La Center, Washington

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Population in 2014: 3,099 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +87.4%
Males: 1,491  (48.1%)
Females: 1,608  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98629.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,875 (it was $55,333 in 2000)
La Center:

$69,875
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,276 (it was $21,224 in 2000)

La Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $251,896 (it was $161,700 in 2000)
La Center:

$251,896
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,150; Detached houses: $245,090; Mobile homes: $102,179

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,323.

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  • Races in La Center, WA (2013)

    La Center races chart
    • 2,63286.9%White alone
    • 1745.7%Hispanic
    • 1424.7%Two or more races
    • 551.8%Black alone
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in La Center: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.8%), Irish (13.9%), English (9.5%), Norwegian (5.9%), Swedish (4.8%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 3,529 people per square mile   (average).

La Center,WA real estate house value index trend

La Center, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in La Center:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Center city:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

76 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,606 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,871 (1.1%)

La Center satellite photo by USGS

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: Pine Grove, WA (1.6 miles) , Ridgefield, WA (2.1 miles ), Woodland, WA (2.2 miles ), Duluth, WA (2.4 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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $275,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.86 N, Longitude: 122.67 W

Area code: 360

La Center household income distribution La Center home values distribution

Property values in La Center, WA


Crime rates in La Center by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.053.952.50.00.0
Robberies 0010000
per 100,000 0.00.055.30.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0331336
per 100,000 0.0169.2165.853.9157.5154.3307.2
Burglaries 5723334
per 100,000 293.6394.8110.6161.6157.5154.3204.8
Thefts 21381225142142
per 100,000 1,233.12,143.3663.31,347.0734.91,080.22,150.5
Auto thefts 10634312
per 100,000 587.2338.4165.8215.5157.551.4102.4
Arson 0100001
per 100,000 0.056.40.00.00.00.051.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.3) 119.2177.899.3139.1129.190.8173.5

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Crime rate in La Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,099 (+198.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

La Center-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 181% 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 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 385.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 338.8 miles away from La Center center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 319.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 6, Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Center:

  • MOOREHAVEN CARE CENTER (2001 NW BOLEN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near La Center:

  • RIDGEFIELD CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RIDGEFIELD, WA)
  • PNRS ST HELENS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • ST HELENS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW PARK HEALTH AND SPECIALTY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW GLADE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BATTLE GROUND, WA)
  • LEGACY SALMON CREEK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES - SALMON CREEK (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)

airports located in La Center:

See details about airports located in La Center, WA

Amtrak station near La Center:

  • 17 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Center:

  • Clark College (about 16 miles; Vancouver, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 21 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 21 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 24 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • Portland State University (about 25 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 28 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 29 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Public high schools in La Center:

  • LA CENTER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 725 HIGHLAND ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LA CENTER HOME SCHOOL ACADEMY (Location: 725 NE HIGHLAND RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Center:

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Notable location: Clark County Fire and Rescue Station 23 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Brezee Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.6. This is worse than average.

City:

91.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00814. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00814
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.0%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  85.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

La Center, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Washington average:

11.4

La Center travel time to work - commute La Center mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in La Center:

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Religion statistics for La Center city (based on Clark County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,413191
Catholic26,8869
Other22,59060
Mainline Protestant12,63337
Black Protestant3782
Orthodox611
None304,402-
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: 46
Clark County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Clark County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
Clark County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 239
Here:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

27.6%
Washington:

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

13.7%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.4%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Center:

8.6%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Center:

6.7
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
La Center:

34.9%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
La Center:

55.6%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Center, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$25,596$76,7881$2,460
Other Government Administration 9$23,871$31,8281$2,818
Police Protection - Officers 8$54,606$81,9091$362
Police - Other 2$10,156$60,9360$0
Streets and Highways 4$21,844$65,5320$0
Sewerage 3$15,844$63,3760$0
Parks and Recreation 2$10,738$64,4280$0
Totals for Government 32$162,655$60,9963$5,640

La Center government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $223,000 ($71.96)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $427,000 ($137.79)
    Regular Highways: $176,000 ($56.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $163,000 ($52.60)
    Financial Administration: $129,000 ($41.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($22.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $56,000 ($18.07)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($4.84)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($2.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $667,000 ($215.23)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($22.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($11.62)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($4.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $445,000 ($143.59)

La Center government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $108,000 ($34.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $129,000 ($41.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $447,000 ($144.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $60,000 ($19.36)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.97)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $230,000 ($74.22)
    Housing & Community Development: $30,000 ($9.68)
    General Support: $15,000 ($4.84)
    All Other: $11,000 ($3.55)
  • Tax - NEC: $4,635,000 ($1495.64)
    Property: $170,000 ($54.86)
    Total General Sales: $133,000 ($42.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $41,000 ($13.23)
    Public Utilities: $20,000 ($6.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,725,000 ($1202.00)

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.14% ($41,697 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.43% ($54,807)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.34% ($56,670)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.92% ($34,120 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.32% ($43,082)
to King County, WA  0.31% ($47,655)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Center:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOHI (1600 AM; 1 kW; ST. HELENS, OR)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Center:

  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, 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.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around La Center:

  • 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)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)

La Center fatal accident list:

Jun 7, 2014 10:29 AM, I-5, Lat: 45.84946, Lon: -122.70176, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 2006 04:40 AM, Nw Pacfic Hwy, Lat: 45.86613, Lon: -122.67948, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 5, 1980 03:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • John T Feldsher, 30719 Nw Paradise Park Rd, Ridgefield, Wa 98642 (Lat: 45.845556 Lon: -122.698750), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 5036591240, Tfeldsher@daywireless.Com, 4700 SE INTERNATIONAL WAY
  • John T Feldsher, 30719 Nw Paradise Park Rd, Ridgefield, Wa 98642 (Lat: 45.845556 Lon: -122.698750), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 5036591240, Tfeldsher@daywireless.Com, 4700 SE INTERNATIONAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Resv 31 34201 N Fork Ave (Lat: 45.868444 Lon: -122.670111), Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPEQ293
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2014, Expiration Date: 04/07/2024Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 794-3787, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • Lat: 45.862333 Lon: -122.672222, Call Sign: WPWT300, Licensee ID: L00587467
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2012, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Ron StewartRegistrant: Oregon City School District
  • Lat: 45.862528 Lon: -122.671944, Call Sign: WQCM517
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.225 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2005, Expiration Date: 04/07/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Certifier: Chris D SwindellRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 45.861722 Lon: -122.672694, Call Sign: WQPT382
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.387 MHz, 461.837 MHzGrant Date: 08/09/2012, Expiration Date: 08/09/2022, Certifier: Nick TurnerRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in La Center)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$182,3104$152,0301$23,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$86,1901$136,8600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$120,3950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$150,3400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

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

HIGHLAND LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - La Center

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Center, WA
Most common first names in La Center, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2372.1 years
James2371.6 years
Robert2173.3 years
John1978.4 years
Mary1883.6 years
Richard1666.1 years
George1275.3 years
Charles978.4 years
Anna983.1 years
Dorothy876.4 years
Most common last names in La Center, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1570.9 years
Johnson1378.5 years
Hazen883.4 years
Jackson765.1 years
Wilson777.7 years
Taylor780.7 years
Stephens684.8 years
Long567.8 years
Christensen585.4 years
Anderson574.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in La Center, WA

  • Curves: 1

La Center compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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