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Pacific County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2014: 20,561 (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: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pacific County: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.4%), Educational, health and social services (15.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Pacific County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (2.0%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 10,308  (50.1%)
Females: 10,253  (49.9%)
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Pacific County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pacific County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,936 ($31,209 in 1999)

This county:

$35936
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $586 (lower quartile is $420, upper quartile is $801)
This county:

$586
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $155,016 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Pacific:

$155,016
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,626 - $231,669
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,019
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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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: $1,461 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,456 (0.9%)

Pacific County household income distribution in 2009 Pacific County home values distribution Pacific County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.3%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.9% for American Indian residents, 41.6% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
Pacific County:

18.7%
Washington:

14.1%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 37.6% for other race residents, 32.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 51 years old
(Males: 50 years old, Females: 52 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 20 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:

7.2%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 606
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,258 (43% naturalized citizens)

Pacific County:

6.0%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 199
  • 1990 to 1994: 197
  • 1985 to 1989: 291
  • 1980 to 1984: 120
  • 1975 to 1979: 51
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 24
  • 1965 to 1969: 344

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: 9,303
  • One, attached: 214
  • Two: 191
  • 3 or 4: 274
  • 5 to 9: 198
  • 10 to 19: 124
  • 20 or more: 257
  • Mobile homes: 2,970
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 460

Housing units in Pacific County with a mortgage: 2,332 (273 second mortgage, 181 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,064

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pacific County

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:

  • WashingtonSevere Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 6, 2009 to January 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1817): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1817, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • WashingtonSevere Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: December 12, 2008 to January 5, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1825): March 2, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1825, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • WashingtonSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 1, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1734): December 8, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1734, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • WashingtonSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1682, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • WashingtonSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 2, 2006 to November 11, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1671): December 12, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1671, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • WashingtonSevere Storms, Flooding, Tidal Surge, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 27, 2006 to February 4, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1641): May 17, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1641, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • WashingtonHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3227): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • WashingtonEarthquake, Incident Period: February 28, 2001 to March 16, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1361): March 1, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1361, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • WashingtonSevere Storms/Flooding/Landslides/Mudslides, Incident Period: March 18, 1997 to March 28, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1172): April 2, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1172, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • WashingtonSevere Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 1996 to February 10, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1159): January 17, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pacific County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (31%)
  • Laos (18%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Other Northern Europe (3%)
  • Thailand (3%)

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

  • German (18%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Finnish (4%)

Pacific County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,809 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 1,100 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (1%)
  • Walked: 342 (4%)
  • Other means: 80 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 452 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $44,751.

6.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Washington average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.32% relocated from other counties in Washington ($19,136 average AGI)
3.54% relocated from other states ($23,214 average AGI)
Pacific County:

3.54%
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 Clark County, WA  0.65% ($56,140 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.57% ($45,727)
from Clatsop County, OR  0.43% ($33,636)
from Grays Harbor County, WA  0.32% ($33,520)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.30% ($102,739)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.25% ($28,316)
from Pierce County, WA  0.22% ($39,353)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Washington average:

6.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.34% relocated to other counties in Washington ($20,896 average AGI)
3.08% relocated to other states ($14,409 average AGI)
Pacific County:

3.08%
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 Clark County, WA  0.48% ($29,297 average AGI)
to Grays Harbor County, WA  0.46% ($29,429)
to Clatsop County, OR  0.42% ($44,094)
to King County, WA  0.37% ($50,321)
to Pierce County, WA  0.30% ($39,565)
to Thurston County, WA  0.30% ($36,826)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.22% ($28,353)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 5050.360
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 127.080
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52649.91

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 954.630
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1223.410
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24.04
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 139.020

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 27.8

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: 20,628
  • In family households: 16,071 (4,230 male householders, 1,477 female householders)
    4,525 spouses, 4,303 children (3,836 natural, 190 adopted, 277 stepchildren), 373 grandchildren, 134 brothers or sisters, 153 parents, 184 other relatives, 558 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,557 (1,881 male householders (1,482 living alone)), 1,911 female householders (1,650 living alone)), 765 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 292 (173 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,399 2-persons, 974 3-persons, 737 4-persons, 359 5-persons, 143 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,132 1-person, 579 2-persons, 62 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

2,805 married couples with children.
1,099 single-parent households (311 men, 788 women).

91.8% of residents of Pacific County speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $167,013,000 ($7861 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:

5.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 211
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,661
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,606
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,544
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,342
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,690
  • 1950 to 1959: 709
  • 1940 to 1949: 947
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,969
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pacific County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 62
  • 2 rooms: 154
  • 3 rooms: 439
  • 4 rooms: 1,090
  • 5 rooms: 1,742
  • 6 rooms: 1,330
  • 7 rooms: 922
  • 8 rooms: 574
  • 9+ rooms: 483
  • 1 room: 56
  • 2 rooms: 218
  • 3 rooms: 419
  • 4 rooms: 582
  • 5 rooms: 450
  • 6 rooms: 300
  • 7 rooms: 149
  • 8 rooms: 60
  • 9+ rooms: 66
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pacific County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 80
  • 1 bedroom: 542
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,310
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,854
  • 4 bedrooms: 802
  • 5+ bedrooms: 208
  • no bedroom: 75
  • 1 bedroom: 569
  • 2 bedrooms: 912
  • 3 bedrooms: 585
  • 4 bedrooms: 122
  • 5+ bedrooms: 37
Cars and other vehicles available in Pacific County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 334
  • 1 vehicle: 2,006
  • 2 vehicles: 2,973
  • 3 vehicles: 1,092
  • 4 vehicles: 270
  • 5+ vehicles: 121
  • no vehicle: 337
  • 1 vehicle: 1,124
  • 2 vehicles: 639
  • 3 vehicles: 160
  • 4 vehicles: 24
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

58% of Pacific County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Washington.

Pacific County:

57.7%
State average:

50.2%

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

  • This state: 9895
  • Northeast: 488
  • Midwest: 2342
  • South: 1092
  • West: 5731

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $89,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pacific County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.8%)
  • Wood (21.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.3%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)
  • Electricity (80.0%)
  • Wood (13.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

5.0%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

6.2%
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)

Pacific County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,411,000
    Correctional Institutions: $222,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,881,000
    Police Protection: $1,656,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,597,000
    Regular Highways: $1,504,000
    Financial Administration: $1,451,000
    General - Other: $1,407,000
    Correctional Institutions: $929,000
    Central Staff Services: $640,000
    Corrections - Other: $357,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $289,000
    General Public Buildings: $264,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $40,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $797,000
    Central Staff Services: $259,000
    Regular Highways: $247,000
    General - Other: $163,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    Water Utilities: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,486,000

Pacific County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,092,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $353,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Sewerage: $23,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $188,000
    General Local Government Support: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,037,000
    Health and Hospitals: $273,000
    Highways: $53,000
    Housing and Community Development: $44,000
    Public Welfare: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $779,000
    Interest Earnings: $490,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $384,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $138,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $89,000
    Rents: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,726,000
    All Other: $1,880,000
    Health and Hospitals: $855,000
    Housing and Community Development: $309,000
    Public Welfare: $222,000
    General Local Government Support: $131,000
    Education: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,706,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,388,000
    Severance: $1,284,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $818,000
    Other License: $470,000
    Other Selective Sales: $282,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $126,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $117,000
    Amusements Sales: $88,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $54,000

Pacific County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,244,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,725,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $519,000

Pacific County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,356,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,906,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000

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
Pacific County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pacific County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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