For population 25 years and over in Goldendale:
For population 15 years and over in Goldendale city:
33 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,425 (1.1%)
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:
Latitude: 45.82 N, Longitude: 120.82 W
Area code: 509
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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).
Population change in the 1990s: +413 (+12.3%).
Work and jobs in Goldendale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Goldendale, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Eric Wanless - College basketball player (Portland Pilots), Walter Carl Wann, Jr. - Recipient of the Silver Star.
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Airports located in Goldendale:
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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:MARYHILL MUSEUM OF ART (Population served: 305, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MARYHILL WINERY (Address: 9774 Hwy 14 , Population served: 177, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PEACH BEACH RV PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ROADHOUSE 97 (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:PATS RANCHMART INC (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Goldendale that have no violations reported:
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)
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Religion statistics for Goldendale city (based on Klickitat County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.55%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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9.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,485 average adjusted gross income)
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:
8.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,354 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Goldendale, WA
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
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Goldendale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Goldendale, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Goldendale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Goldendale)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.