Wilkeson, Washington

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Population in 2017: 507 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.4%
Males: 278  (54.9%)
Females: 229  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98396.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,620 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Wilkeson:

$69,620
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,271 (it was $17,481 in 2000)

Wilkeson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,935 (it was $113,200 in 2000)
Wilkeson:

$240,935
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $240,844; detached houses: $251,860; mobile homes: $99,572

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,713.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilkeson: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wilkeson, WA (2010)
    • 45595.4%White alone
    • 163.4%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Black alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Crime rates in Wilkeson by year

Type

2005

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(247.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(495.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(495.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(2,970)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(2,970)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(1,980)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)930.7

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City-data.com crime index in Wilkeson, WA

Crime rate in Wilkeson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: German (25.1%), European (16.7%), Irish (12.3%), Italian (8.8%), Scottish (8.4%), English (7.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,040 people per square mile   (low).

Wilkeson, Washington map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,221 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,019 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Graham-Thrift, WA (12.2 miles , pop. 56,970).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (35.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (920.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Carbonado, WA (1.4 miles ),
South Prairie, WA (1.8 miles ),
Crocker, WA (1.8 miles ),
Buckley, WA (2.0 miles ),
Prairie Heights, WA (2.0 miles ),
Prairie Ridge, WA (2.3 miles ),
Enumclaw, WA (2.7 miles ),
Orting, WA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 47.11 N, Longitude: 122.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Wilkeson, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wilkeson, WA in 2017

Property values in Wilkeson, WA

Wilkeson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Wilkeson, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.1%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (30.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Wilkeson, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12.7%)
  • Carpenters (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)

Average climate in Wilkeson, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.1. This is worse than average.

City:

90.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Wilkeson-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 157% 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 23.4 miles away from Wilkeson 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 25.1 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 19.7 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Wilkeson center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 476.2 miles away from Wilkeson center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilkeson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wilkeson:

  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • ENUMCLAW HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • FRANCISCAN HEALTHCARE CTR OF ENUMCLAW (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENUMCLAW, WA)
  • SUMNER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SUMNER, WA)
  • LINDEN GROVE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • LINDEN GROVE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PUYALLUP, WA)
  • GRAHAM DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; GRAHAM, WA)

Airports located in Wilkeson:

Amtrak station near Wilkeson:

  • 20 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilkeson:

  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 12 miles; Puyallup, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,529)
  • Green River Community College (about 16 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 19 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 21 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 22 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 22 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Highline Community College (about 23 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 6,074)

Public elementary/middle school in Wilkeson:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wilkeson: Wilkeson Sewage Treatment Plant (A), East Pierce Fire Protection District 22 East Pierce Fire and Rescue Station 110 Wilkeson (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.3%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

7.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Wilkeson:

Marital status in Wilkeson, WA
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wilkeson:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wilkeson, WA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
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: 132
Here:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Pierce County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Here:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
This county:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pierce County:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

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

14.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wilkeson:

45.3%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wilkeson:

29.1%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wilkeson:

10.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wilkeson:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wilkeson:

38.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Wilkeson:

78.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilkeson, 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
Water Supply 1$20,451$245,4121$531
Sewerage 1$25,631$307,5720$0
Other Government Administration 1$13,822$165,8641$3,972
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$4,346
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,402
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$59,904$239,6164$11,251

Wilkeson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $78,000 ($153.85)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $182,000 ($358.97)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($268.24)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($126.23)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($114.40)
    Health - Other: $56,000 ($110.45)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($108.48)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($49.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($35.50)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($27.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($11.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($9.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($17.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $269,000 ($530.57)
    General - Other: $99,000 ($195.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $210,000 ($414.20)

Wilkeson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $169,000 ($333.33)
    Other: $54,000 ($106.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($3.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($1.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($27.61)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($13.81)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($9.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($7.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $109,000 ($214.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $369,000 ($727.81)
    Other: $366,000 ($721.89)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($11.83)
  • Tax - Property: $46,000 ($90.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($86.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,000 ($71.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($9.86)
    Other License: $2,000 ($3.94)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($1.97)

Wilkeson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $232,000 ($457.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($424.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($39.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($5.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $329,000 ($648.92)

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.71% ($57,641 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.49% ($50,794)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.29% ($50,871)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,343 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.82% ($53,673 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.57% ($44,488)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($51,925)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilkeson:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilkeson:

  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNHC (89.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KGRG (89.9 FM; AUBURN, WA; Owner: GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Wilkeson:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K25CH (Channel 25; NORTH BEND, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • $2,327,000Total costs
  • 8,488Total average daily traffic
  • 586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,677Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WILKESON, Lat: 47.105278 Lon: -121.921944, Call Sign: WQIW833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2008, Expiration Date: 06/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2018, Certifier: Doug Maclean, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wilkeson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 140JT , Serial Number: 10711, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/17/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Terry G Endsley, Po Box 281, Wilkeson, WA 98396
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2030N , Serial Number: 12266, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 02/27/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Herman O Jr Block, Po Box 233, Wilkeson, WA 98396
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5917E , Serial Number: 17417, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Herman O Jr Block, Po Box 233, Wilkeson, WA 98396
  • Aircraft: WICKER ROY C MA-5 CHARGER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 645 , Serial Number: 120, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 10/18/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Terry G Endsley, Po Box 281, Wilkeson, WA 98396
  • Aircraft: BEECH 36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7470N , Serial Number: E-29, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Herman O Jr Block, Po Box 233, Wilkeson, WA 98396
  • Aircraft: TEMCO GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80891 , Serial Number: 294, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/11/2005
    Registrant (Partnership): Terry G Endsley, Po Box 281, Wilkeson, WA 98396, Other Owners: Gene R Endsley
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/2018

Most common first names in Wilkeson, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Donald662.8 years
Frank581.6 years
Dorothy480.5 years
Helen483.7 years
John482.3 years
Robert477.5 years
Ruth477.5 years
Andrew383.3 years
Hazel377.6 years
George373.7 years
Most common last names in Wilkeson, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams572.0 years
Kepka584.2 years
Kropi374.0 years
Kennedy369.0 years
Barber383.3 years
Haulet378.4 years
Hreha277.0 years
Bailey277.5 years
Bainton273.0 years
Donnelly276.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilkeson, WA
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 16.5%Other fuel
  • 12.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.0%Wood
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilkeson, WA
  • 68.0%Electricity
  • 10.0%Other fuel
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Wood


Wilkeson compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Wilkeson on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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