For population 25 years and over in Royal City:
For population 15 years and over in Royal City city:
1,080 residents are foreign born (55.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,375 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (47.7 miles , pop. 71,845).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (129.0 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (888.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Southern Slopes, WA (2.7 miles ), George, WA (4.0 miles ), Mattawa, WA (4.2 miles ), Vantage, WA (4.2 miles) , Desert Aire, WA (4.5 miles ), Moses Lake, WA (4.7 miles ), Cascade Valley, WA (4.7 miles ), Othello, WA (4.7 miles ).
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Latitude: 46.90 N, Longitude: 119.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 509
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Royal City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +714 (+64.4%).
Work and jobs in Royal City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Royal City, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Royal City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/8/2006 at 02:48:26, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.5 MD, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from Royal City center
On 6/18/1994 at 07:01:07, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city 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 88.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1998 at 16:43:08, a magnitude 4.0 (3.7 MB, 4.0 MD, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from Royal City center
On 8/16/2004 at 21:05:53, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, 4.0 MD, Depth: 0.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grant County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 48.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 51.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 60.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Royal City (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
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6.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,980 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,395 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Royal City fatal accident list:
Mar 25, 2006 07:30 AM, Beverly Burke Rd, Lat: 46.922553, Lon: -119.855725, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 2003 06:56 AM, Sr-26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
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