Health and Nutrition of Bucoda, WA Residents

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Forty seven percent of Bucoda residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 24 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat five frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 47.5%
  • Thurston County 51.1%
  • State 49.1%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Bucoda 23.8
  • Thurston County 20.9
  • Washington 21.1

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Bucoda 3.5
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Bucoda 2.1
  • Thurston County 1.7
  • Washington 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.8
  • State 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.7
  • County 3.6
  • Washington 3.8

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Bucoda resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Nineteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty three percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Bucoda residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 42 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average two days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.2
  • Thurston County 1.8
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Bucoda 18.8%
  • County 14.6%
  • Washington 16.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 23.1%
  • County 20.8%
  • State 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Bucoda 41.8%
  • Thurston County 49.0%
  • Washington 45.8%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 2.4
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Bucoda 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 21.0
  • County 23.5
  • State 22.8

The average height of Bucoda residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 178 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty four percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Twenty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Bucoda 67.4
  • County 66.9
  • Washington 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Bucoda 178.2
  • County 179.5
  • State 178.6

Average BMI

  • Bucoda 27.9
  • Thurston County 28.5
  • Washington 28.4

People that are obese (%)

  • Bucoda 34.0%
  • Thurston County 35.8%
  • Washington 35.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Bucoda 46.4%
  • County 47.3%
  • Washington 47.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Bucoda 27.6%
  • County 37.1%
  • Washington 34.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty nine percent of Bucoda residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty four percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Five percent have ever used heroin. Sixteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Bucoda 68.8%
  • County 63.7%
  • Washington 64.0%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 26.1%
  • Thurston County 23.8%
  • State 24.9%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Bucoda 23.5%
  • Thurston County 21.9%
  • Washington 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Bucoda 4.6%
  • Thurston County 2.6%
  • Washington 3.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • County 12.6%
  • State 14.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of people living in Bucoda have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty four percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 9.0%
  • Washington 9.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Bucoda 44.2%
  • Thurston County 46.8%
  • Washington 45.7%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • Thurston County 2.9%
  • Washington 2.9%

Bucoda residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Bucoda 1.2
  • County 1.0
  • Washington 1.1

Eleven percent of Bucoda residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Seven percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty eight percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty seven percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty six percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • County 11.9%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • County 5.4%
  • State 5.6%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 68.3%
  • County 68.5%
  • Washington 67.9%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 27.1%
  • County 29.9%
  • State 28.0%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • County 16.7%
  • Washington 16.3%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Bucoda 26.3%
  • Thurston County 22.7%
  • State 22.6%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Bucoda 41.5%
  • Thurston County 42.4%
  • Washington 41.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy one percent of people living in Bucoda are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 71.3%
  • Thurston County 75.8%
  • State 73.2%

Twenty three percent of people living in Bucoda have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty seven percent of people in Bucoda frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Bucoda 22.7%
  • Thurston County 21.0%
  • Washington 21.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 25.8%
  • Thurston County 24.2%
  • Washington 24.0%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Bucoda 36.6%
  • Thurston County 42.7%
  • State 40.1%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Bucoda 20.2%
  • Thurston County 18.0%
  • Washington 18.2%

Thirty two percent of people living in Bucoda use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 31.7%
  • County 40.4%
  • State 35.7%

Twenty seven percent of Bucoda residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fifteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 26.9%
  • County 25.3%
  • Washington 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 25.7%
  • Thurston County 26.2%
  • State 27.1%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • Thurston County 41.9%
  • Washington 42.1%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Bucoda 49.9%
  • Thurston County 51.6%
  • Washington 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Bucoda 27.8%
  • Thurston County 25.9%
  • State 27.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Bucoda 21.0%
  • Thurston County 20.7%
  • State 21.4%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Bucoda 19.0%
  • Thurston County 19.0%
  • Washington 19.6%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Bucoda 14.9%
  • Thurston County 12.9%
  • Washington 14.0%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Bucoda 4.1%
  • Thurston County 4.2%
  • Washington 4.3%

Bucoda residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.2
  • County 2.0
  • Washington 2.0

Eighty five percent of people living in Bucoda have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.3 days per month on average. They have 6.2 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 28 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Bucoda 85.0%
  • Thurston County 81.0%
  • State 80.4%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Bucoda 8.0%
  • Thurston County 10.3%
  • State 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Bucoda 5.3
  • Thurston County 5.3
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Bucoda 6.2
  • County 5.6
  • Washington 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Bucoda 27.5
  • County 22.5
  • State 23.7

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety eight percent of Bucoda residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Three percent of males in Bucoda have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty five percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Bucoda were 16 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 28 women. He has vaginal sex with 24 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on seven women. People in Bucoda were 24 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Nine percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Bucoda has vaginal or anal sex 66 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Bucoda 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 13 men on average. They have had 11 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty four percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.9%
  • County 96.9%
  • Washington 97.0%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 95.0%
  • Thurston County 94.1%
  • State 93.9%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 88.7%
  • Thurston County 87.3%
  • Washington 86.8%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 54.6%
  • County 47.0%
  • Washington 48.9%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Thurston County 6.9%
  • Washington 5.8%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Bucoda 97.2%
  • Thurston County 96.9%
  • State 96.7%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Bucoda 85.3%
  • County 86.9%
  • State 85.3%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Bucoda 37.5%
  • Thurston County 39.7%
  • State 39.6%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • Thurston County 10.9%
  • Washington 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Bucoda 16.2
  • Thurston County 17.1
  • Washington 16.8

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Bucoda 28.4
  • County 24.7
  • Washington 26.2

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 23.6
  • County 20.2
  • State 21.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 21.5
  • Thurston County 21.6
  • Washington 21.3

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Bucoda 6.6
  • County 5.0
  • Washington 5.5

