Dixie, Washington

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Population in 2010: 197.
Population change since 2000: -10.5%
Males: 87  (44.3%)
Females: 110  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

51.2 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 99329, 99361.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,056 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Dixie:

$50,056
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,599 (it was $24,650 in 2000)

Dixie CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,832 (it was $84,800 in 2000)
Dixie:

$139,832
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,362; detached houses: $158,435; mobile homes: $141,027

Median gross rent in 2017: $895.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dixie: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.1%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dixie, WA (2010)
    • 18292.4%White alone
    • 126.1%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (23.9%), German (17.4%), English (13.0%), French (5.4%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1547 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 383 people per square mile   (very low).

Dixie, Washington map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,633 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,179 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (48.3 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (215.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (833.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Waitsburg, WA (3.0 miles ),
Walla Walla East, WA (3.0 miles ),
Walla Walla, WA (3.2 miles ),
Garrett, WA (3.5 miles ),
College Place, WA (3.6 miles ),
Prescott, WA (3.7 miles ),
Dayton, WA (3.9 miles ),
Northeast Umatilla, OR (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 46.14 N, Longitude: 118.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Distribution of median household income in Dixie, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dixie, WA in 2017
Dixie satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Dixie, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.8%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.2%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Machinery (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (13.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.9%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Dixie, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Carpenters (7.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18.4%)
  • Registered nurses (15.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Art and design workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Dixie, 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 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.1. This is about average.

City:

69.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.79
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Dixie-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 255.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 220.0 miles away from Dixie center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 380.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 220.3 miles away from Dixie center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 391.5 miles away from Dixie center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 214.2 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walla Walla County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dixie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dixie:

  • EVERGREEN WALLA WALLA HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WASHINGTON ODD FELLOWS HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WALLA WALLA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 10 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • QUALICENTERS - WALLA WALLA LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixie:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 8 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 47 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 57 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 58 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 63 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 68 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 98 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

Public elementary/middle school in Dixie:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Walla Walla County Fire District 8 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Mud Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Walla Walla 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:

2.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Dixie:

Marital status in Dixie, WA
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 25.1%

For population 25 years and over in Dixie:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dixie, WA (based on Walla Walla County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,03644
Catholic6,6305
Mainline Protestant3,10912
Other2,76112
Orthodox1601
Black Protestant721
None35,013-
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: 14
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Walla Walla County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Walla Walla County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Walla Walla County:

8.2%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.8%
Washington:

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

12.8%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dixie:

49.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dixie:

46.2%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Dixie:

30.0
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dixie:

21.9%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

21.1%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dixie:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dixie:

48.2%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.6%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.9%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dixie, WA Residents

6.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Umatilla County, OR  0.76% ($35,663 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.55% ($41,224)
from King County, WA  0.51% ($52,667)


6.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Benton County, WA  0.72% ($43,961 average AGI)
to Umatilla County, OR  0.66% ($34,978)
to Spokane County, WA  0.45% ($35,632)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixie:

  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTEL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WW2, L.L.C.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGDC (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BRIDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixie:

  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KZHR (92.5 FM; DAYTON, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Dixie:

  • KAZW-TV (Channel 9; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CASA OF WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • K28FT (Channel 28; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K33EJ (Channel 33; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.6mTotal length
  • $14,726,000Total costs
  • 10,109Total average daily traffic
  • 1,394Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,873Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dixie, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dixie, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dixie)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5 Mi E At Copper Mountain (Lat: 46.155694 Lon: -118.059389), Call Sign: KQM622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 02/03/2023, Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 310-0880, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • 5 Mi E At Copper Mountain (Lat: 46.155694 Lon: -118.059389), Call Sign: WDG217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.850 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2012, Expiration Date: 02/03/2023, Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 310-0880, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • 3rd St .75 Mi S Pettibone (Lat: 46.122083 Lon: -118.156889), Call Sign: KNIH882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2013, Expiration Date: 01/27/2024, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Coppei, 4 Miles East Of Dixie, Wa (Lat: 46.152222 Lon: -118.051389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQCL412, Grant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 03/31/2025, Certifier: Dean A Hane, Registrant: Richland City Of, 2700 Duportail, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 942-7424, Fax: (509) 943-5660, Email:
  • Hansen Peak, Lat: 46.152056 Lon: -118.051917, Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQIN974,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Shanuj Sarin, Registrant: Columbia Energy L.L.C, 2929 Melrose St, Walla Walla, WA 99362, Phone: (509) 526-1025, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dixie)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54036 , Serial Number: 17274852, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/2013
    Registrant (Individual): James A Pellow, Po Box 27, Dixie, WA 99329

Most common first names in Dixie, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William669.2 years
George369.0 years
Dorothy280.1 years
Helen281.5 years
Esther276.0 years
Thomas272.5 years
Vernon256.0 years
Most common last names in Dixie, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis373.6 years
Wilcox385.3 years
Haws280.0 years
Brummett275.5 years
Hays265.5 years
Butterfield291.5 years
Lamb284.0 years
Pryor269.0 years
Willey282.1 years
Yaw235.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dixie, WA
  • 72.2%Electricity
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dixie, WA
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 13.0%Other fuel


Dixie compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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