Rainier, Washington

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Population in 2013: 1,923 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.9%
Males: 954  (49.6%)
Females: 969  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98576.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,648 (it was $42,955 in 2000)
Rainier:

$63,648
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,777 (it was $16,636 in 2000)

Rainier town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $184,935 (it was $110,300 in 2000)
Rainier:

$184,935
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $252,256; Detached houses: $274,343; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,051; In 2-unit structures: $266,832; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,133; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,370; Mobile homes: $87,269; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,955

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,105.

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  • Races in Rainier, WA (2013)

    Rainier races chart
    • 1,80390.4%White alone
    • 663.3%Hispanic
    • 381.9%Black alone
    • 371.9%Two or more races
    • 160.8%American Indian alone
    • 80.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rainier: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.5%), Irish (14.0%), English (12.5%), Norwegian (5.7%), French (4.9%), United States (4.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1947

Elevation: 428 feet

Land area: 1.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,189 people per square mile   (low).

Rainier,WA real estate house value index trend

Rainier, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Rainier:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rainier town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

55 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.9% North America).

This town:

2.8%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rainier, Washington as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rainier to the number of sex offenders is 945 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,233 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,990 (1.2%)

Rainier satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (20.4 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (53.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (913.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Yelm, WA (2.3 miles ), North Yelm, WA (2.5 miles ), McKenna, WA (2.7 miles ), Tenino, WA (2.8 miles ), Nisqually Indian Community, WA (2.8 miles ), Roy, WA (3.2 miles ), Bucoda, WA (3.3 miles ), Lacey, WA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $191,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.89 N, Longitude: 122.69 W

Area code: 360

Rainier household income distribution Rainier home values distribution

Crime rates in Rainier by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.061.10.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.062.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.062.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 23211206250
per 100,000 131.9195.3124.560.359.6122.20.0360.6116.8274.40.0
Burglaries 59661316101251920
per 100,000 329.8585.9373.6361.7775.2977.4620.0721.2291.91,042.81,084.6
Thefts 2927342329121219202624
per 100,000 1,912.91,757.82,117.11,386.41,729.3733.0744.01,141.81,167.51,427.01,301.5
Auto thefts 115121201124
per 100,000 66.065.1311.3723.359.6122.20.060.158.4109.8216.9
Arson 00000100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.061.10.00.058.40.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.5) 136.6162.0167.2156.9145.9264.5147.1180.299.0201.7151.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rainier detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Washington average:

1.62
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +497 (+49.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Rainier, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Rainier-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 162% 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 26.4 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 14.7 miles away from Rainier 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 33.9 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 28.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 451.4 miles away from Rainier center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 42.3 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 Thurston County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rainier topographic map

Birthplace of: Eloy Pérez - Boxer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Rainier:

  • ROO-LAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LACEY, WA)
  • PANORAMA CITY CONV AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LACEY, WA)
  • CAPITOL PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TUMWATER, WA)
  • OLYMPIA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • MOTHER JOSEPH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LACEY, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE MOTHER JOSEPH CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST PETER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; OLYMPIA, WA)

Airports located in Rainier:

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Amtrak stations near Rainier:

  • 9 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: CENTRALIA (210 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rainier:

  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 15 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 18 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 19 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 21 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 22 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 22 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 26 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high school in Rainier:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rainier:

Private elementary/middle school in Rainier:

  • CHILDREN'S SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE (Students: 64; Location: 13411 CEDAR GROVE LN SE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable location: Thurston County Fire Protection District 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Thurston 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 2012 was 99.7. This is worse than average.

