Centerville, Washington

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Population in 2010: 112.
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
Males: 51  (45.7%)
Females: 61  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

53.1 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 98613

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,662 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Centerville:

$54,662
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,593 (it was $14,915 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $196,773 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Centerville:

$196,773
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $223,555; detached houses: $230,045; mobile homes: $222,104

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,080.

March 2019 cost of living index in Centerville: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
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According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Centerville, Washington as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Centerville is 127 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (63.5%), Dutch (12.7%), English (4.8%), German (3.2%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1605 feet

Land area: 3.97 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

Centerville, Washington map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,587 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,162 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (61.1 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (85.4 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (817.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Goldendale, WA (2.5 miles ),
Maryhill, WA (2.5 miles),
Biggs Junction, OR (2.6 miles),
Wishram, WA (2.6 miles ),
Rufus, OR (3.0 miles ),
Wahkiakus, WA (3.5 miles ),
Klickitat, WA (3.6 miles ),
Wasco, OR (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 45.75 N, Longitude: 120.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Distribution of median household income in Centerville, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Centerville, WA in 2019

Centerville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Washington:

5.9%
Most common industries in Centerville, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.7%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.5%)
  • Utilities (8.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (34.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (14.3%)
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (11.4%)
  • Utilities (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.3%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (8.3%)
Most common occupations in Centerville, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (16.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (22.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (8.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Accountants and auditors (12.5%)
  • Media and communications workers (8.3%)
  • Financial managers (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (8.3%)

Average climate in Centerville, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 10.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Centerville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1479% 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 128.4 miles away from Centerville 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Centerville center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 127.8 miles away from Centerville center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 401.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 420.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Klickitat County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Centerville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Centerville:

  • MT ADAMS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GOLDENDALE, WA)
  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HLTH SVCS HH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GOLDENDALE, WA)
  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GOLDENDALE, WA)
  • OREGON VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)

Airports located in Centerville:

Amtrak stations near Centerville:

  • 8 miles: WISHRAM (WEST END OF RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 17 miles: THE DALLES (201 E. FEDERAL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centerville:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 61 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 75 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 85 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clark College (about 85 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 87 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Portland State University (about 88 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 89 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Public elementary/middle school in Centerville:

See full list of schools located in Centerville

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Klickitat County Fire Protection District 5 (A). 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.5%
Whole state:

7.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Centerville:

Marital status in Centerville, WA
  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Centerville:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Washington average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Centerville, WA (based on Klickitat County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,2002
Evangelical Protestant2,02623
Other9813
Mainline Protestant6549
Orthodox551
None14,402-
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: 6
Klickitat County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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:
Klickitat County:

8.6%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Klickitat County:

12.3%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Centerville:

51.4%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Centerville:

44.7%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.2%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Centerville:

19.7%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

48.7%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
Centerville:

50.0%
Washington:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Centerville:

77.8%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Centerville, WA Residents

8.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wasco County, OR  0.90% ($48,446 average AGI)
from Hood River County, OR  0.84% ($73,565)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.66% ($88,593)


6.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wasco County, OR  0.78% ($35,984 average AGI)
to Hood River County, OR  0.67% ($48,944)
to Clark County, WA  0.66% ($44,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Centerville:

  • KLCK (1400 AM; 1 kW; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: KLICKITAT VALLEY B/CING SERVICES INC)
  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centerville:

  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220GX (91.9 FM; WISHRAM, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Centerville:

  • K59EK (Channel 59; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K66AH (Channel 66; THE DALLES, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.7mTotal length
  • $40,000Total costs
  • 484Total average daily traffic
  • 135Total average daily truck traffic
  • 801Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Mile Dooley Rd. (Lat: 45.703028 Lon: -120.855611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN258
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: 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:

6
  • Peter Connolly, 2.5 Mile Dooley Rd. (Lat: 45.703028 Lon: -120.855611), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 25.9 m, Registrant: United State Cellular Corporation, Sterrell@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • Peter M Connolly, 2.5 Mile Dooley Rd. (Lat: 45.703028 Lon: -120.855611), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 25.9 m, Registrant: United State Cellular Corporation, Sterrell@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 2.5 Mile Dooley Rd. (Lat: 45.703028 Lon: -120.855611), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 25.9 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Danielle Olsen, Wind Turbine Generator 210 (Lat: 45.722778 Lon: -120.833306), Type: 83.0, Structure height: 53039 m, Overall height: 83 m, Registrant: Windy Flats Partners, LLC, Dolsen@cannonpowergroup.Com, , PO BOX 272 Golde-ndale, Phone: (509) 773-3199
  • Danielle Olsen, Wind Turbine Generator 210 (Lat: 45.722778 Lon: -120.833306), Type: 83.0, Structure height: 53039 m, Overall height: 83 m, Registrant: Windy Flats Partners, LLC, Dolsen@cannonpowergroup.Com, , PO BOX 272 Golde-ndale, Phone: (509) 773-3199
  • Danielle Olsen, Wind Turbine Generator 210 (Lat: 45.722778 Lon: -120.833306), Type: 83.0, Structure height: 53039 m, Overall height: 83 m, Registrant: Windy Flats Partners, LLC, Dolsen@cannonpowergroup.Com, , PO BOX 272 Golde-ndale, Phone: (509) 773-3199

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Atop Haystack Mountain 4 Mi S (Lat: 45.670667 Lon: -120.909500), Call Sign: KOB76, Licensee ID: L00072173,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2003, Expiration Date: 03/28/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2013, Registrant: Wasco Electric Cooperative Inc, Box 537 105 E 4th St, The Dalles, OR 97058

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB7OBN, Licensee ID: L00619915, Grant Date: 10/17/2013, Expiration Date: 11/02/2023, Certifier: Shawn C Merritt, Registrant: Shawn C Merritt, 499 Baker Ave, Centerville, WA 98613
  • Call Sign: KE7AIR, Licensee ID: L00839947, Grant Date: 03/31/2004, Expiration Date: 03/31/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2016, Certifier: Timothy L Scherer, Registrant: Timothy L Scherer, 86 Stringstreet Rd, Centerville, WA 98613
  • Call Sign: KG7JAC, Licensee ID: L01844948, Grant Date: 02/24/2014, Expiration Date: 02/24/2024, Certifier: Dan B Christopher, Registrant: Dan B Christopher, 214 Harms Rd, Centerville, WA 98613

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22612, N22612, N-22612, Serial Number: 15068402, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Wild Hair Aviation LLC, 760 Uecker Rd, Centerville, WA 98613
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3992J, N3992J, N-3992J, Serial Number: 15065290, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Wild Hair Aviation LLC, 760 Uecker Rd, Centerville, WA 98613

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 19 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Centerville, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.4%), and Structure Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Centerville, WA
    • 6460.4%Outside Fires
    • 3533.0%Structure Fires
    • 54.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Centerville, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Centerville, WA
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 35.5%Wood
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Centerville, WA
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 38.9%Wood


Centerville compared to Washington state average:

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