Banks Lake South, Washington

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Population in 2010: 174. Population change since 2000: +8.7%
Males: 80  (46.0%)
Females: 94  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 99115

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,942 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Banks Lake South:

$34,942
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,646 (it was $18,588 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $146,767 (it was $100,000 in 2000)
Banks Lake South:

$146,767
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $275,926; Detached houses: $212,985; Mobile homes: $333,433
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  • Races in Banks Lake South, WA (2010)

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    • 16796.0%White alone
    • 42.3%American Indian alone
    • 31.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Banks Lake South: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Russian (13.1%), American (11.9%), German (8.8%), Swedish (6.3%), Icelander (5.0%), Italian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 2.44 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Banks Lake South:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Banks Lake South CDP:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $737 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,597 (1.3%)

Banks Lake South satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (86.9 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (134.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (938.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Coulee City, WA (1.2 miles ), Hartline, WA (3.0 miles) , Wilson Creek, WA (4.0 miles ), Almira, WA (4.1 miles ), Soap Lake, WA (4.4 miles ), Krupp, WA (4.5 miles) , Lakeview, WA (4.5 miles ), Mansfield, WA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 47.63 N, Longitude: 119.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Banks Lake South household income distribution Banks Lake South home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Banks Lake South, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Banks Lake South-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 130% 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 153.1 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 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 159.3 miles away from Banks Lake South 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 144.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 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 360.3 miles away from the city 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 464.2 miles away from Banks Lake South center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 501.0 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 Grant County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banks Lake South:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 52 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Central Washington University (about 74 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 80 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 85 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Whitworth University (about 87 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 88 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 90 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

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Cemetery: Coulee City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 52.9%
(45.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Washington average:

11.4

Banks Lake South travel time to work - commute Banks Lake South mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Banks Lake South CDP (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,5009
Evangelical Protestant9,11376
Other7,58423
Mainline Protestant3,45822
Black Protestant531
None54,412-
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: 18
Grant County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Grant County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Grant County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.6%
Washington:

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

15.6%
State:

13.9%

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Washington average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, WA  0.42% ($30,532 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.40% ($38,378)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.36% ($39,748)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  0.53% ($32,532 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.43% ($28,794)
to Benton County, WA  0.40% ($44,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Banks Lake South:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBSN (1470 AM; 5 kW; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: KSEM, INC.)
  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KWIQ (1020 AM; 3 kW; MOSES LAKE NORTH, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Banks Lake South:

  • KEYG-FM (98.5 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KWWW-FM (96.7 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC..)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZML (95.9 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULE-FM (92.3 FM; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLWS (91.5 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTAC (93.9 FM; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KWLN (103.3 FM; WILSON CREEK, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Banks Lake South:

  • K08CU (Channel 8; COULEE CITY, WA; Owner: TOWN OF COULEE CITY)
  • K10DF (Channel 10; COULEE CITY, WA; Owner: TOWN OF COULEE CITY)
  • K12CS (Channel 12; COULEE CITY, WA; Owner: TOWN OF COULEE CITY)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (97%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Banks Lake South compared to Washington state average:

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