East Cathlamet, Washington

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Population in 2010: 491. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 239  (48.7%)
Females: 252  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 98612.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,983 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
East Cathlamet:

$48,983
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,019 (it was $19,372 in 2000)

East Cathlamet CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $141,652 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
East Cathlamet:

$141,652
WA:

$306,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $162,807; Detached houses: $239,174; Mobile homes: $46,038
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  • Races in East Cathlamet, WA (2010)

    East Cathlamet races chart
    • 46494.5%White alone
    • 91.8%Hispanic
    • 81.6%American Indian alone
    • 81.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Cathlamet: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (30.5%), Irish (15.7%), American (5.8%), German (5.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 282 people per square mile   (very low).

East Cathlamet,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in East Cathlamet:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Cathlamet CDP:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

East Cathlamet CDP:  1.2% ($1,415)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
East Cathlamet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hillsboro, OR (50.8 miles , pop. 70,186).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (58.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (877.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cathlamet-Elochoman, WA (1.0 miles ), Cathlamet, WA (1.0 miles ), Lower Elochoman, WA (1.2 miles) , Puget Island, WA (1.4 miles ), Upper Elochoman, WA (1.9 miles) , Westport, OR (2.1 miles ), Skamokawa, WA (2.5 miles ), Knappa-Brownsmead, OR (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 46.20 N, Longitude: 123.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

East Cathlamet household income distribution East Cathlamet home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (42%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (32%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (42%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (27%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (32%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (27%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in East Cathlamet, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

East Cathlamet-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 173% 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 83.5 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from East Cathlamet 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 91.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 395.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 327.0 miles away from East Cathlamet center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 355.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wahkiakum County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 12, Mudslides: 10, Landslides: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Cathlamet topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Cathlamet:

  • COLUMBIA VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CATHLAMET, WA)
  • COLUMBIA VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CATHLAMET, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Cathlamet:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 21 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Centralia College (about 41 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pacific University (about 49 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Clark College (about 52 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 53 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 56 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 58 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)

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Notable location: Cathlamet Recreational Vehicle Park (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in East Cathlamet include: Saint James Family Center (A), Cathlamet Seventh Day Adventist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Wahkiakum County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.0%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Washington average:

11.4

East Cathlamet travel time to work - commute East Cathlamet mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Cathlamet CDP (based on Wahkiakum County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5576
Mainline Protestant3405
Other2151
Catholic901
None2,776-
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: 1
Wahkiakum County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Wahkiakum County:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wahkiakum County:

28.1%
Washington:

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

16.0%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Cathlamet:

64.3%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

65.4%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.2
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Cathlamet:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Cathlamet:

39.9%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

68.2%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
East Cathlamet:

82.4%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Cathlamet, WA Residents

7.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
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 Cowlitz County, WA  2.08% ($29,900 average AGI)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
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 Cowlitz County, WA  2.38% ($31,824 average AGI)
to Clark County, WA  0.77% ($43,727)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Cathlamet:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAST (1370 AM; 10 kW; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Cathlamet:

  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCBZ (94.9 FM; CANNON BEACH, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMUN (91.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KWYA (89.7 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; KELSO, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KAST-FM (92.9 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K211ET (90.1 FM; ASTORIA, OR; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

East Cathlamet 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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