Palouse, Washington

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Population in 2017: 1,055 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 536  (50.8%)
Females: 519  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

50.4 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 99161.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,034 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Palouse:

$57,034
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,618 (it was $15,754 in 2000)

Palouse city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,076 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Palouse:

$192,076
WA:

$339,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palouse: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.8%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palouse, WA (2017)
    • 89687.9%White alone
    • 545.3%Hispanic
    • 222.2%Two or more races
    • 151.5%Asian alone
    • 131.3%Black alone
    • 50.5%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Palouse by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(322.6)
4
(432.0)
3
(317.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(194.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(537.6)
5
(540.0)
2
(211.9)
4
(391.8)
3
(291.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(107.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(105.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)52.751.839.215.725.3

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Crime rate in Palouse detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (20.3%), European (16.4%), Scottish (10.1%), American (7.5%), Irish (5.9%), English (4.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 2426 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 986 people per square mile   (low).

Palouse, Washington map

37 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.6%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,782 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $971 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (53.3 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (243.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (889.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Garfield, WA (2.7 miles ),
Potlatch, ID (2.9 miles ),
Onaway, ID (3.0 miles ),
Princeton, ID (3.4 miles),
Albion, WA (3.4 miles ),
Steptoe, WA (3.5 miles ),
Farmington, WA (3.5 miles),
Moscow, ID (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 46.91 N, Longitude: 117.08 W

Area code: 509

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

4.6%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +123 (+13.9%).
Most common industries in Palouse, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (30.5%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (28.0%)
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (33.2%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Palouse, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Palouse, Washington

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Palouse, Washington environmental map by EPA

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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 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.65
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Palouse-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 252.1 miles away from the city 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 349.6 miles away from Palouse center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 256.5 miles away from Palouse 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 259.9 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 443.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 249.0 miles away from Palouse center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Whitman County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palouse topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palouse:

  • MOSCOW DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • FMC PALOUSE (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • MILESTONE DECISIONS INC #3 (LEXINGTON) (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOSCOW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • GRITMAN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHAB - ASPEN PARK (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MOSCOW, ID)

Airports located in Palouse:

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Amtrak stations near Palouse:

  • 13 miles: PULLMAN (1002 NYE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: MOSCOW (120 W. 6TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: COLFAX (610 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palouse:

  • University of Idaho (about 13 miles; Moscow, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 14 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 35 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 47 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Community College (about 55 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • North Idaho College (about 55 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Gonzaga University (about 55 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)

Public high schools in Palouse:

Public elementary/middle schools in Palouse:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Palouse: Whitman County Fire District 4 Palouse Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (A), Palouse Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Mouse Davis - Football player and coach.

Whitman 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 city:

2.3 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Palouse (2011 data):

  • AmericanWest Bank: Palouse Financial Center at 150 N Bridge Street, branch established on 1988/08/08. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc

For population 15 years and over in Palouse:

Marital status in Palouse, WA
  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Palouse:

  • High school or higher: 99.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Palouse, WA (based on Whitman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,78235
Catholic3,6289
Mainline Protestant2,64420
Other2,38810
None31,334-
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: 12
This county:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Whitman County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.1%
Washington:

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

8.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palouse:

51.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.8%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Palouse:

28.9
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palouse:

22.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Palouse:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palouse:

37.5%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Palouse:

57.9%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.8%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palouse, 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
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,517$42,0680$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,586$42,3440$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,576$33,4568$460
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 4$215
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 1$125
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$26,679$40,01913$800

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $52,000 ($49.29)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($9.48)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($5.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $191,000 ($181.04)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($163.03)
    Sewerage: $126,000 ($119.43)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($77.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($73.93)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($54.98)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($38.86)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($21.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($20.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $20,000 ($18.96)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($13.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($8.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($4.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($4.74)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($2.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($37.91)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($3.79)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($3.79)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($2.84)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $372,000 ($352.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $166,000 ($157.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($5.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.84)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($34.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($78.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $9,000 ($8.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($6.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($2.84)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($1.90)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($185.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $42,000 ($39.81)
    Other: $39,000 ($36.97)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($11.37)
  • Tax - Property: $194,000 ($183.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $120,000 ($113.74)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $64,000 ($60.66)
    Other License: $10,000 ($9.48)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000 ($4.74)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $278,000 ($263.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,000 ($216.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($47.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $512,000 ($485.31)

