White Salmon, Washington

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Population in 2017: 2,552 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.4%
 
Males: 1,294  (50.7%)
Females: 1,258  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98672.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,861 (it was $34,787 in 2000)
White Salmon:

$50,861
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,203 (it was $17,995 in 2000)

White Salmon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $372,687 (it was $120,000 in 2000)
White Salmon:

$372,687
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $294,770; detached houses: $312,137; townhouses or other attached units: $514,540; mobile homes: $181,706

Median gross rent in 2017: $953.

March 2019 cost of living index in White Salmon: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in White Salmon, WA (2010)
    • 1,58771.4%White alone
    • 54324.4%Hispanic
    • 431.9%Two or more races
    • 241.1%American Indian alone
    • 200.9%Asian alone
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in White Salmon, Washington as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in White Salmon is 348 to 1.


Crime rates in White Salmon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(87.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.1)
2
(85.7)
1
(42.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(43.3)
1
(43.1)
1
(42.1)
1
(42.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(86.2)
1
(42.1)
2
(85.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(86.1)
4
(171.5)
1
(42.3)
1
(40.1)
1
(38.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(1,386)
8
(345.0)
11
(463.5)
12
(511.1)
44
(1,808)
11
(454.5)
5
(221.3)
8
(349.7)
5
(220.4)
2
(86.1)
5
(214.3)
3
(126.9)
4
(160.3)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(2,296)
41
(1,768)
43
(1,812)
39
(1,661)
32
(1,315)
38
(1,570)
48
(2,125)
38
(1,661)
37
(1,631)
27
(1,163)
34
(1,457)
18
(761.4)
21
(841.7)
12
(464.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(389.9)
6
(258.7)
4
(168.6)
7
(298.1)
8
(328.7)
6
(247.9)
2
(88.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.1)
2
(86.1)
8
(342.9)
3
(126.9)
4
(160.3)
2
(77.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)233.1180.3139.5155.9205.4114.5107.6169.684.2111.1203.691.877.832.5

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City-data.com crime index in White Salmon, WA

Crime rate in White Salmon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (16.4%), English (10.5%), American (10.0%), Irish (8.6%), Italian (5.4%), European (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,047 people per square mile   (low).

White Salmon, Washington map

161 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 0.9% North America).

This city:

6.4%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,162 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,478 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (48.8 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (57.7 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (821.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Bingen, WA (1.1 miles ),
Hood River, OR (1.5 miles ),
Mosier, OR (2.3 miles ),
Odell, OR (2.7 miles ),
Lyle, WA (3.2 miles ),
Rowena, OR (3.3 miles),
Wind River, WA (3.5 miles ),
Chenoweth, OR (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.73 N, Longitude: 121.48 W

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in White Salmon, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in White Salmon, WA in 2017
White Salmon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+12.9%).
Most common industries in White Salmon, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
Most common occupations in White Salmon, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Legal support workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)

Average climate in White Salmon, Washington

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White Salmon, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

White Salmon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 180% 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 115.8 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 107.7 miles away from the city 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 117.1 miles away from White Salmon center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 403.7 miles away from White Salmon center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 413.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 349.3 miles away from White Salmon center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Klickitat County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
White Salmon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in White Salmon:

  • SKYLINE HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 211 SKYLINE DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near White Salmon:

  • HEART OF HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)
  • RAY YASUI DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)
  • PROVIDENCE HOOD RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)
  • HOOD RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)

Airports and heliports located in White Salmon:

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Amtrak stations near White Salmon:

  • 2 miles: BINGEN-WHITE SALMON (BINGEN, FOOT OF WALNUT ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 3 miles: HOOD RIVER (1205 B ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: THE DALLES (201 E. FEDERAL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Salmon:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 47 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 11,847)
  • Clark College (about 57 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 57 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 60 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Portland State University (about 60 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 61 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • University of Portland (about 62 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)

Public high schools in White Salmon:

Public elementary/middle schools in White Salmon:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in White Salmon: Town and Country Square (A), White Salmon Fire Department (B), Klickitat County Public Hopital District 2 Skyline Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in White Salmon include: Jewett Creek Park (1), Pioneer Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: All Adventures Rafting (Recreational Trips & Guides; 20 Forest Lane).

Hotel: Inn of the White Salmon (172 West Jewett Boulevard).

