Airway Heights, Washington

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Population in 2014: 6,545 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.4%
Males: 4,351  (66.5%)
Females: 2,194  (33.5%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99001, 99022, 99224.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,254 (it was $29,829 in 2000)
Airway Heights:

$36,254
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,612 (it was $11,069 in 2000)

Airway Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,324 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Airway Heights:

$135,324
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $207,013; Detached houses: $219,774; Townhouses or other attached units: $167,231; In 2-unit structures: $124,806; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,959; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,574; Mobile homes: $86,860

Median gross rent in 2013: $736.

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  • Races in Airway Heights, WA (2013)

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    • 4,23867.2%White alone
    • 83113.2%Hispanic
    • 5238.3%Black alone
    • 3165.0%Two or more races
    • 2674.2%Asian alone
    • 1191.9%American Indian alone
    • 1061.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Airway Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Airway Heights: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (10.6%), English (5.5%), Norwegian (3.0%), Scottish (2.8%), United States (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 2370 feet

Land area: 4.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,343 people per square mile   (low).

Airway Heights,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Airway Heights:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 31.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Airway Heights city:

  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 30.5%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 22.4%

515 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 2.3% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

8.2%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,498 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $206 (0.7%)

Airway Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (8.5 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (213.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (938.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fairchild AFB, WA (1.9 miles ), Four Lakes, WA (2.4 miles ), Medical Lake, WA (2.6 miles ), Spokane, WA (2.9 miles ), Marshall, WA (3.1 miles ), Town and Country, WA (3.1 miles ), Country Homes, WA (3.3 miles ), Cheney, WA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2005: 63 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $206,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.64 N, Longitude: 117.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Airway Heights household income distribution Airway Heights home values distribution

Property values in Airway Heights, WA


Crime rates in Airway Heights by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00011000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.020.919.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01335020101
per 100,000 0.021.763.562.695.40.035.60.016.10.015.4
Robberies 21114214965
per 100,000 43.121.721.220.976.437.117.864.4145.293.276.9
Assaults 417209161031000
per 100,000 86.3369.2423.1187.7305.4185.753.416.10.00.00.0
Burglaries 2334333626353634677255
per 100,000 496.0738.5698.1750.9496.3650.1640.8547.51,081.01,117.8845.9
Thefts 721101121081088398134236213226
per 100,000 1,552.72,389.22,369.42,252.82,061.51,541.61,744.42,157.83,807.73,306.93,475.9
Auto thefts 914211217141315254845
per 100,000 194.1304.1444.3250.3324.5260.0231.4241.5403.4745.2692.1
Arson 00220000100
per 100,000 0.00.042.341.70.00.00.00.016.10.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 148.4280.3334.0310.5355.6183.5184.9173.3329.7310.3300.8

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Crime rate in Airway Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2,534 (+128.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Airway Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Airway Heights, Washington

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Earthquake activity:

Airway Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 231.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 306.7 miles away from Airway Heights center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 394.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 237.0 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 223.0 miles away from Airway Heights center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 494.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spokane County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airway Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Airway Heights:

  • SPOKANE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 7 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • OPTION HHC SVS CERTIFIED (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • DSI DOWNTOWN SPOKANE RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • NORTH CENTRAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • INLAND AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST JOSEPH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)

Amtrak station near Airway Heights:

  • 9 miles: SPOKANE (W. 221 1ST AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Airway Heights:

  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 7 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 9 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 11 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Community College (about 11 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 11 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • North Idaho College (about 37 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 67 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public elementary/middle school in Airway Heights:

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Notable locations in Airway Heights: Spokane County Fire District 10 Station 1 (A), Airway Heights Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Trade A Game Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 12409 West Sunset Highway).

Hotel: All Seasons Motel (12525 West Sunset Highway).

