Colville, Washington

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Population in 2019: 4,832 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 2,164  (44.8%)
Females: 2,668  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 99114.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,723 (it was $27,988 in 2000)
Colville:

$45,723
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,215 (it was $18,031 in 2000)

Colville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $183,624 (it was $94,300 in 2000)
Colville:

$183,624
WA:

$387,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $762.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colville: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.2%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.0% for American Indian residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Colville, WA (2019)
    • 4,19385.4%White alone
    • 2956.0%Hispanic
    • 2094.3%Two or more races
    • 941.9%Asian alone
    • 631.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Black alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Colville, Washington as of January 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colville is 442 to 1.


Crime rates in Colville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
2
(39.1)
1
(19.8)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.5)
1
(20.3)
3
(61.4)
3
(63.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
2
(39.6)
2
(40.5)
2
(40.7)
2
(40.9)
1
(21.1)
1
(21.2)
1
(21.4)
5
(107.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.3)
3
(62.4)
2
(41.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(469.2)
17
(336.3)
8
(162.0)
18
(365.9)
13
(265.9)
12
(252.8)
11
(233.3)
27
(577.7)
11
(235.7)
9
(190.9)
13
(275.0)
7
(145.7)
5
(104.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
142
(2,776)
167
(3,304)
182
(3,685)
136
(2,765)
142
(2,904)
131
(2,760)
122
(2,587)
153
(3,273)
94
(2,015)
89
(1,888)
100
(2,115)
118
(2,456)
48
(1,005)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(97.8)
10
(197.8)
1
(20.2)
3
(61.0)
8
(163.6)
3
(63.2)
3
(63.6)
2
(42.8)
9
(192.9)
4
(84.9)
3
(63.5)
5
(104.1)
2
(41.9)
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 index204.5195.3196.8155.3174.5173.2129.2191.9133.9119.0123.7129.292.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Colville, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: German (16.7%), American (14.9%), Irish (8.4%), European (6.7%), Swedish (5.6%), Norwegian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 2.40 square miles.

Population density: 2,015 people per square mile   (low).

Colville, Washington map

168 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This city:

3.4%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,530 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,239 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (64.4 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (207.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1000.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kettle Falls, WA (2.9 miles ),
Marcus, WA (3.3 miles),
Barney's Junction, WA (3.4 miles),
Addy, WA (3.7 miles ),
Boyds, WA (4.0 miles),
Barstow, WA (4.4 miles),
Chewelah, WA (4.5 miles ),
Orient-Sherman, WA (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 48.55 N, Longitude: 117.90 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Washington's Most Livable Community

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,078 (+62.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,494 (76.3%)

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Colville, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Colville, WA in 2019
Colville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Colville, WA
Historical housing units in Colville, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +330 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Colville, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (10.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Colville, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Colville, Washington

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Colville, Washington environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.0. This is about average.

City:

79.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Colville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 856% 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 231.3 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 239.4 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.9 miles away from Colville center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 440.7 miles away from Colville center, causing $26,000,000 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 365.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 222.2 miles away from Colville center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stevens County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 5, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Colville:

  • PROVIDENCE MOUNT CARMEL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 982 EAST COLUMBIA)
  • BUENA VISTA (151 BUENA VISTA DRIVE)
  • PINEWOOD TERRACE NURSING CTR (1000 EAST ELEP STREET)
  • FMC COLVILLE (147 GARDEN HOMES DR)

Airports and heliports located in Colville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colville:

  • Whitworth University (about 60 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 64 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 65 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 66 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 75 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • North Idaho College (about 79 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 131 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public high schools in Colville:

Private high school in Colville:

  • JOHNSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 41, Location: 760 E COLUMBIA, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Colville:

Private elementary/middle school in Colville:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colville: Colville Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Elks Lodge and Golf Course (B), Northeast Washington Fairgrounds (C), Colville National Forest Ranger Station (D), Stevens County Sheriff's Ambulance (E), Stevens County Courthouse (F), Spring Hill Senior Living Parkview (G), Pinewood Terrace Nursing Center (H), Colville Fire Department (I), Stevens County Department of Public Works (J), Colville City Hall (K), Stevens County Courthouse Annex (L), Stevens County Historical Society Keller Heritage Center Museum (M), Colville Public Library (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Southtown Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Colville include: Colville Assembly of God Church (A), Emmanuel Presbyterian Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Free Methodist Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Colville Christian Church (F), Colville Church of God (G), Colville United Methodist Church (H), Colville Valley Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Colville include: Yep Kanum Park (1), Angus McDonald Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: N.E.W. Panoramaland Real Estate (Arcades & Amusements; 437 S. Main).

Hotels: Eagles Lodge (608 North Wynne Street), Benny's Colville Inn (915 South Main Street), Downtown Motel (369 South Main Street), Comfort Inn Colville (166 Northeast Canning Drive), Centsible Inn (369 South Main Street).

Courts: Stevens County - District Court (Courthouse), Stevens County - Superior Court- Court Administrator (Courthouse), Washington State - State Patrol (344 East Birch Avenue), Stevens County - Superior Court Clerk (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Roy Williams (artist) - Animator.

