Winthrop, Washington

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Population in 2017: 439 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.8%
 
Males: 215  (49.1%)
Females: 224  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98862.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,999 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$47,999
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,195 (it was $17,649 in 2000)

Winthrop town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $284,864 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$284,864
WA:

$339,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $693.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winthrop: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winthrop, WA (2010)
    • 37093.9%White alone
    • 174.3%Hispanic
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Winthrop by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(280.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(250.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(280.9)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(267.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(255.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(235.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(2,247)
1
(274.0)
4
(1,070)
3
(797.9)
4
(1,020)
5
(1,259)
2
(500.0)
2
(489.0)
6
(1,429)
7
(1,683)
1
(235.3)
2
(458.7)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(1,966)
11
(3,014)
15
(4,011)
11
(2,926)
10
(2,551)
5
(1,259)
9
(2,250)
5
(1,222)
7
(1,667)
12
(2,885)
6
(1,412)
1
(229.4)
7
(1,577)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(255.1)
2
(503.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(238.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)544.9139.7288.8172.9244.9178.8325.083.1185.7233.2120.041.363.1

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City-data.com crime index in Winthrop, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.50
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: English (15.0%), German (12.3%), French (5.7%), Irish (4.8%), Swedish (4.0%), British (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1924

Elevation: 1760 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 502 people per square mile   (low).

Winthrop, Washington map

78 residents are foreign born (16.0% Latin America).

This town:

18.4%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,424 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,996 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Everett, WA (99.6 miles , pop. 91,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (109.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (999.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Twisp, WA (2.8 miles ),
Methow Valley, WA (2.9 miles ),
Early Winters, WA (4.5 miles ),
Conconully, WA (4.5 miles),
Stehekin, WA (4.7 miles),
Methow, WA (5.0 miles),
Malott, WA (5.0 miles ),
Brewster-Wakefield, WA (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 48.47 N, Longitude: 120.18 W

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Winthrop, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Winthrop, WA in 2017
Winthrop satellite photo by USGS

Winthrop tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.3%
Washington:

5.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in Winthrop, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (15.1%)
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.8%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Winthrop, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.5%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (10.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.8%)

Average climate in Winthrop, 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 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Winthrop-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 115% 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 137.0 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 147.0 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 128.0 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 430.3 miles away from Winthrop center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 84.7 miles away from Winthrop center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 527.2 miles away from Winthrop center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 Okanogan County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 13, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winthrop topographic map

Airports located in Winthrop:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winthrop:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 73 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 98 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 99 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Central Washington University (about 103 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 106 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 106 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 107 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)

Public high schools in Winthrop:

Public elementary/middle school in Winthrop:

Private elementary/middle school in Winthrop:

  • METHOW VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 31 W CHEWUCH RD, Grades: 1-7)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winthrop: Winthrop Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Aero Methow Rescue Service (B), Okanogan County Fire District 6 Winthrop Fire Department (C), Shafer Museum (D), Winthrop Community Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sullivan Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Chewuch River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Methow Valley Central Reservation (503 Highway 20).

Hotels: Chewuch Inn & Cabins (223 White Avenue), Mazama Ranch House (42 Lost River Road), Eagle Pine Chalets (345 Twin Lakes Road), MT Gardner Inn (611 Highway 20), Duck Brand Hotel & Cantina (Duck Brand Building), AJ & Company Construction Inc (887 Wolf Creek Road), Best Western Cascade Inn (960 Highway 20), Farm House Inn (128 Eastside Chewuch Road 709 Highway 20), Methow Valley Central Reservation (131 Riverside Avenue).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winthrop and their reported violations in the past:

KLIPCHUCK CG - METHOW RD (Address: 24 W CHEWUCH RD , Population served: 149, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
EARLY WINTERS WC - METHOW RD (Address: 24 W CHEWUCH RD , Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LOST RIVER AIRPORT ASSOCIATION (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

1.9 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Winthrop (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank, Winthrop, Wash.: at Riverside Ave, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $24.8 mil, Deposits: $21.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop:

Marital status in Winthrop, WA
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 23.0%

For population 25 years and over in Winthrop:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Washington average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winthrop, WA (based on Okanogan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,33154
Catholic4,6277
Other1,59910
Mainline Protestant1,51714
Black Protestant1831
None27,863-
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: 17
Here:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Okanogan County:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Washington:

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

16.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winthrop:

46.2%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.2%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winthrop:

28.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winthrop:

34.6%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Winthrop:

50.2%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Winthrop:

73.8%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winthrop, 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 3$11,501$46,0040$0
Financial Administration 2$6,160$36,9600$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,768$40,6080$0
Water Supply 1$2,926$35,1120$0
Sewerage 1$4,674$56,0880$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,705$32,4600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,285
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,048
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,050
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$543
Totals for Government 10$34,734$41,68110$3,926

