Gold Bar, Washington

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Gold Bar, Washington

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High Points

Gold Bar strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):

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Top 9% Gold Bar Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Gold Bar, Washington

Comparing Gold Bar to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Racial Diversity 7 4
Age of the Population 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 4

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Gold Bar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles E of Everett, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NE of Seattle, Washington
County Snohomish
Standard Zip Codes 98251
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.856
Longitude -121.695

Gold Bar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station STARTUP 1 E
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 65.5 inches
Station BARING
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 109.9 inches
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 46 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
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Gold Bar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,014 100%
Male 1,048 52%
Female 966 48%
Under 18 674 33.5%
18+ 1,340 66.5%
65+ 134 6.7%
Median Age 30.6
Average Family Size 3.3
White 1,844 91.6%
African-American 8 0.4%
Asian 26 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.7%
Other 28 1.4%
Mixed Race 86 4.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 66 3.3%

Estimated Gold Bar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,286
Growth 272
Growth % 13.5%

Gold Bar Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 18.9%
Irish 16.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
English 10.4%
Norwegian 6.5%
US/American 5.2%
Swedish 4.5%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Scottish 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
French Canadian 1.8%
Polish 1.8%
Italian 1.8%
European 1.5%
Scandinavian 1%
Dutch 0.8%
British 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Eastern European 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gold Bar 2,014 $48,152
Carnation 1,893 $64,167
Duvall 4,616 $78,740
Index 157 $32,000
Monroe 13,795 $55,793
Skykomish 214 $48,500
Sultan 3,344 $51,038
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