Montesano, WA Population

Population: 3,312. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,399 (+2.6% change)
Males: 1,651 (49.8%), Females: 1,661 (50.2%)

Grays Harbor County

Zip code: 98563

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $40,204
Median house value: $122,300

Races in Montesano:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • American Indian (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)

Ancestries: German (19.3%), United States (13.8%), English (13.2%), Irish (11.7%), Norwegian (8.5%), Swedish (4.1%).

Elevation: 66 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Montesano

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montesano city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2.8% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Montesano:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Montesano:

  • OLYMPIA (about 49 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 61 miles; ASTORIA, OR; Abbreviation: AST)
  • GRAY AAF (about 72 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Montesano:

  • ELMA MUNI (about 13 miles; ELMA, WA; Abbreviation: 4W8)
  • BOWERMAN (about 24 miles; HOQUIAM, WA; Abbreviation: HQM)
  • WILLAPA HARBOR (about 26 miles; SOUTH BEND/RAYMOND/, WA; Abbreviation: 2S9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montesano:

  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 44 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 72 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 73 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 77 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 78 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)

Schools

Public high school in Montesano:

  • MONTESANO JR-SR HIGH (Students: 718; Location: 303 NORTH CHURCH; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Montesano:

  • BEACON AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 1717 EAST BEACON AVENUE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SIMPSON AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 174; Location: 519 WEST SIMPSON AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Montesano:

  • GRAYS HARBOR ADVT CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 34; Location: 1216 STATE ROUTE 12; Grades: PK – 8)