Starbuck, Washington

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Population in 2017: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 81  (62.4%)
Females: 50  (37.6%)
Median resident age:

65.7 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip code: 99359

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,840 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Starbuck:

$26,840
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,510 (it was $14,770 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,651 (it was $35,600 in 2000)
Starbuck:

$88,651
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,386; detached houses: $118,934; mobile homes: $93,722

Median gross rent in 2017: $479.

March 2019 cost of living index in Starbuck: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
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  • Races in Starbuck, WA (2010)
    • 11790.7%White alone
    • 64.7%Other race alone
    • 32.3%Hispanic
    • 21.6%Two or more races
    • 10.8%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: German (28.1%), Dutch (15.6%), English (6.2%), Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 645 people per square mile   (low).

Starbuck, Washington map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $577 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,747 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (53.9 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (204.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (860.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Dayton, WA (3.9 miles ),
Waitsburg, WA (4.2 miles ),
Prescott, WA (4.2 miles ),
Washtucna, WA (4.3 miles ),
Eureka Flat, WA (4.5 miles ),
Kahlotus, WA (4.7 miles ),
La Crosse, WA (4.9 miles ),
Pomeroy, WA (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.52 N, Longitude: 118.13 W

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Starbuck, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Starbuck, WA in 2017

Starbuck satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Starbuck, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.2%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Rail transportation (9.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.0%)
  • Rail transportation (16.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (12.0%)
  • Truck transportation (12.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.0%)
  • Wood products (8.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (8.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (31.3%)
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.8%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.5%)
Most common occupations in Starbuck, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.2%)
  • Woodworkers (12.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (9.8%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Woodworkers (20.0%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (16.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (18.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (18.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (12.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12.5%)

Average climate in Starbuck, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.96. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

5.96
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Starbuck-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 269.7 miles away from Starbuck center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 212.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 386.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 214.5 miles away from the city 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 206.2 miles away from Starbuck center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 417.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Starbuck topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Starbuck:

  • ROBISON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DAYTON, WA)

Airports located in Starbuck:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starbuck:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 32 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Washington State University (about 49 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 51 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 53 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 55 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 72 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 83 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)

Public elementary/middle school in Starbuck:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Columbia County Fire District 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Starbuck and their reported violations in the past:

LYONS FERRY MARINA (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LYONS FERRY HATCHERY (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Starbuck that have no violations reported:

  • LAST RESORT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 22, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

1.8 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

52.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Starbuck:

Marital status in Starbuck, WA
  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 21.5%

For population 25 years and over in Starbuck:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Starbuck, WA (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5839
Other2951
Mainline Protestant1473
Catholic741
None2,979-
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: 2
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Columbia County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Columbia County:

17.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

30.9%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Columbia County:

8.2%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Starbuck:

42.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Starbuck:

53.0%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.0%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Starbuck:

52.6%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Starbuck:

84.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Starbuck, WA Residents
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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$5,390
Water Supply 0$0 0$3,490
Sewerage 0$0 0$10,400
Financial Administration 0$0 0$7,200
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,080
Totals for Government 0$0 1$27,560

Starbuck government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $26,000 ($198.47)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($122.14)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($122.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($99.24)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($83.97)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($45.80)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($38.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,000 ($175.57)

Starbuck government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,000 ($213.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($114.50)
    Other: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($160.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($22.90)
    Other: $3,000 ($22.90)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($76.34)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,000 ($45.80)

Starbuck government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $181,000 ($1381.68)

8.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Walla Walla County, WA  2.20% ($65,406 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Starbuck:

  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KWSU (1250 AM; 5 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Starbuck:

  • KZHR (92.5 FM; DAYTON, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.6mTotal length
  • $5,123,000Total costs
  • 1,061Total average daily traffic
  • 268Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,377Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Starbuck Cell Site: 316 Fletcher Rd (Lat: 46.552944 Lon: -118.191083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN489
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/07/2020, Certifier: Gregory A MarasRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Terry C Miller, Dry Hollow - 9 Miles East (Lat: 46.504222 Lon: -117.942222), Type: 35.6, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Washington State Department Of Transportation, Millert@wsdot.Wa.Gov, , 47359 Olymp-ia, Phone: (360) 705-7001
  • Terry C Miller, Dry Hollow - 9 Miles East (Lat: 46.504222 Lon: -117.942222), Type: 35.6, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Washington State Department Of Transportation, Millert@wsdot.Wa.Gov, , 47359 Olymp-ia, Phone: (360) 705-7001
  • Timothy S McDowell, Dry Hollow - 9 Miles East (Lat: 46.504222 Lon: -117.942222), Type: 35.6, Structure height: 53013 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, Radio_operations@wsdot.Wa.Gov, , 47359 Tumwa-ter, Phone: (360) 705-7028

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Dry Hollow, 9 Mi East (Lat: 46.504222 Lon: -117.942222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.6 m, Call Sign: WPWW287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.100 MHz, 853.100 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/28/2023, Certifier: Alan C Hull, Registrant: State Of; Department Of Transportation Washington, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Wa, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:
  • Lat: 46.536944 Lon: -118.152500, Call Sign: WRAP216,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.557 MHz, 151.790 MHz, 153.275 MHz, 159.615 MHz, 159.735 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2018, Expiration Date: 01/19/2028, Certifier: Phil Farmer, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • STARBUCK, 13780 Hwy 261 Drive (Lat: 46.596806 Lon: -118.228583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WRCJ265, Licensee ID: L00008678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.162 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2018, Expiration Date: 10/17/2028, Certifier: Phil Johnson, Registrant: State Of Washington, 600 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, Phone: (360) 902-2935, Fax: (360) 902-2942, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Starbuck, WA
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.0%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Starbuck, WA
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 37.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Starbuck compared to Washington state average:

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