For population 25 years and over in Methow Valley:
For population 15 years and over in Methow Valley CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (99.4 miles , pop. 91,488).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (107.3 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (991.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Twisp, WA (0.8 miles ), Winthrop, WA (2.9 miles ), Stehekin, WA (4.4 miles) , Brewster-Wakefield, WA (4.6 miles ), Conconully, WA (4.7 miles) , Pateros, WA (4.9 miles ), Brewster, WA (4.9 miles ), Okanogan, WA (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 48.36 N, Longitude: 120.13 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 509
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Methow Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Methow Valley, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Methow Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Methow Valley center
On 6/24/1997 at 14:23:12, a magnitude 4.6 (3.9 MB, 4.6 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/1994 at 07:01:07, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2005 at 20:53:15, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, 4.0 MD) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Methow Valley center
On 4/2/1990 at 11:13:22, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.5 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Okanogan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 9, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Methow Valley:
Methow Valley compared to Washington state average:
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Religion statistics for Methow Valley (based on Okanogan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,789 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,364 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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