Lind, Washington

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Population in 2017: 556 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 232  (41.8%)
Females: 324  (58.2%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 99341.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,742 (it was $40,147 in 2000)
Lind:

$49,742
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,959 (it was $16,948 in 2000)

Lind town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,291 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Lind:

$112,291
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $121,349; detached houses: $126,999; mobile homes: $67,917

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,024.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lind: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.3%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Lind, WA (2010)
    • 47484.0%White alone
    • 6311.2%Hispanic
    • 112.0%Two or more races
    • 91.6%Black alone
    • 71.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lind, Washington as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lind is 187 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (46.0%), German (20.5%), Irish (5.4%), Norwegian (3.7%), Scottish (1.3%), French Canadian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 1390 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 541 people per square mile   (low).

Lind, Washington map

20 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,193 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $791 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (59.1 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (172.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (891.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ritzville, WA (3.9 miles ),
Hatton, WA (4.1 miles),
Warden, WA (4.5 miles ),
Washtucna, WA (4.6 miles ),
Kahlotus, WA (4.8 miles ),
Connell, WA (5.0 miles ),
Odessa, WA (5.0 miles ),
Othello, WA (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 46.97 N, Longitude: 118.62 W

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Lind, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lind, WA in 2017
Lind satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.1%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in Lind, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.1%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.4%)
  • Warehousing & storage (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.1%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Lind, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.5%)
  • Registered nurses (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)

Average climate in Lind, Washington

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.5. This is better than average.

City:

57.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.05
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Lind-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 137% 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 183.8 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 187.0 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 307.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 176.4 miles away from Lind center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 418.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 451.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lind topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lind:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF RITZVILLE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RITZVILLE, WA)
  • EAST ADAMS RURAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; RITZVILLE, WA)

Airports located in Lind:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lind:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 56 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 61 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 64 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Washington State University (about 71 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 73 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 75 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 77 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lind:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lind: Adams County Fire Protection District 2 (A), Lind Town Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.5%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.1%
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: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lind:

Marital status in Lind, WA
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lind:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lind, WA (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other2,24810
Evangelical Protestant2,21219
Catholic2,0244
Mainline Protestant1,5279
None10,717-
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: 2
Here:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adams County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

10.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.9%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Adams County:

18.6%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Lind:

29.1
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lind:

11.4%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lind:

36.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Lind:

75.6%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lind, 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
Sewerage 3$6,269$25,0760$0
Financial Administration 1$4,245$50,9401$393
Correction 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$265
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$113
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$605
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$605
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$10,514$31,54212$1,981

Lind government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $180,000 ($323.74)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($235.61)
    Sewerage: $116,000 ($208.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($133.09)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($80.94)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($68.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($44.96)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($16.19)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($12.59)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($8.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($8.99)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($7.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($30.58)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $16,000 ($28.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $140,000 ($251.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($64.75)

Lind government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $162,000 ($291.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($127.70)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($5.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($26.98)
    Rents: $2,000 ($3.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $212,000 ($381.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $180,000 ($323.74)
    Highways: $14,000 ($25.18)
    Other: $10,000 ($17.99)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($12.59)
  • Tax - Property: $62,000 ($111.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $51,000 ($91.73)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $51,000 ($91.73)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,000 ($7.19)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.80)

Lind government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,754,000 ($3154.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,674,000 ($3010.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($323.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($179.86)

Lind government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,000 ($280.58)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lind:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBSN (1470 AM; 5 kW; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: KSEM, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, 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)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lind:

  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZLN-FM (97.5 FM; OTHELLO, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWLN (103.3 FM; WILSON CREEK, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.4mTotal length
  • $26,168,000Total costs
  • 14,915Total average daily traffic
  • 4,237Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,523Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lind, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lind, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lind)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lind, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K7MCB, Grant Date: 06/19/1996, Expiration Date: 06/19/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2008, Registrant: David A Davis, Box 32, Lind, WA 99341
  • Call Sign: KA7EXV, Licensee ID: L00822712, Grant Date: 02/25/2015, Expiration Date: 02/25/2025, Certifier: Thomas J Pence, Registrant: Thomas J Pence, 702 S Damon Rd, Lind, WA 99341
  • Call Sign: KI7AAN, Licensee ID: L01991856, Grant Date: 12/22/2015, Expiration Date: 12/22/2025, Certifier: Craig A Cooper, Registrant: Craig A Cooper, Lind, WA 99341

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1309H , Serial Number: 15AC-340, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2010
    Registrant (Individual): James W Brodie, 220 S Lind Hatton Rd, Lind, WA 99341
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2342G , Serial Number: 51642, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2014
    Registrant (Individual): James W Brodie, 220 S Lind Hatton Rd, Lind, WA 99341
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8354X , Serial Number: 17248854, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Wheat Inc, Po Box 61, Lind, WA 99341

Most common first names in Lind, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John972.8 years
Arthur576.8 years
Edward572.4 years
Helen472.5 years
Charles480.0 years
Anna488.0 years
Delbert476.7 years
James464.3 years
Henry475.7 years
Evelyn480.0 years
Most common last names in Lind, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sackmann876.0 years
Phillips876.4 years
Kulm771.0 years
Stelzer680.8 years
Fode671.2 years
Wahl573.0 years
Maier473.5 years
Franz476.8 years
Johnson471.0 years
Gross483.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lind, WA
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lind, WA
  • 76.1%Electricity
  • 23.9%Utility gas


Lind compared to Washington state average:

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

Lind on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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