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Population in 2010: 197. Population change since 2000: -10.5%
Males: 99  (50.3%)
Females: 98  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  46.4 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 99329, 99361.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,665 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Dixie:

$46,665
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,590

Dixie CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,504 (it was $84,800 in 2000)
Dixie:

$149,504
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,074; Detached houses: $171,877; Mobile homes: $68,000

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  • White alone - 182 (92.4%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (6.1%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dixie: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (24.7%), German (24.7%), United States (16.7%), Irish (7.6%), French (6.5%), Swedish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1547 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Dixie:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixie CDP:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,250 (0.7%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (220.4 miles , pop. 529,121).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Registered nurses (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Dixie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 13.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 12.6 miles away from Dixie center
On 8/7/1992 at 17:23:17, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 ML, 3.9 MD, Depth: 0.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2008 at 22:19:55, a magnitude 3.7 (3.3 MW, 3.7 MD, Depth: 12.5 mi) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from Dixie center
On 12/20/2006 at 09:43:26, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 MD, Depth: 8.5 mi) earthquake occurred 17.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walla Walla County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Dixie, WA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixie:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 8 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,727)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 47 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 58 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Washington State University (about 62 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 64 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • University of Idaho (about 68 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 98 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)

Public elementary/middle school in Dixie:

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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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dixie and their reported violations in the past:

DIXIE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-30-1999), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1997 and JUL-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.7%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dixie, WA

Dixie compared to Washington state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dixie travel time to work - commute


Dixie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dixie CDP (based on Walla Walla County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.80%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents28.8%27.0%7.6%5.2%4.5%
Congregations6.7%13.3%8.3%6.7%6.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.3%3.3%2.8%2.5%13.9%
Congregations3.3%3.3%1.7%3.3%46.7%
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: 14
Walla Walla 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.
State:

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:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Walla Walla County:

24.8%
Washington:

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

12.8%
State:

13.9%

7.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($286 average AGI)
Walla Walla County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Umatilla County, OR  0.83% ($33,132 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.62% ($35,496)
from King County, WA  0.44% ($42,425)


7.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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 Umatilla County, OR  0.88% ($29,198 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.79% ($32,910)
to Franklin County, WA  0.53% ($32,092)

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.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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, Licensee ID: L00127026
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/2003, Expiration Date: 01/27/2014
    Registrant: Dixie Water Association, Dixie, Dixie, WA 99329, Phone: (509) 525-6297

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Coppei, 4 Miles East Of Dixie, Wa (Lat: 46.152222 Lon: -118.051389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQCL412
    Grant Date: 03/31/2005, Expiration Date: 03/31/2015, Certifier: Dean A Hane
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 14631 128th Avenue, Woodinville, WA 98072, Phone: (425) 821-8827, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8077K , Serial Number: 108-3077, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 10202 E Highway 12 # 4, 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
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