Tonasket, Washington

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Population in 2017: 1,126 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 
Males: 465  (41.3%)
Females: 661  (58.7%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98855.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,217 (it was $23,523 in 2000)
Tonasket:

$24,217
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,492 (it was $13,293 in 2000)

Tonasket city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $158,389 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Tonasket:

$158,389
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,027; detached houses: $164,410; mobile homes: $44,132

Median gross rent in 2017: $652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tonasket: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.2%
(29.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for other race residents, 5.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tonasket, WA (2010)
    • 80978.4%White alone
    • 17016.5%Hispanic
    • 212.0%Two or more races
    • 171.6%American Indian alone
    • 101.0%Asian alone
    • 40.4%Black alone
    • 10.10%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Tonasket, Washington as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tonasket is 180 to 1.


Crime rates in Tonasket by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

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)
Rapes
(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)
3
(293.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(95.4)
1
(97.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(102.5)
1
(101.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(106.2)
4
(425.1)
3
(286.3)
2
(190.8)
2
(195.7)
3
(295.0)
4
(394.5)
4
(395.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(512.3)
10
(1,013)
7
(729.2)
10
(1,063)
9
(955.4)
3
(318.8)
14
(1,336)
5
(477.1)
10
(978.5)
3
(295.0)
10
(986.2)
11
(1,087)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(7,582)
106
(10,740)
62
(6,458)
56
(5,951)
40
(4,246)
50
(5,313)
30
(2,863)
26
(2,481)
18
(1,761)
17
(1,672)
12
(1,183)
17
(1,680)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(102.5)
1
(101.3)
1
(104.2)
3
(318.8)
2
(212.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(381.7)
5
(477.1)
1
(97.8)
1
(98.3)
3
(295.9)
1
(98.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(95.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(97.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)367.8528.9317.7337.9274.9319.9295.8237.6450.1154.4297.8230.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (16.7%), English (12.1%), American (7.1%), Irish (6.9%), European (4.0%), Norwegian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1927

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,750 people per square mile   (low).

Tonasket, Washington map

60 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

6.3%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,122 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,102 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (117.7 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (146.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1012.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Tonasket-Pine Creek, WA (1.2 miles ),
Riverside, WA (3.8 miles ),
Oroville, WA (4.0 miles ),
Conconully, WA (4.2 miles),
North Omak, WA (4.4 miles ),
Omak, WA (4.6 miles ),
Okanogan, WA (4.9 miles ),
Disautel, WA (5.1 miles)

Latitude: 48.71 N, Longitude: 119.44 W

Area code: 509

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

Tonasket satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.3%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +62 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in Tonasket, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.2%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.4%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.2%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Tonasket, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Electricians (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.4%)

Average climate in Tonasket, 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 89.0. This is about average.

City:

89.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Tonasket-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 104% 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 173.8 miles away from Tonasket 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 183.6 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 164.8 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 417.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 505.5 miles away from Tonasket center, causing $26,000,000 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 122.1 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 Okanogan County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 13, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tonasket topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Tonasket:

  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 203 SOUTH WESTERN)
  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (22 W 1ST STREET)

Airports located in Tonasket:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tonasket:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 98 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Whitworth University (about 115 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 116 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 119 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 120 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 120 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Central Washington University (about 129 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)

Public high school in Tonasket:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tonasket:

Private elementary/middle school in Tonasket:

  • PEACEFUL VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 4, Location: 32084 D US HIGHWAY 97, Grades: 1-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tonasket: Tonasket Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Tonasket Emergency Medical Services District (B), Okanogan County Fire District 4 (C), Tonasket Police Department (D), Tonasket Town Hall (E), Tonasket Community Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tonasket: Tonasket Adventist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Junction Motel (23 West 6th Street), Junction Convenience Store (509 South Whitcomb Avenue), Red Apple Inn (20 South Whitcomb Avenue # 97).

Court: Tonasket City - Municipal Court (211 South Whitcomb Avenue).

Birthplace of: Dean Rhoads - Politician.

