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98531 Zip Code (Centralia, WA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Centralia, WA (5.42%), Fords Prairie, WA (2.81%), Grand Mound, WA (0.63%)
Counties: Lewis County, WA (80.85%), Thurston County, WA (19.15%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 25,482
Zip code population in 2010: 24,121
Zip code population in 2000: 21,842

Houses and condos: 10,887
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,265
% of renters here:

43%
State:

37%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 98531: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 136.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 187 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 98531
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.9% ($1,570)
Washington:

1.0% ($3,226)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,634 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,458 (1.0%)

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Males: 12,663  (49.7%)
Females: 12,819  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 98531:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 98531:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

Zip code 98531 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 98531 (2017)
    • 18,95286.8%White
    • 3,74117.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6713.1%Two or more races
    • 2841.3%American Indian
    • 2491.1%Asian
    • 1540.7%Black
    • 540.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 160.07%Some other race
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Urban population: 20,916
Rural population: 4,565

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $176,217
98531:

$176,217
Washington:

$339,000



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in 98531 zip code as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 98531 is 855 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.6 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Washington:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 98531, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,910 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,910
State:

$69,533

Salary/wage: $34,918 (reported on 82.0% of returns)
Here:

$34,918
State:

$57,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.6% for AGIs below $25k, 76.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,695 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,695
Washington:

$1,816
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,789 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,789
State:

$8,163
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$58,490 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$58,490
State:

+$21,568
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 55.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,186 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$14,186
State:

+$16,521
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,356 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
98531:

$13,356
Washington:

$18,648
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $12,750 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
98531:

$12,750
Washington:

$20,087

Total itemized deductions: $21,044 (19% of AGI, reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$21,044
State:

$23,872

Here:

18.8% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $7,927 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$7,927
State:

$4,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,250 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
98531:

$4,250
State:

$6,400
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,240 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,240
State:

$2,073
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 48.9%
Here:

49%
State:

43%
(% for various income ranges: 44.3% for AGIs below $25k, 50.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 98531, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,561 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,561
State:

$54,331

Salary/wage: $32,143 (reported on 81.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,143
State:

$45,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 144.4% for AGIs below $10k, 74.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,986 (reported on 39.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,986
Washington:

$2,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,723 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,723
State:

$5,879
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$11,192 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,192
State:

+$15,835
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,709 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

+$11,709
State:

+$13,994
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,925 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
98531:

$2,925
Washington:

$3,001
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,673 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$12,673
Washington:

$14,244

Total itemized deductions: $17,359 (25% of AGI, reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$17,359
State:

$19,669

Here:

24.7% of AGI
State:

20.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.5% for AGIs below $10k, 7.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,881 (5% of AGI, reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,881
State:

$3,569

Here:

5.3% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,148 (reported on 70.0% of returns)
98531:

$5,148
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,785 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,785
State:

$1,607

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.3%
Here:

56%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 48.4% for AGIs below $10k, 58.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$43,550
Washington:

$70,979
Centralia, WA (98531) map Nearest zip codes: 98530, 98544, 98589, 98565, 98532, 98579.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.6%
Washington:

47.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.8%
Washington:

7.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,571
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,318


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 261 (128 now married, 130 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,164 (2,298 now married, 2,862 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 98531 with a mortgage: 3,072 (63 second mortgage, 232 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,692

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,203
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $457

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

19.0%
Whole state:

11.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 98531: Mendota (A), Wabash Junction (B), Centralia Elks Golf Course (C), Southwest Washington Fairgrounds (D), Centralia College Clock Tower (E), Foran (F), Hanaford (G), Meadows (H), Lewis County Fire District 12 Riverside Fire Authority Station 3 (I), Lewis County Fire District 12 Riverside Fire Authority Station 4 (J), Olympic Club (K), Centralia Rifle Club (L), Centralia College Building 21 (M), Centralia College Building 11 (N), Thurston Co Fire District 16 (O), American Medical Response (P), Lewis County Fire District 12 Riverside Fire Authority Station 2 (Q), Lewis County Fire District 12 Riverside Fire Authority Station 5 (R), Centralia Fire Department (S), Centralia College Kirk Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Fairway Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Greenwood Memorial Park (1), Washington Lawn Cemetery (2), Mountain View Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Plummer Lake (A), Horseshoe Lake (B), Hayes Lake (C), Fort Borst Lake (D), Surge Pond (E), Pond Number Seven (F), Pond Number Eight (G), Pond Number Five (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Rivers and creeks: Coal Creek (A), Hanaford Creek (B), Skookumchuck River (C), Snyder Creek (D), China Creek (E), Eagle Creek (F), Lincoln Creek (G), Cupacoffee Creek (H), Packwood Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 98531 include: Seminary Hill Natural Area (1), Fort Borst Park (2), Brick Wagner Park (3), Riverside Park (4), Noble Field (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1232014 or later
  • 2322010 to 2013
  • 1,4072000 to 2009
  • 1,4251990 to 1999
  • 1,1261980 to 1989
  • 1,6761970 to 1979
  • 7481960 to 1969
  • 7901950 to 1959
  • 6921940 to 1949
  • 2,5661939 or earlier

