Copalis Beach, Washington

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Population in 2010: 415.
Population change since 2000: -15.1%
Males: 238  (57.4%)
Females: 177  (42.6%)
Median resident age:

52.3 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98535, 98536.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,300 (it was $33,194 in 2000)
Copalis Beach:

$59,300
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,979 (it was $17,437 in 2000)

Copalis Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $177,541 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Copalis Beach:

$177,541
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $230,211; detached houses: $250,402; townhouses or other attached units: $166,813; in 2-unit structures: $193,965; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,239; mobile homes: $124,219; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $209,347

Median gross rent in 2019: $969.

March 2019 cost of living index in Copalis Beach: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.7%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.6% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Copalis Beach, WA (2019)
    • 46177.6%White alone
    • 7412.5%American Indian alone
    • 264.4%Two or more races
    • 223.7%Hispanic
    • 71.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Copalis Beach, Washington as of July 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Copalis Beach is 462 to 1.


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Ancestries: Scandinavian (25.8%), English (14.3%), German (13.4%), American (12.5%), Swedish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.70 square miles.

Population density: 112 people per square mile   (very low).

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6 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Washington:

10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,208 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (77.8 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (93.3 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (950.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ocean City, WA (1.8 miles ),
North Beach, WA (2.2 miles ),
Hogans Corner, WA (2.3 miles),
Oyehut-Hogans Corner, WA (2.3 miles),
Pacific Beach, WA (2.5 miles ),
Oyehut, WA (2.6 miles),
Moclips, WA (2.7 miles ),
Qui-nai-elt Village, WA (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 47.12 N, Longitude: 124.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

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

9.6%
Washington:

5.9%
Most common industries in Copalis Beach, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.4%)
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (12.3%)
  • Truck transportation (10.5%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Utilities (7.0%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (6.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.8%)
  • Truck transportation (20.3%)
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Utilities (13.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (11.9%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (40.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (21.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (12.7%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (12.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (12.7%)
Most common occupations in Copalis Beach, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Top executives (7.9%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (25.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20.3%)
  • Top executives (15.3%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (13.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (14.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (12.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)

Average climate in Copalis Beach, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Copalis Beach, Washington average temperatures Copalis Beach, Washington average precipitation Copalis Beach, Washington humidity Copalis Beach, Washington wind speed Copalis Beach, Washington snowfall Copalis Beach, Washington sunshine Copalis Beach, Washington clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
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 5.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.40
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Copalis Beach-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1159% 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 79.4 miles away from Copalis 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 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 75.3 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 87.8 miles away from Copalis 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 44.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 449.1 miles away from Copalis 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).
Copalis Beach topographic map

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

  • The Evergreen State College (about 57 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 60 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 64 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 76 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Peninsula College (about 77 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 79 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Olympic College (about 79 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 6,158)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Grays Harbor Fire District 7 Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Boone Creek (A), Copalis River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Copalis Beach: Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Linda's Low Tide Motel (14 McCullough Road).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Copalis Beach and their reported violations in the past:

DRIFTWOOD ACRES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
DUNES RV RESORT 2001 (Population served: 14, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ECHOES OF THE SEA (Population served: 10, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Copalis Beach that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN LANTERN PUB (Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

51.5%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

12.8%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Copalis Beach:

Marital status in Copalis Beach, WA
  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 12.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 39.9%

For population 25 years and over in Copalis Beach:

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 2.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Copalis 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.
State:

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

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
Here:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grays Harbor County:

11.0%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

33.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

18.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.9%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.9%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Copalis Beach:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

40.7%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
Here:

56.5%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Copalis 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 Copalis Beach:

  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, 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.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Copalis Beach:

  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, 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)
  • 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)

Copalis Beach fatal accident list:

Oct 3, 2009 07:55 PM, Sr-109, Lat: 47.117247, Lon: -124.169947, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 12, 1999 00:38 AM, Sr-109, Lat: 47.093732, Lon: -124.169731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.4mTotal length
  • $6,397,000Total costs
  • 3,102Total average daily traffic
  • 282Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,723Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Copalis Beach)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 47.112500 Lon: -124.173611, Call Sign: WQFZ535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.187 MHz, 156.187 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2016, Expiration Date: 11/16/2026, Certifier: Jim Westby, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA7YFC, Licensee ID: L01130322, Grant Date: 06/06/2017, Expiration Date: 05/14/2027, Certifier: Robert D Gregg, Registrant: Robert D Gregg, Copalis Beach, WA 98535-0292
  • Call Sign: KF7QFV, Licensee ID: L01642911, Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2011, Certifier: Jackson D Pemberton, Registrant: Jackson D Pemberton, Copalis Beach, WA 98535

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3453J, N3453J, N-3453J, Serial Number: 15066153, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 07/09/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Bmsf Co LLC, Po Box 42, Copalis Beach, WA 98535
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/07/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Copalis Beach, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.2%), and Other (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Copalis Beach, WA
    • 5143.2%Outside Fires
    • 3832.2%Other
    • 2218.6%Structure Fires
    • 75.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Copalis Beach, WA
Most common first names in Copalis Beach, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1070.2 years
William677.9 years
John668.2 years
Jack568.4 years
Frank466.5 years
James465.0 years
Joseph475.2 years
Thomas465.8 years
Edward473.5 years
George369.3 years
Most common last names in Copalis Beach, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weidman772.1 years
Hill456.2 years
Nelson472.2 years
Plumb477.5 years
Rogers469.0 years
Cole377.7 years
Cameron373.7 years
Pink377.3 years
Queer367.0 years
Tice373.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Copalis Beach, WA
  • 58.6%Electricity
  • 29.7%Wood
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Copalis Beach, WA
  • 65.1%Electricity
  • 34.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Copalis Beach compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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