Wapato, Washington

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Population in 2014: 5,051 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 
Males: 2,502  (49.5%)
Females: 2,549  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  24.1 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98951.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,618 (it was $25,804 in 2000)
Wapato:

$32,618
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $9,409 (it was $9,451 in 2000)

Wapato city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,150 (it was $80,100 in 2000)
Wapato:

$98,150
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,573; Detached houses: $190,885; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,937; In 2-unit structures: $187,461; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,325; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,471; Mobile homes: $77,031; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $147,066

Median gross rent in 2013: $739.

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  • Races in Wapato, WA (2010)

    Wapato races chart
    • 4,20884.2%Hispanic
    • 4018.0%White alone
    • 2805.6%American Indian alone
    • 481.0%Asian alone
    • 390.8%Two or more races
    • 110.2%Black alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wapato: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 855 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 5,209 people per square mile   (average).

Wapato,WA real estate house value index trend

Wapato, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Wapato:

  • High school or higher: 42.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 23.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wapato city:

  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

1,639 residents are foreign born (31.9% Latin America).

This city:

32.3%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $959 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,135 (1.2%)

Wapato satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (11.6 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (115.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (861.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Donald, WA (1.6 miles) , Parker, WA (2.1 miles) , Buena, WA (2.3 miles ), Harrah, WA (2.5 miles ), Toppenish, WA (2.6 miles ), Moxee, WA (2.8 miles ), Zillah, WA (2.9 miles ), Union Gap, WA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $32,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $112,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $112,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $104,100
  • 2009: 52 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $268,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $119,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $210,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $114,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.45 N, Longitude: 120.42 W

Area code: 509

Wapato household income distribution Wapato home values distribution

Crime rates in Wapato by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.70.00.00.0
Rapes 1429925427211
per 100,000 21.286.743.2192.8191.643.4109.488.243.8137.939.019.719.8
Robberies 73811111614121112512
per 100,000 148.465.0172.8235.6234.1347.1306.4264.5240.7236.597.619.739.5
Assaults 5281222212720101723205
per 100,000 106.043.3172.8257.1468.3455.6590.9440.8218.8335.0449.0394.798.8
Burglaries 8380989611886819596143851826
per 100,000 1,759.21,733.92,117.12,056.62,511.71,865.91,772.82,093.92,100.72,817.71,659.2355.2513.9
Thefts 1782022441792301582291931401301198466
per 100,000 3,772.84,378.05,271.13,834.64,895.73,428.15,012.04,253.93,063.52,561.62,322.91,657.81,304.6
Auto thefts 46586690955253493550503327
per 100,000 975.01,257.01,425.81,928.02,022.11,128.21,160.01,080.0765.9985.2976.0651.3533.7
Arson 1227441413230
per 100,000 21.243.343.2150.085.186.821.988.221.959.139.059.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 452.5514.8618.4757.7885.3612.0744.3667.4501.5693.4455.3253.9185.6

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Crime rate in Wapato detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +804 (+21.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (34%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Wapato: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wapato, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wapato-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 163% 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 113.0 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 111.5 miles away from Wapato 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 108.6 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 361.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 436.5 miles away from Wapato center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 473.1 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 Yakima County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Fires: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wapato topographic map

Birthplace of: Larry Hovis - Film actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wapato:

  • EMERALD CARE (209 NORTH AHTANUM AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wapato:

  • PARKSIDE NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; UNION GAP, WA)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • HERITAGE GROVE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • MEMORIAL HOME CARE SVS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)

Amtrak station near Wapato:

  • 12 miles: YAKIMA (BURGER KING, I-82 AT EXIT 33) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wapato:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 11 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Central Washington University (about 40 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 64 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 69 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 101 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Green River Community College (about 103 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 106 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

Public high schools in Wapato:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wapato:

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Yakima County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.984. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.984
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.9%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 37.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.3% for American Indian residents, 16.3% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.9 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  84.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Wapato in 2010:

  • 70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Wapato in 2000:

  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other group homes

Wapato, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Wapato (2011 data):

  • Central Valley Bank: Wapato Branch at 507 West First Street, branch established on 1977/05/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.6 mil, Deposits: $147.9 mil, headquarters in Toppenish, WA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Financial Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Wapato Branch at 302 West First Street, branch established on 1936/10/16. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

28.4
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wapato city (based on Yakima County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,50016
Evangelical Protestant28,841175
Other10,60636
Mainline Protestant8,80248
Orthodox2501
Black Protestant1972
None135,035-
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: 52
Yakima County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Yakima County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 80
Yakima County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Yakima County:

29.2%
Washington:

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

17.6%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.6%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Wapato:

28.3
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wapato:

27.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wapato:

10.3%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wapato:

28.8%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Wapato:

