Electric City, Washington

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Population in 2014: 1,018 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 
Males: 472  (46.4%)
Females: 546  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
Washington median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 99123, 99133.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $67,855 (it was $42,321 in 2000)
Electric City:

$67,855
WA:

$64,129

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $31,730 (it was $19,388 in 2000)

Electric City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $167,933 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Electric City:

$167,933
WA:

$284,000

Median gross rent in 2015: $924.

  • Races in Electric City, WA (2010)

    Electric City races chart
    • 82485.1%White alone
    • 525.4%Two or more races
    • 444.5%American Indian alone
    • 394.0%Hispanic
    • 50.5%Black alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Electric City: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.0%), English (17.3%), Irish (9.4%), Italian (2.9%), French Canadian (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1950

Elevation: 1655 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,884 people per square mile   (low).

Electric City,WA real estate house value index trend

Electric City, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Electric City:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Electric City town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

18 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Washington:

13.4%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Electric City, Washington as of July 25, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Electric City to the number of sex offenders is 1,007 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,481 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,797 (1.1%)

Electric City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (77.6 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (147.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (958.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Grand Coulee, WA (1.3 miles ), Coulee Dam, WA (1.9 miles ), Elmer City, WA (2.5 miles ), Almira, WA (4.0 miles ), Nespelem Community, WA (4.0 miles ), Nespelem, WA (4.1 miles ), Hartline, WA (4.1 miles) , Keller, WA (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $124,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.93 N, Longitude: 119.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Electric City household income distribution Electric City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Electric City, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Electric City-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 121% 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 168.3 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 175.5 miles away from Electric 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 159.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 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 366.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 463.2 miles away from Electric City center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 519.6 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 Grant County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Electric City topographic map

Birthplace of: Dennis Oppenheim - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Electric City:

  • COULEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; GRAND COULEE, WA)

airports located in Electric City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Electric City:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 70 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 74 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 76 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Whitworth University (about 77 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 79 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 80 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Central Washington University (about 96 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)

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Notable location: Electric City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 2.6%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Washington average:

11.4

Electric City travel time to work - commute Electric City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Electric City town (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,5009
Evangelical Protestant9,11376
Other7,58423
Mainline Protestant3,45822
Black Protestant531
None54,412-
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: 18
Grant County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Grant County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Grant County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.6%
Washington:

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

15.6%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Electric City:

51.3%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Electric City:

47.4%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.5%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.4%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Electric City, WA Residents
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 2$7,696$46,1760$0
Other Government Administration 1$250$3,0000$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,103$37,2360$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,923$47,0762$1,898
Sewerage 1$3,752$45,0240$0
Water Supply 1$4,596$55,1520$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$601
Totals for Government 7$23,320$39,9775$2,499

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Adams County, WA  0.42% ($30,532 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.40% ($38,378)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.36% ($39,748)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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  0.53% ($32,532 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.43% ($28,794)
to Benton County, WA  0.40% ($44,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Electric City:

  • KEYG (1490 AM; 1 kW; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Electric City:

  • KEYG-FM (98.5 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • K220DV (91.9 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KQWS (90.1 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZBE (104.3 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • KNCW (92.7 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Electric City:

  • K12FM (Channel 12; FORT STOCKTON, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF MIDLAND-ODESSA, L.L.C.)
  • K08BY (Channel 8; GRAND COULEE, ETC., WA; Owner: GRAND COULEE T.V., INC.)
  • K10FV (Channel 10; GRAND COULEE, ETC., WA; Owner: GRAND COULEE T.V., INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1
Most common first names in Electric City, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George876.0 years
James770.3 years
John773.8 years
Charles671.5 years
Richard579.2 years
Mary575.6 years
Edward477.0 years
Helen478.2 years
Lillian480.8 years
Margaret472.5 years
Most common last names in Electric City, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith576.4 years
Hopkins385.7 years
Irwin365.4 years
Johnson386.6 years
Hilson377.4 years
Hoy381.3 years
French373.0 years
Neal379.0 years
Perry380.4 years
Taylor383.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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