Easton, Washington

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Population in 2010: 478. Population change since 2000: +24.8%
Males: 265  (55.5%)
Females: 213  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98925.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,574 (it was $37,708 in 2000)
Easton:

$53,574
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,408 (it was $19,773 in 2000)

Easton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $218,780 (it was $100,000 in 2000)
Easton:

$218,780
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $304,406; Detached houses: $332,521; Mobile homes: $177,885

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,069.

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  • White alone - 391 (81.8%)
  • Hispanic - 77 (16.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.8%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Easton: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.5%), Norwegian (14.6%), English (14.0%), Irish (11.0%), Welsh (4.3%), French Canadian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2160 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 284 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Easton:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Easton CDP:

  • Never married: 9.3%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 29.6%

16 residents are foreign born (2.6% North America, 0.9% Europe).

This place:  3.8%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,375 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,365 (0.6%)

Easton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Enumclaw Plateau, WA (32.4 miles , pop. 53,853).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (53.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (921.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ronald, WA (2.7 miles ), Roslyn, WA (2.9 miles ), South Cle Elum, WA (3.3 miles ), Cle Elum, WA (3.4 miles ), Snoqualmie Pass, WA (4.0 miles ), Manastash, WA (4.4 miles ), Cliffdell, WA (4.6 miles) , Greenwater, WA (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 47.24 N, Longitude: 121.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Easton household income distribution Easton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)

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

Average climate in Easton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Easton-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 152% 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 62.1 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 66.7 miles away from Easton 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 54.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 418.0 miles away from Easton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Easton:

  • REED HILL CONVALESCENT AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLE ELUM, WA)

Airports located in Easton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Easton:

  • Central Washington University (about 35 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 42 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Green River Community College (about 48 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Renton Technical College (about 50 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Bellevue College (about 52 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 52 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Highline Community College (about 54 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 6,074)

Public high schools in Easton:

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Notable locations in Easton: Easton Sno-Park (A), Kittitas County Fire District 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Kachess River (A), Silver Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Easton: Lake Easton State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Kittitas 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 Easton and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE EASTON STATE PARK WEST (Population served: 143, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • LAKE EASTON STATE PARK EAST (Population served: 236, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
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: 0.5% of all households

Easton compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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 rooms per house significantly below 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Easton CDP (based on Kittitas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.82%
Here: 29.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.0%13.2%8.8%6.9%5.3%
Congregations8.1%10.8%5.4%2.7%8.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents4.7%3.4%3.0%2.8%15.9%
Congregations2.7%5.4%2.7%5.4%48.6%
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: 12
Kittitas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Kittitas County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Kittitas County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

13.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittitas County:

21.8%
Washington:

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

11.4%
State:

13.9%

9.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
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 King County, WA  2.02% ($50,496 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.89% ($26,689)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.72% ($45,000)


9.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($390 average AGI)
Kittitas County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  2.00% ($30,496 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.84% ($31,946)
to Pierce County, WA  0.67% ($35,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Easton:

  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Easton:

  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCSH (88.9 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Easton:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Easton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Stampede Pass 6.3 Mi W (Lat: 47.257889 Lon: -121.322028), Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WNSC871
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 09/30/2021, Certifier: Bryant Reimann
    Registrant: Northwest Pipeline Gp, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: (801) 584-6068, Fax: (801) 584-7751, Email:
  • Sw End Of Hwy 90 Easton Overpass (Lat: 47.243722 Lon: -121.210917), Call Sign: KVD441, Licensee ID: L00092125
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/1998, Expiration Date: 03/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2003
    Registrant: Cresto & Lanphere Inc, Easton, WA 98925, Phone: (509) 656-2200
  • Stampede Pass M/W Site (Lat: 47.257611 Lon: -121.322028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPKH900
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz, 160.845 MHz, 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHz, 161.250 MHz, 161.415 MHz, 161.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2022, Certifier: W A Miller
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Rr Mp 36.9 (Lat: 47.225667 Lon: -121.163694), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPKM469
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz, 161.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022, Certifier: W A Miller
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 1.75 Mi W (Lat: 47.242889 Lon: -121.223694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPLD876
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz, 161.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/2012, Expiration Date: 03/18/2022, Certifier: W A Miller
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Stampede Pass, Stampede Pass (Lat: 47.257778 Lon: -121.320833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WQFW916
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2006, Expiration Date: 10/25/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2012, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Stampede MW, Forest Service Lookout - 6.7 Mi West Of (Lat: 47.257611 Lon: -121.322028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQNM662
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/24/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Easton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Service Call: 7

Incident types - Easton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Easton, WA
Most common first names in Easton, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William361.0 years
Annie278.5 years
Anne269.5 years
John270.0 years
Kenneth279.5 years
Ronald277.5 years
Robert284.0 years
Most common last names in Easton, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Campbell374.3 years
Graham376.0 years
Willis380.0 years
Cresto287.5 years
Eary275.0 years
Higginbotham266.0 years
Hammond281.5 years
Gorgey271.0 years
Ingram281.0 years
Lochow270.0 years
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