Easton, Washington

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Population in 2010: 478.
Population change since 2000: +24.8%
Males: 185  (38.8%)
Females: 293  (61.2%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98925.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,552 (it was $37,708 in 2000)
Easton:

$69,552
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,655 (it was $19,773 in 2000)

Easton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $205,669 (it was $100,000 in 2000)
Easton:

$205,669
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $353,950; detached houses: $352,119

Median gross rent in 2017: $794.

March 2019 cost of living index in Easton: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.0%
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  • Races in Easton, WA (2010)
    • 39181.8%White alone
    • 7716.1%Hispanic
    • 61.3%Two or more races
    • 40.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Easton, Washington as of January 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Easton is 388 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (37.2%), Norwegian (2.6%), Italian (2.1%), German (1.6%), Russian (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2160 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 284 people per square mile   (very low).

Easton, Washington map

19 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America).

This place:

5.0%
Washington:

10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,412 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,397 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Enumclaw Plateau, WA (32.4 miles , pop. 53,853).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (53.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (921.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ronald, WA (2.7 miles ),
Roslyn, WA (2.9 miles ),
South Cle Elum, WA (3.3 miles ),
Cle Elum, WA (3.4 miles ),
Snoqualmie Pass, WA (4.0 miles ),
Manastash, WA (4.4 miles ),
Cliffdell, WA (4.6 miles),
Greenwater, WA (4.7 miles)

Latitude: 47.24 N, Longitude: 121.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Distribution of median household income in Easton, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Easton, WA in 2017

Easton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Easton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.5%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.9%)
  • Wood products (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (32.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Easton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (9.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)

Average climate in Easton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Easton, Washington average temperatures Easton, Washington average precipitation Easton, Washington humidity Easton, Washington wind speed Easton, Washington snowfall Easton, Washington sunshine Easton, Washington clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Easton-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 152% 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 62.1 miles away from Easton 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 66.7 miles away from Easton 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 54.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 418.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Easton center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Easton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Easton:

  • REED HILL CONVALESCENT AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLE ELUM, WA)

Airports located in Easton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Easton:

  • Central Washington University (about 35 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 42 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Green River Community College (about 48 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Renton Technical College (about 50 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Bellevue College (about 52 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 52 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Highline Community College (about 54 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 6,074)

Public high schools in Easton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Easton: Easton Sno-Park (A), Kittitas County Fire District 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Kachess River (A), Silver Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Easton: Lake Easton State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

LAKE EASTON STATE PARK WEST (Population served: 143, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • LAKE EASTON STATE PARK EAST (Population served: 236, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Easton:

Marital status in Easton, WA
  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 26.9%

For population 25 years and over in Easton:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Easton, WA (based on Kittitas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8003
Evangelical Protestant3,42725
Other1,97310
Mainline Protestant1,34611
None29,369-
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: 12
Kittitas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Kittitas County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
This county:

13.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittitas County:

21.8%
State:

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

11.4%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.6%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.2%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Easton:

20.1%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Easton:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.9%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Easton:

75.3%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Easton, WA Residents

10.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.56% ($98,683 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.85% ($46,969)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.77% ($52,750)


8.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.82%
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 King County, WA  1.87% ($45,569 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.81% ($26,126)
to Pierce County, WA  0.66% ($38,536)

Strongest AM radio stations in Easton:

  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Easton:

  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCSH (88.9 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Easton:

  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Easton fatal accident list:

Jan 24, 2010 11:10 PM, Sparks Rd, Lat: 47.251447, Lon: -121.189433, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 25, 2008 10:30 AM, Powerline Rd, Lat: 47.235190, Lon: -121.179890, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1995 03:45 PM, I90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jun 30, 1994 00:33 AM, I90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1994 04:30 AM, I90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 26, 1991 07:15 AM, I90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.8mTotal length
  • $25,197,000Total costs
  • 183,708Total average daily traffic
  • 38,595Total average daily truck traffic
  • 178,783Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Easton, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Easton, WA

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of fire incidents - 24 took place in 2002, and the least - 1 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Easton, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (54.6%), and Outside Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Easton, WA
    • 5954.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3229.6%Outside Fires
    • 1614.8%Structure Fires
    • 10.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Easton, WA
Most common first names in Easton, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William361.0 years
Annie278.5 years
Anne269.5 years
John270.0 years
Kenneth279.5 years
Ronald277.5 years
Robert284.0 years
Most common last names in Easton, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Campbell374.3 years
Graham376.0 years
Willis380.0 years
Cresto287.5 years
Eary275.0 years
Higginbotham266.0 years
Hammond281.5 years
Gorgey271.0 years
Ingram281.0 years
Lochow270.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Easton, WA
  • 50.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 17.8%Wood
  • 2.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Easton, WA
  • 47.9%Wood
  • 31.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.5%Electricity


Easton compared to Washington state average:

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

Easton on our top lists:

  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
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