About Grays Harbor

For other statistical data, please see Grays Harbor County's Council of Government's site: www.GHCOG.org 


Area

1,909.8 sq.miles

 

Ranking in State

14th

Congressional Districts

6

Legislative Districts

19, 24, 35

Population

 

 

2000 Census

64,175

 

1999 State Estimate

67,700

 

Unincorporated

26,525

 

Incorporated

41,175

 

Percentage of state

1.2%

 

Density

35.4 persons

per square mile

1999 Population Estimate

Median Age

 

Male

         

33,734

36.62

 

Female

         

33,966

38.22

 

Total

         

67,700

37.44


Cities and Towns - Population - 2000 Estimate

 

Aberdeen

16,420

 

Cosmopolis

1,555

 

Elma

3,045

 

Hoquiam

8,995

 

McCleary

1,565

 

Montesano

   County Seat

3,580

 

Oakville

670

 

Ocean Shores

3,270

 

Westport

2,075


Ethnic Breakdown

 

White/Caucasian

63,285

 

Black/African American

163

 

Indian, Eskimo and Aleut

3,227

 

Asian and Pacific Islanders

1,025

 

Hispanic Origin (Included Above)

1,728

 

 

 

Note - 2000 Census; refer to source

         

Assessed Value, 1999

$3,313,146,538


Principal Economic Activities

 

Wood and Paper Products

 

Seafood Processing

 

Food Processing

 

Manufacturing


Institution of Higher Learning

 

Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen


Points of Interest

 

Grays Harbor

 

Fort Chehalis

 

Quinault Indian Reservation

 

Westport Docks


Climate

 

Aberdeen - el. 12 feet

Average

JAN

APR

JLY

OCT

    

Max Temp (F)

         

45.3

58.0

69.7

61.9

    

Min Temp

         

34.0

39.5

50.4

43.5

    

Mean Temp

         

39.7

48.7

60.1

52.7

    

Precip (in)

         

12.70

5.56

1.51

8.13

Avg. Annual Max Temp

58.7

Avg. Annual Min Temp

41.9

Avg. Annual Mean Temp

50.3

Avg. Annual Precip

84.54 inches


Source:

2002 Washington State Yearbook - A Guide to Government in the Evergreen State;

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