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Klickitat County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2017: 21,868 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 19,161 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,276
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,589
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,138
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,462 (it was 2,335 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%

Land area: 1872 sq. mi.

Water area: 31.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Klickitat County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.3%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Klickitat County, WA (2017)
    • 17,66892.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,73514.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6343.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3812.0%Two or more races
    • 1410.7%Asian alone
    • 600.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years
Males: 10,919  (49.9%)
Females: 10,949  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Klickitat County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,979 ($34,267 in 1999)
This county:

$54,979
Washington:

$70,979

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $712 (lower quartile is $504, upper quartile is $875)
This county:

$712
State:

$1087


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $259,096 (it was $111,300 in 2000)
Klickitat:

$259,096
Washington:

$339,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,499 - $395,274

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $312,137
Here:

$312,137
State:

$447,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $514,540
Here:

$514,540
State:

$391,417

Mobile homes: $181,706
Here:

$181,706
State:

$131,988

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,431
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $427

Institutionalized population: 37

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 156
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 22

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 112
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 1999: 82 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2001: 92 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2002: 81 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2003: 107 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2005: 129 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2006: 141 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2007: 132 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2009: 91 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2012: 78 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2013: 88 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2014: 78 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2015: 120 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2016: 105 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2017: 99 buildings, average cost: $199,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Klickitat, WA residents
Average permit cost in Klickitat, WA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,889 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,507 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Klickitat, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Klickitat, WA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Klickitat, WA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
Klickitat County:

13.5%
Washington:

11.0%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.5% for American Indian residents, 65.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 35.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.0 years old
(Males: 45.8 years old, Females: 46.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.9 years old, Black residents: 23.4 years old, American Indian residents: 26.3 years old, Asian residents: 39.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.2 years old, Other race residents: 22.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Klickitat County is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $588 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $826 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wahkiakus, Goldendale, White Salmon, Dallesport, Horse Heaven, Bingen, Yakama Reservation, Lyle, Trout Lake, Klickitat.

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

2018 air pollution in Klickitat County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Big Horn County, Wyoming , Custer County, Montana , Franklin County, New York , Emmet County, Michigan , Rusk County, Wisconsin , Yellowstone County, Montana , Schoolcraft County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
Washington:

5.2%

Unemployment by year in Klickitat, WA
County total employment by year in Klickitat, WA
County average yearly wages by year in Klickitat, WA

Current college students: 441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,650 (29.9% naturalized citizens)

Klickitat County:

7.5%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3132010 or later
  • 6902000 to 2009
  • 3061990 to 1999
  • 3431980 to 1989
  • 1091970 to 1979
  • 102Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.5%

Klickitat County marital status for males Klickitat County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,578
  • One, attached: 76
  • Two: 400
  • 3 or 4: 315
  • 5 to 9: 127
  • 10 to 19: 102
  • 20 to 49: 188
  • 50 or more: 30
  • Mobile homes: 1,430
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 49

Housing units in Klickitat County with a mortgage: 3,121 (31 second mortgage, 148 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,644

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

68.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Klickitat County

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

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Klickitat County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Klickitat County:

8.6%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Klickitat County:

26.0%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Klickitat County:

Average size of farms: 864 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $74,680
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $416.99
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $60,667
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,660
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.74
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.18%
All wheat for grain: 38530 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,542 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6,603 acres

Earthquake activity:

Klickitat County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 175% 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 120.8 miles away from Klickitat 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 114.9 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 120.0 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 409.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 425.3 miles away from Klickitat County center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 371.1 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Wildfires, Incident Period: August 13, 2015 to September 10, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3372: August 21, 2015, FEMA Id: 3372, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 14, 2012 to January 23, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4056: March 05, 2012, FEMA Id: 4056, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Monastery Fire Complex, Incident Period: September 08, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 2966, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 11, 2011 to January 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1963: March 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 1963, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 2009 to January 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1817: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1817, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: December 12, 2008 to January 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1825: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1825, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1682: February 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1682, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Mule Dry Fire, Incident Period: August 23, 2000 to August 27, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 25, 2000, FEMA Id: 2323, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Cleveland County Fire, Incident Period: July 28, 1998 to July 31, 1998, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 28, 1998, FEMA Id: 2225, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Klickitat

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,583 (69.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,031 (12.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 38 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 322 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,116 (13.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (69%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • Liberia (2%)
  • Belarus (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Klickitat County


  • American (13%)
  • German (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other group homes
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 82 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in maritime/merchant vessels
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,982.