Zip code 98531 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Centralia, WA (98531)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Centralia, WA (98531)
  • 46no bedroom
  • 1711 bedroom
  • 1,4982 bedrooms
  • 2,8523 bedrooms
  • 9264 bedrooms
  • 2275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Centralia, WA (98531)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Centralia, WA (98531)
  • 274no bedroom
  • 8981 bedroom
  • 1,5502 bedrooms
  • 1,1453 bedrooms
  • 3094 bedrooms
  • 925+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Centralia, WA (98531) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Centralia, WA (98531) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 105no vehicle
  • 1,6181 vehicle
  • 2,0632 vehicles
  • 1,2273 vehicles
  • 4684 vehicles
  • 2905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Centralia, WA (98531) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Centralia, WA (98531) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 624no vehicle
  • 1,6211 vehicle
  • 1,2812 vehicles
  • 4473 vehicles
  • 2344 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles

  • Zip code 98531 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 98531 household income distribution in 2017
  • 895Less than $10,000
  • 593$10,000 to $14,999
  • 709$15,000 to $19,999
  • 608$20,000 to $24,999
  • 497$25,000 to $29,999
  • 662$30,000 to $34,999
  • 617$35,000 to $39,999
  • 695$40,000 to $44,999
  • 344$45,000 to $49,999
  • 858$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,080$60,000 to $74,999
  • 950$75,000 to $99,999
  • 580$100,000 to $124,999
  • 324$125,000 to $149,999
  • 193$150,000 to $199,999
  • 244$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 98531

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 98531
  • 131Less than $10,000
  • 113$10,000 to $14,999
  • 59$15,000 to $19,999
  • 41$20,000 to $24,999
  • 85$25,000 to $29,999
  • 57$30,000 to $34,999
  • 50$35,000 to $39,999
  • 78$40,000 to $49,999
  • 47$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $69,999
  • 93$70,000 to $79,999
  • 217$80,000 to $89,999
  • 157$90,000 to $99,999
  • 580$100,000 to $124,999
  • 591$125,000 to $149,999
  • 654$150,000 to $174,999
  • 602$175,000 to $199,999
  • 680$200,000 to $249,999
  • 406$250,000 to $299,999
  • 449$300,000 to $399,999
  • 154$400,000 to $499,999
  • 139$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • 25$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 32$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 98531

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 98531
  • 14Less than $100
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 47$150 to $199
  • 81$200 to $249
  • 84$250 to $299
  • 114$300 to $349
  • 91$350 to $399
  • 34$400 to $449
  • 175$450 to $499
  • 328$500 to $549
  • 286$550 to $599
  • 262$600 to $649
  • 445$650 to $699
  • 332$700 to $749
  • 449$750 to $799
  • 286$800 to $899
  • 212$900 to $999
  • 375$1,000 to $1,249
  • 142$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3$1,500 to $1,999
  • 119$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19$2,500 to $2,999
  • 189No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $862.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $151,396.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $185,202
  • Black or African American householders: $210,994
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $138,610
  • Asian householders: $130,290
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $228,798
  • Some other race householders: $212,824
  • Two or more races householders: $228,798
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $216,818

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $176,217
98531:

$176,217
Washington:

$339,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,295 - $245,736

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $248,806
Here:

$248,806
State:

$447,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $183,831
Here:

$183,831
State:

$391,417

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,571
Here:

$225,571
State:

$323,576

Mobile homes: $116,725
Here:

$116,725
State:

$131,988

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $26,579
Here:

$26,579
State:

