Klickitat, Washington

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Population in 2010: 362. Population change since 2000: -13.2%
Males: 177  (49.0%)
Females: 185  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98628.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,912 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Klickitat:

$22,912
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,748 (it was $11,717 in 2000)

Klickitat CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,928 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Klickitat:

$85,928
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,985; Detached houses: $123,847

Median gross rent in 2013: $736.

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  • Races in Klickitat, WA (2010)

    Klickitat races chart
    • 33091.2%White alone
    • 143.9%Two or more races
    • 113.0%Hispanic
    • 51.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Klickitat: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.9%), Irish (23.1%), English (7.1%), Dutch (4.3%), French (3.1%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 447 feet

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (very low).

Klickitat, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Klickitat:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Klickitat CDP:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Klickitat, Washington as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Klickitat to the number of sex offenders is 362 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $842 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $671 (0.4%)

Klickitat satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (61.9 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (74.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (824.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wahkiakus, WA (1.7 miles ), Lyle, WA (3.2 miles ), Rowena, OR (3.4 miles) , Yakama Reservation, WA (3.5 miles ), Dallesport, WA (3.6 miles ), Centerville, WA (3.6 miles) , Chenoweth, OR (3.7 miles ), Mosier, OR (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 45.82 N, Longitude: 121.16 W

Area code: 509

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

6.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (32%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (3%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Klickitat, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Klickitat-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 177% 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 117.8 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 111.0 miles away from Klickitat 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 117.7 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 411.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 417.1 miles away from Klickitat center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 379.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Snows: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Klickitat topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Klickitat:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • VISITING HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • OREGON VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • THE DALLES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • MID-COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HLTH SVCS HH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; GOLDENDALE, WA)

Amtrak stations near Klickitat:

  • 15 miles: WISHRAM (WEST END OF RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 15 miles: THE DALLES (201 E. FEDERAL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: BINGEN-WHITE SALMON (BINGEN, FOOT OF WALNUT ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Klickitat:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 62 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 64 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clark College (about 74 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 74 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 77 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Portland State University (about 77 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 78 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Public high schools in Klickitat:

Public elementary/middle school in Klickitat:

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Notable location: Klickitat County Fire District 12 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Kuhnhausen Creek (A), Snyder Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Klickitat 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 2005 was 49.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 7.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Klickitat compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.8
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Klickitat CDP (based on Klickitat County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,2002
Evangelical Protestant2,02623
Other9813
Mainline Protestant6549
Orthodox551
None14,402-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

8.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Washington average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, WA  0.70% ($39,212 average AGI)
from Wasco County, OR  0.69% ($32,941)
from Hood River County, OR  0.62% ($76,522)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hood River County, OR  0.67% ($47,408 average AGI)
to Clark County, WA  0.66% ($36,292)
to Wasco County, OR  0.53% ($32,949)

Strongest AM radio stations in Klickitat:

  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Klickitat:

  • 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)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K218AZ (91.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K213DU (90.5 FM; GOLDENDALE/THE DALLE, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Klickitat:

  • K59EK (Channel 59; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K66AH (Channel 66; THE DALLES, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K61BX (Channel 61; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K64BK (Channel 64; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K69AH (Channel 69; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K51EH (Channel 51; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $2,534,000Total costs
  • 571Total average daily traffic
  • 68Total average daily truck traffic
  • 792Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • KLICKITAT RIDGE, Klickitat Ridge 1.1 Km Se Of Klickitat (Lat: 45.809333 Lon: -121.142444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.8 m, Call Sign: WQJB499
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2008, Expiration Date: 07/15/2018, Certifier: Glen Chipman
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 489-0125, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • KLICKITAT FS 12, Corner Of J. Neils / Burkee Road (Lat: 45.818694 Lon: -121.151639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 22.8 m, Overall height: 28.8 m, Call Sign: WQJP249
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 11/13/2018, Certifier: Glen Chipman
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 489-0125, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC7TTS
    Grant Date: 08/26/1998, Expiration Date: 12/18/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2008
    Registrant: Thomas A Danisher, Klickitat, WA 98628
  • Call Sign: N7QFG, Previous Call Sign: KB7LZG, Licensee ID: L00468042
    Grant Date: 02/15/2002, Expiration Date: 01/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2004, Certifier: David A Fink
    Registrant: David A Fink, 610 Wahkiacus Hts Rd, Klickitat, WA 98628
  • Call Sign: W7QFG, Previous Call Sign: N7QFG, Licensee ID: L00468042
    Grant Date: 12/14/2004, Expiration Date: 12/14/2014, Certifier: David A Fink
    Registrant: David A Fink, 610 Wahkiacus Hts Rd, Klickitat, WA 98628
  • Call Sign: KE7TXC, Licensee ID: L01396041
    Grant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/08/2018, Certifier: David R Satterwhite
    Registrant: David R Satterwhite, Klickitat, WA 98628

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
Most common first names in Klickitat, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James674.8 years
Arthur575.2 years
Dorothy479.7 years
John474.8 years
Robert466.2 years
Evelyn378.6 years
William372.3 years
Beulah276.5 years
Ronald259.5 years
Gerald264.0 years
Most common last names in Klickitat, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Monroe574.6 years
Olney384.0 years
Hall384.3 years
Morehead384.0 years
Robinson369.6 years
Vogt366.0 years
Fink282.9 years
England273.5 years
Lumpkin282.9 years
Fakesch276.5 years

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