Electric City, Washington
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|Median resident age:||49.0 years|
|Washington median age:||37.5 years|
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)
Median gross rent in 2015: $924.
Races in Electric City, WA (2010)
- 82485.1%White alone
- 525.4%Two or more races
- 444.5%American Indian alone
- 50.5%Black alone
- 40.4%Asian alone
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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).
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
According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Electric City, Washington as of April 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%)
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
Unemployment by year (%)
- 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%)
- 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%)
Average climate in Electric City, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Dennis Oppenheim - Artist.
airports located in Electric City:
- Grand Coulee Dam Airport (3W7) (Runways: 1, Itinerant Ops: 8,000, Local Ops: 5,000)
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)
Notable location: Electric City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
|This town:||2.2 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Educational Attainment (%) in 2015
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Electric City town (based on Grant County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Grant County:||2.19 / 10,000 pop.|
|Washington:||2.06 / 10,000 pop.|
|This county:||0.24 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||0.19 / 10,000 pop.|
|Grant County:||1.58 / 10,000 pop.|
|Washington:||1.18 / 10,000 pop.|
|Grant County:||5.22 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||2.67 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||6.07 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||8.26 / 10,000 pop.|
Health and Nutrition:
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|
|Other Government Administration||1||$250||$3,000||0||$0|
|Streets and Highways||1||$3,103||$37,236||0||$0|
|Solid Waste Management||1||$3,923||$47,076||2||$1,898|
|Other and Unallocable||0||$0||3||$601|
|Totals for Government||7||$23,320||$39,977||5||$2,499|
5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,668 average adjusted gross income)
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)
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:
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
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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.