Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (45.0 miles , pop. 195,629).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (221.4 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (897.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: St. John, WA (2.4 miles ), Endicott, WA (2.9 miles ), Lamont, WA (3.8 miles) , Malden, WA (4.0 miles ), La Crosse, WA (4.3 miles ), Colfax, WA (4.4 miles ), Rosalia, WA (4.4 miles ), Oakesdale, WA (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 47.05 N, Longitude: 117.69 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 509
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Rock Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rock Lake, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Rock Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2001 at 16:00:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Rock Lake center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from Rock Lake center
On 6/25/2001 at 14:15:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 45.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Whitman County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Lake:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
273 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
Rock Lake compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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 Rock Lake CCD (based on Whitman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
13.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,185 average adjusted gross income)
1.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($489 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
14.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,516 average adjusted gross income)
0.33% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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