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Cowlitz County

Population in 2012: 2,323 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.3%
Males: 1,134  (48.8%)
Females: 1,189  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
Washington median age:  46.6 years

Zip codes: 98625.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,056 (it was $38,152 in 2000)
Kalama:

$36,056
Washington:

$56,835
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,890

Kalama city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $172,618 (it was $105,400 in 2000)
Kalama:

$172,618
Washington:

$256,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,492; Detached houses: $238,988; Townhouses or other attached units: $124,574; In 2-unit structures: $382,425; Mobile homes: $94,769

Median gross rent in 2011: $888.

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  • White alone - 2,170 (91.0%)
  • Hispanic - 74 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 54 (2.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kalama: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.6%), Irish (13.7%), English (10.0%), Norwegian (7.5%), Swedish (4.2%), Polish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 2.28 square miles.

Population density: 1021 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kalama:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kalama city:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

110 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America).

This city:  4.6%
Washington:  12.2%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Kalama, Washington as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kalama to the number of sex offenders is 752 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,361 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,386 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (28.4 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (35.0 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (857.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Prescott, OR (1.9 miles) , Goble, OR (2.0 miles ), Rainier, OR (2.7 miles ), Columbia City, OR (2.9 miles ), Woodland, WA (2.9 miles ), Kelso, WA (3.1 miles ), St. Helens, OR (3.2 miles ), Longview, WA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $205,700
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $263,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $186,300

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Latitude: 46.01 N, Longitude: 122.84 W

Area code: 360

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Crime rates in Kalama by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00010002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.052.20.00.00.091.70.00.00.0
Robberies 02000000000
per 100,000 0.0108.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 83055120124
per 100,000 441.7163.40.0261.1260.150.796.30.043.687.3168.8
Burglaries 2217131619306771410
per 100,000 1214.8925.9693.7835.5988.61522.1288.9320.8305.0610.8422.1
Thefts 56846175123628258393531
per 100,000 3092.24575.23255.13916.46399.63145.63948.02658.11699.31527.11308.6
Auto thefts 945118302435
per 100,000 497.0217.9266.8574.4416.2152.20.091.7174.3130.9211.1
Arson 00001610101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.052.0304.448.10.043.60.042.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.4) 347.2340.8206.3366.1423.2262.6203.5215.9115.4135.8136.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Washington average:

1.47

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +266 (+17.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Kalama-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 668% 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 87.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 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 75.8 miles away from Kalama 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 93.7 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from Kalama center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cowlitz County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Landslides: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Kalama:

  • PEACHEALTH ST JOHN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)

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Amtrak station near Kalama:

  • 10 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.cityofkalama.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kalama:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 11 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,579)
  • Clark College (about 28 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 6,136)
  • University of Portland (about 31 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,227)
  • Portland State University (about 36 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 16,722)
  • Pacific University (about 37 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,905)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 40 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,902)
  • Portland Community College (about 40 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 12,103)

Public high school in Kalama:

Public elementary/middle school in Kalama:

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Library in Kalama:

  • KALAMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,337; Location: 312 N 1ST; 14,149 books; 805 audio materials; 482 video materials; 11 state licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kalama: Hoffman Landing (A), Port of Kalama Marina (B), Cowlitz County Fire District 5 Station 51 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Kalama River Inn (602 Northeast Frontage Road).

 
Cowlitz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 7.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.95
U.S.:

11.39

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

LANDS END RV PARK (Population served: 152, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WOODLAND KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
MAHAFFEY RV PARK (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MERRY ETTA PARK (Population served: 23, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.1%
(8.4% 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 Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kalama, WA

Kalama compared to Washington state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Kalama (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank: Kalama Branch at 195 N 1st Street, branch established on 1937/09/02. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $1,202.8 mil, Deposits: $1,009.5 mil, headquarters in Olympia, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Kalama travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kalama (based on Cowlitz County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.89%
Here31.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God
Adherents24.0%14.8%10.3%9.4%6.2%
Congregations8.0%12.6%9.2%8.0%6.9%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.0%4.0%3.9%18.7%
Congregations5.7%4.6%3.4%5.7%35.6%
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: 13
Cowlitz County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Cowlitz County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Cowlitz County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Cowlitz County:

