Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the destination in which it is located. Per month, the median price of rent in Silverdale is $1,304 and the median price of a home in Silverdale is $286,900. The rent burden for Silverdale is about 18.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Silverdale, 20.4% of the population are veterans. Silverdale has a population density of 631 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Silverdale consists of 20,664 people. Based on gender, 52.0% are male and 48.0% are female. The median age of Silverdale is 37 years old. In terms of education, 32.1% have a college degree, 21.8% have a high-school diploma, and 9.9% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Silverdale is 10.0% Asian, 73.1% white, 2.7% other or not specified, 0.3% Native American, 8.7% Hispanic, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.4% mixed race, and 4.2% black. In Silverdale, 64.4% participate in the labor force, 7.2% live in poverty, 6.5% are widows, and 13.9% have some form of disability.
An overview of Washington
Out of a national average of 100, Washington has a cost of living index rating of 110, a grocery index rating of 108, and a housing index rating of 118. The natural beauty of Washington is ranked 14th in the nation. Washington is ranked 1st in quality of life and 4th in healthcare. The state of Washington has 104 hospitals and 216 health centers, providing care to a population of 7,647,384. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 37% voted for the Republican candidate while 53% voted for the Democratic candidate. Thirty percent of Washington residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 6,114 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Washington there are 291 masonic lodges. In Washington, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Washington ranks 19th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in November with an average of 18.94 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.15 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Washington is around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 40F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14F during the month of December. Washington experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. On average, Washington has an air quality index rating of around 32.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 77.2 AQI. While residents of Washington mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Washington can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Washington
The state of Washington has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of buckthorn, nook rose, quaking aspen, and pacific yew. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Roosevelt elk, the pink (humpback) salmon, the bald eagle, or the Coho (silver) salmon. The state animal of Washington is the Olympic marmot.