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Mossyrock, Washington

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Mossyrock is a city located in Lewis County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 486.

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History

Mossyrock was officially incorporated on January 2, 1948.

Geography

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Location of Mossyrock, Washington

Mossyrock is located at 46°31'47" North, 122°29'3" West (46.529844, -122.484269)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²). 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 486 people, 187 households, and 115 families residing in the city. The population density is 426.5/km² (1,112.5/mi²). There are 215 housing units at an average density of 188.7/km² (492.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 90.33% White, 0.21% African American, 1.85% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 3.50% from other races, and 3.70% from two or more races. 6.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 187 households out of which 30.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% are married couples living together, 13.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% are non-families. 28.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.20.

In the city the population is spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $29,750, and the median income for a family is $33,542. Males have a median income of $30,938 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,216. 19.5% of the population and 18.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.9% of those under the age of 18 and 18.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Politics

Mossyrock is a very heavily Republican area, and quite conservative. The results for the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election were as follows:

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