34.7%
Washington:

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

12.0%
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 4$13,755$41,2650$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$550
Police Protection - Officers 5$24,775$59,4600$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,244
Streets and Highways 1$3,500$42,0000$0
Sewerage 2$6,857$41,1420$0
Water Supply 5$23,000$55,2001$1,200
Local Libraries 0$0 4$1,000
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,550
Totals for Government 17$71,887$50,74414$5,544

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($7.75)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $432,000 ($185.97)
    Police Protection: $405,000 ($174.34)
    Sewerage: $295,000 ($126.99)
    Financial Administration: $204,000 ($87.82)
    Regular Highways: $173,000 ($74.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($68.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000 ($34.87)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($15.07)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($12.05)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($8.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $17,000 ($7.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($4.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($27.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,202,000 ($517.43)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($22.38)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($12.48)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($3.01)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.58)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $777,000 ($334.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $132,000 ($56.82)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $350,000 ($150.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $176,000 ($75.76)
    All Other: $25,000 ($10.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($2.58)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($1.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($44.34)
    Property Sale Other: $103,000 ($44.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $45,000 ($19.37)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $644,000 ($277.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $194,000 ($83.51)
    All Other: $21,000 ($9.04)
    General Support: $15,000 ($6.46)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $214,000 ($92.12)
    Property: $211,000 ($90.83)
    Public Utilities: $102,000 ($43.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $99,000 ($42.62)
    NEC: $73,000 ($31.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,197,000 ($945.76)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,482,000 ($637.97)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,962,000 ($1705.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($13.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,537,000 ($2383.56)
    Other, NEC: $1,352,000 ($582.01)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $622,000 ($267.76)
    Other, NEC: $98,000 ($42.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,605,000 ($1551.87)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $241,000 ($103.75)

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($183 average AGI)
Cowlitz County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clark County, WA  2.34% ($49,107 average AGI)
from Lewis County, WA  0.41% ($31,667)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.36% ($48,427)


6.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Cowlitz County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clark County, WA  1.43% ($39,585 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.32% ($33,898)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.27% ($40,674)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kalama:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLOG (1490 AM; 1 kW; KELSO, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kalama:

  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kalama:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K36DG (Channel 36; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K68DZ (Channel 68; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
Kalama, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 114
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 170
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18
See more detailed statistics of Kalama fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $11,648,000
Total average daily traffic: 54,101
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,316
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 75,707

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kalama)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Kalama, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kalama)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: JONES GARY GLASAIR SUPER 2 FT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 194KM , Serial Number: 2246
    Registrant (Individual): Gary R Jones, 135 Great Northern Rd, Kalama, WA 98625
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3695A , Serial Number: 18-3044, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/1986
    Registrant (Individual): T James Trustee Dehart, Po Box 606, Kalama, WA 98625
  • Aircraft: PIEPER WILLIAM R JR ERACER MK II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4338X , Serial Number: 101
    Registrant (Individual): William R Jr Pieper, 1053 Cloverdale Rd, Kalama, WA 98625
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/18/1980, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4724Q , Serial Number: 18503550, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1978
    Registrant (Individual): T James Trustee Dehart, Po Box 606, Kalama, WA 98625
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6927K , Serial Number: 20-29, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William H Lord, 1319 Modrow Rd, Kalama, WA 98625, Other Owners: Mary E Lord



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$161,8601$336,28013$200,1432$190,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$362,1500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$190,5906$214,6651$132,050
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$228,3481$90,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0016.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$150,7001$178,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0016.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Kalama


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

Most common first names in Kalama, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3175.0 years
William2574.0 years
Robert2472.3 years
James1677.4 years
George1478.0 years
Charles1177.8 years
Mary1184.5 years
Donald1169.5 years
Jack1064.1 years
Kenneth970.5 years
Most common last names in Kalama, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1275.8 years
Brewer1074.3 years
Miller1079.3 years
Smith871.0 years
Schauble683.0 years
Stone677.0 years
Mahaffey576.8 years
Wilson580.6 years
Hendrickson577.8 years
Olson582.6 years

Businesses in Kalama, WA

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1

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