Tenino, Washington

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Population in 2017: 1,830 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.5%
 
Males: 777  (42.5%)
Females: 1,053  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98589.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,631 (it was $34,526 in 2000)
Tenino:

$55,631
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,111 (it was $18,244 in 2000)

Tenino city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,057 (it was $94,400 in 2000)
Tenino:

$160,057
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $217,018; detached houses: $245,835; mobile homes: $41,920

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,120.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tenino: 99.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.3%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 20.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tenino, WA (2017)
    • 1,31981.5%White alone
    • 16410.1%Two or more races
    • 1267.8%Hispanic
    • 161.0%Asian alone
    • 80.5%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Tenino, Washington as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tenino is 257 to 1.


Crime rates in Tenino by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(63.8)
1
(62.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.4)
1
(57.6)
3
(170.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(318.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.4)
3
(134.6)
6
(267.7)
1
(43.3)
2
(116.1)
1
(57.4)
1
(58.8)
3
(175.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(113.6)
1
(54.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(1,339)
20
(1,241)
27
(1,199)
19
(852.4)
22
(981.7)
10
(433.1)
10
(580.7)
9
(516.9)
4
(235.3)
6
(350.5)
12
(690.8)
20
(1,136)
12
(651.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
58
(3,699)
58
(3,600)
57
(2,532)
46
(2,064)
43
(1,919)
48
(2,079)
27
(1,568)
18
(1,034)
30
(1,765)
21
(1,227)
41
(2,360)
30
(1,704)
24
(1,303)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(318.9)
4
(248.3)
5
(222.1)
2
(89.7)
2
(89.2)
1
(43.3)
3
(174.2)
3
(172.3)
8
(470.6)
2
(116.8)
1
(57.6)
3
(170.4)
3
(162.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(133.9)
1
(43.3)
1
(58.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(115.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)382.0300.4211.9189.8241.9125.6140.5120.0136.5164.7193.4320.3121.6

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City-data.com crime index in Tenino, WA

Crime rate in Tenino detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (19.4%), Irish (11.3%), Italian (7.7%), English (7.5%), American (4.4%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 2,176 people per square mile   (low).

Tenino, Washington map

70 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 2.9% Latin America).

This city:

4.3%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,549 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (26.2 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (58.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (913.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Bucoda, WA (2.0 miles ),
Rainier, WA (2.8 miles ),
Grand Mound, WA (2.9 miles ),
Fords Prairie, WA (3.3 miles ),
Centralia, WA (3.3 miles ),
Tumwater, WA (3.3 miles ),
Rochester, WA (3.4 miles ),
Lacey, WA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 46.86 N, Longitude: 122.85 W

Area code: 360

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

Tenino satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+12.8%).
Most common industries in Tenino, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.7%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (20.8%)
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Tenino, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Tenino, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tenino, Washington environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.4. This is about average.

City:

71.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.978. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.978
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.44
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Tenino-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 162% 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 31.8 miles away from Tenino 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 20.6 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 40.1 miles away from Tenino center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 22.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 446.6 miles away from Tenino center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 378.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Thurston County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tenino topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tenino:

  • CAPITOL PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TUMWATER, WA)
  • EDISON MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • SHARON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • WA HEALTH CARE CENTER-RIVERSIDE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • WALKER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • CENTRALIA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CENTRALIA, WA)

Airports located in Tenino:

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Amtrak stations near Tenino:

  • 10 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: CENTRALIA (210 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tenino:

  • Centralia College (about 12 miles; Centralia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,354)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 13 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • The Evergreen State College (about 17 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 4,613)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 26 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 28 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 28 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 32 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high school in Tenino:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tenino:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tenino: Memorial Swimming Pool (A), Thurston County Fire Protection District 12 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: W. R. Davies - Wisconsin educator.

Thurston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BRONSON BEACH CLUB (Population served: 227, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 51 regular monitoring violations
LOUD MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Tenino (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Tenino Branch at 149 Sussex Street West, branch established on 1968/12/20. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Tenino:

Marital status in Tenino, WA
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

For population 25 years and over in Tenino:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tenino
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tenino, WA (based on Thurston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,471116
Catholic18,5268
Other15,33450
Mainline Protestant10,49731
Orthodox1101
None179,326-
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: 41
Thurston County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Thurston County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Thurston County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 166
Thurston County:

6.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.4%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Tenino:

28.5
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tenino:

20.4%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tenino:

34.0%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.8%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tenino, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,104$48,4160$0
Financial Administration 2$8,695$52,1701$1,787
Parks and Recreation 1$3,954$47,4481$600
Other Government Administration 1$5,112$61,3440$0
Sewerage 1$3,954$47,4480$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,787
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,977
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$400
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,383
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,977
Totals for Government 8$33,819$50,7297$9,911