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $282,000 ($642.37)
    Sewerage: $135,000 ($307.52)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($287.02)
    Water Utilities: $117,000 ($266.51)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($255.13)
    Regular Highways: $99,000 ($225.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($170.84)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($143.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($84.28)
    Health - Other: $34,000 ($77.45)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($25.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($22.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($13.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($9.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($6.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($29.61)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($91.12)
    Other - General - Other: $1,000 ($2.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $2,378,000 ($5416.86)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($61.50)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($38.72)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($31.89)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($6.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $456,000 ($1038.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($9.11)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $183,000 ($416.86)
    Other: $44,000 ($100.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $18,000 ($41.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $14,000 ($31.89)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($18.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($15.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($15.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($11.39)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $161,000 ($366.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,712,000 ($6177.68)
    Highways: $11,000 ($25.06)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($11.39)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $274,000 ($624.15)
    Property: $237,000 ($539.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $173,000 ($394.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $120,000 ($273.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($27.33)
    Other License: $11,000 ($25.06)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $9,000 ($20.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $475,000 ($1082.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,000 ($959.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,000 ($123.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,082,000 ($2464.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000 ($6.83)

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 King County, WA  0.62% ($70,032 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.61% ($13,913)
from Spokane County, WA  0.49% ($39,284)


5.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
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 Spokane County, WA  0.53% ($25,557 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WA  0.41% ($29,565)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($73,053)

Businesses in Winthrop, WA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • KQWS (90.1 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KNCW (92.7 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZBE (104.3 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Winthrop fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 2010 05:45 PM, Sr-20, Lat: 48.470247, Lon: -120.176525, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 2002 01:00 PM, Sr-20, Lat: 48.477333, Lon: -120.186417, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
Aug 12, 2001 01:30 AM, Sr-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.5mTotal length
  • $11,424,000Total costs
  • 8,733Total average daily traffic
  • 635Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,107Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winthrop)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • North End Of Paterson Lk Rd (Lat: 48.471806 Lon: -120.282583), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPLY212,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.775 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/1998, Expiration Date: 04/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2003, Certifier: Marlene Firth, Registrant: Central Communications Inc, Omak, WA 98841, Fax: (509) 826-1204
  • On Checuch Canal 1800 E (Lat: 48.477083 Lon: -120.175917), Call Sign: KRS463, Licensee ID: L00037054,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.575 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/1996, Expiration Date: 01/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Okanogan County Electrical Co Op Inc, Winthrop, WA 98862, Phone: (509) 996-2228
  • Wolf Creek R (Lat: 48.473472 Lon: -120.191750), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNVN723, Licensee ID: L00005560,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.425 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2000, Expiration Date: 02/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2002, Registrant: Public Utility Dist 1 Of Douglas County, 1151 Valley Mall Pky, East Wenatchee, WA 98802, Phone: (509) 884-7191
  • 81 Lower Bear Creek Rd (Lat: 48.447944 Lon: -120.155583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPZK341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.575 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2004, Expiration Date: 01/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2014, Certifier: Lynn Button, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 794-3787, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • Lat: 48.477667 Lon: -120.185528, Call Sign: WQLN926,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 451.462 MHz, 456.462 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/18/2020, Certifier: Lethia A Gardner, Registrant: Carlos1800 LLC, 149 Riverside Ave, Winthrop, WA 98862, Phone: (503) 996-2245, Email:
  • Pearrygin Lake St Pk, 861 Bear Creek Road (Lat: 48.486944 Lon: -120.144722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQTU246,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, 151.295 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2014, Expiration Date: 04/14/2024, Certifier: Thomas P Mahon, Registrant: Dnr Radio Operations Program, 815 88th Ave, Se, Tumwater, WA 98501, Phone: (360) 902-1478, Fax: (360) 586-0049, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winthrop)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

44 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Winthrop)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winthrop, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.9%), and Structure Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winthrop, WA
    • 30661.9%Outside Fires
    • 14629.6%Structure Fires
    • 214.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 214.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winthrop, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop, Washington:

  • Best Western Cascade Inn, PO Box 813, Winthrop, Washington 98862 , Phone: (509) 996-3100, Fax: (509) 996-3317
  • Americas Best Value Cascade Inn, 1006 Hwy 20, Winthrop, Washington 98862 , Phone: (509) 996-3100, Fax: (509) 996-3317
  • Hotel Rio Vista, 285 Riverside Ave, Winthrop, Washington 98862 , Phone: (509) 996-3535
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Winthrop, Washington
Most common first names in Winthrop, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1079.6 years
Robert977.3 years
George578.8 years
Doris577.6 years
Mary570.8 years
Frank579.4 years
Thomas564.4 years
Kenneth477.0 years
John469.0 years
Harold479.2 years
Most common last names in Winthrop, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White778.6 years
Yockey573.4 years
Imes477.3 years
Thompson483.3 years
Badger384.0 years
Jones377.0 years
Haase381.7 years
Davis372.7 years
Hix378.7 years
Smith386.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winthrop, WA
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 36.0%Wood
  • 8.1%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winthrop, WA
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 23.0%Wood
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Winthrop compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 24 other airmen in this city.
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