50.6%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wapato, 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
Financial Administration 4$13,121$39,3630$0
Other Government Administration 3$9,584$38,3360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$7,422$89,0643$2,356
Police Protection - Officers 18$70,724$47,14925$17,634
Police - Other 1$4,405$52,8600$0
Firefighters 1$7,009$84,1080$0
Correction 8$23,293$34,9401$204
Streets and Highways 3$9,495$37,9800$0
Sewerage 8$27,865$41,7980$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,258$63,0960$0
Water Supply 0$0 6$9,221
Other and Unallocable 1$6,906$82,8720$0
Totals for Government 49$185,082$45,32635$29,415

Wapato government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($2.57)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $698,000 ($138.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $402,000 ($79.59)
    Corrections - Other: $313,000 ($61.97)
    Water Utilities: $310,000 ($61.37)
    Sewerage: $295,000 ($58.40)
    Housing & Community Development: $250,000 ($49.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $210,000 ($41.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000 ($23.36)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($18.41)
    Financial Administration: $92,000 ($18.21)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($15.84)
    Health Services - Other: $71,000 ($14.06)
    Fire Protection: $61,000 ($12.08)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($4.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($1.19)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($10.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($42.37)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($5.94)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($5.15)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($4.75)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.79)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.59)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,244,000 ($246.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($20.00)

Wapato government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $624,000 ($123.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000 ($74.04)
    All Other: $90,000 ($17.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($10.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $179,000 ($35.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $357,000 ($70.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $268,000 ($53.06)
    Interest Earnings: $121,000 ($23.96)
    Special Assessments: $62,000 ($12.27)
    Rents: $10,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $719,000 ($142.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $215,000 ($42.57)
    Highways: $124,000 ($24.55)
    All Other: $63,000 ($12.47)
    General Support: $39,000 ($7.72)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $335,000 ($66.32)
    Total General Sales: $274,000 ($54.25)
    Public Utilities: $225,000 ($44.55)
    NEC: $27,000 ($5.35)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($1.39)

Wapato government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,559,000 ($506.63)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $902,000 ($178.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $837,000 ($165.71)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $682,000 ($135.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,720,000 ($340.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($31.08)
    Other, NEC: $65,000 ($12.87)

Wapato government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,420,000 ($479.11)

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.02%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.41% ($36,260 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.34% ($30,285)
from Pierce County, WA  0.15% ($34,561)


3.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.03%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  0.45% ($33,378 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.44% ($36,501)
to Pierce County, WA  0.17% ($30,855)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wapato:

  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUTI (1460 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBBO (1390 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIT (1280 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYNR (1490 AM; 1 kW; TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: CONFEDERATED TRIBES AND BANDS OF THE YAKAMA NATION)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wapato:

  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KDBL (92.9 FM; TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYPL (91.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • K201AS (88.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WEST VALLEY TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KHHK (99.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K218CX (91.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSOH (89.5 FM; WAPATO, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KATS (94.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNA (91.9 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES EDUC., CENTER)
  • KNWY (90.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZTA (96.9 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KRSE (105.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZTB (96.7 FM; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Wapato:

  • KAPP (Channel 35; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYVE (Channel 47; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIMA-TV (Channel 29; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KAZW-LP (Channel 14; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CASA OF WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • KNDO (Channel 23; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • K58DL (Channel 58; YAKIMA-TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS B/CING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDHW-LP (Channel 45; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF YAKIMA, INC.)
  • K56EG (Channel 56; YAKIMA, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K43GY (Channel 43; YAKIMA, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K60EB (Channel 60; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • KCYU-LP (Channel 68; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
Wapato fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Wapato fatal accident list:

Feb 4, 2011 11:16 PM, Us-97, W Wapato Rd, Lat: 46.44753, Lon: -120.43007, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1998 03:40 AM, Us-97, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 1989 08:22 PM, 5thst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1981 04:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 27,620Total average daily traffic
  • 2,484Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,940Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$141,9072$100,1008$96,2541$14,1701$51,2501$98,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$82,3850$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$93,1650$011$110,6233$56,6831$85,3201$74,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$53,6701$42,8104$75,0731$97,9901$55,4800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$81,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$89,5501$47,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

INABA FARMS/PEPPERFIELD VILLAGE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 196
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Wapato

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wapato, WA
Most common first names in Wapato, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5076.0 years
William4473.9 years
Mary3777.2 years
Robert3767.7 years
Frank3678.8 years
James3574.9 years
Charles3073.4 years
George2879.8 years
Margaret2278.3 years
Joseph2077.3 years
Most common last names in Wapato, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2071.1 years
Johnson1973.2 years
George1559.2 years
Sanchez1579.5 years
Brown1577.7 years
Garcia1371.9 years
Hill1277.3 years
Gonzales1274.7 years
Lopez1272.8 years
Olney1268.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in Wapato, WA

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Wapato compared to Washington state average:

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

Wapato on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 (98951) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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