The Monday after a quiet holiday weekend seems like a good time to drag out some unusual and possibly irrelevant statistics about the state of Washington.
Here are a few, courtesy of statemaster.com.
Percentage of grandparents raising their grandchildren: 37.
Percentage of the population who are veterans: 13.7.
Percentage of kids whose parents both work: 54.
Percentage of the population who are Catholic: 22.
Average property loss per fire: $5,431.
Percentage of houses built before 1939: 11.2
Percentage of houses built after 2000: 7.9.