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Population in 2010: 308. Population change since 2000: +16.2%
Males: 151  (49.1%)
Females: 157  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  46.6 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98940.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,010 (it was $39,063 in 2000)
Ronald:

$29,010
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,638

Ronald CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $224,123 (it was $113,500 in 2000)
Ronald:

$224,123
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,104; Detached houses: $132,853; Mobile homes: $65,022
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  • White alone - 282 (91.6%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ronald: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 386 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ronald:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 48.3%
  • Unemployed: 100.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ronald CDP:

  • Never married: 51.7%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 48.3%

8 residents are foreign born (3.0% North America).

This place:  3.0%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ronald, Washington as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ronald to the number of sex offenders is 308 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,983 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (50.0 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (66.9 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (919.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Roslyn, WA (1.1 miles ), South Cle Elum, WA (2.2 miles ), Cle Elum, WA (2.2 miles ), Easton, WA (2.7 miles ), Manastash, WA (3.8 miles) , Cliffdell, WA (4.5 miles) , Thorp, WA (4.5 miles ), Snoqualmie Pass, WA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 47.24 N, Longitude: 121.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

6.8%

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Earthquake activity:

Ronald-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 134% 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 69.2 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 73.7 miles away from Ronald 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 61.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 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 53.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Ronald center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 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 Kittitas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ronald:

  • REED HILL CONVALESCENT AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLE ELUM, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Ronald, WA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ronald:

  • Central Washington University (about 29 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,652)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 36 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,169)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 51 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Green River Community College (about 55 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 5,056)
  • Bellevue College (about 58 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 6,870)
  • Highline Community College (about 61 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 66 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Ronald, WA has a Post Office, one grocery store, one tavern/restaraunt, no school within the town itself (it is 4 miles away), no gas station, no public transportation, and no other types of business. A very quiet rural community.

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Notable location: Kittitas County Fire District 6 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Kittitas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ronald, WA

Ronald compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (48%)

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Religion statistics for Ronald CDP (based on Kittitas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.82%
Here29.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.0%13.2%8.8%6.9%5.3%
Congregations8.1%10.8%5.4%2.7%8.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents4.7%3.4%3.0%2.8%15.9%
Congregations2.7%5.4%2.7%5.4%48.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Kittitas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Kittitas County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Kittitas County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

13.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittitas County:

21.8%
Washington:

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

11.4%
State:

13.9%

11.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.61%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Kittitas County:

0.12%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  2.70% ($46,223 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  1.15% ($23,037)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.91% ($60,648)


11.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.05%
Washington average:

7.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  2.30% ($20,269 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  1.42% ($39,665)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.66% ($21,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ronald:

  • 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)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ronald:

  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSH (88.9 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jerri L Janjua, 17748 15th Ave. Ne (Lat: 47.758889 Lon: -122.312500), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • TERRIAH R LUCERO, 17748 15th Ave. Ne (Lat: 47.758889 Lon: -122.312500), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 7209471486, , 1860 LINCOLN 11TH FLOOR
  • Jerri L Janjua, 17748 15th Ave. Ne (Lat: 47.758889 Lon: -122.312500), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 17748 15th Ave. Ne (Lat: 47.758889 Lon: -122.312500), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 7707970107, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • 17748 15th Ave. Ne (Lat: 47.759167 Lon: -122.312500), Type: 29.9, Overall height: 29 m
    Registrant: 3032556127, Jmorton@uswest.Com, ROOM 201, 12121 GRANT STREET
  • 17748 15th Ave. Ne (Lat: 47.758889 Lon: -122.312500), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 3032556127, Jmorton@uswest.Com, R201, 12121 GRANT STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VERIZON TWR, 17748 15th Ave. Ne (Lat: 47.758972 Lon: -122.312528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: WQOB302
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/2011, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: Scott Hatfield
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012, Phone: (425) 821-8827, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ronald)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Service Call: 8

Incident types - Ronald


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Most common first names in Ronald, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William681.0 years
James375.3 years
Andrew374.3 years
Mary382.1 years
Robert385.6 years
George285.0 years
Charles272.0 years
Charlotte284.5 years
John259.0 years
Gloria271.6 years
Most common last names in Ronald, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kittelson465.5 years
Vlahovich480.2 years
Allen383.0 years
Briski376.7 years
Jacobs285.5 years
Giustino283.0 years
Cresto278.6 years
Chambers280.0 years
Chapman264.0 years
Favero278.5 years
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