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Current weather forecast for Fairchild AFB, WA
Population in 2010: 2,776. Population change since 2000: -36.3%
Males: 1,689  (60.9%)
Females: 1,087  (39.1%)

Median resident age:  21.8 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 99011.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,132 (it was $33,512 in 2000)
Fairchild AFB:

$41,132
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,292

Fairchild AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,506 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Fairchild AFB:

$86,506
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,979; Townhouses or other attached units: $91,979

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,095.

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  • White alone - 2,166 (66.4%)
  • Hispanic - 493 (15.1%)
  • Black alone - 279 (8.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 183 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 76 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 65 (2.0%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairchild AFB: 137.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.9%), Irish (10.7%), English (8.1%), Italian (4.5%), French (4.0%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 6.50 square miles.

Population density: 427 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fairchild AFB:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairchild AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

92 residents are foreign born (3.3% Asia).

This place:  2.8%
Washington:  13.3%
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+: Seattle, WA (218.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

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: +2,633 (+80.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,481 (84.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Fairchild AFB household income distribution Fairchild AFB home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (71%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Public administration (43%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Fairchild AFB-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/11/2001 at 16:00:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Fairchild AFB center
On 6/25/2001 at 14:15:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2001 at 03:03:02, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 12.3 miles away from Fairchild AFB center
On 1/20/2000 at 03:27:23, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, 3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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

Hospitals/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, Government Federal, about 10 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • OPTION HHC SVS CERTIFIED (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Fairchild AFB, 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 10 miles; Cheney, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,533)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 10 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,852)
  • Gonzaga University (about 12 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • Spokane Community College (about 14 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Whitworth University (about 15 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • North Idaho College (about 40 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Washington State University (about 65 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.6. This is about average.
City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 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.:

0.57
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.10
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.5%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairchild AFB, WA

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.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fairchild AFB travel time to work - commute


Fairchild AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.11%
Here36.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.9%9.4%7.1%5.7%5.3%
Congregations8.4%12.3%6.8%5.2%5.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.9%3.7%2.9%2.9%21.1%
Congregations1.9%5.8%2.9%4.9%45.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($672 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kootenai County, ID  0.44% ($39,436 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.43% ($42,564)
from Stevens County, WA  0.34% ($34,122)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($840 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  0.52% ($34,350 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.33% ($37,218)
to Stevens County, WA  0.26% ($36,067)

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.)


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


Fairchild AFB on our top lists:

  • #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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