10.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.58%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Spokane County, WA  1.04% ($37,281 average AGI)
from Latah County, ID  0.99% ($50,872)
from King County, WA  0.89% ($34,874)


14.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.63%
Washington average:

6.40%

2.23% of residents moved to foreign countries ($7,086 average AGI)
Whitman County:

2.23%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spokane County, WA  1.35% ($43,558 average AGI)
to King County, WA  1.31% ($30,408)
to Latah County, ID  0.98% ($45,949)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palouse:

  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWSU (1250 AM; 5 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • KRPL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: KRPL, INCORPORATED)
  • KCLX (1450 AM; 1 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palouse:

  • KRAO-FM (102.5 FM; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KZZL-FM (99.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KZFN (106.1 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: KRPL, INC.)
  • KRFA-FM (91.7 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRLF (88.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: LIVING FAITH F/SHIP EDUC. MINISTRIES)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Palouse:

  • KWSU-TV (Channel 10; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K40EE (Channel 40; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUID-TV (Channel 12; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)

Palouse fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 1999 06:36 PM, Sr-27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.8mTotal length
  • $17,405,000Total costs
  • 10,592Total average daily traffic
  • 675Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,005Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Palouse, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Palouse, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Kimiak Butte Kwsu Tower 2 Mi Sw (Lat: 46.861833 Lon: -117.341583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KNDL422,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.190 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.730 MHz, 156.210 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Registrant: Apco International Inc Ls 012715 Cmp, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 798 I Street (Lat: 46.916139 Lon: -117.072472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WRAI401,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.075 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2017, Expiration Date: 11/27/2027, Certifier: Dwayne Griffin, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Kamiak, Kamiak Butte 5.5 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.862111 Lon: -117.174333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNEH250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 17720.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 17760.0 MHz, 6760.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6800.00 MHz, 6820.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 6860.00 MHz, 17840.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/27/2009, Expiration Date: 05/31/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2019, Registrant: Gray Miller Persh LLP, 2233 Wisconsin Ave., Nw, Suite 226, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 776-2458, Fax: (202) 776-2222, Email:
  • KAMIAK BUTTE, Kamiak Butte, 6 Mi Sw Of: (Lat: 46.862111 Lon: -117.174056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WPNN952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5984.73 MHz, 958.350 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2018, Expiration Date: 07/08/2028, Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • KAMIAK BUTTE, At End Of Kamiak Butte Telecommunications Access Road Off Marvin (Lat: 46.862111 Lon: -117.174333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQYB816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2016, Expiration Date: 08/10/2026, Certifier: Marvin Marcelo, Registrant: Washington State University, Murrow Communication Building Jackson Hall Room 382, Pullman, WA 99164-2530, Phone: (509) 335-6585, Fax: (509) 335-3772, Email:
  • Kamiak Mtn. 5 Mi Se (Lat: 46.861833 Lon: -117.174889), Overall height: 1118.6 m, Call Sign: WHB947, Licensee ID: L00113486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/1982, Expiration Date: 02/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2000, Registrant: Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-2530
  • KAMIAK BTE, 5.5 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.860139 Lon: -117.181278), Overall height: 27.1 m, Call Sign: WJM83,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2013, Registrant: Centurylink, Inc, 805 Broadway St, Ste 800, Vancouver, WA 98660, Phone: (360) 905-6839, Fax: (360) 905-5753, Email:
  • Kamiak Butte 5.5 Mi Sw Of Palouse (Lat: 46.862111 Lon: -117.174333), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WLJ450, Licensee ID: L00113486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/1988, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023, Registrant: Washington State University, Educational Telecommunications And Techn P. O Box 642530, Pullman, WA 99164-2530, Phone: (509) 335-4257, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palouse)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Palouse)
Most common first names in Palouse, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1082.7 years
John983.9 years
Mary786.0 years
James783.7 years
Anna680.7 years
Charles672.4 years
Kenneth569.8 years
Donald570.0 years
Robert566.0 years
Ruth484.0 years
Most common last names in Palouse, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson1178.0 years
Boone883.2 years
Johnson678.5 years
Nagle685.3 years
Arrasmith671.5 years
Watson570.8 years
West581.2 years
Mckenzie581.4 years
Wilson572.0 years
Mclam585.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palouse, WA
  • 51.5%Utility gas
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palouse, WA
  • 77.7%Electricity
  • 17.0%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Palouse compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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