$87,922
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 98531
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,851
  • One, attached: 213
  • Two: 168
  • 3 or 4: 546
  • 5 to 9: 322
  • 10 to 19: 440
  • 20 to 49: 623
  • 50 or more: 212
  • Mobile homes: 1,484
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Unemployment: 7.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98531

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 98531
  • 76.8%7,465Drove a car alone
  • 11.9%1,161Carpooled
  • 0.6%56Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%53Bicycle
  • 3.0%293Walked
  • 7.2%700Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98531

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 98531
  • 533Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1345 to 9 minutes
  • 1,60510 to 14 minutes
  • 1,53615 to 19 minutes
  • 1,03020 to 24 minutes
  • 41925 to 29 minutes
  • 1,08630 to 34 minutes
  • 25435 to 39 minutes
  • 25640 to 44 minutes
  • 50845 to 59 minutes
  • 41160 to 89 minutes
  • 25890 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 98531:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 67.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,029
  • In family households: 19,818 (3,192 male householders, 2,750 female householders)
    4,094 spouses, 7,191 children (6,662 natural, 173 adopted, 358 stepchildren), 704 grandchildren, 302 brothers or sisters, 238 parents, 209 other relatives, 839 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,224 (1,760 male householders (1,373 living alone)), 2,321 female householders (1,897 living alone)), 1,139 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 455 (310 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,518 2-persons, 977 3-persons, 1,450 4-persons, 636 5-persons, 232 6-persons, 124 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,272 1-person, 660 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 9 5-persons

3,426 married couples with children.
1,870 single-parent households (262 men, 1,608 women).

83.1% of residents of 98531 zip code speak English at home.
14.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% very well, 21% well, 21% not well, 6% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% very well, 5% well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% very well, 6% well, 30% not well).

Foreign born population: 2,448 (9.6%)
(21.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

9.6%
Whole state:

14.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 12%Japan
  • 4%Costa Rica
  • 3%Kazakhstan
  • 2%France
  • 1%Burma
  • 1%Thailand
  • 1%India
Most common first ancestries reported in 98531
  • 12%American
  • 9%German
  • 7%Irish
  • 5%English
  • 3%Norwegian
  • 3%European
  • 2%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6132010 or later
  • 9762000 to 2009
  • 6281990 to 1999
  • 500Before 1990

