Orting, Washington

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Population in 2014: 7,266 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +93.2%
Males: 3,617  (49.8%)
Females: 3,649  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
Washington median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 98360.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $72,371 (it was $53,464 in 2000)
Orting:

$72,371
WA:

$64,129

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $26,206 (it was $18,951 in 2000)

Orting city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $213,544 (it was $132,100 in 2000)
Orting:

$213,544
WA:

$284,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $207,175; Detached houses: $219,724; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,242; Mobile homes: $58,291

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,484.

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  • Races in Orting, WA (2015)

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    • 5,85880.6%White alone
    • 5427.5%Hispanic
    • 4986.9%Two or more races
    • 931.3%Asian alone
    • 971.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 851.2%American Indian alone
    • 490.7%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Orting: 110.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.1%), American (7.9%), English (7.7%), Norwegian (7.5%), Irish (5.4%), European (4.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 215 feet

Land area: 2.74 square miles.

Population density: 2,652 people per square mile   (average).

Orting,WA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Orting:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orting city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

283 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.9%
Washington:

13.4%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Orting, Washington as of December 15, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Orting to the number of sex offenders is 2,291 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,708 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,955 (1.1%)

Orting satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Graham-Thrift, WA (5.3 miles , pop. 56,970).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (36.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (921.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: McMillin, WA (1.8 miles ), Prairie Ridge, WA (2.1 miles ), South Hill, WA (2.1 miles ), Crocker, WA (2.2 miles ), Graham, WA (2.3 miles ), Alderton, WA (2.3 miles ), Graham-Thrift, WA (2.3 miles ), South Prairie, WA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 139 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 1998: 125 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 1999: 73 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2002: 112 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2004: 133 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2005: 267 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2006: 204 buildings, average cost: $267,400
  • 2007: 116 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $264,600
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $296,800
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 72 buildings, average cost: $278,200
  • 2014: 60 buildings, average cost: $288,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.10 N, Longitude: 122.21 W

Area code: 360

Orting household income distribution Orting home values distribution

Property values in Orting, WA


Crime rates in Orting by Year
Type 2002 2004 2006
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 111
per 100,000 25.822.520.5
Robberies 112
per 100,000 25.822.541.1
Assaults 551
per 100,000 129.2112.620.5
Burglaries 17207
per 100,000 439.2450.6143.7
Theft 574949
per 100,000 1,472.51,103.91,006.0
Auto thefts 11106
per 100,000 284.2225.3123.2
Arson 200
per 100,000 51.70.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.5) 173.4141.093.0

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Crime rate in Orting detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Washington average:

1.45
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,749 (+87.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Orting, Washington

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Earthquake activity:

Orting-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 158% 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 17.5 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 17.6 miles away from Orting 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 16.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 472.7 miles away from Orting center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orting topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Orting:

  • WASHINGTON SOLDIERS HOME (1305 ORTING - KAPOWSIN HIGHWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Orting:

  • GRAHAM DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; GRAHAM, WA)
  • PUYALLUP COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • GREATER PUYALLUP DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • REGENCY AT PUYALLUP REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • MULTICARE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - RAINIER VISTA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF PUYALLUP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)

Amtrak station near Orting:

  • 15 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orting:

  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 6 miles; Puyallup, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,529)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 15 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 16 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Green River Community College (about 16 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Bates Technical College (about 16 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 18 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)

Public high school in Orting:

Public elementary/middle schools in Orting:

  • ORTING PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 316 WASHINGTON AVENUE NORTH, Grades: PK-2)
  • ORTING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 111 WHITEHAWK BLVD NW, Grades: 6-8)
  • PTARMIGAN RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 805 OLD PIONEER WAY NW, Grades: KG-5)
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Notable locations in Orting: Orting Sewage Treatment Plant (A), State Soldiers Home (B), Pierce County Fire Protection District 18 - 1 (C), Pierce County Fire District 18 / Orting Valley Fire and Rescue Station 40 Headquarters (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Soldiers Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Pierce County - River Improvement- Station No 2- District Court No 2 (20520 162nd Avenue East).

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 95.6. This is worse than average.

City:

95.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.4%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
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
178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Orting, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Orting (2011 data):

  • Union Bank, National Association: Orting Branch at 104 Washington Ave S Ste B, branch established on 1992/02/24. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Orting Branch at 105 East Calistoga Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Washington average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Orting city (based on Pierce County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
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: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

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

14.1%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.8%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Orting:

22.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

57.2%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.9%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orting, 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 3$12,528$50,1121$1,267
Other Government Administration 3$16,819$67,2767$729
Judicial and Legal 3$11,050$44,2001$487
Police Protection - Officers 9$43,464$57,9522$3,959
Firefighters 1$6,736$80,8322$3,319
Streets and Highways 1$5,613$67,3560$0
Sewerage 4$17,145$51,4350$0
Water Supply 4$19,448$58,3440$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,744$46,9761$2,032
Totals for Government 31$144,547$55,95414$11,793

