Grant County, Washington (WA)

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County population in 2012: 91,723 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 74,698 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,152
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,679
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,805
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,210 (it was 8,399 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

36%

Land area: 2681 sq. mi.

Water area: 110.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grant County: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.1%), Educational, health and social services (21.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Grant County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (57.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (38.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 45,420  (42.8%)
Females: 43,700  (57.2%)

Grant County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grant County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,728 ($35,276 in 1999)

This county:

$46728
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $588 (lower quartile is $506, upper quartile is $796)
This county:

$588
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,300 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Grant:

$146,300
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,300 - $245,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,107
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $369

Institutionalized population: 542

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Grant County, WA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 655 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2008: 343 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2009: 218 buildings, average cost: $178,500

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,625 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,463 (1.2%)

Grant County household income distribution in 2009 Grant County home values distribution Grant County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.8% for American Indian residents, 31.4% for other race residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
Grant County:

18.7%
Washington:

14.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.7% for American Indian residents, 31.4% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 32 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 32 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 49 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grant County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $573 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $774 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moses Lake, Southern Slopes, Ephrata, Quincy, Moses Lake North, Mattawa, Warden, Royal City, Cascade Valley, Soap Lake.

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grant County: Bacon Siphon (A), Babcock Pumping Station (B), Burke Substation (C), Evergreen Pumping Plant (D), Frenchman Hills Pumping Plant (E), Frenchman Springs Pumping Plant (F), Jericho Substation (G), Low Gap Pumping Station (H), Potholes Substation (I), Royal Substation (J), Sand Hollow Pumping Station (K), Chadbourne Ranch (L), Vantage Substation (M), Drumheller Ranch (N), Grant Orchards (O), Haven (P), Olson Spur (Q), Rasor Ranch (R), Quincy Golf Course (S), Crescent Bar Resort and Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Valley Cemetery (1), Schultz Memorial Cemetery (2), Welsh Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Soap Lake (A), Long Lake (B), Martha Lake (C), Meadow Lake (D), Saddle Mountain Lake (E), Red Rock Lake (F), Lenore Lake (G), Ancient Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crab Creek (A), Frenchman Hills Wasteway (B), Meadow Creek (C), Rocky Ford Creek (D), Spring Creek (E), Canniwai Creek (F), Devils Creek (G), Ladds Creek (H), Northrup Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grant County include: Crescent Bar Recreational Area (1), Summer Falls State Park (2), Columbia National Wildlife Refuge (3), Crab Creek Habitat Management Area (4), Potholes Habitat Management Area (5), Sunlake State Park (6), Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge (7), Steamboat Rock State Park (8), Seep Lakes Habitat Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Benton County , Douglas County , Franklin County , Kittitas County , Lincoln County , Okanogan County , Yakima County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,622
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,803 (20% naturalized citizens)

Grant County:

17.1%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 4,443
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,045
  • 1985 to 1989: 2,256
  • 1980 to 1984: 939
  • 1975 to 1979: 544
  • 1970 to 1974: 379
  • 1970 to 1974: 244
  • 1965 to 1969: 953

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.0%

Grant County marital status for males Grant County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Grant County with a mortgage: 6,777 (702 second mortgage, 538 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,289

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grant County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,5009
Evangelical Protestant9,11376
Other7,58423
Mainline Protestant3,45822
Black Protestant531
None54,412-
Grant County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Grant County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Grant County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 50
This county:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

9.0%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.6%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Grant County:

Average size of farms: 596 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $489,592
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1044.27
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $412,391
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 79.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $193,480
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.62
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 10.69%
Corn for grain: 23845 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 181491 harvested acres
Vegetables: 63,847 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 50,260 acres

Tornado activity:

Grant County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 92147070.4 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Grant County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 140% 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 145.1 miles away from Grant County 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 149.3 miles away from the county 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 137.3 miles away from the county 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 347.6 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 459.5 miles away from Grant County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 474.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Grant County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (81%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Japan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grant County (%):

  • German (15%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Grant County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,044 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 4,978 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 116 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 24 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 53 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 108 (0%)
  • Walked: 894 (3%)
  • Other means: 210 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,363 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Grant County, Washington in 2000:

  • 344 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 173 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 97 people in religious group quarters
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 11 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Grant County, Washington in 2010:

  • 344 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 291 people in college/university student housing
  • 248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 239 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,399.