Klickitat 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 White Salmon and their reported violations in the past:

HUSUM HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COLUMBIA RIM WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 19 regular monitoring violations
GLACIER ORCHARDS (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in White Salmon (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: White Salmon Branch at 73 Northeast Estes Street, branch established on 1998/06/15. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Riverview Community Bank: White Salmon Branch at 330 East Jewett Boulevard, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $850.8 mil, Deposits: $736.4 mil, headquarters in Vancouver, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices
  • Columbia State Bank: White Salmon Branch at 390 Ne Tohomish St, branch established on 1973/04/16. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in White Salmon:

Marital status in White Salmon, WA
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in White Salmon:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - White Salmon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for White Salmon, WA (based on Klickitat County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,2002
Evangelical Protestant2,02623
Other9813
Mainline Protestant6549
Orthodox551
None14,402-
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: 6
Here:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Klickitat County:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Klickitat County:

12.3%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
White Salmon:

43.8%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.9%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
White Salmon:

9.8%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
White Salmon:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

52.8%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of White Salmon, 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,913$31,8260$0
Water Supply 5$26,466$63,5180$0
Financial Administration 3$14,899$59,5960$0
Sewerage 2$11,984$71,9040$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,188$38,2560$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,375$16,5000$0
Police - Other 1$7,892$94,7040$0
Streets and Highways 1$7,258$87,0960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$3,430
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,825
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,541
Totals for Government 20$88,975$53,3859$7,796

White Salmon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $31,000 ($12.15)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($7.45)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $794,000 ($311.13)
    Water Utilities: $553,000 ($216.69)
    Financial Administration: $380,000 ($148.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($54.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($47.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000 ($43.50)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($42.71)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($38.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $79,000 ($30.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($27.43)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($16.07)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.78)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($16.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,407,000 ($943.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $384,000 ($150.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000 ($115.99)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($13.71)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($5.88)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($5.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.74)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($1.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,011,000 ($396.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($22.34)

White Salmon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $674,000 ($264.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000 ($90.13)
    Other: $32,000 ($12.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($9.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $319,000 ($125.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $315,000 ($123.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,548,000 ($606.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($16.46)
    Special Assessments: $34,000 ($13.32)
    Rents: $11,000 ($4.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($3.92)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($3.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,412,000 ($553.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $455,000 ($178.29)
    Highways: $66,000 ($25.86)
    General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($10.19)
  • Tax - Property: $369,000 ($144.59)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $248,000 ($97.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $189,000 ($74.06)
    Other License: $34,000 ($13.32)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $23,000 ($9.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($5.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($1.96)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.39)

White Salmon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,384,000 ($1326.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,870,000 ($1124.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $518,000 ($202.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($1.57)

White Salmon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,363,000 ($925.94)

8.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wasco County, OR  0.90% ($48,446 average AGI)
from Hood River County, OR  0.84% ($73,565)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.66% ($88,593)


6.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wasco County, OR  0.78% ($35,984 average AGI)
to Hood River County, OR  0.67% ($48,944)
to Clark County, WA  0.66% ($44,528)
Businesses in White Salmon, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
FedEx1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in White Salmon:

  • KIHR (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Salmon:

  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220HR (91.9 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBOO FOUNDATION (KBOO-FM))
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCGB-FM (105.5 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K232CK (94.3 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around White Salmon:

  • K36FG (Channel 36; HOOD RIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K20EH (Channel 20; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K28CQ (Channel 28; HOOD RIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)
  • K34FK (Channel 40; HOOD RIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)
  • K50CE (Channel 50; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)
  • K53EI (Channel 53; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE TV, INC.)
White Salmon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

White Salmon fatal accident list:

Jul 9, 2010 01:20 AM, Sr-141, Lat: 45.725942, Lon: -121.480572, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 27, 1999 11:00 PM, Dockgraderd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Dec 6, 1998 07:09 PM, Sr-141, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1995 06:40 AM, 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 502ft / 153mTotal length
  • $52,463,000Total costs
  • 20,251Total average daily traffic
  • 1,328Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,022Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of fires - 55 took place in 2009, and the least - 12 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in White Salmon, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.8%), and Structure Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in White Salmon, WA
    • 22552.8%Outside Fires
    • 13030.5%Structure Fires
    • 5613.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 153.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for White Salmon, WA
Most common first names in White Salmon, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3278.0 years
John3279.9 years
William3176.1 years
James2569.9 years
Robert2574.2 years
Margaret2178.2 years
Charles1678.7 years
Dorothy1376.2 years
Mildred1282.8 years
Fred1274.9 years
Most common last names in White Salmon, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1276.9 years
Walker1275.4 years
Williams1073.4 years
Mccoy1080.9 years
Jones966.1 years
Johnson977.7 years
Cox876.3 years
Miller881.2 years
Thomas773.8 years
Yarnell783.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in White Salmon, WA
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 45.9%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in White Salmon, WA
  • 49.9%Electricity
  • 33.8%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


White Salmon compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 52 pilots and 23 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jacqueline Teng (16)
  • Neil E. Lofgren (7)
  • Will Bloch (6)
  • Clifford Jackson (4)
  • Darlene Gay Hamilton (3)
  • Andrew Royds Hayes (3)
  • Abel Wolman (3)
  • Robert Joseph Heavey, Iii (2)
  • Darlene Viviani (2)
  • Allen R. Ferrell (2)

Total of 75 patent applications in 2008-2020.