Stevens 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 Colville and their reported violations in the past:

CURLEW CONSERVATION CENTER (Population served: 349, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY VILLA MOBILE PARK (Address: 686 Old Arden Hwy #11 , Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ARDEN HILLS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHATTAROY SPRINGS WATER ASSN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 19 regular monitoring violations
LAKE THOMAS ESTATE WATER SVCS INC (Address: 2584 Lakeview Dr , Population served: 10, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colville that have no violations reported:

  • COLVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 4,685, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GILLETTE/LAKE THOMAS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CORBETT CREEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 87, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOMINION VIEW WATER ASSN (Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOPPS SECOND ADDITION (Population served: 14, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Colville in 2010:

  • 78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Colville in 2000:

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Colville (2011 data):

  • AmericanWest Bank: Colville Financial Center at 621 S. Main, branch established on 1977/04/04. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Colville at 298 S. Main Street, Suite 100, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Colville Branch at 225 East First Avenue, branch established on 1938/01/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Colville Branch at 211 South Main Street, branch established on 1951/06/11. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Colville:

Marital status in Colville, WA
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Colville:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Colville
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Religion statistics for Colville, WA (based on Stevens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,80346
Catholic3,97410
Other1,8607
Mainline Protestant1,0948
None31,800-
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: 9
Stevens County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Stevens County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Stevens County:

27.0%
State:

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

10.8%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Colville:

52.6%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Colville:

50.2%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.9
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Colville:

18.2%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.7%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colville:

33.7%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
Colville:

58.1%
Washington:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colville, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$63,234$84,3121$1,254
Water Supply 8$48,785$73,1781$2,634
Streets and Highways 6$38,095$76,1901$3,174
Financial Administration 5$29,648$71,1551$3,442
Sewerage 3$19,033$76,1320$0
Other Government Administration 3$17,473$69,8928$1,683
Parks and Recreation 2$10,207$61,2420$0
Police - Other 1$5,697$68,3640$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$10,393
Firefighters 0$0 36$10,262
Totals for Government 37$232,172$75,29952$32,842

Colville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.45)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,413,000 ($499.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,096,000 ($226.82)
    Police Protection: $1,089,000 ($225.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $452,000 ($93.54)
    Financial Administration: $365,000 ($75.54)
    Central Staff Services: $307,000 ($63.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $187,000 ($38.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $166,000 ($34.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $165,000 ($34.15)
    Libraries: $146,000 ($30.22)
    Air Transportation: $95,000 ($19.66)
    Health - Other: $66,000 ($13.66)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($9.52)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($5.79)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($2.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($2.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($1.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $459,000 ($94.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $165,000 ($34.15)
    Other - Police Protection: $124,000 ($25.66)
    Other - Libraries: $33,000 ($6.83)
    Other - General - Other: $14,000 ($2.90)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.83)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($0.83)
    Other - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.21)
    Other - Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,879,000 ($595.82)
    General - Other: $1,101,000 ($227.86)
    Water Utilities: $948,000 ($196.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,529,000 ($523.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.41)

Colville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,966,000 ($613.82)
    Other: $101,000 ($20.90)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($11.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($11.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $975,000 ($201.78)
    Special Assessments: $111,000 ($22.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($9.11)
    Rents: $34,000 ($7.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.62)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,417,000 ($293.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,113,000 ($230.34)
    Other: $487,000 ($100.79)
    General Local Government Support: $62,000 ($12.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($3.93)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,825,000 ($377.69)
    Property: $1,062,000 ($219.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,006,000 ($208.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $105,000 ($21.73)
    Other License: $48,000 ($9.93)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $47,000 ($9.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.83)

Colville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,526,000 ($2385.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,604,000 ($2194.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,382,000 ($286.01)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $460,000 ($95.20)

8.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
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 Spokane County, WA  3.03% ($44,922 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.40% ($86,355)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.26% ($49,200)


7.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
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  3.38% ($41,795 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.25% ($38,105)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.20% ($52,600)
Businesses in Colville, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Payless1
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Arby's1Sears1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Comfort Inn1T-Mobile1
Curves1Taco Bell1
FedEx2The Room Place1
Goodwill1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS5
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Colville:

  • KCVL (1240 AM; 1 kW; COLVILLE, WA; Owner: NORTH COUNTRY BROADCASTING)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colville:

  • KCRK-FM (92.1 FM; COLVILLE, WA; Owner: NORTH COUNTRY BROADCASTING)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Colville:

  • K09UP (Channel 9; COLVILLE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
Colville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Colville fatal accident list:

Oct 1, 2005 02:00 AM, Oakshot Rd, Louis Perras Rd, Lat: 48.543250, Lon: -117.913730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 2003 10:45 AM, Sr-20, Lat: 48.547208, Lon: -117.881978, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1998 03:45 AM, Sr-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 3, 1996 01:24 PM, 395, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1994 00:06 AM, Hofstetter, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 17, 1981 00:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 29, 1980 08:24 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.5mTotal length
  • $5,111,000Total costs
  • 16,379Total average daily traffic
  • 1,502Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,102Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Colville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Colville, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 163 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 60 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Colville)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of fire incidents - 77 took place in 2018, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Colville, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.5%), and Structure Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colville, WA
    • 41158.5%Outside Fires
    • 20829.6%Structure Fires
    • 476.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 365.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colville, WA
Most common first names in Colville, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7173.1 years
William7180.7 years
Robert6375.4 years
Mary5381.3 years
Charles4476.6 years
James4174.5 years
George4075.7 years
Helen3382.3 years
Frank3281.1 years
Richard2868.1 years
Most common last names in Colville, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4876.6 years
Smith2280.9 years
Miller1974.7 years
Brown1971.8 years
Anderson1875.3 years
Wilson1782.0 years
Peterson1679.9 years
Thompson1679.0 years
Cox1583.7 years
Clark1475.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colville, WA
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colville, WA
  • 83.7%Electricity
  • 13.9%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood


Colville compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Colville on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Russia (population 500+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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