Spokane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.29

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.2%
(29.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.2% for Black residents, 60.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 64.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 85.3% for other race residents, 27.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
2,184 people in state prisons in 2010

People in group quarters in Airway Heights in 2000:

  • 1,822 people in state prisons
  • 211 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with branches in Airway Heights (2011 data):

  • Inland Northwest Bank: Airway Heights Branch at 11917 W Sunset Hwy, branch established on 1993/05/01. Info updated 2008/06/12: Bank assets: $384.9 mil, Deposits: $333.9 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Washington average:

11.4

Airway Heights travel time to work - commute Airway Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Airway Heights city (based on Spokane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic61,57527
Evangelical Protestant58,417217
Other29,62184
Mainline Protestant23,24081
Orthodox7543
Black Protestant6824
None296,932-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
Spokane County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Spokane County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Spokane County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Spokane County:

27.2%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Airway Heights:

47.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Airway Heights:

44.2%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Airway Heights:

28.7
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Airway Heights:

20.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Airway Heights:

8.9%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Airway Heights:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Airway Heights:

31.0%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Airway Heights:

57.1%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Airway Heights, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$21,580$51,7920$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,910$71,4607$5,250
Judicial and Legal 2$9,989$59,9342$3,846
Police Protection - Officers 14$61,223$52,4770$0
Police - Other 1$3,260$39,1200$0
Firefighters 3$14,482$57,9280$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,591$45,5460$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,139$37,6680$0
Sewerage 5$20,581$49,3940$0
Parks and Recreation 3$14,650$58,6005$2,785
Water Supply 3$11,334$45,3360$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,636$39,8160$0
Totals for Government 43$186,375$52,01214$11,881

Airway Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $413,000 ($63.10)
    Water Utilities: $277,000 ($42.32)
    Fire Protection: $267,000 ($40.79)
    Central Staff Services: $244,000 ($37.28)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($30.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000 ($27.96)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($22.46)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($18.64)
    Housing & Community Development: $114,000 ($17.42)
    Financial Administration: $76,000 ($11.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $58,000 ($8.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000 ($7.79)
    Welfare - Other: $17,000 ($2.60)
    Corrections - Other: $13,000 ($1.99)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($1.07)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($12.68)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $459,000 ($70.13)
    Water Utilities: $171,000 ($26.13)
    Libraries: $57,000 ($8.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,296,000 ($198.01)
    Fire Protection: $169,000 ($25.82)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($16.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($7.64)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($5.96)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($1.68)
    Corrections - Other: $2,000 ($0.31)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,036,000 ($158.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($6.42)

Airway Heights government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $686,000 ($104.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $342,000 ($52.25)
    All Other: $109,000 ($16.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000 ($12.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $123,000 ($18.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $118,000 ($18.03)
    Rents: $27,000 ($4.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $714,000 ($109.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $163,000 ($24.90)
    Highways: $142,000 ($21.70)
    General Support: $40,000 ($6.11)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Tax - Property: $511,000 ($78.07)
    Total General Sales: $474,000 ($72.42)
    Public Utilities: $320,000 ($48.89)
    NEC: $64,000 ($9.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000 ($1.53)

Airway Heights government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $830,000 ($126.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,562,000 ($238.66)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,639,000 ($250.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,484,000 ($226.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,403,000 ($214.36)
    Water Utilities: $780,000 ($119.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $314,000 ($47.98)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($7.64)

Airway Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $105,000 ($16.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,009,000 ($765.32)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($12.22)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($953 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.35% ($41,868 average AGI)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.30% ($35,118)
from Stevens County, WA  0.25% ($29,833)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($556 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  0.46% ($36,196 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.36% ($35,279)
to Stevens County, WA  0.21% ($35,777)

Strongest AM radio stations in Airway Heights:

  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KSBN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSBN RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLI (630 AM; 1 kW; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Airway Heights:

  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KTSL (101.9 FM; MEDICAL LAKE, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRS (97.3 FM; DAVENPORT, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Airway Heights:

  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K11UK (Channel 11; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHBA-LP (Channel 52; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
Airway Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Airway Heights fatal accident list:

