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Pacific County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2017: 21,628 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 20,984 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,801
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,126
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,796
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,572 (it was 2,300 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Land area: 933 sq. mi.

Water area: 290.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pacific County: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.1%), Public administration (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 26%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Pacific County, WA (2017)
    • 17,52283.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,0559.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0415.0%Two or more races
    • 3991.9%Asian alone
    • 2821.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 720.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 600.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 290.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

52.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years
Males: 10,805  (50.0%)
Females: 10,823  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Pacific County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,791 ($31,209 in 1999)
This county:

$42,791
Washington:

$70,979

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $649 (lower quartile is $401, upper quartile is $835)
This county:

$649
State:

$1087


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $193,140 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Pacific:

$193,140
Washington:

$339,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,447 - $287,525

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $275,254
Here:

$275,254
State:

$447,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $251,792
Here:

$251,792
State:

$391,417

In 2-unit structures: $141,506
Here:

$141,506
State:

$295,878

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,646
Here:

$165,646
State:

$382,353

Mobile homes: $141,419
Here:

$141,419
State:

$131,988

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,700
Here:

$32,700
State:

$87,922

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,152
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 173

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 248
  • Thefts: 375
  • Auto thefts: 41

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 294
  • Thefts: 305
  • Auto thefts: 34
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 101 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2002: 107 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2003: 71 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2004: 117 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2005: 194 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2006: 153 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2007: 153 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2008: 82 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2010: 125 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 2011: 111 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2012: 130 buildings, average cost: $56,800
  • 2013: 139 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2014: 63 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2015: 62 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2016: 77 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2017: 85 buildings, average cost: $167,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Pacific, WA residents
Average permit cost in Pacific, WA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,769 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,811 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Pacific, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pacific, WA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pacific, WA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
Pacific County:

16.8%
Washington:

11.0%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.5% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for American Indian residents, 39.7% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 52.8 years old
(Males: 51.9 years old, Females: 53.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.5 years old, Black residents: 18.1 years old, American Indian residents: 35.4 years old, Asian residents: 34.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.7 years old, Other race residents: 25.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pacific County is $432 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $803 a month.

Cities in this county include: Peninsula, Raymond, South Bend, Willapa Valley, Ocean Park, Long Beach, Ilwaco, Chinook, Naselle, Willapa.

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

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Neighboring counties: Piscataquis County, Maine , Lincoln County , Yakima County , Sweet Grass County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
Washington:

5.2%

Unemployment by year in Pacific, WA
County total employment by year in Pacific, WA
County average yearly wages by year in Pacific, WA

Current college students: 606
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,417 (40.8% naturalized citizens)

Pacific County:

6.6%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2772010 or later
  • 3442000 to 2009
  • 2871990 to 1999
  • 4111980 to 1989
  • 831970 to 1979
  • 368Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.6%

Pacific County marital status for males Pacific County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,360
  • One, attached: 72
  • Two: 224
  • 3 or 4: 271
  • 5 to 9: 170
  • 10 to 19: 275
  • 20 to 49: 508
  • 50 or more: 133
  • Mobile homes: 3,073
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 100

Housing units in Pacific County with a mortgage: 3,338 (92 second mortgage, 188 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,600

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

68.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pacific County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7282
Mainline Protestant1,51516
Evangelical Protestant1,24420
Other8214
None14,612-
Pacific 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: 9
Pacific County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pacific County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

13.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pacific County:

11.9%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Pacific County:

30.6%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Pacific County:

Average size of farms: 152 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,932
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $551.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.59%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $57,512
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,766
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 29.28%
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Pacific County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 164% 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 78.9 miles away from Pacific 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 69.4 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 88.0 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 413.2 miles away from the county 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from Pacific 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 342.9 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:

  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Straight-Line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, Mudslides, and a Tornado, Incident Period: December 01, 2015 to December 14, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4253: February 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 4253, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 2009 to January 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1817: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1817, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: December 12, 2008 to January 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1825: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1825, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 01, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1734: December 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 1734, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1682: February 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1682, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 02, 2006 to November 11, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1671: December 12, 2006, FEMA Id: 1671, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Tidal Surge, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 27, 2006 to February 04, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1641: May 17, 2006, FEMA Id: 1641, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Earthquake, Incident Period: February 28, 2001 to March 16, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1361: March 01, 2001, FEMA Id: 1361, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Washington Severe Storms/Flooding/Landslides/Mudslides, Incident Period: March 18, 1997 to March 28, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1172: April 02, 1997, FEMA Id: 1172, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pacific County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pacific

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,172 (75.3%)
  • Carpooled: 863 (12.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 90 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 31 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 203 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 464 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (61%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Fiji (3%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Thailand (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pacific County


  • German (11%)
  • European (10%)
  • American (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Polish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 124 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 67 people in other group homes
  • 61 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in military barracks, etc.

