Rainier, Washington

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Population in 2017: 2,126 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.5%
Males: 1,059  (49.8%)
Females: 1,067  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98576.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,458 (it was $42,955 in 2000)
Rainier:

$74,458
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,046 (it was $16,636 in 2000)

Rainier town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $196,439 (it was $110,300 in 2000)
Rainier:

$196,439
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $322,957; detached houses: $349,530; townhouses or other attached units: $316,383; in 2-unit structures: $217,597; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,401; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $411,364; mobile homes: $107,003; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $41,806

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,411.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rainier: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.1% for Black residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rainier, WA (2017)
    • 1,82174.7%White alone
    • 2379.7%Hispanic
    • 1978.1%Black alone
    • 1335.5%Two or more races
    • 291.2%Asian alone
    • 80.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Rainier, Washington as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rainier is 316 to 1.


Crime rates in Rainier by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.1)
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)
1
(62.0)
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)
1
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(60.3)
1
(59.6)
2
(122.2)
0
(0.0)
6
(360.6)
2
(116.8)
5
(274.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(361.7)
13
(775.2)
16
(977.4)
10
(620.0)
12
(721.2)
5
(291.9)
19
(1,043)
20
(1,085)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(1,386)
29
(1,729)
12
(733.0)
12
(744.0)
19
(1,142)
20
(1,168)
26
(1,427)
24
(1,302)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(723.3)
1
(59.6)
2
(122.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.1)
1
(58.4)
2
(109.8)
4
(216.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)150.7140.1254.1141.4173.195.2193.7145.3

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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:

1.88
Washington average:

1.62
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Ancestries: English (12.6%), Irish (11.4%), American (9.1%), German (8.5%), Norwegian (6.5%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1947

Elevation: 428 feet

Land area: 1.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,315 people per square mile   (low).

Rainier, Washington map

99 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.0% North America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

4.1%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,218 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,229 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 46.89 N, Longitude: 122.69 W

Area code: 360

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

5.4%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +497 (+49.9%).
Most common industries in Rainier, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (20.1%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (26.9%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Rainier, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Rainier, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rainier, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.52. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.52
U.S.:

8.46

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 Rainier 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 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 33.9 miles away from Rainier 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 Rainier 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, 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

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:

  • RAINIER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 202 2ND ST. W, Grades: 6-8)
  • RAINIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 600 W 3RD, Grades: KG-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Thurston County Fire Protection District 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Eloy Pérez - Boxer.

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

For population 15 years and over in Rainier:

Marital status in Rainier, WA
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Rainier:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rainier, WA (based on Thurston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

7.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
Washington:

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

13.5%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rainier:

50.1%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.5%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Rainier:

28.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rainier:

21.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rainier:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rainier:

35.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Rainier:

57.0%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Rainier:

79.3%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rainier, 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$10,100$40,4000$0
Water Supply 3$4,172$16,6880$0
Parks and Recreation 3$4,172$16,6880$0
Streets and Highways 3$4,172$16,6880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$17,400
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 12$22,616$22,6166$17,400

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($1.41)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $180,000 ($84.67)
    Financial Administration: $158,000 ($74.32)
    Police Protection: $146,000 ($68.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($40.92)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($38.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($32.93)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($12.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000 ($11.29)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($9.88)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($2.35)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($2.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $606,000 ($285.04)
    General - Other: $82,000 ($38.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $393,000 ($184.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($6.11)

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

  • Charges - Other: $17,000 ($8.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $47,000 ($22.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($21.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($2.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.47)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $333,000 ($156.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($17.87)
    General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($9.88)
    Other: $20,000 ($9.41)
  • Tax - Property: $216,000 ($101.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $184,000 ($86.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $161,000 ($75.73)
    Other License: $29,000 ($13.64)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $25,000 ($11.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($6.11)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000 ($4.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,741,000 ($818.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,063,000 ($500.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $993,000 ($467.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $315,000 ($148.17)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000 ($22.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,138,000 ($1005.64)

9.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,403 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pierce County, WA  1.69% ($44,488 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.94% ($54,308)
from Lewis County, WA  0.47% ($39,481)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,167 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pierce County, WA  1.50% ($50,794 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.76% ($54,605)
to Lewis County, WA  0.45% ($41,901)

Businesses in Rainier, WA

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

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: 46.885994, Lon: -122.686033, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 7, 1976 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jun 7, 1975 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 23.8mTotal length
  • $8,854,000Total costs
  • 11,569Total average daily traffic
  • 1,569Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,396Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2013, 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: 48.9200 MHz, 153.350 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2014, Expiration Date: 06/29/2024, Registrant: Weyerhaeuser Nr Company, Cosmopolis, WA 98537, Phone: (360) 537-8266, Fax: (360) 537-8312, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2014, 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
  • 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: WQVG919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2015, Expiration Date: 02/10/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • CF67216, Tower (Lat: 46.864861 Lon: -122.666472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WRCS509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2018, Expiration Date: 12/21/2028, Certifier: Keith Scheffer, Registrant: Startouch, Inc., 454 W Stuart Road, Bellingham, WA 98226, Phone: (360) 543-5679, Fax: (360) 738-6601, Email:
  • 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: WRAK605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.512 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2017, Expiration Date: 09/07/2024, Certifier: Jiri Sykora, Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6527E , Serial Number: 56027, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 04/18/1988
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Carey A Taylor, Po Box 32, Rainier, WA 98576, Other Owners: Deborah A Taylor
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7021T , Serial Number: 46621, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Johnie M Creamer, 14024 Finian Rd Se, Rainier, WA 98576, Other Owners: Karen A Creamer

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 in Rainier, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rainier, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of fire incidents - 41 took place in 2015, and the least - 14 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rainier, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.4%), and Structure Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rainier, WA
    • 18541.4%Outside Fires
    • 17940.0%Structure Fires
    • 4911.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 347.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rainier, WA
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 19.8%Utility gas
  • 18.4%Wood
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rainier, WA
  • 75.4%Electricity
  • 18.0%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rainier compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above 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 below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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