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WASHINGTON Power Point Data

Population: July 2007 est.  =  6,468,424

Population growth 2006-2007 = 1.5%

Population density:  97.3 per sq mi

ethnic distribution

84.6%  white

3.6% black

6.7% asian

1.6% Native American

0.5% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

3.0% Two or more ethnicities

9.4% Hispanic

 

Geography

total area = 71,300 sq mi

Land mass = 66,544 sq. mi

forested acres = 22.3 mil

 

Location

Pacific state bordered by Canada on the N; Idaho on the E; Oregon on the S; and the pacific ocean on the west.

 

Climate

mild, dominated by the Pacific Ocean and protected by the Cascades

 

Topography

Olympic mountains on NW penninsula; open land along coast to columbia River; flat terrain of Puget Sound lowland; Cascade mt region's high peaks to the E; Columbia Basin in central portion; highlands to the NE; mountains to the SE.

 

Economy

Chief Industries

advance technology. Aerospace, biotechnology, international trade, forestry, tourism, recycling, agriculture & food processing.

 

Chief Manufactured Goods

aerospace, petroleum, food, paper, milled lumber, plastics, structural metals, computers & electronics.

 

Chief crops

apples, potatoes, wheat, hay, cherries, greenhouse & nursery, forest products, pears, grapes, onions, hops, sweet corn, Christmas trees, mint, raspberries

 

Livestock (2007)

1.1 mil cattle/calves

6.1 mil chickens (excl broilers)

36,000 hogs/pigs

51,000 sheep/lambs

 

Commercial Fishing (2006)

$215.6 bil

 

Chief Port

Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver, Kelso-longview

 

Gross State Product (est 2007)

$311.3 bil

 

Sales Tax (2008) = 6.5%

 

Lottery (2006)

Total sales = $477.9 mil

Profits = 117.0 mil

 

Employment Distribution (2007)

18.3% govt

18.6% trade/trans/util

10.0% mfg

11.7% ed/health

11.9% prof/bus svc

10.0% leisure/hosp

5.1% finance

7.0% construction

3.6% other svc

3.5% info

 

Unemployment (2007)

4.5%

 

Mean earner's income (2007)

$40,414

 

Commercial Banks (2007) 105

deposits = $81.8 bil

Savings Institutions (2007)  20

deposits = $23.9 bil

 

Federal Government

Federal employees (2007)

50,052

Avg Salary = $66,363

 

Energy Production (2007)

hydroelectric = 45.0 mil

gas = 2.5 bil

nuclear = 8.1 bil

 

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