Garrett, Washington

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Population in 2010: 1,419. Population change since 2000: +38.8%
Males: 697  (49.2%)
Females: 722  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 99362.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,150 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Garrett:

$35,150
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,976 (it was $18,895 in 2000)

Garrett CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $232,849 (it was $126,600 in 2000)
Garrett:

$232,849
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $257,908; Detached houses: $281,314; Mobile homes: $102,960

Median gross rent in 2012: $547.

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  • White alone - 1,225 (86.3%)
  • Hispanic - 145 (10.2%)
  • Black alone - 16 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garrett: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.7%), Italian (9.1%), United States (8.6%), English (7.3%), Irish (7.2%), French (5.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 670 people per square mile   (low).

Garrett,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Garrett:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garrett CDP:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

75 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America).

This place:  5.6%
Washington:  13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,654 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,317 (1.0%)

Garrett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (38.4 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (208.6 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (828.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: College Place, WA (1.1 miles ), Walla Walla, WA (1.6 miles ), Walla Walla East, WA (1.9 miles ), Umapine, OR (2.7 miles ), Milton-Freewater, OR (3.0 miles ), Northeast Umatilla, OR (3.5 miles ), Dixie, WA (3.5 miles ), Touchet, WA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 46.06 N, Longitude: 118.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Garrett household income distribution Garrett home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (18%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)

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

Average climate in Garrett, Washington

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Earthquake activity:

Garrett-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 262.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from Garrett center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 389.8 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 211.7 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 387.3 miles away from Garrett center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 206.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walla Walla County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garrett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Garrett:

  • REGENCY AT THE PARK (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COLLEGE PLACE, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER T.C.U. (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • QUALICENTERS - WALLA WALLA LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • PARK MANOR REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WASHINGTON ODD FELLOWS HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrett:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 5 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 38 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 54 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 70 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 75 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 80 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 106 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

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Notable location: Walla Walla County Fire District 4 Station 42 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Walla Walla 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 2006 was 32.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.07. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.07
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.8%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 54.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Garrett compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • 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 Garrett CDP (based on Walla Walla County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.80%
Here: 39.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents28.8%27.0%7.6%5.2%4.5%
Congregations6.7%13.3%8.3%6.7%6.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.3%3.3%2.8%2.5%13.9%
Congregations3.3%3.3%1.7%3.3%46.7%
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: 14
Walla Walla County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Walla Walla County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Walla Walla County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Walla Walla County:

24.8%
Washington:

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

12.8%
State:

13.9%

6.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Walla Walla County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Umatilla County, OR  0.84% ($29,609 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.45% ($33,189)
from Franklin County, WA  0.44% ($37,136)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($659 average AGI)
Walla Walla County:

0.13%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Umatilla County, OR  0.72% ($28,368 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.63% ($38,976)
to Franklin County, WA  0.39% ($39,795)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garrett:

  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTEL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WW2, L.L.C.)
  • KGDC (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BRIDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garrett:

  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZHR (92.5 FM; DAYTON, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KWCW (90.5 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ASWC RADIO COMMITTEE)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Garrett:

  • K28FT (Channel 28; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K36EW (Channel 36; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KAZW-TV (Channel 9; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CASA OF WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • K14HT (Channel 14; WALLA WALLA, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K33EJ (Channel 33; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
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