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Population in 2010: 362. Population change since 2000: -13.2%
Males: 176  (48.9%)
Females: 186  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98628.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,029 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Klickitat:

$28,029
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,390

Klickitat CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,687 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Klickitat:

$75,687
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,972; Detached houses: $104,972

Median gross rent in 2012: $759.

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  • White alone - 330 (91.2%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Klickitat: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.8%), Irish (25.7%), English (7.6%), United States (5.7%), Dutch (4.1%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 447 feet

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

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




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For population 25 years and over in Klickitat:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Klickitat CDP:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.8%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Klickitat, Washington as of November 24, 2014.
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 2012: $550 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $682 (0.8%)

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 July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Klickitat-area historical earthquake activity is above Washington state average. It is 305% 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 85.3 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 61.7 miles away from Klickitat 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 74.5 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 41.8 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 48.8 miles away from Klickitat 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 34.5 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).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Klickitat, 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: 2,757)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 64 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 4,091)
  • Clark College (about 73 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 6,136)
  • Portland State University (about 77 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 16,722)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 77 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 3,205)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 78 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,902)
  • University of Portland (about 78 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,227)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.3%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Klickitat, WA

Klickitat compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Klickitat travel time to work - commute


Klickitat mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Klickitat CDP (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%

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 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)


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

Klickitat on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
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