Cusick, Washington

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Population in 2013: 204 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 111  (54.7%)
Females: 93  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 99119.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,750 (it was $14,583 in 2000)
Cusick:

$22,750
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,107 (it was $11,371 in 2000)

Cusick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,749 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Cusick:

$72,749
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $87,327; Detached houses: $83,906; Mobile homes: $98,275
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  • White alone - 152 (73.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (19.8%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (3.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.0%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cusick: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.1%), Irish (7.9%), English (5.2%), Norwegian (4.5%), Swedish (4.5%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1927

Elevation: 2050 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 601 people per square mile   (low).

Cusick,WA real estate house value index trend

Cusick, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Cusick:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 40.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cusick town:

  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $333 (0.7%)

Cusick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (46.0 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (230.9 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (987.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Newport, WA (4.0 miles ), Oldtown, ID (4.0 miles) , Chewelah, WA (4.5 miles ), Priest River, ID (4.6 miles ), Valley, WA (4.8 miles) , Addy, WA (5.0 miles ), Blanchard, ID (5.1 miles ), Clayton, WA (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 48.34 N, Longitude: 117.30 W

Area code: 509

Cusick household income distribution Cusick home values distribution

Crime rates in Cusick (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (930.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (1395.3 per 100,000)
  • 4 burglaries (1860.5 per 100,000)
  • 9 thefts (4186.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (465.1 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 1413.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+23.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (50%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)

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

Average climate in Cusick, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Cusick-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 96% 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 253.2 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 409.8 miles away from Cusick center, causing $26,000,000 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 338.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 260.5 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 244.2 miles away from Cusick center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 542.1 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 Pend Oreille County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snows: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cusick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cusick:

  • NEWPORT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NEWPORT, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cusick:

  • Whitworth University (about 41 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 47 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 47 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 47 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • North Idaho College (about 52 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 61 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Washington State University (about 112 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public high school in Cusick:

Public elementary/middle school in Cusick:

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Notable locations in Cusick: Cusick Fire Department (A), Calispel Valley Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pend Oreille 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 2001 was 36.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cusick that have no violations reported:

  • CUSICK, CITY OF (Population served: 720, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 48.1%
(56.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Cusick compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cusick town (based on Pend Oreille County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.37%
Here: 23.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents20.2%16.3%11.7%11.4%9.2%
Congregations21.7%8.7%8.7%13.0%4.3%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazareneMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents9.2%8.2%7.2%3.4%3.3%
Congregations13.0%8.7%4.3%4.3%13.0%
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: 5
Pend Oreille County:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pend Oreille County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pend Oreille County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pend Oreille County:

28.0%
Washington:

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

13.0%
State:

13.9%
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 0$0 1$2,200
Sewerage 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Totals for Government 1$3,000$36,0001$2,200

Cusick government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($318.63)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($58.82)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($58.82)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($34.31)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($29.41)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($24.51)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($14.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($9.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($29.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($29.41)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($4.90)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($4.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $43,000 ($210.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($102.94)

Cusick government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $39,000 ($191.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($78.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($367.65)
    Rents: $4,000 ($19.61)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($14.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($323.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($34.31)
    General Support: $2,000 ($9.80)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.90)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $12,000 ($58.82)
    Property: $11,000 ($53.92)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.90)

Cusick government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $295,000 ($1446.08)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $125,000 ($612.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($1196.08)
    Other, NEC: $118,000 ($578.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($250.00)
    Other, NEC: $7,000 ($34.31)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($58.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $54,000 ($264.71)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($284.31)

7.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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 Spokane County, WA  2.59% ($44,261 average AGI)
from Bonner County, ID  0.54% ($23,083)
from King County, WA  0.29% ($25,231)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
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  2.82% ($31,536 average AGI)
to Bonner County, ID  0.90% ($25,700)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.27% ($25,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cusick:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cusick:

  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KAZZ (107.1 FM; DEER PARK, WA; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Cusick:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Calispell Pk., WA, 16 Kilometers Northwest Of Cusisk, Wa (Lat: 48.436833 Lon: -117.502444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQCN450
    Assigned Frequencies: 933.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2005, Expiration Date: 04/14/2015, Certifier: Joanne Boggs
    Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 22 Merrill Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811, Phone: (603) 362-5977, Fax: (603) 362-5977, Email:
  • CUSK, 2nd Between C & B Streets (Lat: 48.336833 Lon: -117.296028), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WCG294
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz, 2113.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cusick)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Cusick, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John972.2 years
William772.4 years
Donald669.7 years
Walter575.8 years
Albert471.1 years
Frank475.5 years
George481.3 years
Barbara470.2 years
Elizabeth481.0 years
Charles473.0 years
Most common last names in Cusick, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson475.2 years
Campbell372.3 years
Bond383.0 years
Anderson389.3 years
Haikkila376.7 years
Goehring343.7 years
Mitchell374.3 years
Thompson373.7 years
Lilly287.5 years
Bruner294.0 years
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