Lind, Washington

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Population in 2014: 569 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 252  (44.4%)
Females: 317  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Washington median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 99341.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $62,226 (it was $40,147 in 2000)
Lind:

$62,226
WA:

$64,129

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,282 (it was $16,948 in 2000)

Lind town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $108,566 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Lind:

$108,566
WA:

$284,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $117,014; Detached houses: $124,484; Mobile homes: $59,825

Median gross rent in 2015: $990.

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  • Races in Lind, WA (2010)

    Lind races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lind: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.2%), American (22.6%), Irish (7.8%), Danish (3.5%), English (2.2%), Norwegian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 1390 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 554 people per square mile   (low).

Lind,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lind:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lind town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

33 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 2.8% Europe).

This town:

6.6%
Washington:

13.4%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lind, Washington as of May 26, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Lind to the number of sex offenders is 572 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $992 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,072 (1.2%)

Lind satellite photo by USGS

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

Lind household income distribution Lind home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lind, Washington

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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 Lind 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 the city 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 Lind 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).
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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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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 27.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 6.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.9%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lind town (based on Adams County data)

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
Adams County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

33.9%
Washington:

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

18.6%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$4,245$50,9401$393
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$605
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$113
Firefighters 0$0 2$265
Sewerage 3$6,269$25,0760$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$605
Totals for Government 4$10,514$31,54212$1,981

Lind government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($353.25)
    Sewerage: $169,000 ($297.01)
    General - Other: $122,000 ($214.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($124.78)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($89.63)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($54.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($43.94)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($40.42)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($21.09)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($12.30)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($5.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($5.27)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($5.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($31.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($58.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $131,000 ($230.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($12.30)

Lind government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $113,000 ($198.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($114.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($3.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $63,000 ($110.72)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($49.21)
    Rents: $2,000 ($3.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($240.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $76,000 ($133.57)
    Highways: $12,000 ($21.09)
    General Support: $5,000 ($8.79)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.76)
  • Tax - Property: $61,000 ($107.21)
    Total General Sales: $33,000 ($58.00)

Lind government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $109,000 ($191.56)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $297,000 ($521.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $294,000 ($516.70)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($170.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($21.09)
    Other, NEC: $3,000 ($5.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $560,000 ($984.18)

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Grant County, WA  1.40% ($27,186 average AGI)
from Spokane County, WA  0.58% ($34,750)
from Franklin County, WA  0.41% ($36,800)


7.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
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 Grant County, WA  1.98% ($30,532 average AGI)
to Umatilla County, OR  0.89% ($13,161)
to Franklin County, WA  0.80% ($37,120)

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
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $7,461,000Total costs
  • 1,306Total average daily traffic
  • 193Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,615Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • 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: KG7JGS, Licensee ID: L01846675, Grant Date: 03/03/2014, Expiration Date: 03/03/2024, Certifier: Jessica R Slater, Registrant: Jessica R Slater, 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
    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
    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
    Registrant (Corporation): Wheat Inc, Po Box 61, Lind, WA 99341

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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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