Zip code 98531 topographic map

There are 270 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 98531.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CENTRALIA COAL MINE DAM NO 5A (913 BIG HANAFORD ROAD in CENTRALIA, WA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-10-2001-0146, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - WATRES-, DAM SITE
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - WATRES-WATRES, DAM SITE
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-CRK000057690, EPCRA
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD000643494, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, SEA-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY, HAZWASTE-WAD000643494, LQG, AIRQUAL-E0410052, AIR MINOR, WATQUAL-WA0001546, NPDES MAJOR, HAZWASTE-WAD000643494, EPCRA, TRI REPORTER
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-8710, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - AIRQUAL-, AIR MAJOR, WATRES-, DAM SITE
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING; ELECTRIC SERVICES; WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; AIR AND WATER RESOURCE AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT; LAND, MINERAL, WILDLIFE, AND FOREST CONSERVATION
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.; FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: PACIFICORP (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , TRANSALTA CENTRALIA GENERATION LLC (CONTACT/OWNER) , TRANSALTA CENTRALIA GENERATION, LLC (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CENTRALIA POWER PLANT, CENTRALIA STEAM ELEC PLANT, CENTRALIA STEAM PLANT, PACIFIC POWER, PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT CO/CENTRALIA STEAM, PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT CENTRALIA PLANT, PACIFICORP, PEO DAM NO 19, PEO DAM NO 19A, PEO DAM NO 1A, PEO DAM NO 20, PEO DAM NO 20A, PEO DAM NO 20C, PEO DAM NO 22, PEO DAM NO 22 SUMP, PEO DAM NO 32, PEO DAM NO 32B, PEO DAM NO 36, PEO DAM NO 36A, PEO DAM NO 38, PEO DAM NO 38A, PEO DAM NO 38B, PEO DAM NO 38C, PEO DAM NO 3A, PEO DAM NO 3B, PEO DAM NO 3C EAST, PEO DAM NO 3C NORTH, PEO DAM NO 3C SOUTH, PEO DAM NO 3D, PEO DAM NO 44, PEO DAM NO 45, PEO DAM NO 5, PEO DAM NO 5A, PEO DAM NO 5B, PEO DAM NO 5C, PEO DAM NO 5D, PEO DAM NO 6, PEO DAM NO 6A, PEO DAM NO 6B, PEO DAM NO 8, PEO DAM NO 8A, SKOOKUMCHUCK HYDRO FACILITY, TRANS ALTA CENTRALIA, LL (PACIFICCOR), TRANSALTA CENTRALIA CORPORATION, TRANSALTA CENTRALIA GENERATION LLC, TRANSALTA CENTRALIA GENERATION, TRANSALTA CENTRALIA GENERATION LLC, TRANSALTA CENTRALIA GENERATION / MINING, TRANSALTA CENTRALIA OPERATIONS
  • CENTRALIA WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT (1401 MELLEN STREET in CENTRALIA, WA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-10-1988-0003, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-WA5312200 1T, WATER TREATMENT PLANT, SDWIS-WA5312200 2T, SDWIS-WA5312200 3T, SDWIS-WA5312200 4T, SDWIS-WA5312200 5T, SDWIS-WA5312200 6T, SDWIS-WA5312200 7T, SDWIS-WA5312200 8T, SDWIS-WA5312200 9T,
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - WATQUAL-SO3005599, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT, TOXICS-, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD000875385, EPCRA, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS; AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES, EXCEPT REPAIR AND CARWASHES
    Organizations: CENTRALIA CITY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CENTRALIA, CITY OF, CENTRALIA CITY OF WWTP, CENTRALIA CITY WWTP, CENTRALIA STP, CENTRALIA UTILITIES, CENTRALIA WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITIES
  • ARATEX SERVICES INC CENTRALIA (1319 GRAND AVE in CENTRALIA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-4193, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: LINEN SUPPLY.
    Alternative names: SKETCHLEY SERVICES CORP
  • CENTRALIA SCHOOL DITRICT 401 (1119 W CHESTNUT in CENTRALIA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: SCHOOL BUSES
    Organizations: CEN CHE PUPIL TRANS COOP (CONTACT/ HAZARDOUS WASTE) , CENTRALIA SCHOOL DIST (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: Cen Che Pupil Trans Coop
  • CHEVRON 93124 (1050 HARRISON AVE in CENTRALIA, WA)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-5134, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988489787, EPCRA, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, SQG
    Business SIC classification: GROCERY STORES; GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: CSI (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHEVRON PRODUCTS CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHEVRON SS 93124
  • ACE INTERNATIONAL INC EX MENASHA (1830 CENTRAL BLVD in CENTRALIA, WA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-CRK000008110, EPCRA, WATQUAL-SO3000317, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRODUCTS
    Alternative names: ACE INTERNATIONAL INC CENTRAL BLVD
  • AGNEW COMPANY THE (1911 CENTRAL BOULEVARD in CENTRALIA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988500088, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: LOGGING; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: AGNEW MILL SITE (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GOLD BEACH INVESTMENT PROPERTIES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DOUGLAS COUNTY FOREST PROD AGNEW, GOLD BEACH INVESTMENT PROPERTIES INC, GOLD BEACH INVESTMENT PROPERTIES INC
  • ARCO 6184 (916 HARRISON AVE in CENTRALIA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-8811, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988517298, EPCRA, SQG
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: GRE-KAR INC #2 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BP WEST COAST PRODUCTS LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ARCO 06184
  • ARISTOCRATIC CABINETS INC (108 S WASHINGTON ST in CENTRALIA, WA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988477212, SQG, TOXICS-6471, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988477212, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: WOOD KITCHEN CABINETS
    Organizations: LARRY WALKER (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BIRDWELL MOTORS INC (500 N TOWER in CENTRALIA, WA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-7082, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988521118, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED); GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Organizations: TERRY DACHS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WHLMANN MOTORS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ALS CITY MOTORS
  • CENTRALIA CITY LIGHT DEPT (1100 N TOWER AVENUE in CENTRALIA, WA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - TOXICS-525, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, WATQUAL-WA0020982, NPDES MAJOR, HAZWASTE-WAD980978563, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES; SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION.; ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION.
    Organizations: DON KERLEE (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CENTRALIA STP
  • CENTRALIA COLLEGE (301 S KING in CENTRALIA, WA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD981764608, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: JUNIOR COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES
    Organizations: WA CEC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • CHEVRON USA INC SS 96743 (520 S TOWER AVE in CENTRALIA, WA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Washington State Department of Ecology's Facility/Site identification system) - HAZWASTE-WAD988489597, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, TOXICS-5217, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, HAZWASTE-WAD988489597, EPCRA
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: RANDY LEDUC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LEDUC ENTERPRISES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LEDUCS SOUTH TOWER CHEVRON

Zip code 98531 marital status for males
Zip code 98531 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 73.4%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 17,633. Population change in the 1990s: +4,209 (+23.9%).