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $45,000 ($24.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.09)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($1.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $521,000 ($284.70)
    Sewerage: $342,000 ($186.89)
    Water Utilities: $146,000 ($79.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000 ($65.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($56.83)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($50.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $86,000 ($46.99)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($31.15)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($26.23)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($12.02)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($11.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($11.48)
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000 ($8.74)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($3.28)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.64)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($1.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $252,000 ($137.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $18,000 ($9.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $327,000 ($178.69)
    Water Utilities: $64,000 ($34.97)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $731,000 ($399.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($19.67)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $943,000 ($515.30)
    Other: $28,000 ($15.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($6.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $335,000 ($183.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $222,000 ($121.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $35,000 ($19.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($10.38)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($8.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($8.20)
    Rents: $9,000 ($4.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $356,000 ($194.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $68,000 ($37.16)
    Highways: $35,000 ($19.13)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($10.93)
  • Tax - Property: $271,000 ($148.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $257,000 ($140.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $188,000 ($102.73)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $30,000 ($16.39)
    Other License: $26,000 ($14.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($3.83)
    Amusements Sales: $4,000 ($2.19)

Tenino government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,190,000 ($3928.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,738,000 ($3681.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $491,000 ($268.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($21.31)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,000 ($63.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,707,000 ($932.79)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,000 ($18.58)

9.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,403 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pierce County, WA  1.69% ($44,488 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.94% ($54,308)
from Lewis County, WA  0.47% ($39,481)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,167 average AGI)
Thurston County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pierce County, WA  1.50% ($50,794 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.76% ($54,605)
to Lewis County, WA  0.45% ($41,901)

Businesses in Tenino, WA

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tenino:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KITI (1420 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KELA (1470 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tenino:

  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KACS (90.5 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CHEHALIS VALLEY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K254AP (98.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, 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)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 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.)

Tenino fatal accident list:

Jan 23, 1999 03:40 PM, Sr-507, Lat: 46.858050, Lon: -122.832057, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
May 21, 1997 10:15 PM, 507, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.3mTotal length
  • $5,469,000Total costs
  • 11,656Total average daily traffic
  • 1,998Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,334Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tenino)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 187 Hodgden St S (Lat: 46.860111 Lon: -122.854583), Type: Building, Structure height: 38 m, Call Sign: KFF271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 08/31/2023, Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 489-0125, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • Lat: 46.864167 Lon: -122.762861, Call Sign: WNWZ894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.830 MHz, 150.775 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 794-3766, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • 187 Hodgden Street S. (Lat: 46.856778 Lon: -122.849861), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 15.1 m, Call Sign: KNCR629,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.905 MHz, Grant Date: 11/24/2011, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022, Certifier: Jim Fowler, Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 489-0125, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • 358 Mcclellan Street (Lat: 46.852694 Lon: -122.859694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.4 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WYC828,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz, 155.070 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.550 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2024, Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 821-8827, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • CRAWFORD MNT MW SITE, Adjacent To F S Lookout 4.1 Mi (Lat: 46.842778 Lon: -122.764417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WNVV566,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 03/20/2021, Certifier: W A Miller, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 46.846111 Lon: -122.886111, Call Sign: WQCY576, Licensee ID: L01027102,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 452.687 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2005, Expiration Date: 06/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2015, Certifier: Randy Snow, Registrant: Alpacas Of America LLC, 16641 Old Hwy 99 Se, Tenino, WA 98589, Phone: (360) 264-7585, Fax: (360) 264-7992, Email:
  • Tenino WIU MP45.2, Bnsf Ls52 Mp45.20 (Lat: 46.821306 Lon: -122.861806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQIK309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2017, Expiration Date: 03/03/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tenino)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tenino)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$208,143
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$199,640
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$173,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0126.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tenino, WA
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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 40. The highest number of reported fires - 72 took place in 2003, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tenino, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.5%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tenino, WA
    • 31946.5%Outside Fires
    • 22432.7%Structure Fires
    • 8913.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 547.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tenino, WA
Most common first names in Tenino, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert3364.9 years
John2170.8 years
James2071.2 years
William1979.8 years
Donald1672.5 years
Mary1672.9 years
Charles1577.9 years
Frank1382.4 years
George1180.3 years
Walter1178.5 years
Most common last names in Tenino, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1969.5 years
Johnson1272.3 years
Nelson1270.2 years
Peterson1276.2 years
Brown870.8 years
Wells878.6 years
Miller875.1 years
Wilson875.6 years
Baker766.3 years
Harris769.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tenino, WA
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tenino, WA
  • 77.2%Electricity
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 3.6%Utility gas


Tenino compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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