Fairchild AFB, Washington

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Population in 2010: 2,776. Population change since 2000: -36.3%
Males: 1,685  (60.7%)
Females: 1,091  (39.3%)
Median resident age:  22.1 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99011.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,154 (it was $33,512 in 2000)
Fairchild AFB:

$41,154
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,206 (it was $11,961 in 2000)

Fairchild AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,683 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Fairchild AFB:

$88,683
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $207,013; Detached houses: $219,774; Townhouses or other attached units: $167,231; In 2-unit structures: $124,806; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,959; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,574; Mobile homes: $86,860

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,094.

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  • Races in Fairchild AFB, WA (2013)

    Fairchild AFB races chart
    • 2,20570.5%White alone
    • 36011.5%Black alone
    • 2748.8%Hispanic
    • 1705.4%American Indian alone
    • 692.2%Asian alone
    • 672.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairchild AFB: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.0%), Irish (11.5%), English (7.5%), Italian (4.7%), Swedish (4.2%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 6.50 square miles.

Population density: 427 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fairchild AFB:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairchild AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 0.2%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

75 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia, 1.6% Latin America).

This place:

2.4%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Fairchild AFB CDP:  0.6% ($350)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Fairchild AFB satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (11.7 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (210.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (936.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Medical Lake, WA (1.8 miles ), Airway Heights, WA (1.9 miles ), Four Lakes, WA (2.1 miles ), Cheney, WA (3.0 miles ), Marshall, WA (3.3 miles ), Reardan, WA (3.4 miles ), Spokane, WA (3.4 miles ), Town and Country, WA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 47.61 N, Longitude: 117.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,642 (+84.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,436 (88.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Fairchild AFB household income distribution Fairchild AFB home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (80%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (17%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fairchild AFB, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairchild AFB, Washington average temperatures Fairchild AFB, Washington average precipitation Fairchild AFB, Washington humidity Fairchild AFB, Washington wind speed Fairchild AFB, Washington snowfall Fairchild AFB, Washington sunshine Fairchild AFB, Washington clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Fairchild AFB-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 115% 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 228.5 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 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 306.7 miles away from Fairchild AFB 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 395.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 234.0 miles away from the 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 220.1 miles away from Fairchild AFB center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 492.0 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 Spokane County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairchild AFB topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairchild AFB:

  • CHENEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHENEY, WA)
  • SPOKANE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 10 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • OPTION HHC SVS CERTIFIED (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • DSI DOWNTOWN SPOKANE RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • INLAND AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST JOSEPH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)

Airports located in Fairchild AFB:

Amtrak station near Fairchild AFB:

  • 12 miles: SPOKANE (W. 221 1ST AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairchild AFB:

  • Eastern Washington University (about 9 miles; Cheney, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 10 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 12 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 14 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 15 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • North Idaho College (about 40 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 66 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public elementary/middle school in Fairchild AFB:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The zip code to Fairchild AFB, WA is 99011.

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Notable locations in Fairchild AFB: Spokane County Fire District 3 Fairchild Air Force Base Fire Department (A), Fairchild Air Force Base Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fairchild AFB include: Miller Park (1), Spokane Battlefield State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Spokane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.30

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  94.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.6%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
513 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

People in group quarters in Fairchild AFB in 2000:

  • 698 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 46 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fairchild AFB compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Washington average:

11.4

Fairchild AFB travel time to work - commute Fairchild AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairchild AFB CDP (based on Spokane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic61,57527
Evangelical Protestant58,417217
Other29,62184
Mainline Protestant23,24081
Orthodox7543
Black Protestant6824
None296,932-
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: 82
Spokane County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Spokane County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Spokane County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Spokane County:

27.2%
Washington:

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

9.7%
State:

13.9%

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($953 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.35% ($41,868 average AGI)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.30% ($35,118)
from Stevens County, WA  0.25% ($29,833)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($556 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  0.46% ($36,196 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.36% ($35,279)
to Stevens County, WA  0.21% ($35,777)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairchild AFB:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KSBN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSBN RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairchild AFB:

  • KTSL (101.9 FM; MEDICAL LAKE, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKRS (97.3 FM; DAVENPORT, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairchild AFB:

  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KHBA-LP (Channel 52; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K11UK (Channel 11; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 9,471Total average daily traffic
  • 1,136Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Corner 9th & Bong Sts (Lat: 47.638778 Lon: -117.642722), Call Sign: KNAX924
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2001, Expiration Date: 03/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011, Certifier: Christain Hilliard
    Registrant: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 1500 K Street, Nw -- Suite 450, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 508-6600, Fax: (202) 508-6699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairchild AFB)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
C) Refinancings
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$42,0001$4,700,0001$42,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$225,0000$01$225,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0138.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,0001$136,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0138.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Fairchild AFB, WA

  • Burger King: 1
  • GNC: 1
  • Starbucks: 1

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #59 (99011) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
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