Elmer City, Washington

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Population in 2014: 239 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.5%
 
Males: 107  (45.1%)
Females: 132  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 99124.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,803 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Elmer City:

$40,803
WA:

$67,106

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,039 (it was $16,366 in 2000)

Elmer City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $126,064 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Elmer City:

$126,064
WA:

$306,400

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,021.

  • Races in Elmer City, WA (2016)

    Elmer City races chart
    • 13842.1%American Indian alone
    • 13541.2%White alone
    • 237.0%Two or more races
    • 92.7%Black alone
    • 82.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 72.1%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elmer City: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.1%), American (1.9%), English (1.9%), Scandinavian (1.9%), European (1.4%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1947

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,156 people per square mile   (low).

Elmer City,WA real estate house value index trend

Elmer City, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Elmer City:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmer City town:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Washington:

10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,159 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $469 (0.5%)

Elmer City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (75.1 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (151.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (962.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Coulee Dam, WA (1.5 miles ), Grand Coulee, WA (2.2 miles ), Electric City, WA (2.5 miles ), Nespelem Community, WA (3.4 miles ), Nespelem, WA (3.4 miles ), Keller, WA (3.7 miles ), Almira, WA (4.5 miles ), Wilbur, WA (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $122,000

Latitude: 48.00 N, Longitude: 118.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Elmer City household income distribution Elmer City home values distribution

Crime rates in Elmer City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0010
per 100,000 0.00.0384.60.0
Theft 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 319.6) 0.00.027.80.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.18
Washington average:

1.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-8.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (57%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Elmer City, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Elmer City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 119% 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 173.2 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 180.6 miles away from Elmer 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 164.3 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 366.9 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 461.9 miles away from Elmer 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 523.6 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 Okanogan County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 13, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elmer City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmer City:

  • COULEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; GRAND COULEE, WA)

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

  • Eastern Washington University (about 73 miles; Cheney, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 73 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Whitworth University (about 74 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 76 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Gonzaga University (about 76 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 78 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Central Washington University (about 101 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)

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Notable location: Okanogan County Fire District 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Okanogan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.0%
(31.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Elmer City town (based on Okanogan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,33154
Catholic4,6277
Other1,59910
Mainline Protestant1,51714
Black Protestant1831
None27,863-
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: 17
Okanogan County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Okanogan County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Okanogan County:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Okanogan County:

26.8%
Washington:

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

16.4%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elmer City:

48.7%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.2
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

27.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.1%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elmer City:

41.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

49.6%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Elmer City:

81.0%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elmer 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 1$3,337$40,0440$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$227
Water Supply 1$4,052$48,6240$0
Totals for Government 2$7,389$44,3341$227

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
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  0.58% ($42,976 average AGI)
from Spokane County, WA  0.54% ($24,346)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.38% ($36,145)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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  0.63% ($23,667 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($52,370)
to Chelan County, WA  0.31% ($30,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmer City:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KEYG (1490 AM; 1 kW; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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 Elmer 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)
  • 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.)
  • KNCW (92.7 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220DV (91.9 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elmer City:

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

Elmer City fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 1996 05:35 AM, 35250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 1986 08:50 PM, Lowerrvrrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N7VUW, Grant Date: 01/21/1992, Expiration Date: 01/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2004, Registrant: Lee O Pierce, Mc Ginnis Lake Box B, Elmer City, WA 99124
  • Call Sign: KG7DDD, Licensee ID: L01786462, Grant Date: 05/06/2013, Expiration Date: 05/06/2023, Certifier: Steve L Hood, Registrant: Steve L Hood, Elmer City, WA 99124
  • Call Sign: KG7DDE, Licensee ID: L01786463, Grant Date: 05/06/2013, Expiration Date: 05/06/2023, Certifier: Ralph F Rise, Registrant: Ralph F Rise, Elmer City, WA 99124
  • Call Sign: KG7GUY, Licensee ID: L01826322, Grant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 11/22/2023, Certifier: Devan M Black, Registrant: Devan M Black, Elmer City, WA 99124
  • Call Sign: KG7PWA, Licensee ID: L01911832, Grant Date: 12/22/2014, Expiration Date: 12/22/2024, Certifier: Nicholas J Kempe, Registrant: Nicholas J Kempe, Elmer City, WA 99124

Most common first names in Elmer City, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William575.6 years
John474.7 years
Thomas385.3 years
Frances281.5 years
James278.0 years
Charles281.4 years
Paul275.0 years
George273.0 years
Floyd275.5 years
Donald276.0 years
Most common last names in Elmer City, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller385.6 years
Eisler272.9 years
Bartlett268.0 years
George278.6 years
Ford285.5 years
Duvall280.5 years
Balcom250.5 years
Hudson276.5 years
Nelson263.5 years
Rice286.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Elmer City compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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