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Population in 2010: 74. Population change since 2000: +5.7%
Males: 38  (51.4%)
Females: 36  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip code: 98950

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,643 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Vantage:

$32,643
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,419

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $314,367 (it was $187,500 in 2000)
Vantage:

$314,367
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $399,408; Detached houses: $451,223; Mobile homes: $308,731

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  • White alone - 57 (77.0%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (17.6%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vantage: 286.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (50.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 232 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Vantage:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vantage CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Vantage, Washington as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vantage to the number of sex offenders is 74 to 1.


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (35.1 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (119.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (893.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: George, WA (3.3 miles ), Mattawa, WA (3.9 miles ), Southern Slopes, WA (4.0 miles) , Royal City, WA (4.2 miles ), Desert Aire, WA (4.3 miles ), Kittitas, WA (4.5 miles ), Quincy, WA (4.6 miles ), Naneum, WA (4.9 miles) .

Latitude: 46.95 N, Longitude: 119.99 W

Area code: 509

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for females in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)



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Earthquake activity:

Vantage-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/8/2006 at 02:48:26, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.5 MD, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1997 at 14:23:12, a magnitude 4.6 (3.9 MB, 4.6 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from Vantage center
On 6/18/1994 at 07:01:07, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/20/1995 at 12:48:48, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 MD, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1998 at 16:43:08, a magnitude 4.0 (3.7 MB, 4.0 MD, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from Vantage center
On 8/16/2004 at 21:05:53, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, 4.0 MD, Depth: 0.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Vantage, WA

Airports located in Vantage:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vantage:

  • Central Washington University (about 27 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,652)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 38 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,169)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 64 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 102 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Green River Community College (about 106 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 5,056)
  • Bellevue College (about 111 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 6,870)

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Notable location: Kittitas County Fire District 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Kittitas 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 Vantage and their reported violations in the past:

OLMSTEAD PLACE ST PARK (Population served: 236, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
AUVIL FRUIT CO INC (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and JUL-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-1999)
GETTYS COVE (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-18-1997), St Public Notif received (APR-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-1997), St BCA signed (APR-18-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-28-1997), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-1997), St BCA signed (APR-18-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-1997), St BCA signed (APR-18-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • WANAPUM STATE PARK (Address: PO Box 1203, Population served: 2809, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GINKGO STATE PARK HERITAGE AREA (Address: PO Box 1203, Population served: 164, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • GINKGO STATE PARK-NATURAL AREA (Address: PO Box 1203, Population served: 132, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Vantage compared to Washington state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012


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Religion statistics for Vantage CDP (based on Kittitas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.82%
Here29.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.0%13.2%8.8%6.9%5.3%
Congregations8.1%10.8%5.4%2.7%8.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents4.7%3.4%3.0%2.8%15.9%
Congregations2.7%5.4%2.7%5.4%48.6%
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: 12
Kittitas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Kittitas County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Kittitas County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

13.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittitas County:

21.8%
Washington:

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

11.4%
State:

13.9%

11.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.61%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Kittitas County:

0.12%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  2.70% ($46,223 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  1.15% ($23,037)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.91% ($60,648)


11.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.05%
Washington average:

7.07%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  2.30% ($20,269 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  1.42% ($39,665)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.66% ($21,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vantage:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vantage:

  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KWWW-FM (96.7 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC..)
  • KZML (95.9 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • KZTA (96.9 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KMLW (88.3 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • K201AS (88.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WEST VALLEY TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KYPL (91.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Vantage)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Wanapum Dam On Columbia River At Mile 415 (Lat: 46.877083 Lon: -119.970056), Call Sign: KPL62
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.200 MHz, 456.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 01/16/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2013
    Registrant: Grant County Pud, 30 C. Street Sw, Ephrata, WA 98823, Phone: (509) 754-5026, Fax: (509) 754-5393, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • RYEGRASS, Country Road & 10 Sw (Lat: 46.943611 Lon: -119.952306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62.5 m, Overall height: 68.5 m, Call Sign: WPSL903
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.62 MHz, 19575.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2011, Expiration Date: 06/18/2021, Certifier: Jeffrey S Haskins
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • WA-609 Vantage, 1001 Main Street (Lat: 46.942917 Lon: -120.001028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60 m, Overall height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: WPVJ643
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2002, Expiration Date: 06/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2011, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • VANTAGE, 1791 Vantage Park Road (Lat: 46.942917 Lon: -120.001028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: WQDZ748
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 19670.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2005, Expiration Date: 12/08/2015, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • VANTAGE HILL, Vantage Hill Near (Lat: 46.967333 Lon: -120.215056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KPH22
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 12/20/2021
    Registrant: State Of Washington, 2803 156th Ave Se, Bellevue, WA 98007, Phone: (425) 401-7800, Fax: (425) 401-7847, Email:
  • VANTAGE, 0.3 Mi N Or Coulee Exit (Lat: 46.944000 Lon: -119.990861), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WHA483, Licensee ID: L00006045
    Assigned Frequencies: 2113.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2009
    Registrant: Ellensburg Telephone Company, 305 North Ruby St, Ellensburg, WA 98926, Phone: (509) 962-0355, Fax: (509) 962-8540


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