For population 25 years and over in La Center:
For population 15 years and over in La Center city:
94 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.4% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,594 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (16.2 miles , pop. 143,560).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (23.6 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (845.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Ridgefield, WA (2.1 miles ), Woodland, WA (2.2 miles ), Cherry Grove, WA (2.5 miles ), Dollar Corner, WA (2.6 miles ), St. Helens, OR (2.7 miles ), Columbia City, OR (2.7 miles ), Lewisville, WA (2.8 miles ), Battle Ground, WA (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.86 N, Longitude: 122.67 W
Area code: 360
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 La Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,099 (+198.0%).
Work and jobs in La Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in La Center, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:La Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 708% 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 96.2 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 84.9 miles away from La Center center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
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 55.7 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 87.0 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 50.1 miles away from La Center center
On 6/10/2001 at 13:19:11, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 5.0 MD, Depth: 25.3 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clark County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near La Center:
Airports located in La Center:
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Amtrak station near La Center:
Local government website: www.ci.la-center.wa.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Center:
Public high school in La Center:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in La Center and their reported violations in the past:HANSENS BERRY ACRES (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.7%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
La Center compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Neighborhoods in La Center:(La Center, Washington Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for La Center (based on Clark County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 46
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
Number of full-service restaurants: 239
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Center government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,866 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($420 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,185 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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La Center fatal accident list:
Jun 7, 2006 04:40 AM, Nw Pacfic Hwy, Lat: 45.866133, Lon: -122.679483, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 5, 1980 03:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Center)
FAA Registered Aircraft:21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in La Center)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in La Center, WA
Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2013.