Okanogan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • LOST LAKE CG - TONASKET RD (Address: 1 West Winesap , Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Tonasket in 2000:

  • 62 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 32 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Tonasket (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Tonasket Branch at 16 West Fifth, branch established on 1973/08/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Tonasket Branch at 399 S Whitcomb Ave, branch established on 1913/07/17. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Tonasket:

Marital status in Tonasket, WA
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 22.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Tonasket:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Washington average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Tonasket, WA (based on Okanogan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,33154
Catholic4,6277
Other1,59910
Mainline Protestant1,51714
Black Protestant1831
None27,863-
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: 17
Here:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Okanogan County:

26.8%
State:

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

16.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.7%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tonasket:

23.9%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tonasket:

33.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.5%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Tonasket:

73.5%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tonasket, 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
Other Government Administration 6$2,800$5,6000$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$50,881$122,1140$0
Financial Administration 3$24,452$97,8080$0
Streets and Highways 1$9,611$115,3320$0
Sewerage 1$11$1320$0
Parks and Recreation 1$8,478$101,7360$0
Water Supply 1$13,614$163,3680$0
Police - Other 1$7,395$88,7400$0
Judicial and Legal 1$472$5,6640$0
Totals for Government 20$117,714$70,6280$0

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

  • Construction - Health - Other: $9,000 ($7.99)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $391,000 ($347.25)
    Sewerage: $260,000 ($230.91)
    Water Utilities: $253,000 ($224.69)
    Health - Other: $180,000 ($159.86)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($55.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($50.62)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($47.96)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($39.96)
    Correctional Institutions: $40,000 ($35.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($15.99)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($15.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $15,000 ($13.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($12.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($7.99)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($5.33)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($5.33)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($4.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($41.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($27.53)
    Other - General - Other: $16,000 ($14.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $80,000 ($71.05)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($14.21)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($7.10)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($6.22)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($4.44)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($3.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.78)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $642,000 ($570.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($16.87)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $321,000 ($285.08)
    Other: $105,000 ($93.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000 ($15.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($6.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($11.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($7.10)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($4.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($4.44)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.55)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($2.66)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $278,000 ($246.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $65,000 ($57.73)
    Highways: $22,000 ($19.54)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($11.55)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $261,000 ($231.79)
    Property: $257,000 ($228.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $184,000 ($163.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($7.99)
    Other License: $7,000 ($6.22)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000 ($2.66)
    Severance: $2,000 ($1.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,684,000 ($1495.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,589,000 ($1411.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($84.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,216,000 ($1079.93)

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 King County, WA  0.62% ($70,032 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.61% ($13,913)
from Spokane County, WA  0.49% ($39,284)


5.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Washington average:

6.40%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Spokane County, WA  0.53% ($25,557 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WA  0.41% ($29,565)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($73,053)
Businesses in Tonasket, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tonasket:

  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tonasket:

  • KQWS (90.1 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KNCW (92.7 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • KZBE (104.3 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220CR (91.9 FM; OROVILLE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K269AH (101.7 FM; OROVILLE & TONASKET, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING)
  • K207DC (90.1 FM; TONASKET, WA; Owner: NORTH OKANOGAN CHRISTIAN TRANSLATOR)

TV broadcast stations around Tonasket:

  • K41EU (Channel 41; TONASKET, ETC., WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K08CX (Channel 8; TONASKET, ETC., WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K10DL (Channel 10; TONASKET, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K12CX (Channel 12; TONASKET, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K35BJ (Channel 35; ELLISFORD, ETC., WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)

Tonasket fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 2002 11:45 PM, Sr-20, Lat: 48.702887, Lon: -119.441302, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 1, 1999 00:01 AM, Sr-20, Lat: 48.702887, Lon: -119.441302, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 8, 1999 04:10 PM, Sr-20, Lat: 48.702887, Lon: -119.441302, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.8mTotal length
  • $25,358,000Total costs
  • 19,760Total average daily traffic
  • 2,258Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,619Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 57 took place in 2009, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tonasket, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.3%), and Structure Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tonasket, WA
    • 25356.3%Outside Fires
    • 13229.4%Structure Fires
    • 449.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 204.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tonasket, WA
Most common first names in Tonasket, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4179.3 years
William3378.4 years
James2977.2 years
Robert2574.1 years
Mary2481.0 years
Charles2074.4 years
Walter1579.5 years
Arthur1475.5 years
George1380.6 years
Richard1372.3 years
Most common last names in Tonasket, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1878.0 years
Johnson1578.3 years
Williams1482.6 years
Davis1273.5 years
Wilson1282.6 years
Hill973.1 years
Brown964.5 years
Allen877.1 years
Turner885.1 years
Lewis885.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tonasket, WA
  • 73.2%Electricity
  • 17.3%Wood
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tonasket, WA
  • 88.2%Electricity
  • 8.0%Wood
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Tonasket compared to Washington state average:

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

Tonasket on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
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