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

  • 98 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,885.

8.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.71%
Washington average:

7.39%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.24% relocated from other counties in Washington ($21,120 average AGI)
4.48% relocated from other states ($25,585 average AGI)
Pacific County:

4.48%
Washington average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, WA  0.81% ($44,000 average AGI)
from Grays Harbor County, WA  0.59% ($24,872)
from King County, WA  0.46% ($76,162)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.45% ($61,028)
from Pierce County, WA  0.42% ($31,235)
from Clatsop County, OR  0.42% ($38,059)
from Cowlitz County, WA  0.35% ($37,714)


6.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Washington average:

6.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.73% relocated to other counties in Washington ($26,080 average AGI)
2.83% relocated to other states ($18,848 average AGI)
Pacific County:

2.83%
Washington average:

2.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grays Harbor County, WA  0.61% ($31,563 average AGI)
to Clark County, WA  0.50% ($80,744)
to Clatsop County, OR  0.46% ($27,028)
to Thurston County, WA  0.40% ($38,097)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($40,200)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.33% ($53,769)
to Lewis County, WA  0.29% ($32,957)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Pacific County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Pacific County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pacific County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pacific County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pacific County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pacific County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pacific County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pacific County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pacific County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,670 (4,803 aged, 867 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 532 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pacific County, Washington in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (456)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (423)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (365)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (232)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (175)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (139)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (93)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (77)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (67)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (66)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.41
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,050
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 127
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52,650

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 955
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,223
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 139

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 28

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 211.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,628
  • In family households: 16,896 (2,786 male householders, 2,817 female householders)
    4,573 spouses, 4,936 children (4,541 natural, 127 adopted, 270 stepchildren), 477 grandchildren, 102 brothers or sisters, 356 parents, 388 other relatives, 467 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,478 (1,679 male householders (1,312 living alone)), 1,774 female householders (1,454 living alone)), 1,019 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 263

Size of family households: 3,435 2-persons, 785 3-persons, 790 4-persons, 320 5-persons, 163 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,767 1-person, 607 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 32 5-persons.

2,331 married couples with children.
863 single-parent households (317 men, 546 women).

89.3% of residents of Pacific speak English at home.
8.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $167,013,000 ($7,861 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,464,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $85,602,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $34,519,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,673,000
Federal grants: $24,379,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,249,000 ($887,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,591,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,096,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,850,000
Federal Government insurance: $112,379,000

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

Births: 990
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,586
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +145
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,090
Here:

+51 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pacific County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.81 millions of gallons per day (23% from ground, 77% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Year house built in Pacific County, Washington
  • Year house built in Pacific County, Washington
  • 1912014 or later
  • 3642010 to 2013
  • 1,9022000 to 2009
  • 2,7491990 to 1999
  • 1,8661980 to 1989
  • 2,7771970 to 1979
  • 1,5901960 to 1969
  • 1,1341950 to 1959
  • 9771940 to 1949
  • 2,6601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pacific County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pacific County, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pacific County, Washington
  • 461 room
  • 1232 rooms
  • 4063 rooms
  • 9584 rooms
  • 1,3445 rooms
  • 1,7276 rooms
  • 9417 rooms
  • 6578 rooms
  • 7409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pacific County, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pacific County, Washington
  • 1511 room
  • 1922 rooms
  • 3003 rooms
  • 4634 rooms
  • 4175 rooms
  • 2226 rooms
  • 1577 rooms
  • 1448 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pacific County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pacific County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pacific County, Washington
  • 43no bedroom
  • 4561 bedroom
  • 1,9162 bedrooms
  • 3,2703 bedrooms
  • 1,0444 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pacific County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pacific County, Washington
  • 170no bedroom
  • 4321 bedroom
  • 7232 bedrooms
  • 6263 bedrooms
  • 1584 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pacific County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pacific County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pacific County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 230no vehicle
  • 1,8051 vehicle
  • 2,6922 vehicles
  • 1,5193 vehicles
  • 4424 vehicles
  • 2045+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pacific County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pacific County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 357no vehicle
  • 8471 vehicle
  • 6112 vehicles
  • 2713 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

88.3% of Pacific County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Washington.

