For population 25 years and over in Waterville:
For population 15 years and over in Waterville town:
101 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 2.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,042 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (75.8 miles , pop. 71,845).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (97.6 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (942.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Entiat, WA (2.6 miles ), Chelan, WA (3.7 miles ), Manson, WA (4.1 miles ), Sunnyslope, WA (4.2 miles ), East Wenatchee Bench, WA (4.3 miles ), East Wenatchee, WA (4.3 miles ), Rock Island, WA (4.4 miles ), West Wenatchee, WA (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.65 N, Longitude: 120.07 W
Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+16.4%).
Work and jobs in Waterville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Waterville, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Waterville-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Waterville center
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) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city 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 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/1994 at 07:43:11, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 MB, 3.9 MD, 4.1 ML, Depth: 11.4 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from Waterville center
On 7/4/1997 at 10:45:38, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD, 3.3 ML, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.4 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 Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Arthur J. Burks - Horror writer, Jack Friel - Basketball player-coach.
Airports located in Waterville:
Amtrak station near Waterville:
Local government website: WWW.CI.WATERVILLE.WA.US
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterville:
Public high schools in Waterville:
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Public elementary/middle school in Waterville:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterville that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.8%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
15 people in nursing homes in 2000
Waterville compared to Washington state average:
Banks with branches in Waterville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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 Waterville (based on Douglas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.18%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Waterville government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,301 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,591 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Waterville:
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TV broadcast stations around Waterville:
Waterville fatal accident list:
Aug 20, 2006 09:45 PM, Sr-2, Lat: 47.652806, Lon: -120.142119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $105,000
Total average daily traffic: 190
Total average daily truck traffic: 24
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 460
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waterville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waterville, WA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waterville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waterville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waterville, WA
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.