U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Snake River, Washington forum City-Data.com Homepage

Snake River, Washington



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Snake River, WA housing info, Garfield County, Washington, WA smaller cities, WA small cities, All Cities.


We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Garfield County

Population in July 2007: 364.
Males: 192  (52.9%)
Females: 172  (47.1%)

Median resident age:  47.3 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $49,117 (it was $35,875 in 2000)
Snake River:

$49,117
Washington:

$56,835
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $25,497

Snake River CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $210,275 (it was $125,000 in 2000)
Snake River:

$210,275
Washington:

$256,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $220,382; Detached houses: $222,503; Mobile homes: $214,343

Snake River, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Snake River races chart
  • White alone - 404 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Snake River: 193.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 506.0 square miles.

Population density: 0.7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Snake River, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Snake River:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Snake River CCD:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Washington:  12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Snake River CCD:  1.2% ($1,455)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Snake River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (80.5 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (236.2 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (851.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Pomeroy, WA (2.8 miles ), Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA (4.4 miles ), West Clarkston-Highland, WA (4.6 miles ), Clarkston, WA (4.6 miles ), Colton, WA (4.7 miles ), Asotin, WA (4.7 miles ), Uniontown, WA (4.7 miles ), Dayton, WA (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 46.38 N, Longitude: 117.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Snake River household income distribution Snake River home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (64%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (46%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Registered nurses (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Snake River, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Snake River, Washington average temperatures Snake River, Washington average precipitation
 
Snake River, Washington humidity
 
Snake River, Washington wind speed
 
Snake River, Washington snowfall
 
Snake River, Washington sunshine
 
Snake River, Washington clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Earthquake activity:

Snake River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 74% 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 47.8 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 47.4 miles away from Snake River 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 30.5 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 90.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1997 at 09:15:06, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Snake River 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 90.2 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 Garfield County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Snake River:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 23 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • Washington State University (about 29 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • University of Idaho (about 33 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 44 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 77 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 78 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 89 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Snake River: Alder Thicket Campground (A), Offield Landing (B), Willow Landing (C), H A McEachan Ranch (D), F Kessler Ranch (E), Pataha Research Natural Area (F), Columbia Center (G), First Creek Cabin (H), Misery Spring Campground (I), Pataha Campground (J), Powell Camp (K), Ruchert Camp (L), Clearwater Lookout (M), Cecil Bott Ranch (N), C H Neal Ranch (O), J R Evans Ranch (P), Sheephead Corral (Q), Spruce Spring Campground (R), Valentine (S), Wickiup Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kirby Cemetery (1), Mayview Cemetery (2), Pioneer Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bear Creek (A), Casey Creek (B), Cherry Creek (C), Coyote Creek (D), Donaldson Creek (E), Dry Pataha Creek (F), First Creek (G), Meadow Creek (H), Melton Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Snake River: Grouse Flat State Wildlife Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Garfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 31.5. This is better than average.
City:

31.5
U.S.:

38.3


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.5%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.6%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Snake River, WA

Snake River compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


Back to the top

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

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 Snake River (based on Garfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.29%
Here65.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents44.9%20.2%14.4%9.5%11.1%
Congregations14.3%14.3%14.3%14.3%42.9%
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: 1
Garfield County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

14.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

29.9%
Washington:

25.7%

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Washington average:

7.86%

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



8.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
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 Asotin County, WA  1.40% ($27,091 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Snake River:

  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KCLK (1430 AM; 5 kW; ASOTIN, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KWSU (1250 AM; 5 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Snake River:

  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZHR (92.5 FM; DAYTON, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KOZE-FM (96.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KATW (101.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KRLF (88.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: LIVING FAITH F/SHIP EDUC. MINISTRIES)
  • KZZL-FM (99.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZFN (106.1 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: KRPL, INC.)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRFA-FM (91.7 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRAO-FM (102.5 FM; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Snake River:

  • KLEW-TV (Channel 3; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)

Cost of Living Calculator

Back to Snake River, WA housing info, Garfield County, Washington, WA smaller cities, WA small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.