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Population in 2012: 3,438 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 

Males: 1,676  (48.8%)
Females: 1,762  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  40.4 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98620.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,865 (it was $26,030 in 2000)
Goldendale:

$29,865
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,197

Goldendale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,530 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Goldendale:

$100,530
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $126,246; Detached houses: $125,087; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,499; In 2-unit structures: $380,062; Mobile homes: $98,865; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,515

Median gross rent in 2012: $730.

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  • White alone - 2,883 (83.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 247 (7.2%)
  • Black alone - 96 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 82 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (2.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 44 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Goldendale: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.3%), Irish (13.0%), English (10.3%), French (6.9%), Swedish (4.0%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1879

Elevation: 1633 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,456 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Goldendale:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goldendale city:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

33 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Goldendale, Washington as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Goldendale to the number of sex offenders is 287 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,425 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $797 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (55.4 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (90.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (821.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Centerville, WA (2.5 miles) , Maryhill, WA (3.1 miles) , Rufus, OR (3.1 miles ), Biggs Junction, OR (3.2 miles) , Wishram, WA (3.6 miles ), Wahkiakus, WA (4.0 miles) , Klickitat, WA (4.1 miles ), Wasco, OR (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $40,800
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.82 N, Longitude: 120.82 W

Area code: 509

Goldendale household income distribution Goldendale home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Goldendale by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000410010102
per 100,000 0.00.00.0105.826.20.00.026.90.026.90.057.1
Robberies 001000010001
per 100,000 0.00.026.50.00.00.00.026.90.00.00.028.5
Assaults 69712359761279
per 100,000 157.1232.5185.4317.578.6132.4239.5188.2160.7322.3202.3256.8
Burglaries 202024664734404037272237
per 100,000 523.6516.7635.81746.01231.7900.21064.41075.3991.2725.2635.81055.6
Thefts 10816512816911213016911812612763124
per 100,000 2827.24262.53390.74470.92935.03441.94497.13172.03375.33411.21820.83537.8
Auto thefts 2157412151998111011
per 100,000 52.4387.5185.4105.8314.5397.1505.6241.9214.3295.5289.0313.8
Arson 021101712010
per 100,000 0.051.726.526.50.026.5186.326.953.60.028.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 192.9295.8249.8476.4276.3269.5356.7300.5264.1308.9188.3360.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Goldendale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Washington average:

1.47

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Goldendale, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +413 (+12.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Goldendale-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from Goldendale center
On 10/8/2006 at 02:48:26, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.5 MD, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/2008 at 18:45:55, a magnitude 4.2 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.2 MD, Depth: 13.0 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from Goldendale center
On 10/9/1998 at 16:43:08, a magnitude 4.0 (3.7 MB, 4.0 MD, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Klickitat County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Snows: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goldendale topographic map

Birthplace of: Eric Wanless - College basketball player (Portland Pilots), Walter Carl Wann, Jr. - Recipient of the Silver Star.


Hospitals/medical centers in Goldendale:

  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HLTH SVCS HH (Home Health Center, 777 BROADWAY)
  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 310 SOUTH ROOSEVELT)
  • MT ADAMS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 216 EAST SIMCOE DRIVE)

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Airports located in Goldendale:


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Amtrak station near Goldendale:

  • 14 miles: WISHRAM (WEST END OF RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goldendale:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 55 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,757)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 79 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 4,091)
  • Central Washington University (about 83 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 9,652)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 88 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Clark College (about 90 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 6,136)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 92 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 3,205)
  • Portland State University (about 93 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 16,722)

Public high school in Goldendale:

Public elementary/middle schools in Goldendale:

Private elementary/middle schools in Goldendale:

  • GOLDENDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 1180 S ROOSEVELT; Grades: PK - 10)
  • GOLDENDALE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 47 BICKLETON HWY; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Notable locations in Goldendale: Klickitat Valley Ambulance (A), Klickitat County Fire Protection District 7 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Goldendale: Econe Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Greater Goldendale Chamber Of Commerce (Tourism Consultants; 903 E Broadway St), Goldendale Observatory (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; State Park Interpret).

Hotels: Farvue Motel (Highway 97 & Simcoe), Ponderosa Motel (775 East Broadway Street).

