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Median resident age:  37.8 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 98648

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,139 (it was $36,017 in 2000)
Wind River:

$49,139
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,841

Wind River CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $213,423 (it was $132,000 in 2000)
Wind River:

$213,423
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $254,277; Detached houses: $286,195; Townhouses or other attached units: $344,113; In 2-unit structures: $323,851; Mobile homes: $190,863; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $97,938

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Wind River races chart
  • White alone - 3,989 (88.3%)
  • Hispanic - 247 (5.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 127 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 88 (1.9%)
  • Other race alone - 33 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wind River: 199.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Wind River CCD:  1.0% ($1,257)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Wind River satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gresham, OR (37.9 miles , pop. 90,205).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (46.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (825.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Carson River Valley, WA (2.0 miles ), Carson, WA (2.0 miles ), Stevenson, WA (2.8 miles ), Cascade Locks, OR (2.9 miles ), Hood River, OR (3.3 miles ), White Salmon, WA (3.5 miles ), Odell, OR (3.5 miles ), North Bonneville, WA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 45.75 N, Longitude: 121.74 W

Wind River household income distribution Wind River home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Wood products (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Wind River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 596% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1993 at 13:34:35, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 12.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from Wind River center
On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city 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 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/2008 at 18:45:55, a magnitude 4.2 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.2 MD, Depth: 13.0 mi) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from Wind River center
On 5/20/1995 at 12:48:48, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 MD, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Skamania County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Wind River:

  • HOOD RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)
  • HEART OF HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)
  • PROVIDENCE HOOD RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 11 miles away; HOOD RIVER, OR)

Amtrak stations near Wind River:

  • 11 miles: HOOD RIVER (1205 B ST.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wind River:

  • Mt Hood Community College (about 36 miles; Gresham, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,091)
  • Clark College (about 45 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 6,136)
  • Portland State University (about 49 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 16,722)
  • University of Portland (about 50 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,227)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 50 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,902)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 51 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 3,205)
  • Portland Community College (about 53 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 12,103)

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Notable locations in Wind River: Willard Work Center (A), Camp Wind Mountain (B), Little Baldy LOH (C), Willard National Fish Hatchery (D), Trout Creek Forest Camp (E), Panther Creek Campground (F), Zone II Engineering Station (G), Hemlock Ranger Station (H), Wind River Nursery (I), Wind River Ranger Station (J), Dog Mountain Lookout (K), Collins (L), Little Wind River Camp (M), Little White Salmon National Fish Hatchery (N), Moss Creek Campground (O), Bunker Hill Lookout (P), Little Baldy Peak Lookout (Q), Skamania County Fire District 3 Underwood (R), Skamania County Fire District 1 Station 1 Carson (S), Skamania County Fire District 1 Station 2 Carson (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Larson Lakes (A), New Lake (B), Twin Lakes (C), Middle Lake (D), Long Lake (E), Hidden Lake (F), East Lake (G), Duck Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Berry Creek (B), Brush Creek (C), Cabbage Creek (D), Cold Creek (E), Wind River (F), Hollis Creek (G), Homes Creek (H), Lapham Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wind River include: Big Cedars County Park (1), Wind River Arboretum (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Skamania County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  66.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  6.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.7%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.0%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wind River, WA


6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Wind River compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wind River CCD (based on Skamania County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.17%
Here24.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents31.9%30.2%13.1%10.5%14.4%
Congregations12.5%-25.0%12.5%50.0%
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: 2
Skamania County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Skamania County:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Skamania County:

32.1%
Washington:

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

15.2%
State:

13.9%

9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Washington average:

7.86%

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:
from Clark County, WA  2.67% ($52,435 average AGI)
from Klickitat County, WA  0.90% ($39,032)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.73% ($71,120)


7.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Washington average:

7.07%

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:
to Clark County, WA  2.34% ($37,519 average AGI)
to Klickitat County, WA  0.74% ($46,800)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.42% ($27,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wind River:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Wind River:

  • 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)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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..)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Wind River:

  • K36FG (Channel 36; HOOD RIVER, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)

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