Loon Lake, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 8,931.
Males: 4,542  (50.9%)
Females: 4,389  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99006

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,226 (it was $43,333 in 2000)
Loon Lake:

$51,226
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,684 (it was $17,886 in 2000)

Loon Lake CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $198,977 (it was $129,200 in 2000)
Loon Lake:

$198,977
WA:

$250,800
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  • Races in Loon Lake, WA (2000)

    Loon Lake races chart
    • 8,02393.8%White alone
    • 1651.9%Two or more races
    • 1461.7%American Indian alone
    • 1141.3%Hispanic
    • 460.5%Asian alone
    • 380.4%Black alone
    • 210.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Loon Lake: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2413 feet

Land area: 176.3 square miles.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (very low).

Loon Lake, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Loon Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loon Lake CCD:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Loon Lake, Washington as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Loon Lake to the number of sex offenders is 4,466 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Loon Lake CCD:  1.4% ($1,802)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Loon Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (21.0 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (211.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (958.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Clayton, WA (2.4 miles ), Deer Park, WA (2.9 miles ), Springdale, WA (3.1 miles ), Fairwood, WA (4.0 miles ), Country Homes, WA (4.1 miles ), Valley, WA (4.1 miles) , Mead, WA (4.2 miles ), Town and Country, WA (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 47.93 N, Longitude: 117.64 W

Area code: 509

Loon Lake household income distribution Loon Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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

Average climate in Loon Lake, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Loon Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 108% 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 231.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 324.3 miles away from Loon Lake center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 407.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 237.8 miles away from the city 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 222.7 miles away from Loon Lake center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 514.2 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 Stevens County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Loon Lake:

  • PANORAMA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DEER PARK, WA)
  • DEER PARK HEALTH CENTER AND HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; DEER PARK, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loon Lake:

  • Whitworth University (about 17 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 20 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 22 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 23 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 31 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • North Idaho College (about 44 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 87 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
See full list of schools located in Loon Lake

Library in Loon Lake:

  • STEVENS COUNTY RURAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,148,740; Location: 4008 CEDAR ST.; 111,998 books; 172 e-books; 7,758 audio materials; 8,136 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 597 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Loon Lake: Loon Lake Sewer District 4 Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Stevens County Fire District 1 station 2 Loon Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Loon Lake include: Deer Park Mennonite Church (A), Loon Lake Assembly of God Church (B), Loon Lake Christian Fellowship Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lakeside Motel (3849 3rd Avenue), Loon Lake Motel (4 Corners).

Stevens 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 2012 was 57.5. This is better than average.

City:

57.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.30

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Loon Lake and their reported violations in the past:

GRANITE POINT PARK (Population served: 171, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  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: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.5%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

4.6%
23 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Loon Lake compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Washington average:

11.3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Loon Lake CCD (based on Stevens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,80346
Catholic3,97410
Other1,8607
Mainline Protestant1,0948
None31,800-
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: 9
Stevens County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Stevens County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Stevens County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Stevens County:

27.0%
Washington:

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

10.8%
State:

13.9%

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
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 Spokane County, WA  2.51% ($35,777 average AGI)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.27% ($44,744)
from King County, WA  0.23% ($38,545)


6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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 Spokane County, WA  3.02% ($29,833 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.28% ($28,100)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.13% ($42,526)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loon Lake:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Loon Lake:

  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Loon Lake:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 1,950Total average daily traffic
  • 234Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Bruce Buzil, 4185 Hwy 395 S (Lat: 48.029167 Lon: -117.600278), Type: 57.0, Overall height: 57 m
    Registrant: 2027762000, Ksalomon@dowlohnes.Com, 1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW
  • Hal Rose, 4185 Hwy 395 S (Lat: 48.029167 Lon: -117.600278), Type: 57.0, Overall height: 57 m
    Registrant: 2028874348, Pmarchesiello@akingump.Com, 1333 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE
  • 4185 Hwy 395 S (Lat: 48.029167 Lon: -117.600278), Type: 57.0, Overall height: 57 m
    Registrant: 5092768816

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Granite Point Park (Lat: 48.037389 Lon: -117.608000), Call Sign: KGD651, Licensee ID: L00599931
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/1998, Expiration Date: 02/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2003
    Registrant: Granite Point Park Company, 41000 Granite Point Park, Loon Lake, WA 99148, Phone: (509) 233-2100
  • Lat: 47.671528 Lon: -117.681028, Call Sign: WPUC523
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 02/04/2022, Certifier: Brooke Lyons
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 48.083056 Lon: -117.605000, Call Sign: WPUU349
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2012, Expiration Date: 05/03/2022, Certifier: William Sanger
    Registrant: American Medical Response, 6200 South Syracuse Way Ste 200, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 495-1541, Fax: (800) 396-0038, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DEER LAKE MT, Garden Spot Rd To Local Utility Line Unimproved Road (Lat: 48.082778 Lon: -117.605333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNE828
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/12/2021, Certifier: Rick Anderson
    Registrant: Stevens County Fire District #2, Hunters, WA 99137, Phone: (509) 722-5311, Email:
  • LOON LAKE, 3700 Garden Spot (Lat: 48.082639 Lon: -117.605361), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WQRA354
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: John Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Loon Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Loon Lake)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Loon Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Loon Lake, WA
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