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People

Total Population 1,497
Male Share of the Population 55.9%
Female Share of the Population 44.1%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 497
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,750
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.3%
Median Gross Rent $819
Median House Value $147,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 18.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Darrington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NE of Everett, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NE of Seattle, Washington
County Snohomish
Standard Zip Codes 98241
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.255
Longitude -121.6

Darrington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DARRINGTON RANGER STN
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 80.9 inches
Station UPPER BAKER DAM
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 74 F
Oct Temp 41 to 58 F
Annual Precip 100.5 inches
Station NEWHALEM
Distance 33.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 43 to 57 F
Annual Precip 79.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 18,578 $75,900
Concrete 739 $35,833
Granite Falls 3,451 $64,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Darrington High Schools

DARRINGTON SR HIGH SCHOOL
1085 FIR STREET
360-436-1140
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 202 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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