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $438,000 ($60.28)
    Sewerage: $437,000 ($60.14)
    Water Utilities: $280,000 ($38.54)
    Financial Administration: $248,000 ($34.13)
    Fire Protection: $174,000 ($23.95)
    Regular Highways: $121,000 ($16.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($12.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $52,000 ($7.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000 ($7.02)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($5.78)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($4.40)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($3.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($1.38)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($1.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($26.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($49.55)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($39.77)
    General - Other: $107,000 ($14.73)
    Sewerage: $77,000 ($10.60)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($8.12)
    Fire Protection: $53,000 ($7.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $896,000 ($123.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($1.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,256,000 ($172.86)
    All Other: $457,000 ($62.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $273,000 ($37.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $270,000 ($37.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($10.32)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $586,000 ($80.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $385,000 ($52.99)
    General Support: $34,000 ($4.68)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.41)
  • Tax - Property: $563,000 ($77.48)
    Total General Sales: $394,000 ($54.23)
    NEC: $205,000 ($28.21)
    Public Utilities: $70,000 ($9.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $54,000 ($7.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($32.07)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,115,000 ($566.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,965,000 ($545.69)
    Water Utilities: $215,000 ($29.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $150,000 ($20.64)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($2.48)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,500,000 ($619.32)

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orting:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KSUH (1450 AM; 1 kW; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: RADIO HANKOOK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orting:

  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Orting:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K25CH (Channel 25; NORTH BEND, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
Orting fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Orting fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $5,104,000Total costs
  • 15,550Total average daily traffic
  • 1,057Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,990Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orting)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Spar Pole Hill (Lat: 47.047611 Lon: -122.143722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPDR365
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.737 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2001, Expiration Date: 11/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2004, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Spar Pole Hill (Lat: 47.047611 Lon: -122.143722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPIP923
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.587 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 10/12/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: Donna ComerRegistrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • Spar Pole 6 Mi Se (Lat: 47.047611 Lon: -122.143722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPLT883
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.487 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/2008, Expiration Date: 02/05/2018, Certifier: J. Roy PottleRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 46.941667 Lon: -122.100000, Call Sign: KB88137
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.212 MHz, 456.212 MHz, 457.362 MHz, 456.437 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 01/05/2022, Certifier: Ranjan BhagatRegistrant: Puget Sound Energy, Inc., 9515 Willows Rd Ne, Redmond, WA 98052, Phone: (425) 867-7335, Fax: (425) 867-7310, Email:
  • Lat: 47.134806 Lon: -122.241500, Call Sign: WPSV777
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.275 MHz, 463.350 MHz, 463.700 MHz, 464.675 MHz, 464.800 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2001, Expiration Date: 08/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Ben BirchRegistrant: Bearcom, 14572 Ne 95th St, Redmond, WA 98052, Phone: (425) 895-8118, Fax: (425) 895-9119
  • Lat: 47.131389 Lon: -122.240278, Call Sign: WQBY383
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 452.137 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2014, Expiration Date: 01/05/2025, Certifier: Vicki MenzerRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ESTATE, Lat: 47.090611 Lon: -122.196472, Call Sign: WQVU956, Licensee ID: L01502812
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2015, Expiration Date: 05/18/2025, Certifier: Jack GraudenzRegistrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 41 E. Washington St., Ste. 110, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orting)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Orting)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$222,5877$209,257102$231,3293$93,3005$199,6841$205,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$255,2571$337,98015$238,3990$00$01$117,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$242,9684$126,96835$240,5562$114,7051$215,3402$102,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$225,6771$275,57032$245,9410$01$223,6301$177,830
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$134,1801$192,9708$216,4650$00$01$75,750
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0704.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$04$218,855
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$305,633
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$185,4001$344,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0704.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

ERIC G. SANDSTROM WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform

Drinking water stations with addresses in Orting that have no violations reported:

  • BLUE HORIZON WATER COMPANY (Population served: 402, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 132
  • Hazardous Condition: 43
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Orting

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orting, WA
Most common first names in Orting, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6975.7 years
John6877.2 years
James4674.9 years
Robert4672.8 years
George4180.4 years
Charles3777.1 years
Richard3374.1 years
Frank2477.8 years
Mary2279.1 years
Donald2074.7 years
Most common last names in Orting, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2877.5 years
Anderson1779.3 years
Smith1578.7 years
Thompson1474.9 years
Brown1377.7 years
Nelson1175.7 years
Taylor1174.4 years
West974.2 years
Williams981.0 years
Jones975.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Orting, WA
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Curves1Nike1
DHL1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1Vons1

Orting compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Orting on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
There are 31 pilots and 52 other airmen in this city.
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  • Michael A. Barton (4)
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  • Joseph V. Nelson (3)
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