Ephrata, Washington

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Population in 2013: 7,959 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 4,079  (51.3%)
Females: 3,880  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98823.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,321 (it was $35,060 in 2000)
Ephrata:

$45,321
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,806 (it was $17,929 in 2000)

Ephrata city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,978 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Ephrata:

$137,978
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $155,916; Detached houses: $175,521; Mobile homes: $77,290

Median gross rent in 2013: $633.

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  • Races in Ephrata, WA (2013)

    Ephrata races chart
    • 5,95775.5%White alone
    • 1,27116.1%Hispanic
    • 3134.0%Asian alone
    • 1732.2%Two or more races
    • 951.2%American Indian alone
    • 640.8%Black alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ephrata: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.5%), Irish (11.3%), English (7.7%), United States (4.7%), Scottish (2.9%), Norwegian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 9.97 square miles.

Population density: 798 people per square mile   (low).

Ephrata,WA real estate house value index trend

Ephrata, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Ephrata:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ephrata city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

563 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

7.1%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ephrata, Washington as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ephrata to the number of sex offenders is 1,979 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,372 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,589 (1.1%)

Ephrata satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (68.0 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (124.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (917.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lakeview, WA (2.1 miles ), Soap Lake, WA (2.4 miles ), Gloyd, WA (3.5 miles ), Moses Lake North, WA (3.8 miles ), Quincy, WA (3.9 miles ), Cascade Valley, WA (4.0 miles ), Moses Lake, WA (4.3 miles ), Wilson Creek, WA (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $177,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.32 N, Longitude: 119.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +471 (+5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,734 (56.3%)

Area code: 509

Ephrata household income distribution Ephrata home values distribution

Crime rates in Ephrata by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0020000010010
per 100,000 0.00.028.20.00.00.00.00.013.50.00.012.60.0
Rapes 2643272201132
per 100,000 28.985.656.341.927.895.927.227.40.013.112.837.925.0
Robberies 02160321185652
per 100,000 0.028.514.183.90.041.127.2150.7108.165.677.163.125.0
Assaults 653988121111139813
per 100,000 86.871.342.3125.8111.2109.6163.0150.7148.7170.6115.6101.0162.8
Burglaries 7711580892081191171641241207493105
per 100,000 1,113.41,640.51,126.81,244.42,892.11,629.91,589.52,247.21,675.91,574.8950.71,174.41,314.8
Thefts 349301357355429367378390382399227284290
per 100,000 5,046.34,293.95,028.24,963.65,965.05,026.75,135.25,343.95,162.95,236.22,916.23,586.33,631.4
Auto thefts 132116272218212224209919
per 100,000 188.0299.6225.4377.5305.9246.5285.3301.5324.4262.5115.6113.7237.9
Arson 1642134620312
per 100,000 14.585.656.328.013.941.154.382.227.00.038.512.625.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 346.4415.1425.7412.9526.8460.5415.3508.7453.5418.4257.2340.3326.9

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Crime rate in Ephrata detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,271 (+23.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Ephrata, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ephrata-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 139% 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 138.6 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 143.3 miles away from Ephrata 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 130.6 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 356.6 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 467.8 miles away from Ephrata center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 482.4 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 smaller than the US average (12).
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).
Ephrata topographic map

Birthplace of: Ken Dow - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ephrata:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 200 NAT WASHINGTON WAY)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN HOSPITAL (200 NAT WASHINGTON WAY)

Airports and heliports located in Ephrata:

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Amtrak station:

EPHRATA (24 ALDER ST. NW) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ephrata:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 38 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Central Washington University (about 52 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 69 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 77 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 93 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 101 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 104 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)

Public high schools in Ephrata:

Private high school in Ephrata:

  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 911 E DIVISION AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ephrata:

Private elementary/middle school in Ephrata:

  • ST ROSE OF LIMA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 520 NAT WASHINGTON WAY; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Ephrata

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The TV stations listed under Peoples TV are no longer on the air. Peoples TV had been disbanded.

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Notable locations in Ephrata: Ephrata Substation (A), Grant County Fire District 5 Station 14 (B), Grant County Fire District 13 (C), Grant County Courthouse (D), Ephrata Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ephrata include: Oasis Park (1), Parkway Park (2), Ephrata Heights Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Grant County Historical Museum (742 Basin Street Northwest), All Aboard for Travel (Tours & Charters; 48 Basin Street Northwest).

Hotels: Best Western Rama Inn (1818 Basin Street Southwest), Columbia Motel (1257 Basin Street Southwest), Ephrata Inn Motel (848 Basin St Sw).

Court: Grant County - District Court Judge- Courthouse- Commissioners- Aud (Courthouse).

