Blyn, Washington

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Blyn, Washington
Census-designated place
Location of Blyn, Washington
Location of Blyn, Washington
Coordinates: 48°1′22″N 123°0′8″W / 48.02278°N 123.00222°W / 48.02278; -123.00222Coordinates: 48°1′22″N 123°0′8″W / 48.02278°N 123.00222°W / 48.02278; -123.00222
Country United States
State Washington
County Clallam
Area
 • Total 4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
 • Land 4.7 sq mi (12.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 101
 • Density 21/sq mi (8.2/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98382
Area code 360
FIPS code 53-06855[1]
GNIS feature ID 1516731[2]

Blyn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Clallam County, Washington, United States. The population was 101 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 162 at the 2000 census. It is located near the city of Sequim on the shores of Sequim Bay. The area includes the Jamestown S'Klallam Indian Reservation, established in 1874 by the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, who named the community Jamestown.

Geography[edit]

Blyn is located in easternmost Clallam County at 48°1′22″N 123°0′8″W / 48.02278°N 123.00222°W / 48.02278; -123.00222 (48.022868, -123.002176),[4] at the south end of Sequim Bay. U.S. Route 101 passes through the community, leading northwest 6 miles (10 km) to Sequim and east 11 miles (18 km) to the south end of Discovery Bay.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Blyn CDP has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.7 km2), of which 4.7 square miles (12.3 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km2), or 3.26%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 162 people, 68 households, and 36 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 34.0 people per square mile (13.1/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 19.3/sq mi (7.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.12% White, 5.56% Native American, 0.62% Asian, and 3.70% from two or more races.

There were 68 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.6% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $53,906. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $35,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,285. None of the families and 3.0% of the population were living below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Blyn CDP, Washington". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.