Cohassett Beach, Washington

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Population in 2010: 722.
Population change since 2000: +16.8%
Males: 309  (42.8%)
Females: 413  (57.2%)
Median resident age:

56.0 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98595.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,378 (it was $26,490 in 2000)
Cohassett Beach:

$65,378
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,999 (it was $18,238 in 2000)

Cohassett Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $244,659 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
Cohassett Beach:

$244,659
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $219,276; detached houses: $198,357; mobile homes: $280,223

Median gross rent in 2019: $747.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cohassett Beach: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.4%
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  • Races in Cohassett Beach, WA (2019)
    • 55578.2%White alone
    • 13318.7%Hispanic
    • 152.1%Two or more races

Races in Cohassett Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Norwegian (46.6%), German (21.2%), Irish (12.7%), Swedish (11.9%), American (7.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 572 people per square mile   (low).

Cohassett Beach, Washington map

14 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This place:

2.3%
Washington:

10.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Cohassett Beach CDP:

1.3% ($887)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (77.3 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (98.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (933.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Westport, WA (1.2 miles ),
Grayland, WA (1.9 miles ),
South Shore, WA (2.0 miles ),
Markham, WA (2.6 miles),
Ocean Shores, WA (2.7 miles ),
Oyehut, WA (3.3 miles),
Oyehut-Hogans Corner, WA (3.5 miles),
Hogans Corner, WA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 46.87 N, Longitude: 124.11 W

Distribution of median household income in Cohassett Beach, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cohassett Beach, WA in 2019
Cohassett Beach satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.6%
Washington:

5.9%
Most common industries in Cohassett Beach, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (23.7%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Utilities (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
  • Wood products (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (14.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.2%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Cohassett Beach, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.6%)
  • Top executives (5.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.2%)
  • Cashiers (13.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.4%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)

Average climate in Cohassett Beach, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cohassett Beach, Washington average temperatures Cohassett Beach, Washington average precipitation Cohassett Beach, Washington humidity Cohassett Beach, Washington wind speed Cohassett Beach, Washington snowfall Cohassett Beach, Washington sunshine Cohassett Beach, Washington clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.1. This is about average.

City:

64.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.32
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cohassett Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1203% 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 80.2 miles away from Cohassett Beach center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from Cohassett Beach center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city 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 89.1 miles away from Cohassett Beach center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 432.8 miles away from Cohassett Beach center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grays Harbor County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 12, Landslides: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Winds: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cohassett Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cohassett Beach:

  • HARBORS HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HOQUIAM, WA)
  • HOQUIAM HEALTHCARE, INC DBA PACIFIC CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HOQUIAM, WA)
  • FMC ABERDEEN (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • GRAYS HARBOR CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • GRAYS HARBOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • GRAYS HARBOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ABERDEEN, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohassett Beach:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 56 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • Centralia College (about 56 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 57 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 76 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 76 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 79 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 80 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Strongest FM stations please add: KYAO (100.1 FM Ocean Shores - Ocean Shores Educational Media)

Points of interest:

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Grays Harbor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

55.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.6%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Cohassett Beach:

Marital status in Cohassett Beach, WA
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cohassett Beach:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cohassett Beach, WA (based on Grays Harbor County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,6028
Evangelical Protestant7,08358
Other3,50614
Mainline Protestant3,45925
None51,147-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Grays Harbor County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Grays Harbor County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Grays Harbor County:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

33.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cohassett Beach:

54.5%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cohassett Beach:

53.0%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.8%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cohassett Beach:

10.2%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cohassett Beach:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cohassett Beach:

37.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Cohassett Beach:

59.4%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cohassett Beach, WA Residents

7.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Thurston County, WA  1.08% ($37,253 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.89% ($61,417)
from Pierce County, WA  0.72% ($47,629)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Thurston County, WA  1.42% ($47,895 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.54% ($46,553)
to Pierce County, WA  0.51% ($38,589)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cohassett Beach:

  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWOK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cohassett Beach:

  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KDUX-FM (104.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K205EN (88.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207DB (89.3 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUN (91.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KWYA (89.7 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KSWW (102.1 FM; MONTESANO, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Cohassett Beach fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2011 04:40 PM, Sr-105, Lat: 46.869753, Lon: -124.110806, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 2008 02:17 PM, Sr-105, Lat: 46.858840, Lon: -124.106630, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Jan 27, 2005 08:06 PM, Montesano St, Pleasant Drive, Lat: 46.866170, Lon: -124.102510, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 29, 2005 09:45 PM, Sr-105, Lat: 46.860650, Lon: -124.109430, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cohassett Beach, WA
  • 93.2%Electricity
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cohassett Beach, WA
  • 71.0%Wood
  • 29.0%Electricity


Cohassett Beach compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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