Court: Klickitat County - District Court Probation Department (205 South Columbus Avenue).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Goldendale and their reported violations in the past:

MARYHILL STATE PARK (Address: 50 Hwy 97 , Population served: 1133, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-30-1996), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
MARYHILL MUSEUM OF ART (Population served: 305, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1999)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MARYHILL WINERY (Address: 9774 Hwy 14 , Population served: 177, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
PEACH BEACH RV PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROADHOUSE 97 (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
PATS RANCHMART INC (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Goldendale that have no violations reported:

  • GOLDENDALE OBSERVATORY STATE PARK (Population served: 226, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.7%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Goldendale, WA

People in group quarters in Goldendale in 2010:

  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Goldendale in 2000:

  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in other group homes

Goldendale compared to Washington state average:

Goldendale, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Goldendale (2011 data):

  • Columbia State Bank: Goldendale Branch at 202 West Main Street, branch established on 1968/08/26. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • Riverview Community Bank: Goldendale Branch at 412 South Columbus, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $850.8 mil, Deposits: $736.4 mil, headquarters in Vancouver, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Goldendale Branch at 201 West Main Street, branch established on 1998/06/15. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Goldendale travel time to work - commute


Goldendale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Goldendale city (based on Klickitat County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.55%
Here32.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents34.8%13.4%9.3%7.9%6.8%
Congregations5.4%5.4%8.1%8.1%8.1%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents5.6%4.9%3.8%2.3%11.4%
Congregations8.1%10.8%5.4%2.7%37.8%
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: 6
Klickitat County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Klickitat County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Klickitat County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Klickitat County:

26.0%
Washington:

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

12.3%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,123$36,4920$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,799$64,7941$1,290
Police Protection - Officers 10$38,916$46,6990$0
Police - Other 1$3,256$39,0720$0
Firefighters 0$0 4$1,432
Streets and Highways 3$10,903$43,6120$0
Health 0$0 1$1,548
Sewerage 3$9,876$39,5040$0
Water Supply 3$12,677$50,7081$1,027
Other and Unallocable 1$4,008$48,0960$0
Totals for Government 26$99,558$45,9507$5,297

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $242,000 ($70.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $640,000 ($186.15)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($106.17)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($79.41)
    Financial Administration: $211,000 ($61.37)
    Sewerage: $161,000 ($46.83)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($21.52)
    Central Staff Services: $72,000 ($20.94)
    Fire Protection: $65,000 ($18.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $56,000 ($16.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000 ($15.71)
    Health Services - Other: $34,000 ($9.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.91)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($1.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $208,000 ($60.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $4,000 ($1.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,771,000 ($805.99)
    Regular Highways: $1,525,000 ($443.57)
    Water Utilities: $1,469,000 ($427.28)
    Fire Protection: $92,000 ($26.76)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($13.38)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($6.40)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($4.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($3.49)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($1.16)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,021,000 ($296.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $287,000 ($83.48)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $585,000 ($170.16)
    All Other: $67,000 ($19.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $50,000 ($14.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $151,000 ($43.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $55,000 ($16.00)
    Special Assessments: $53,000 ($15.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $42,000 ($12.22)
    Rents: $30,000 ($8.73)
    Property Sale Other: $29,000 ($8.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $543,000 ($157.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,291,000 ($375.51)
    Highways: $1,027,000 ($298.72)
    General Support: $33,000 ($9.60)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,551,000 ($451.13)
    Property: $304,000 ($88.42)
    Public Utilities: $207,000 ($60.21)
    NEC: $123,000 ($35.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000 ($4.07)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,790,000 ($1393.25)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,465,000 ($1007.85)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,000 ($1.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $62,000 ($18.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,653,000 ($1353.40)
    Other, NEC: $3,233,000 ($940.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $176,000 ($51.19)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($39.85)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $255,000 ($74.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,798,000 ($522.98)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $174,000 ($50.61)

9.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.82%
Washington average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hood River County, OR  0.90% ($44,288 average AGI)
from Clark County, WA  0.79% ($46,692)
from Wasco County, OR  0.73% ($40,854)


8.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Washington average:

7.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clark County, WA  0.78% ($31,700 average AGI)
to Wasco County, OR  0.60% ($27,641)
to Hood River County, OR  0.59% ($35,342)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goldendale:

  • KLCK (1400 AM; 1 kW; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: KLICKITAT VALLEY B/CING SERVICES INC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goldendale:

  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Goldendale, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Goldendale fatal accident list:

Nov 9, 2008 02:37 PM, Us-97, Sr-142, Lat: 45.826556, Lon: -120.803992, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 1988 02:40 PM, 97, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 47 meters (154ft)
Total costs: $3,638,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,862
Total average daily truck traffic: 745
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 9,004

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Goldendale, WA


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Goldendale


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Goldendale, WA

Most common first names in Goldendale, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4875.7 years
Robert4372.2 years
William4273.7 years
Mary3680.6 years
George3276.0 years
Charles2979.5 years
James2875.7 years
Richard1768.3 years
Roy1579.5 years
Margaret1575.8 years
Most common last names in Goldendale, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2475.3 years
Miller1774.4 years
Johnson1774.6 years
Thompson1479.6 years
White1177.9 years
Bridgefarmer1182.5 years
Jackson1080.7 years
Anderson981.3 years
Brown978.7 years
Hoctor978.7 years
Businesses in Goldendale, WA
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Quality1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS2
McDonald's1
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