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Median resident age:  39.6 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99023

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,080 (it was $53,333 in 2000)
Valleyford:

$68,080
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,415

Valleyford CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $302,457 (it was $192,300 in 2000)
Valleyford:

$302,457
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $383,118; Detached houses: $415,710; Mobile homes: $153,543
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Valleyford races chart
  • White alone - 2,190 (97.3%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Valleyford: 205.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2480 feet




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

Valleyford CCD:  1.2% ($2,229)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Valleyford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (9.1 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (239.3 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (932.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Rockford, WA (2.7 miles ), Opportunity, WA (2.7 miles ), Veradale, WA (2.7 miles ), Dishman, WA (2.9 miles ), Green Acres, WA (2.9 miles ), Spokane Valley, WA (3.0 miles ), Liberty Lake, WA (3.1 miles ), Millwood, WA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 47.54 N, Longitude: 117.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Valleyford household income distribution Valleyford home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Financial managers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Valleyford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/22/1998 at 01:17:47, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, 4.6 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.9 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 13.5 miles away from Valleyford center
On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/25/2001 at 14:15:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from Valleyford center
On 5/30/1996 at 10:00:37, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spokane County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Valleyford:

  • FMC VALLEY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • MISSION GOOD SAMARITAN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 9 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Valleyford, WA

Amtrak station near Valleyford:

  • 13 miles: SPOKANE (W. 221 1ST AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valleyford:

  • Spokane Community College (about 12 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Gonzaga University (about 14 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 15 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,852)
  • Whitworth University (about 18 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 18 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)
  • North Idaho College (about 22 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Washington State University (about 57 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)

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Notable locations in Valleyford: Lockwood (A), Mica Peak (B), Sharon (C), Excelsior (D), Spokane County Fire District 8 Station 85 (E), Spokane County Fire District 8 Station 82 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mica Cemetery (1), Mica Creek Cemetery (2), Mica Peak Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Olson Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Valleyford: Valleyford County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Spokane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.6. This is about average.
City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.10
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.57


Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.4%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

1.0%
Whole state:

10.6%

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

0.4%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Valleyford, WA

9 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Valleyford compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Valleyford CCD (based on Spokane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.11%
Here36.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.9%9.4%7.1%5.7%5.3%
Congregations8.4%12.3%6.8%5.2%5.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.9%3.7%2.9%2.9%21.1%
Congregations1.9%5.8%2.9%4.9%45.8%
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: 82
Spokane County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Spokane County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Spokane County:

27.2%
Washington:

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

9.7%
State:

13.9%

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($672 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kootenai County, ID  0.44% ($39,436 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.43% ($42,564)
from Stevens County, WA  0.34% ($34,122)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($840 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  0.52% ($34,350 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.33% ($37,218)
to Stevens County, WA  0.26% ($36,067)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valleyford:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLI (630 AM; 1 kW; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valleyford:

  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • K262AG (100.3 FM; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Valleyford:

  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KHBA-LP (Channel 52; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQUP-LP (Channel 47; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: PULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 5 Mi Nw (Lat: 47.568500 Lon: -117.346028), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KAL296
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 09/29/2021
    Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • Weger Rd 3 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 47.537944 Lon: -117.315472), Call Sign: KNFU577, Licensee ID: L00108583
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/30/1997, Expiration Date: 12/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/12/2002
    Registrant: Gordon Schoedel, Valleyford, WA 99036

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Flory Home, Lat: 47.569583 Lon: -117.245083, Type: Building, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQLN905
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/18/2020, Certifier: William B Geibel Jr
    Registrant: Wired Or Wireless, Inc., 17813 E Appleway Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99016, Phone: (509) 892-5877, Fax: (509) 892-5876, Email:
  • LaShaw Home, Lat: 47.459083 Lon: -117.075833, Type: Building, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQLN905
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/18/2020, Certifier: William B Geibel Jr
    Registrant: Wired Or Wireless, Inc., 17813 E Appleway Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99016, Phone: (509) 892-5877, Fax: (509) 892-5876, Email:
  • Benson Home, Lat: 47.517333 Lon: -117.253000, Type: Pole, Structure height: 1.5 m, Call Sign: WQLN905
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/18/2020, Certifier: William B Geibel Jr
    Registrant: Wired Or Wireless, Inc., 17813 E Appleway Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99016, Phone: (509) 892-5877, Fax: (509) 892-5876, Email:
  • Wakker Home, Lat: 47.564306 Lon: -117.235028, Type: Building, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQLN905
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/18/2020, Certifier: William B Geibel Jr
    Registrant: Wired Or Wireless, Inc., 17813 E Appleway Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99016, Phone: (509) 892-5877, Fax: (509) 892-5876, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valleyford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Valleyford)

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