Bickleton, Washington

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Population in 2010: 88. Population change since 2000: -22.1%
Males: 53  (60.4%)
Females: 35  (39.6%)
Median resident age:  56.2 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip code: 99322

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,332 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Bickleton:

$53,332
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,102 (it was $17,580 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,461 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Bickleton:

$86,461
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $129,273; Detached houses: $138,211; Mobile homes: $72,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $843.

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  • White alone - 80 (90.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (3.4%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bickleton: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.3%), English (18.0%), Irish (11.5%), United States (11.5%), Danish (1.6%), Norwegian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3020 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 6.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Bickleton, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Bickleton:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bickleton CDP:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 22.1%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bickleton, Washington as of February 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bickleton to the number of sex offenders is 88 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.5%)

Bickleton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (42.7 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (116.4 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (830.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Horse Heaven, WA (3.2 miles ), Roosevelt, WA (4.3 miles) , Satus, WA (4.4 miles ), Arlington, OR (4.5 miles ), Mabton, WA (4.7 miles ), Granger, WA (5.0 miles ), Outlook, WA (5.1 miles ), Toppenish, WA (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 46.00 N, Longitude: 120.32 W

Area code: 509

Bickleton household income distribution Bickleton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (24%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)

Average climate in Bickleton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bickleton, Washington average temperatures Bickleton, Washington average precipitation Bickleton, Washington humidity Bickleton, Washington wind speed Bickleton, Washington snowfall Bickleton, Washington sunshine Bickleton, Washington clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Bickleton-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 169% 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 134.9 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 131.3 miles away from Bickleton 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 132.1 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 345.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 405.8 miles away from Bickleton center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 450.7 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 Klickitat County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Snows: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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 Bickleton:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 43 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 61 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Central Washington University (about 71 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 99 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 100 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 106 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clark College (about 115 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)

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Notable location: Klickitat County Fire District 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Klickitat 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 2012: 18.9%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bickleton compared to Washington state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bickleton travel time to work - commute Bickleton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bickleton CDP (based on Klickitat County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.55%
Here: 32.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents34.8%13.4%9.3%7.9%6.8%
Congregations5.4%5.4%8.1%8.1%8.1%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents5.6%4.9%3.8%2.3%11.4%
Congregations8.1%10.8%5.4%2.7%37.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Klickitat County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Klickitat County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Klickitat County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Klickitat County:

26.0%
Washington:

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

12.3%
State:

13.9%

9.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.82%
Washington average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hood River County, OR  0.90% ($44,288 average AGI)
from Clark County, WA  0.79% ($46,692)
from Wasco County, OR  0.73% ($40,854)


8.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Washington average:

7.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clark County, WA  0.78% ($31,700 average AGI)
to Wasco County, OR  0.60% ($27,641)
to Hood River County, OR  0.59% ($35,342)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bickleton:

  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KZXR (1310 AM; 5 kW; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bickleton:

  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMNA (101.7 FM; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KZTB (96.7 FM; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K201AS (88.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WEST VALLEY TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KYPL (91.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • K218CX (91.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSOH (89.5 FM; WAPATO, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KDBL (92.9 FM; TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNA (91.9 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES EDUC., CENTER)
  • KATS (94.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHHK (99.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNWY (90.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Golgotha Butte Cell Site: Atop Golgotha Butte, 21 Miles Se Of (Lat: 45.855417 Lon: -119.910306), Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN258
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, Atop Golgotha Butte, 21 Miles Se (Lat: 45.855278 Lon: -119.910278), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Glenn.Werner@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE SUITE 1000
  • Atop Golgotha Butte, 21 Miles Se (Lat: 45.855278 Lon: -119.910278), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Glenn.Werner@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Fire Station (Lat: 45.995694 Lon: -120.301167), Call Sign: KCU308
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, 154.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022
    Registrant: Spectrum Communications, Inc., 526 S. Locust Lane, Moses Lake, WA 98837, Phone: (509) 765-7773, Fax: (509) 765-1943, Email:
  • Fire Station (Lat: 45.995694 Lon: -120.301167), Call Sign: KEQ90
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.770 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022
    Registrant: Spectrum Communications, Inc., 526 S. Locust Lane, Moses Lake, WA 98837, Phone: (509) 765-7773, Fax: (509) 765-1943, Email:
  • Corner Of Whitmore & East Rd (Lat: 45.908472 Lon: -120.174222), Call Sign: KNFG387, Licensee ID: L00475298
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2002, Expiration Date: 03/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2012
    Registrant: Whitmore Farms, 1 Whitmore Rd, Bickleton, WA 99322, Phone: (509) 896-2344
  • BICKLETON, Bickleton 6.3 Km Wnw Of Bickleton (Lat: 45.991889 Lon: -120.382194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 36.4 m, Call Sign: WQJX947
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2009, Expiration Date: 02/09/2019, Certifier: Glen Chipman
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 489-0125, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • Lat: 45.884000 Lon: -120.200250, Call Sign: WQNU646
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.087 MHz, 452.137 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/2011, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Certifier: Toan B Nguyen
    Registrant: Latham & Watkins LLP, 555 Eleventh Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 637-2200, Fax: (202) 637-2201, Email:
  • Lat: 45.898111 Lon: -120.303528, Call Sign: WQOL743
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.662 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 457.112 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2011, Expiration Date: 11/09/2021, Certifier: Toan B Nguyen
    Registrant: Latham & Watkins LLP, 555 Eleventh Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 637-2200, Fax: (202) 637-2201, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA7VRT, Licensee ID: L00517110
    Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 07/14/2022, Certifier: Ronald O Mains
    Registrant: Ronald O Mains, 245 County Line, Bickleton, WA 99322
  • Call Sign: KC7PHW, Licensee ID: L01118534
    Grant Date: 02/15/2006, Expiration Date: 02/16/2016, Certifier: Jacob R Mains
    Registrant: Jacob R Mains, 245 County Line Rd, Bickleton, WA 99322

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2984U , Serial Number: 17255040, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Juris, Po Box 157, Bickleton, WA 99322
  • Aircraft: MAINS RONALD O SR7XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 42683 , Serial Number: 2676
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald O Mains, 245 County Line Rd, Bickleton, WA 99322
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/23/1974, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8518G , Serial Number: 15062618, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard C Mcbride, 300 County Line Rd, Bickleton, WA 99322, Other Owners: Joyce A Mcbride

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
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