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

  • This state: 14,631
  • Northeast: 701
  • Midwest: 1,880
  • South: 897
  • West: 4,700

55% of the 98531 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Washington.

84% of the 98531 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Centralia, WA (98531)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 167
Here:

5.9%
Washington:

10.9%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

2.2%
Washington:

8.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

7.9%
Washington:

16.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 62,498Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 57,567Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 56,809Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,957Legal occupations
  • 51,417Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 48,503Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (CENTRALIA, WA):

  • ROGERS MACHINERY COMPANY, INC (3509 GALVIN RD; small business) : $72,846 in 8 contracts in 2005
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Service and Trade Equipment, Valves, Nonpowered, Packing and Gasket Materials by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $72,846; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $24,147 with Navy for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Service and Trade Equipment. Signed on 2005-05-12. Completion date: 2005-03-17.
    $24,147, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-17. Completion date: 2005-03-17.
    $8,049, same as above. Signed on 2005-07-07. Completion date: 2005-03-17.
    $8,049, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-14. Completion date: 2005-03-17.
  • AQUATECHNIX, LLC (1801 VAN WORMER, STE 1; small business) : $59,974 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $51,436 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Water Quality Support Services. Signed on 2002-06-12. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $8,538, same as above. Signed on 2002-07-31. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
  • STERLING BREEN CRUSHING, INC (887 STATE HIGHWAY 507; small business) : $45,411 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2002
    $34,896 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Signed on 2000-08-23. Completion date: 2000-09-29.
    $10,515 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Restoration of real property. Signed on 2002-01-28. Completion date: 2002-01-09.
  • WASHINGTON POSTER CO , INC (2120 N PARK DR; small business) : $38,424 in 4 contracts in 2005
    $20,561 with Department of Defense for Books and Pamphlets. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2005-06-10. Completion date: 2005-06-10.
    $7,916 with Defense Commissary Agency for Signs, Advertising Displays, and Identification Plates. Signed on 2005-09-23. Completion date: 2005-10-21.
    $6,197, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-13. Completion date: 2005-05-31.
    $3,750 with Defense Commissary Agency for Miscellaneous Furniture and Fixtures. Signed on 2005-09-16. Completion date: 2005-10-17.
  • WOODFORD/PHOENIX AEROSPACE MAN (112 E 1ST ST; small business) : $14,565 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $11,855 with Navy for Nuts and Washers. Signed on 2005-08-03. Completion date: 2005-10-07.
    $2,710 with Navy for Nails, Machine Keys, and Pins. Signed on 2005-07-15. Completion date: 2005-08-29.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Mining: Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 11, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 50-99: 4, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 5)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (50-99: 2, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation (100-249: 1)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 252 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 203 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 408 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$215,34226$194,849190$201,59011$89,32012$179,38437$151,186
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$230,6103$162,94020$202,5131$4,0601$329,6706$135,537
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$191,1586$223,16553$209,4964$61,6103$159,96313$146,909
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$221,3733$251,85737$203,1982$138,6504$161,2834$187,978
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$321,5500$010$223,4220$00$01$225,330

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$217,2106$247,457
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$294,8902$195,085
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$216,8003$240,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98531
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 98531 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 98531 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15576.8 years
William15177.2 years
Robert13173.7 years
Mary12682.4 years
James12475.1 years
George9577.9 years
Charles8980.0 years
Margaret7480.7 years
Edward6876.2 years
Donald6871.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 98531 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9778.0 years
Johnson7576.2 years
Anderson4979.9 years
Miller4479.3 years
Brown4472.2 years
Taylor4374.3 years
Davis4080.2 years
Jones3877.7 years
Williams2976.1 years
Moore2878.4 years
Businesses in zip code 98531
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Starbucks2
DressBarn1Subway2
Dressbarn1Taco Bell1
Eddie Bauer1The Room Place1
Famous Footwear1Toys"R"Us1
FedEx3True Value1
GNC1U-Haul2
Goodwill5U.S. Cellular1
Gymboree1UPS4
H&R Block1Vons1
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1
KFC1
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