8.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($79,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Washington average:

7.39%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.84% relocated from other counties in Washington ($19,861 average AGI)
6.00% relocated from other states ($59,247 average AGI)
Klickitat County:

6.00%
Washington average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wasco County, OR  0.90% ($48,446 average AGI)
from Hood River County, OR  0.84% ($73,565)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.66% ($88,593)
from Clark County, WA  0.54% ($54,409)
from King County, WA  0.33% ($162,333)
from Skamania County, WA  0.30% ($53,320)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.30% ($85,080)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Washington average:

6.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.91% relocated to other counties in Washington ($20,996 average AGI)
3.89% relocated to other states ($25,500 average AGI)
Klickitat County:

3.89%
Washington average:

2.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wasco County, OR  0.78% ($35,984 average AGI)
to Hood River County, OR  0.67% ($48,944)
to Clark County, WA  0.66% ($44,528)
to Skamania County, WA  0.36% ($43,931)
to Yakima County, WA  0.36% ($43,828)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.26% ($39,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Klickitat County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Klickitat County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Klickitat County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Klickitat County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Klickitat County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Klickitat County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Klickitat County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Klickitat County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Klickitat County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,961 (3,290 aged, 671 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 543 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Klickitat County, Washington in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (214)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (176)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (158)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (148)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (121)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (75)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (65)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (52)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (50)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (45)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.07
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,706
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 252
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,629

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,043
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 857
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 169.8. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,868
  • In family households: 17,373 (2,938 male householders, 2,582 female householders)
    4,560 spouses, 5,613 children (5,180 natural, 151 adopted, 283 stepchildren), 346 grandchildren, 208 brothers or sisters, 317 parents, 366 other relatives, 429 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,249 (1,613 male householders (1,213 living alone)), 1,369 female householders (1,088 living alone)), 1,275 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 252

Size of family households: 2,945 2-persons, 976 3-persons, 810 4-persons, 440 5-persons, 252 6-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,299 1-person, 524 2-persons, 92 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 14 5-persons.

3,028 married couples with children.
848 single-parent households (285 men, 563 women).

88.8% of residents of Klickitat speak English at home.
8.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $119,878,000 ($6,038 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,367,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,852,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,565,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,047,000
Federal grants: $18,312,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,386,000 ($11,857,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,715,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $206,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,177,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,677,000

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

Births: 1,207
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 867
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +219
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +155
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Klickitat County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.65 millions of gallons per day (65% from ground, 35% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built in Klickitat County, Washington
  • Year house built in Klickitat County, Washington
  • 3072014 or later
  • 4002010 to 2013
  • 1,5702000 to 2009
  • 1,7351990 to 1999
  • 1,1521980 to 1989
  • 1,9571970 to 1979
  • 6721960 to 1969
  • 6871950 to 1959
  • 6081940 to 1949
  • 1,3371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Klickitat County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Klickitat County, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Klickitat County, Washington
  • 381 room
  • 522 rooms
  • 1843 rooms
  • 7214 rooms
  • 1,0345 rooms
  • 1,7946 rooms
  • 7657 rooms
  • 5288 rooms
  • 6549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klickitat County, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klickitat County, Washington
  • 1441 room
  • 2572 rooms
  • 4453 rooms
  • 7904 rooms
  • 3695 rooms
  • 4506 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 998 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Klickitat County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Klickitat County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Klickitat County, Washington
  • 67no bedroom
  • 2431 bedroom
  • 1,3762 bedrooms
  • 2,9193 bedrooms
  • 8204 bedrooms
  • 3035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klickitat County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Klickitat County, Washington
  • 143no bedroom
  • 5951 bedroom
  • 1,1532 bedrooms
  • 6303 bedrooms
  • 2144 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Klickitat County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Klickitat County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Klickitat County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 78no vehicle
  • 1,1951 vehicle
  • 2,0892 vehicles
  • 1,3633 vehicles
  • 7984 vehicles
  • 2645+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Klickitat County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Klickitat County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 274no vehicle
  • 9951 vehicle
  • 9212 vehicles
  • 4583 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles

89.6% of Klickitat County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Washington.