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Bucoda 23.5
  • County 19.1
  • State 20.2

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 3.3
  • Thurston County 5.8
  • Washington 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Bucoda 9.3%
  • County 6.8%
  • Washington 8.4%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Bucoda 65.6
  • Thurston County 61.7
  • Washington 63.5

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Bucoda 54.9%
  • Thurston County 57.2%
  • State 55.1%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Bucoda 13.0
  • Thurston County 10.4
  • Washington 11.1

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 11.3
  • Thurston County 9.4
  • State 9.9

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.6
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 84.3%
  • County 82.5%
  • State 80.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in Bucoda use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Bucoda 10.1%
  • County 9.6%
  • State 9.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Bucoda 4.1%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

Bucoda residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Thurston County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.3%
  • Thurston County 31.2%
  • Washington 31.2%

Fifty eight percent of Bucoda residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Bucoda 58.1%
  • Thurston County 47.9%
  • Washington 52.0%

Twenty six percent of Bucoda residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty seven percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Fifteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty seven percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.0 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Bucoda 25.7%
  • Thurston County 21.2%
  • Washington 22.0%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Bucoda 37.1%
  • Thurston County 37.9%
  • State 37.5%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 34.2%
  • Thurston County 29.7%
  • Washington 31.0%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Bucoda 15.1%
  • County 22.2%
  • Washington 19.9%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Bucoda 36.8%
  • County 47.0%
  • State 42.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.9
  • County 6.2
  • Washington 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.8
  • Thurston County 2.6
  • State 2.7

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.0
  • County 1.3
  • Washington 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirteen percent of Bucoda residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty one percent are overweight. Twenty six percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Bucoda have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty seven percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Four percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Six percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Five percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • County 3.0%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 31.1%
  • Thurston County 33.7%
  • State 32.6%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Bucoda 26.0%
  • Thurston County 18.8%
  • Washington 21.4%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • Thurston County 10.8%
  • Washington 10.9%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • Thurston County 17.7%
  • Washington 19.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Bucoda 26.9%
  • Thurston County 24.4%
  • State 24.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 3.5%
  • Thurston County 3.7%
  • Washington 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Bucoda 4.4%
  • County 2.6%
  • State 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • Thurston County 3.1%
  • State 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.7%
  • Thurston County 2.1%
  • Washington 2.0%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Bucoda 4.6%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Bucoda 4.6%
  • Thurston County 3.3%
  • Washington 3.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Bucoda 6.5%
  • County 2.4%
  • Washington 3.3%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.2%
  • Thurston County 7.6%
  • Washington 7.2%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 4.1%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 3.6%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Bucoda 5.3%
  • Thurston County 2.5%
  • State 3.3%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Bucoda 9.2%
  • Thurston County 8.9%
  • Washington 8.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty one percent of births in Bucoda were vaginal deliveries. Thirty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty eight percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty percent of women in Bucoda have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Twelve percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy eight percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twelve percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Eighteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Bucoda 61.2%
  • Thurston County 63.8%
  • State 64.9%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 38.8%
  • County 36.2%
  • State 35.1%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Bucoda 99.4%
  • County 99.4%
  • Washington 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.1%
  • County 58.7%
  • State 59.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Bucoda 57.9%
  • Thurston County 60.0%
  • State 57.1%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Bucoda 19.9%
  • County 21.1%
  • State 20.4%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 11.9%
  • County 11.5%
  • Washington 11.1%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 77.9%
  • County 75.6%
  • State 73.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Bucoda 10.1%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 8.0%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 12.3%
  • County 15.6%
  • State 16.5%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 17.6%
  • Thurston County 18.5%
  • State 17.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Bucoda report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Three percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Bucoda residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Bucoda are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Bucoda 54.4%
  • Thurston County 58.0%
  • Washington 55.9%

Blood donors (%)

  • Bucoda 3.4%
  • Thurston County 4.9%
  • Washington 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Bucoda 39.7%
  • Thurston County 39.5%
  • State 39.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Bucoda 8.1%
  • Thurston County 8.4%
  • State 8.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Bucoda spend $381 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 26 percent of their income. The average family in Bucoda spends $62 on food at other stores monthly. This is three percent of their income. They spend $137 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is five percent of their income. They also spend $24 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $381
  • Thurston County $364
  • Washington $366

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • Thurston County 22.4%
  • Washington 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $62
  • Thurston County $74
  • State $73

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Bucoda 3.2%
  • County 4.2%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Bucoda $137
  • County $151
  • State $143

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Bucoda 5.3%
  • Thurston County 7.3%
  • Washington 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Bucoda $24
  • County $28
  • Washington $26

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Bucoda 1.1%
  • Thurston County 1.2%
  • Washington 1.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Bucoda report their general condition of hearing on average at 78 percent. Seventy two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty two percent of Bucoda population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Fifty one percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Eighteen percent of people in Bucoda had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Bucoda 77.8%
  • Thurston County 79.6%
  • Washington 79.0%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 72.3%
  • County 79.9%
  • State 78.2%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Bucoda 94.5%
  • County 95.0%
  • State 94.8%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 22.3%
  • County 19.8%
  • Washington 20.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Bucoda 51.3%
  • Thurston County 40.9%
  • Washington 43.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Bucoda 17.7%
  • County 15.4%
  • Washington 15.7%

Twenty four percent of Bucoda residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • County 25.4%
  • State 24.6%

Twenty three percent of Bucoda residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Ten percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Thirteen percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Bucoda 23.2%
  • Thurston County 16.3%
  • State 18.4%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 28.4%
  • Thurston County 22.6%
  • State 24.3%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 8.2%
  • State 8.8%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Bucoda 12.7%
  • Thurston County 8.6%
  • State 10.0%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • Thurston County 7.0%
  • Washington 7.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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