Riverside, Washington

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Population in 2013: 275 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.0%
 
Males: 155  (56.5%)
Females: 120  (43.5%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98849.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,096 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Riverside:

$31,096
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,563 (it was $11,297 in 2000)

Riverside town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,966 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Riverside:

$93,966
WA:

$250,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $770.

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  • Races in Riverside, WA (2010)

    Riverside races chart
    • 23784.6%White alone
    • 196.8%American Indian alone
    • 186.4%Hispanic
    • 62.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Riverside: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.3%), Irish (15.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), United States (3.7%), English (3.5%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 308 people per square mile   (very low).

Riverside,WA real estate house value index trend

Riverside, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Riverside:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverside town:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

23 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This town:

4.1%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Riverside, Washington as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Riverside to the number of sex offenders is 139 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,174 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $774 (0.7%)

Riverside satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (112.7 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (137.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (998.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Omak, WA (2.3 miles ), Omak, WA (2.5 miles ), Okanogan, WA (3.2 miles ), Conconully, WA (3.4 miles) , Tonasket-Pine Creek, WA (3.8 miles ), Tonasket, WA (3.8 miles ), Disautel, WA (4.0 miles) , Malott, WA (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $73,200

Latitude: 48.50 N, Longitude: 119.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Riverside household income distribution Riverside home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+58.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Riverside, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Riverside-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 110% 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 163.6 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 172.9 miles away from Riverside 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 154.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 409.8 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 501.1 miles away from Riverside center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Okanogan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 9, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverside:

  • FMC OMAK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; OMAK, WA)
  • MID VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; OMAK, WA)
  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TONASKET, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 84 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Whitworth University (about 110 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 111 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 114 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Gonzaga University (about 114 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Central Washington University (about 115 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Spokane Community College (about 115 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

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Notable locations in Riverside: Margie's Recreational Vehicle Park (A), Okanogan County Fire District 7 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Riverside include: Lighthouse Chapel Assembly God Church (A), New Fellowship Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Johnson Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Okanogan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.8% for American Indian residents, 91.3% for other race residents, 2.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Riverside compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverside town (based on Okanogan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,33154
Catholic4,6277
Other1,59910
Mainline Protestant1,51714
Black Protestant1831
None27,863-
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: 17
Okanogan County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Okanogan County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Okanogan County:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Okanogan County:

26.8%
Washington:

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

16.4%
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 1$12,931$155,1720$0
Water Supply 1$2,452$29,4240$0
Totals for Government 2$15,383$92,2980$0

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $50,000 ($181.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($65.45)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($54.55)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($47.27)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($25.45)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($25.45)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($14.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($14.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($7.27)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($87.27)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($3.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $56,000 ($203.64)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($72.73)
    All Other: $10,000 ($36.36)
    Housing & Community Development: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($94.55)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($87.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($29.09)
    General Support: $3,000 ($10.91)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.64)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($87.27)
    Total General Sales: $13,000 ($47.27)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($3.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $33,000 ($120.00)

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Washington average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.58% ($42,976 average AGI)
from Spokane County, WA  0.54% ($24,346)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.38% ($36,145)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  0.63% ($23,667 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($52,370)
to Chelan County, WA  0.31% ($30,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverside:

  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverside:

  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KNCW (92.7 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQWS (90.1 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZBE (104.3 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • KEYG-FM (98.5 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riverside:

  • K08CY (Channel 8; RIVERSIDE, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K57BZ (Channel 57; RIVERSIDE, ETC., WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K10DM (Channel 10; RIVERSIDE, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K12CV (Channel 12; RIVERSIDE, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)

Riverside fatal accident list:

Jun 23, 2013 01:06 PM, Us-97, Lat: 48.49830, Lon: -119.50603, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 2002 02:14 PM, Us-97, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 2001 07:00 PM, Us-97, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $779,000Total costs
  • 1,245Total average daily traffic
  • 250Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,454Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Riverside)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Tunk Mountain 23 Mi Ne (Lat: 48.558222 Lon: -119.234500), Call Sign: KVR840, Licensee ID: L00007876
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5200 MHz, 46.5200 MHz, 46.5800 MHz, 46.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2001, Expiration Date: 03/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2002
    Registrant: State Of; Dept. Of Transportation Washington, 724 Quince Street Se, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • Tunk Mountain 15 Mi Ne (Lat: 48.545444 Lon: -119.236722), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNZZ762
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023
    Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Wa, Olympia, WA 98504, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TUNK MTN, Tunk Mountain (Lat: 48.547917 Lon: -119.236250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQPI688, Licensee ID: L01551898
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: John P Andrist
    Registrant: Nci Datacom, Inc., 700 B Okoma Drive, Omak, WA 98841, Phone: (509) 826-0300, Fax: (509) 826-9497, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: KING SKYHOPPER 20 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3353 , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/15/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 54b Greenacres Rd, Riverside, WA 98849
  • 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: 9450B , Serial Number: 55250, Year manufactured: 1958
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce A Burk, Po Box 158, Riverside, WA 98849

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverside, WA
Most common first names in Riverside, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert578.8 years
Mary478.3 years
Maxine470.4 years
Richard469.3 years
Charles372.3 years
Clarence371.3 years
George375.4 years
James372.3 years
Ralph378.4 years
Ruth368.7 years
Most common last names in Riverside, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith571.8 years
Konarek366.4 years
Linkem378.0 years
Petersen372.3 years
Sutton379.4 years
Hammer284.0 years
Bucholtz271.5 years
Figlenski272.0 years
Fisher281.0 years
Bedard277.6 years
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