Klickitat County:

89.6%
State average:

82.2%

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

  • This state: 6,856
  • Other state: 13,040
  • Northeast: 708
  • Midwest: 1,551
  • South: 1,217
  • West: 9,556
Year householders moved into unit in Klickitat County, WA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Klickitat County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.9%Electricity
  • 22.0%Wood
  • 18.6%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.8%Electricity
  • 16.3%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Wood
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 302
Here:

15.0%
Washington:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 271
Here:

23.4%
Washington:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

4.2%
Washington:

16.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Klickitat County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,676,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,261,000
    Other: $3,112,000
    Sewerage: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,485,000
    General - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,009,000
    General - Other: $3,982,000
    Health - Other: $3,548,000
    Police Protection: $2,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,248,000
    Financial Administration: $1,836,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,143,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $993,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $431,000
    Sewerage: $269,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Corrections - Other: $213,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $276,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $1,115,000
    Other - General - Other: $502,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $205,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $65,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $64,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Other - Sewerage: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $326,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,684,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,805,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,882,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,003,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,596,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Sale of Property: $109,000
    Special Assessments: $105,000
    Rents: $72,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $370,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,186,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Housing and Community Development: $907,000
    Health and Hospitals: $808,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,517,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $588,000
    Other License: $346,000
    Severance: $194,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $153,000
    Other Selective Sales: $122,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,878,000

Klickitat County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,676,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,261,000
    Other: $3,112,000
    Sewerage: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,485,000
    General - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,009,000
    General - Other: $3,982,000
    Health - Other: $3,548,000
    Police Protection: $2,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,248,000
    Financial Administration: $1,836,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,143,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $993,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $431,000
    Sewerage: $269,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Corrections - Other: $213,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $276,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $1,115,000
    Other - General - Other: $502,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $205,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $65,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $64,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Other - Sewerage: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $326,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,684,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,805,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,882,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,003,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,596,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Sale of Property: $109,000
    Special Assessments: $105,000
    Rents: $72,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $370,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,186,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Housing and Community Development: $907,000
    Health and Hospitals: $808,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,517,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $588,000
    Other License: $346,000
    Severance: $194,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $153,000
    Other Selective Sales: $122,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,878,000

Klickitat County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,676,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,261,000
    Other: $3,112,000
    Sewerage: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,485,000
    General - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,009,000
    General - Other: $3,982,000
    Health - Other: $3,548,000
    Police Protection: $2,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,248,000
    Financial Administration: $1,836,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,143,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $993,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $431,000
    Sewerage: $269,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Corrections - Other: $213,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $276,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $1,115,000
    Other - General - Other: $502,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $205,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $65,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $64,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Other - Sewerage: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $326,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,684,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,805,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,882,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,003,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,596,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Sale of Property: $109,000
    Special Assessments: $105,000
    Rents: $72,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $370,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,186,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Housing and Community Development: $907,000
    Health and Hospitals: $808,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,517,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $588,000
    Other License: $346,000
    Severance: $194,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $153,000
    Other Selective Sales: $122,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,878,000

Klickitat County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,676,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,261,000
    Other: $3,112,000
    Sewerage: $283,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,485,000
    General - Other: $239,000
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,009,000
    General - Other: $3,982,000
    Health - Other: $3,548,000
    Police Protection: $2,513,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,248,000
    Financial Administration: $1,836,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,143,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $993,000
    General Public Buildings: $950,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $431,000
    Sewerage: $269,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Parks and Recreation: $228,000
    Corrections - Other: $213,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000
    General Local Government Support: $14,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $276,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $1,115,000
    Other - General - Other: $502,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $205,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $166,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $65,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $64,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
    Other - Sewerage: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $326,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,684,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,805,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,882,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,003,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,596,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Sale of Property: $109,000
    Special Assessments: $105,000
    Rents: $72,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $370,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,186,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Housing and Community Development: $907,000
    Health and Hospitals: $808,000
    General Local Government Support: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,517,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $588,000
    Other License: $346,000
    Severance: $194,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $153,000
    Other Selective Sales: $122,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $104,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,878,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 532
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 505
  • Number of recipients under 18: 60
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 404
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 68
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 193
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 253
Most common first names in Klickitat County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11077.4 years
William9574.4 years
Mary9078.2 years
Robert8772.5 years
James7673.2 years
Charles6178.5 years
George5977.3 years
Margaret4176.8 years
Dorothy3778.6 years
Roy3675.8 years
Most common last names in Klickitat County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4776.2 years
Johnson3976.0 years
Miller3076.8 years
Williams2873.9 years
Jones2575.0 years
Walker2172.5 years
Wilson2177.9 years
Brown1879.7 years
Anderson1877.7 years
Clark1774.0 years
Businesses in Klickitat County, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
FedEx3Subway1
H&R Block2True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1
McDonald's2UPS4

Klickitat County on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"