Wapato, Washington

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Population in 2013: 5,058 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 
Males: 2,530  (50.0%)
Females: 2,528  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  24.9 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98951.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,736 (it was $25,804 in 2000)
Wapato:

$33,736
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,498 (it was $9,451 in 2000)

Wapato city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,154 (it was $80,100 in 2000)
Wapato:

$93,154
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $97,048; Detached houses: $100,883; Townhouses or other attached units: $85,397; In 2-unit structures: $130,583; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,662; Mobile homes: $51,108

Median gross rent in 2012: $666.

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  • Hispanic - 4,208 (84.2%)
  • White alone - 401 (8.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 280 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wapato: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.7%), French (1.5%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 855 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 5,216 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: 44.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 23.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wapato city:

  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1,438 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia).

This city:  28.3%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Wapato, Washington as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wapato to the number of sex offenders is 724 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $867 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,038 (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

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 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.70.0
Rapes 514299254272
per 100,000 107.421.286.743.2192.8191.643.4109.488.243.8137.939.0
Robberies 13738111116141211125
per 100,000 279.3148.465.0172.8235.6234.1347.1306.4264.5240.7236.597.6
Assaults 125281222212720101723
per 100,000 257.8106.043.3172.8257.1468.3455.6590.9440.8218.8335.0449.0
Burglaries 84838098961188681959614385
per 100,000 1804.51759.21733.92117.12056.62511.71865.91772.82093.92100.72817.71659.2
Thefts 163178202244179230158229193140130119
per 100,000 3501.63772.84378.05271.13834.64895.73428.15012.04253.93063.52561.62322.9
Auto thefts 444658669095525349355050
per 100,000 945.2975.01257.01425.81928.02022.11128.21160.01080.0765.9985.2976.0
Arson 312274414132
per 100,000 64.421.243.343.2150.085.186.821.988.221.959.139.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 586.3452.5514.8618.4757.7885.3612.0744.3667.4501.5693.4455.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Wapato detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +804 (+21.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (33%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Food processing workers (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Legal support workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (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

Wapato, Washington average temperatures Wapato, Washington average precipitation Wapato, Washington humidity Wapato, Washington wind speed Wapato, Washington snowfall Wapato, Washington sunshine Wapato, Washington clear and cloudy days

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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Notable location: Wapato Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2012 was 76.6. This is about average.

City:

76.6
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.7%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.8% for American Indian residents, 27.0% for other race residents, 42.4% 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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Wapato compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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.

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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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 Wapato city (based on Yakima County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.92%
Here: 38.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist Convention
Adherents47.7%6.2%5.2%4.3%4.0%
Congregations7.2%7.2%8.9%3.8%5.5%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.6%3.4%2.7%2.2%20.7%
Congregations5.1%4.6%5.9%2.5%49.4%
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: 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%
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 ($138.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $402,000 ($79.48)
    Corrections - Other: $313,000 ($61.88)
    Water Utilities: $310,000 ($61.29)
    Sewerage: $295,000 ($58.32)
    Housing & Community Development: $250,000 ($49.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $210,000 ($41.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000 ($23.33)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($18.39)
    Financial Administration: $92,000 ($18.19)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($15.82)
    Health Services - Other: $71,000 ($14.04)
    Fire Protection: $61,000 ($12.06)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($4.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($1.19)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($10.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($42.31)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($5.93)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($5.14)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($4.74)
    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 ($245.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($19.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $624,000 ($123.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000 ($73.94)
    All Other: $90,000 ($17.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($10.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $179,000 ($35.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $357,000 ($70.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $268,000 ($52.99)
    Interest Earnings: $121,000 ($23.92)
    Special Assessments: $62,000 ($12.26)
    Rents: $10,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $719,000 ($142.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $215,000 ($42.51)
    Highways: $124,000 ($24.52)
    All Other: $63,000 ($12.46)
    General Support: $39,000 ($7.71)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $335,000 ($66.23)
    Total General Sales: $274,000 ($54.17)
    Public Utilities: $225,000 ($44.48)
    NEC: $27,000 ($5.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($1.38)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,559,000 ($505.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $902,000 ($178.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $837,000 ($165.48)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $682,000 ($134.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,720,000 ($340.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($31.04)
    Other, NEC: $65,000 ($12.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,420,000 ($478.45)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wapato, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 178
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 126
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 298
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wapato)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 8351 Mc Donald Rd (Lat: 46.385972 Lon: -120.530333), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNYW732, Licensee ID: L00109134
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002
    Registrant: Inaba Produce Farms Inc, 8351 Mc Donald Rd, Wapato, WA 98951, Phone: (509) 848-2982
  • 1/4 Mi N Of Mcdonald Rd On Lat A (Lat: 46.384583 Lon: -120.493944), Call Sign: KKJ414
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/1997, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002
    Registrant: Henry Lommers, 8560 Lateral A Rd, Wapato, WA 98951
  • 3460 Evans Rd (Lat: 46.433750 Lon: -120.580333), Call Sign: KNAE948
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/1995, Expiration Date: 10/18/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2000
    Registrant: Bouchey, Paul:bouchey, Ray Dba Bouchey Bros, 5700 Lateral C, Wapato, WA 98951, Phone: (509) 848-2242
  • 6 Mi W Int Hwy 97 & Kays Rd On Coe Rd (Lat: 46.469861 Lon: -120.553944), Call Sign: KNAL223
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2011, Expiration Date: 02/04/2021
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 3.75 Mi Wsw (Lat: 46.375139 Lon: -120.452833), Call Sign: KWX844, Licensee ID: L00110855
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2000, Expiration Date: 03/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: Jim Canaday, 3810 Progressive Rd, Wapato, WA 98951, Phone: (509) 848-2390
  • 1001 Jones Road (Lat: 46.462500 Lon: -120.457778), Type: Building, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPVA489
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2002, Expiration Date: 06/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Certifier: Bruce Frazier
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 794-3761, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • 20 East Wapato Road (Lat: 46.447639 Lon: -120.414889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 3.6 m, Call Sign: WQKR450
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/21/2019, Certifier: Jeff Schumacker
    Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies Corp., 1239 Willow Lake Blvd., Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Elephant Mtn 6.41 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 46.522056 Lon: -120.334222), Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPJC857
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.106 MHz, 928.106 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 12/27/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2011
    Registrant: Phone: (401) 827-5840
  • WAPATO, On W 1st St (Lat: 46.448611 Lon: -120.424444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPNJ421
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • KYLES CORNER, 1701 Lateral B Rd. (Lat: 46.467528 Lon: -120.499889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPXS566
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2003, Expiration Date: 06/03/2013, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Wapato, Lat: 46.508611 Lon: -120.372000, Call Sign: WPXZ441
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 07/07/2023, Certifier: Christopher P Bennis
    Registrant: Mdu Resources Group, Inc., 1200 W. Century Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58506-5650, Phone: (701) 530-1042, Fax: (509) 891-3334, Email:
  • WAPATO, 414 S. Wapato Ave. (Lat: 46.444556 Lon: -120.420056), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: KPP43, Licensee ID: L00121088
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2004
    Registrant: United Telephone Company Of The Northwest

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wapato)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wapato)
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

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

Businesses in Wapato, WA

  • Dairy Queen: 1
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