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Klickitat County

Population in 2010: 88. Population change since 2000: -22.1%
Males: 42  (47.7%)
Females: 46  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  56.2 years
Washington median age:  46.6 years

Zip code: 993XX

Estimated median household income in 2011: $56,097 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Bickleton:

$56,097
Washington:

$56,835
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $34,966

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $89,144 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Bickleton:

$89,144
Washington:

$256,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $148,704; Detached houses: $165,000; Mobile homes: $77,000

Median gross rent in 2011: $820.

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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: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.5%), English (17.6%), Irish (14.1%), United States (8.2%), Norwegian (4.7%), Czech (3.5%).

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).




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For population 25 years and over in Bickleton:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bickleton CDP:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Washington:  12.2%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bickleton, Washington as of April 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bickleton to the number of sex offenders is 118 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $270 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $567 (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 ), Toppenish, WA (5.2 miles ), Grandview, WA (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 46.00 N, Longitude: 120.32 W

Area code: 509

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (24%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)


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Earthquake activity:

Bickleton-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2006 at 02:48:26, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.5 MD, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from Bickleton center
On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1998 at 16:43:08, a magnitude 4.0 (3.7 MB, 4.0 MD, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 23.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/2008 at 18:45:55, a magnitude 4.2 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.2 MD, Depth: 13.0 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from Bickleton center
On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), 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: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Snows: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Bickleton, WA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bickleton:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 42 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,757)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 61 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Central Washington University (about 71 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 9,652)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 99 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 100 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,169)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 106 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 4,091)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 114 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)

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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 2011: 1.5%
(1.6% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bickleton, WA

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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Bickleton travel time to work - commute


Bickleton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bickleton (based on Klickitat County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.55%
Here32.6%
USA50.2%

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

    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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