Aug 21, 2013 09:55 PM, Russell, 6th Ave, Lat: 47.64992, Lon: -117.58206, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 15, 2012 05:54 AM, Hayford Rd, 9th Ave, Lat: 47.64922, Lon: -117.56087, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 2005 11:57 AM, Us-2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1999 08:15 AM, Us-2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 1978 10:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $55,000Total costs
  • 10,736Total average daily traffic
  • 1,456Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Airway Heights)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 206n Lundstrom (Lat: 47.641556 Lon: -117.595500), Call Sign: KFA414
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/1995, Expiration Date: 09/21/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000Registrant: City Of Airway Heights, Airway Heights, WA 99001, Phone: (509) 244-5578
  • East Of Craig Rd & N Of Medical Lake Rd (Lat: 47.600139 Lon: -117.602722), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.5 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPTX959
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHzGrant Date: 02/14/2012, Expiration Date: 01/10/2022, Certifier: Charles E FreemanRegistrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:
  • Lat: 47.628722 Lon: -117.585667, Call Sign: WQBG231, Licensee ID: L00911993
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.220 MHz, 161.220 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Todd P HavensRegistrant: Western Rail Switching, Inc., 11610 W Mcfarlane Road, Airway Heights, WA 99001, Phone: (509) 624-7207, Fax: (509) 459-0126, Email:
  • AIRWAY HEIGHTS, 11919 W Sprague Ave (Lat: 47.649056 Lon: -117.579667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQGS732, Licensee ID: L01099607
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.275 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2007, Expiration Date: 04/06/2017, Certifier: Ruben CedenoRegistrant: Washington State Department Of Corrections, Olympia, WA 98504-1100, Phone: (360) 725-8215, Fax: (360) 664-4257, Email:
  • Lat: 47.629417 Lon: -117.578222, Call Sign: WQTI369
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.750 MHz, 464.625 MHz, 466.275 MHz, 469.425 MHz, 469.912 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2014, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Certifier: Dennis WoodRegistrant: Radio Licensing Service, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 659-4723, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Airway Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: NATHANIAL CZECH FP101 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 524AN , Serial Number: NCZECH01
    Registrant (Individual): Nathanial Czech, Po Box 656, Airway Heights, WA 99001
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8113C , Serial Number: 22-2259, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Nathanial Czech, Po Box 656, Airway Heights, WA 99001
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9267A , Serial Number: 19028, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Craig A Brown, Po Box 2194, Airway Heights, WA 99001
  • Aircraft: RANS S-17 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 95WL , Serial Number: 0300013, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 07/28/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael H Nichols, Po Box 1, Airway Heights, WA 99001

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$166,8504$107,68039$145,6881$74,4004$104,4304$90,985
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$166,7300$05$122,0000$00$01$218,270
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$138,0452$68,80014$149,0263$90,5371$173,4503$57,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$159,2601$149,70013$149,1120$01$108,0200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$137,5950$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$212,4501$193,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$138,0500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$107,5701$128,630
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$151,490
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Airway Heights and their reported violations in the past:

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, CITY OF (Population served: 6,992, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 26 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 7

Incident types - Airway Heights

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Airway Heights, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Airway Heights, Washington:

  • Northern Quest Resort And Casino, 100 N Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, Washington 99001 , Phone: (509) 481-6050, Fax: (509) 481-6051
  • Days Inn & Suites, 1215 S Garfield Rd, Airway Heights, Washington 99001 , Phone: (509) 244-0222, Fax: (509) 244-0134
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Airway Heights, Washington
Most common first names in Airway Heights, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1873.9 years
Robert1267.3 years
William1064.3 years
Frank763.2 years
James763.7 years
Mary673.0 years
George564.4 years
Harold570.0 years
Helen578.2 years
Carl462.5 years
Most common last names in Airway Heights, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson459.5 years
Martin470.2 years
Hall370.6 years
Davis368.6 years
Johnson362.0 years
Mintle345.3 years
Smith363.3 years
Thompson372.0 years
Campbell267.0 years
Boone236.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Airway Heights, WA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Panda Express1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1

Airway Heights compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Airway Heights on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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