Vantage, Washington

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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 2013: $34,042 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Vantage:

$34,042
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,154 (it was $17,605 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $327,391 (it was $187,500 in 2000)
Vantage:

$327,391
WA:

$250,800
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  • Races in Vantage, WA (2010)

    Vantage races chart
    • 5777.0%White alone
    • 1317.6%Hispanic
    • 34.1%Other race alone
    • 11.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Vantage: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (47.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 232 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Vantage:

  • High school or higher: 103.1%
  • 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%

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

Vantage CDP:  1.1% ($2,125)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)

Vantage satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (112.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

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

Vantage household income distribution Vantage home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Vantage, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Vantage-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 150% 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 119.9 miles away from the city 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 122.4 miles away from Vantage 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 113.1 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 359.6 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 479.4 miles away from Vantage center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 462.9 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 Kittitas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Vantage:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vantage:

  • Central Washington University (about 27 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 10,960)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 38 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 64 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 102 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Green River Community College (about 106 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 109 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)

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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:

GINKGO STATE PARK HERITAGE AREA (Population served: 231, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GINKGO STATE PARK-NATURAL AREA (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Washington average:

11.4

Vantage travel time to work - commute Vantage mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8003
Evangelical Protestant3,42725
Other1,97310
Mainline Protestant1,34611
None29,369-
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: 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%

9.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Washington average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  2.02% ($50,496 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.89% ($26,689)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.72% ($45,000)


9.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($390 average AGI)
Kittitas County:

0.08%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  2.00% ($30,496 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.84% ($31,946)
to Pierce County, WA  0.67% ($35,833)

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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