Protestant3,62120
None47,134-
Lewis 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: 26
Lewis County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Lewis County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 60
This county:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lewis County:

9.8%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

34.4%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.0%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Lewis County:

Average size of farms: 93 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,802
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $550.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $52,468
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,546
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.37
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.24%
Vegetables: 2,344 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 257 acres

Tornado activity:

Lewis County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 120640175.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Lewis County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 169% 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 46.0 miles away from Lewis 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 34.5 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 52.5 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 41.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 432.4 miles away from Lewis 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 365.0 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 Lewis County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 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 (53%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Russia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lewis County (%):

  • German (19%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Lewis County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,783 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 3,252 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 87 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 35 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 53 (0%)
  • Walked: 752 (3%)
  • Other means: 181 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,245 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Lewis County, Washington in 2000:

  • 438 people in nursing homes
  • 233 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 170 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 130 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Lewis County, Washington in 2010:

  • 323 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 205 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 161 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 112 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 73 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 37 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,343.

5.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Washington average:

6.54%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Lewis County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

4.01% relocated from other counties in Washington ($21,473 average AGI)
1.90% relocated from other states ($10,970 average AGI)
Lewis County:

1.90%
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  1.47% ($28,931 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.57% ($32,258)
from King County, WA  0.44% ($38,692)
from Cowlitz County, WA  0.32% ($28,709)
from Grays Harbor County, WA  0.21% ($30,439)
from Clark County, WA  0.18% ($39,469)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.16% ($39,070)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Washington average:

6.20%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Lewis County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.14%

3.71% relocated to other counties in Washington ($20,379 average AGI)
2.00% relocated to other states ($10,133 average AGI)
Lewis County:

2.00%
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  1.42% ($33,872 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.40% ($32,657)
to Pierce County, WA  0.38% ($26,608)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.33% ($28,782)
to Clark County, WA  0.21% ($37,754)
to Grays Harbor County, WA  0.17% ($34,378)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.09% ($33,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Lewis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lewis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lewis County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 13,150 (10,993 aged, 2,157 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7894.990
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 202.690
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42084.74

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1191.180
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1118.030
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.2

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.66

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 201.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 121.9
  • Poisoning - 56.9
  • Other - 22.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 74,514

Size of family households: 9,497 2-persons, 4,266 3-persons, 3,361 4-persons, 1,724 5-persons, 736 6-persons, 520 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,644 1-person, 1,642 2-persons, 230 3-persons, 75 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

11,774 married couples with children.
4,346 single-parent households (1,292 men, 3,054 women).

93.6% of residents of Lewis County speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $422,699,000 ($5909 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,183,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $215,254,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $91,799,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $686,000
Federal grants: $90,873,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,627,000 ($446,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,459,000 ($2,772,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,198,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $59,308,000
Federal Government insurance: $226,836,000

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

Births: 4,489
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,138
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +644
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,979
Here:

+41 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lewis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.05 millions of gallons per day (56% from ground, 44% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 485
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,071
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,543
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,957
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,817
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,195
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,272
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,735
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,861
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lewis County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 87
  • 2 rooms: 339
  • 3 rooms: 663
  • 4 rooms: 2,125
  • 5 rooms: 4,344
  • 6 rooms: 4,276
  • 7 rooms: 3,396
  • 8 rooms: 2,036
  • 9+ rooms: 1,525
  • 1 room: 326
  • 2 rooms: 586
  • 3 rooms: 1,103
  • 4 rooms: 2,075
  • 5 rooms: 1,717
  • 6 rooms: 929
  • 7 rooms: 397
  • 8 rooms: 225
  • 9+ rooms: 157
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lewis County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 134
  • 1 bedroom: 919
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,619
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,712
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,716
  • 5+ bedrooms: 691
  • no bedroom: 413
  • 1 bedroom: 1,617
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,113
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,879
  • 4 bedrooms: 364
  • 5+ bedrooms: 129
Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 495
  • 1 vehicle: 4,029
  • 2 vehicles: 7,846
  • 3 vehicles: 4,190
  • 4 vehicles: 1,549
  • 5+ vehicles: 682
  • no vehicle: 1,143
  • 1 vehicle: 3,155
  • 2 vehicles: 2,141
  • 3 vehicles: 713
  • 4 vehicles: 271
  • 5+ vehicles: 92

56% of Lewis County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Washington.

Lewis County:

56.1%
State average:

50.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $92,300


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 Lewis County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.8%)
  • Wood (18.3%)
  • Utility gas (12.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Electricity (72.4%)
  • Utility gas (12.4%)
  • Wood (10.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 701
Here:

8.3%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 242
Here:

5.4%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 262
Here:

10.9%
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)

Lewis County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,182,000
    Police Protection: $1,865,000
    General - Other: $125,000
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,094,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,498,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,252,000
    Police Protection: $4,602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,542,000
    Health - Other: $3,516,000
    General - Other: $3,462,000
    Financial Administration: $2,551,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,397,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,009,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,051,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $442,000
    Air Transportation: $76,000
    Libraries: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,208,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $273,000
    General - Other: $201,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,435,000

Lewis County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,103,000
    All Other: $3,659,000
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,836,000
    General Local Government Support: $94,000
    Natural Resources: $39,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,054,000
    Highways: $77,000
    Health and Hospitals: $66,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,270,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,547,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $936,000
    Rents: $320,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $173,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $134,000
    Special Assessments: $31,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $49,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,608,000
    All Other: $3,335,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,707,000
    Public Welfare: $408,000
    General Local Government Support: $211,000
    Housing and Community Development: $92,000
    Education: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,044,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,585,000
    Severance: $2,740,000
    Other License: $1,726,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $757,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $499,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $395,000
    Other Selective Sales: $182,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $172,000

Lewis County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,103,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,862,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,341,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,100,000

Lewis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,579,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,944,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Lewis County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lewis County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lewis County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John43876.3 years
William38475.4 years
Robert32073.4 years
James31574.4 years
Mary29281.0 years
George25377.0 years
Charles23677.3 years
Frank15679.0 years
Donald15572.0 years
Helen15181.7 years
Most common last names in Lewis County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20577.4 years
Johnson19278.1 years
Anderson12178.7 years
Miller11476.5 years
Davis10176.8 years
Jones9078.2 years
Brown8574.4 years
Clark7276.1 years
Taylor6975.8 years
Wilson6976.1 years
Businesses in Lewis County, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware4Little Caesars Pizza1
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's5
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Best Western1Nike4
Burger King2Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Dennys2Rue211
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Sears1
Eddie Bauer1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks4
FedEx9Subway7
Ford2Taco Bell1
GNC2The Room Place1
GameStop1Toys"R"Us1
Goodwill5True Value5
Gymboree1U-Haul5
H&R Block4U.S. Cellular3
Holiday Inn1UPS11
Home Depot1Vans1
Jack In The Box2Vons2
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Bryant1

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