City:

99.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.978. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.978
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.8%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Rainier, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Rainier compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rainier town (based on Thurston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,471116
Catholic18,5268
Other15,33450
Mainline Protestant10,49731
Orthodox1101
None179,326-
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: 41
Thurston County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Thurston County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Thurston County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 166
Here:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Thurston County:

26.9%
Washington:

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

13.5%
State:

13.9%
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$10,100$40,4000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$17,400
Streets and Highways 3$4,172$16,6880$0
Parks and Recreation 3$4,172$16,6880$0
Water Supply 3$4,172$16,6880$0
Totals for Government 12$22,616$22,6166$17,400

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $229,000 ($119.08)
    Water Utilities: $107,000 ($55.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($51.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000 ($37.96)
    Financial Administration: $62,000 ($32.24)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($21.32)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($13.52)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($11.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($8.32)
    Health Services - Other: $15,000 ($7.80)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($5.20)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($2.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($58.76)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($15.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($2.08)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $331,000 ($172.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($7.80)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($49.40)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($12.48)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($10.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $174,000 ($90.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $128,000 ($66.56)
    Highways: $33,000 ($17.16)
    General Support: $13,000 ($6.76)
  • Tax - Property: $107,000 ($55.64)
    Total General Sales: $90,000 ($46.80)
    Public Utilities: $52,000 ($27.04)
    NEC: $28,000 ($14.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000 ($5.20)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $254,000 ($132.09)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($47.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $343,000 ($178.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $175,000 ($91.00)

8.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,207 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.26%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pierce County, WA  1.41% ($38,385 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.72% ($36,361)
from Lewis County, WA  0.38% ($33,872)


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($913 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.18%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pierce County, WA  1.38% ($38,725 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.85% ($38,214)
to Lewis County, WA  0.39% ($28,931)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rainier:

  • 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)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS 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.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KITI (1420 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rainier:

  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, 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.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, 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.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rainier:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)

Rainier fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 2011 11:59 PM, Centre St S, Lat: 46.88599, Lon: -122.68603, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 7, 1975 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • 6,986Total average daily traffic
  • 1,047Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • CITY HALL, 102 Dakota Street (Lat: 46.888889 Lon: -122.689667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.5 m, Overall height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WYC827
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz, 155.070 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2003, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 821-8827, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • Baumgard Hill 3.5 Mi Se (Lat: 46.833722 Lon: -122.687056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WNPR763
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.350 MHz, 48.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2004, Expiration Date: 06/29/2014
    Registrant: Weyerhaeuser Nr Company, Cosmopolis, WA 98537, Phone: (360) 537-8266, Fax: (360) 537-8312, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SE33XC157, 11538 Vail Cut Off Road, Se (Lat: 46.876028 Lon: -122.694528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQRG824
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: Garrie C Losee
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Mt. Crawford, Adjacent To Forest Svc Lookout Approx 4.1 Mi From (Lat: 46.842778 Lon: -122.764417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KRD63
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 06/06/2020
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • CRAWFORD, 4 Miles Wsw Of (Lat: 46.842306 Lon: -122.763444), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WHT305
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/1985, Expiration Date: 03/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2000
    Registrant: American Interstate Communications, Inc., 14025 Sw Farmington Road, Beaverton, OR 97005

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rainier Hill 2 Mi Se Of Timoney Rd (Lat: 46.054833 Lon: -122.919556), Type: Tower, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KAE889
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2004, Expiration Date: 09/07/2014, Certifier: Sandra M Depriest
    Registrant: Law Offices Of Robert J. Keller, P.C., Washington, DC 20033-0428, Phone: (202) 223-2100, Fax: (202) 223-2121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rainier)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rainier)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$194,3506$206,5421$107,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$124,0300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$204,0100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$353,1900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$141,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Rainier

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rainier, WA
Most common first names in Rainier, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1570.7 years
Charles1275.4 years
Richard1062.9 years
Robert1066.0 years
Dorothy973.8 years
John878.5 years
George869.1 years
William772.7 years
Florence680.7 years
Harry666.8 years
Most common last names in Rainier, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1076.4 years
Goodwin786.3 years
Wilson678.5 years
Sprouffske571.2 years
Aschenbrenne561.6 years
Frost564.4 years
Wendler575.4 years
Bennett588.3 years
Mitchell581.0 years
Larson475.8 years

Businesses in Rainier, WA

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1
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