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,668 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Washington average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.48% relocated from other counties in Washington ($21,699 average AGI)
2.21% relocated from other states ($13,969 average AGI)
Grant County:

2.21%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, WA  0.42% ($30,532 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.40% ($38,378)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.36% ($39,748)
from Spokane County, WA  0.33% ($35,051)
from Yakima County, WA  0.25% ($28,685)
from Chelan County, WA  0.24% ($30,157)
from Benton County, WA  0.21% ($42,919)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Washington average:

6.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.57% relocated to other counties in Washington ($21,798 average AGI)
2.00% relocated to other states ($14,021 average AGI)
Grant County:

2.00%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  0.53% ($32,532 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.43% ($28,794)
to Benton County, WA  0.40% ($44,571)
to Adams County, WA  0.29% ($27,186)
to Yakima County, WA  0.24% ($24,556)
to Douglas County, WA  0.22% ($33,484)
to Chelan County, WA  0.20% ($47,879)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.3

Births per 1000 population in Grant County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Grant County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grant County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 10,696 (9,093 aged, 1,603 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.5
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4484.820
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 122.530
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23046.72

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1778.920
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 734.960
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22.68
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86.18

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.39

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 93.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 56.7
  • Other - 36.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 87,875

Size of family households: 8,283 2-persons, 4,104 3-persons, 3,931 4-persons, 2,718 5-persons, 1,494 6-persons, 1,270 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,621 1-person, 1,251 2-persons, 202 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

16,916 married couples with children.
4,700 single-parent households (1,273 men, 3,427 women).

71.7% of residents of Grant County speak English at home.
25.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $399,669,000 ($4997 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $26,481,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $163,077,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,454,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,013,000
Federal grants: $78,570,000
Federal procurement contracts: $30,681,000 ($7,006,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $47,874,000 ($11,832,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,353,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $47,202,000
Federal Government insurance: $195,248,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 7,372
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,902
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,753
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,611
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grant County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 21.56 millions of gallons per day (97% from ground, 3% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 517
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,303
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,256
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,623
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,747
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,667
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,795
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,420
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,794
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 56
  • 2 rooms: 433
  • 3 rooms: 1,199
  • 4 rooms: 1,927
  • 5 rooms: 3,531
  • 6 rooms: 3,619
  • 7 rooms: 2,518
  • 8 rooms: 1,743
  • 9+ rooms: 1,779
  • 1 room: 358
  • 2 rooms: 1,269
  • 3 rooms: 1,467
  • 4 rooms: 2,051
  • 5 rooms: 1,544
  • 6 rooms: 903
  • 7 rooms: 360
  • 8 rooms: 207
  • 9+ rooms: 240
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grant County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 106
  • 1 bedroom: 980
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,834
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,168
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,995
  • 5+ bedrooms: 722
  • no bedroom: 495
  • 1 bedroom: 2,199
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,031
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,047
  • 4 bedrooms: 467
  • 5+ bedrooms: 160
Cars and other vehicles available in Grant County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 517
  • 1 vehicle: 3,725
  • 2 vehicles: 7,578
  • 3 vehicles: 3,248
  • 4 vehicles: 1,126
  • 5+ vehicles: 611
  • no vehicle: 947
  • 1 vehicle: 3,613
  • 2 vehicles: 2,838
  • 3 vehicles: 787
  • 4 vehicles: 109
  • 5+ vehicles: 105

52% of Grant County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Washington.

Grant County:

52.5%
State average:

50.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $83,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grant County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (95.3%)
  • Utility gas (2.1%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Electricity (97.1%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 355
Here:

3.2%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 153
Here:

2.8%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 131
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

15.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Grant County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,003,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $7,584,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,811,000
    Police Protection: $4,365,000
    Regular Highways: $4,217,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,965,000
    General - Other: $2,795,000
    Financial Administration: $2,262,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,436,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,203,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,153,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,115,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $431,000
    Parks and Recreation: $256,000
    Water Utilities: $254,000
    Sewerage: $212,000
    Housing and Community Development: $138,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $7,885,000
    General - Other: $284,000
    Health - Other: $174,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $143,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $15,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,404,000

Grant County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,021,000
    All Other: $1,705,000
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $417,000
    All Other: $91,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $937,000
    All Other: $510,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,994,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,361,000
    Sale of Property: $473,000
    Rents: $238,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $237,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $134,000
    Special Assessments: $20,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,598,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,142,000
    All Other: $4,944,000
    General Local Government Support: $171,000
    Housing and Community Development: $146,000
    Education: $83,000
    Public Welfare: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,195,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,865,000
    Other License: $847,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $651,000
    Other Selective Sales: $519,000
    Amusements Sales: $496,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $417,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000

Grant County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,289,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Grant County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Grant County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Grant County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34275.7 years
William27975.2 years
Robert24070.6 years
Mary21279.2 years
James19473.1 years
George19376.5 years
Charles15875.2 years
Margaret11380.2 years
Donald10971.3 years
Richard10767.6 years
Most common last names in Grant County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13277.3 years
Smith11775.0 years
Anderson8174.6 years
Brown7174.7 years
Miller6775.6 years
Davis6075.4 years
Jones5876.0 years
Wilson5474.0 years
Nelson5476.6 years
Moore4377.2 years
Businesses in Grant County, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware3McDonald's4
Arby's2Nike2
AutoZone3Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Best Western2Quiznos1
Burger King3RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Circle K1Rite Aid2
Comfort Suites1Safeway2
Curves1Sears2
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks4
Fashion Bug1Subway9
FedEx8Super 81
Ford2T-Mobile3
GNC2Taco Bell2
GameStop1Toyota1
Goodwill2Travelodge1
H&R Block4True Value3
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular3
Honda1UPS9
KFC1Vans1
La-Z-Boy3Vons3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets20

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