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 29.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 6.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.36
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.9%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.1% for American Indian residents, 41.6% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ephrata in 2010:

  • 239 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Ephrata in 2000:

  • 173 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 11 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Ephrata, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Ephrata compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Ephrata (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ephrata Branch at 121 Basin Street, N. W., branch established on 1954/01/04. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Ephrata Branch at 109 West Division Ave, branch established on 1976/07/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • AmericanWest Bank: Ephrata Financial Center at 261 Basin Street Sw, branch established on 1989/06/15. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • Washington Trust Bank: Ephrata Branch at 12 Basin Street, N.W., branch established on 1967/05/08. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $4,172.4 mil, Deposits: $3,522.4 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 41 total offices, Holding Company: W.T.b. Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ephrata, Washington:

  • Ephrata Travelodge, 31 Basin St SW, Ephrata, WA 98823 , Phone: (509) 754-4651
  • Best Western Rama Inn, 1818 Basin St SW, Ephrata, WA 98837 , Phone: (509) 754-7111, Fax: (509) 754-7171
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ephrata, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ephrata city (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%
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 5$18,425$44,2200$0
Other Government Administration 6$36,983$73,9668$1,900
Police Protection - Officers 14$82,775$70,9500$0
Police - Other 4$15,790$47,3700$0
Firefighters 2$9,941$59,6460$0
Fire - Other 1$3,288$39,4561$1,066
Streets and Highways 5$22,074$52,9780$0
Sewerage 2$11,060$66,3600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,530$57,18018$9,872
Water Supply 3$14,473$57,8920$0
Other and Unallocable 5$24,174$58,0180$0
Totals for Government 49$248,513$60,86027$12,838

Ephrata government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($4.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.50)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $894,000 ($112.33)
    General - Other: $514,000 ($64.58)
    Health Services - Other: $493,000 ($61.94)
    Water Utilities: $420,000 ($52.77)
    Sewerage: $374,000 ($46.99)
    Financial Administration: $340,000 ($42.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $263,000 ($33.04)
    Fire Protection: $225,000 ($28.27)
    Regular Highways: $212,000 ($26.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000 ($18.09)
    Central Staff Services: $114,000 ($14.32)
    General Public Buildings: $68,000 ($8.54)
    Housing & Community Development: $64,000 ($8.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($7.41)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($3.27)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($1.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $445,000 ($55.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,504,000 ($188.97)
    Regular Highways: $415,000 ($52.14)
    Fire Protection: $58,000 ($7.29)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($2.64)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($0.88)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,199,000 ($276.29)

Ephrata government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,130,000 ($141.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $713,000 ($89.58)
    All Other: $667,000 ($83.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($6.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $152,000 ($19.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $212,000 ($26.64)
    Property Sale Other: $96,000 ($12.06)
    Rents: $55,000 ($6.91)
    Special Assessments: $19,000 ($2.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $953,000 ($119.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $354,000 ($44.48)
    All Other: $264,000 ($33.17)
    General Support: $59,000 ($7.41)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $830,000 ($104.28)
    Property: $806,000 ($101.27)
    Public Utilities: $487,000 ($61.19)
    NEC: $108,000 ($13.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $59,000 ($7.41)

Ephrata government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,422,000 ($932.53)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $118,000 ($14.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,345,000 ($168.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,738,000 ($720.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $457,000 ($57.42)

Ephrata government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,777,000 ($474.56)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($7.29)

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 Ephrata:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KULE (730 AM; 1 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWIQ (1020 AM; 3 kW; MOSES LAKE NORTH, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBSN (1470 AM; 5 kW; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: KSEM, INC.)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KWNC (1370 AM; 1 kW; QUINCY, WA; Owner: WEST COAST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ephrata:

  • KULE-FM (92.3 FM; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLWS (91.5 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTAC (93.9 FM; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KWWW-FM (96.7 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC..)
  • KZML (95.9 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K226AK (93.1 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K232AN (94.3 FM; EPHRATA, ETC., WA; Owner: ROBERT M. BERRY)
  • K280BI (103.9 FM; EPHRATA, ETC., WA; Owner: ROBERT M. BERRY)
  • K296BP (107.1 FM; EPHRATA, ETC., WA; Owner: ROBERT M. BERRY)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYG-FM (98.5 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMLW (88.3 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ephrata:

  • K11EY (Channel 11; SOAP LAKE, ETC., WA; Owner: PEOPLES TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K08CN (Channel 8; SOAP LAKE, ETC., WA; Owner: PEOPLES TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K41FI (Channel 41; SOAP LAKE, WA; Owner: PEOPLES TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K46FA (Channel 46; SOAP LAKE, WA; Owner: PEOPLES TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
Ephrata fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ephrata fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $8,166,000Total costs
  • 13,759Total average daily traffic
  • 942Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,541Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 110
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Ephrata

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ephrata, WA
Most common first names in Ephrata, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6276.0 years
William5173.3 years
Robert5171.1 years
Mary4179.4 years
James4074.0 years
George3278.6 years
Charles2877.4 years
Ruth2782.0 years
Margaret2380.7 years
Richard2162.5 years
Most common last names in Ephrata, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2578.7 years
Anderson2278.0 years
Smith2077.7 years
Davis1672.8 years
Nelson1476.1 years
Miller1076.5 years
Taylor973.1 years
Meyer978.7 years
Moore981.7 years
Wilson976.4 years
Businesses in Ephrata, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
AutoZone1Safeway1
Best Western1Sears1
Burger King1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway1
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Travelodge1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1
RadioShack1Walmart1
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