Pacific County:

88.3%
State average:

82.2%

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

  • This state: 9,883
  • Other state: 9,983
  • Northeast: 596
  • Midwest: 1,852
  • South: 1,130
  • West: 6,391
Year householders moved into unit in Pacific County, WA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pacific County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 74.6%Electricity
  • 15.0%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

3.4%
Washington:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

7.5%
Washington:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

2.4%
Washington:

16.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pacific County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,440,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,420,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,257,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,154,000
    General - Other: $3,907,000
    Financial Administration: $2,407,000
    Police Protection: $2,319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,278,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,708,000
    Health - Other: $1,664,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,641,000
    Central Staff Services: $851,000
    General Public Buildings: $475,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
    Sewerage: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $132,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $829,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $86,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $70,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
    Other - Sewerage: $20,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Other - General - Other: $6,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Other - Police Protection: $4,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $108,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,293,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $553,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,079,000
    General Revenue - Other: $280,000
    Sale of Property: $257,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $339,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,551,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,902,000
    Highways: $1,606,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,962,000
    Severance: $1,665,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $730,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $437,000
    Other Selective Sales: $429,000
    Other License: $150,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $115,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Amusements Sales: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,494,000

Pacific County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,440,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,420,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,257,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,154,000
    General - Other: $3,907,000
    Financial Administration: $2,407,000
    Police Protection: $2,319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,278,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,708,000
    Health - Other: $1,664,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,641,000
    Central Staff Services: $851,000
    General Public Buildings: $475,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
    Sewerage: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $132,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $829,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $86,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $70,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
    Other - Sewerage: $20,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Other - General - Other: $6,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Other - Police Protection: $4,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $108,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,293,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $553,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,079,000
    General Revenue - Other: $280,000
    Sale of Property: $257,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $339,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,551,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,902,000
    Highways: $1,606,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,962,000
    Severance: $1,665,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $730,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $437,000
    Other Selective Sales: $429,000
    Other License: $150,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $115,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Amusements Sales: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,494,000

Pacific County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,440,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,420,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,257,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,154,000
    General - Other: $3,907,000
    Financial Administration: $2,407,000
    Police Protection: $2,319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,278,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,708,000
    Health - Other: $1,664,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,641,000
    Central Staff Services: $851,000
    General Public Buildings: $475,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
    Sewerage: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $132,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $829,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $86,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $70,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
    Other - Sewerage: $20,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Other - General - Other: $6,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Other - Police Protection: $4,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $108,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,293,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $553,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,079,000
    General Revenue - Other: $280,000
    Sale of Property: $257,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $339,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,551,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,902,000
    Highways: $1,606,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,962,000
    Severance: $1,665,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $730,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $437,000
    Other Selective Sales: $429,000
    Other License: $150,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $115,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Amusements Sales: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,494,000

Pacific County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,440,000
  • Charges - Other: $4,420,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,257,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,154,000
    General - Other: $3,907,000
    Financial Administration: $2,407,000
    Police Protection: $2,319,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,278,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,708,000
    Health - Other: $1,664,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,641,000
    Central Staff Services: $851,000
    General Public Buildings: $475,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000
    Sewerage: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $132,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
    Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $829,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $86,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $70,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
    Other - Sewerage: $20,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Other - General - Other: $6,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Other - Police Protection: $4,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $108,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,293,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,753,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,093,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $553,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,079,000
    General Revenue - Other: $280,000
    Sale of Property: $257,000
    Interest Earnings: $64,000
    Rents: $29,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $339,000
    Health - Other: $59,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,551,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,902,000
    Highways: $1,606,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,404,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,962,000
    Severance: $1,665,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $730,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $437,000
    Other Selective Sales: $429,000
    Other License: $150,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $115,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000
    Amusements Sales: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,494,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 560
  • Number of aged recipients: 41
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 519
  • Number of recipients under 18: 40
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 419
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 101
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 215
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 252
Most common first names in Pacific County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William18074.1 years
John17276.9 years
Robert15572.2 years
Charles13377.3 years
James11772.9 years
Mary11480.8 years
George11376.4 years
Donald7772.0 years
Walter6677.1 years
Helen6681.2 years
Most common last names in Pacific County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10577.5 years
Smith9475.3 years
Anderson4876.6 years
Wilson4675.5 years
Williams4275.8 years
Nelson3979.1 years
Miller3674.8 years
Brown3476.7 years
Davis3375.6 years
Jones3276.3 years
Businesses in Pacific County, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Curves1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx3Subway2
H&R Block1Super 81
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
McDonald's2