La Center, Washington

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Population in 2022: 4,368 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +164.1%
Males: 2,048  (46.9%)
Females: 2,320  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Washington median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 98629.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $114,176 (it was $55,333 in 2000)
La Center:

$114,176
WA:

$91,306

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $45,258 (it was $21,224 in 2000)

La Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $569,522 (it was $161,700 in 2000)
La Center:

$569,522
WA:

$569,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $586,721; detached houses: $621,795; mobile homes: $335,780

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,909.

March 2022 cost of living index in La Center: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 3.3%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in La Center, WA (2022)
    • 2,94978.1%White alone
    • 40410.7%Asian alone
    • 2837.5%Hispanic
    • 681.8%Two or more races
    • 100.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in La Center, Washington as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Center is 1,595 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in La Center by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.7)
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)
3
(86.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(221.6)
2
(63.0)
2
(61.4)
2
(60.2)
3
(86.7)
1
(27.2)
7
(169.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(188.0)
3
(107.1)
4
(140.6)
7
(243.1)
4
(130.3)
2
(64.7)
2
(63.8)
14
(443.2)
9
(283.3)
2
(61.4)
11
(330.9)
9
(260.2)
9
(245.0)
13
(313.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(977.4)
47
(1,679)
37
(1,301)
33
(1,146)
80
(2,605)
27
(872.9)
26
(829.6)
30
(949.7)
22
(692.5)
9
(276.2)
29
(872.4)
49
(1,417)
63
(1,715)
45
(1,086)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(225.6)
2
(71.4)
3
(105.5)
4
(138.9)
7
(227.9)
2
(64.7)
3
(95.7)
7
(221.6)
7
(220.3)
4
(122.8)
1
(30.1)
8
(231.3)
20
(544.4)
2
(48.3)
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)
6
(180.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index70.3108.980.974.0147.844.654.9131.177.737.481.5180.1142.9103.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in La Center, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 3 (3 officers - 3 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.82
Washington average:

1.35
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Ancestries: American (22.3%), German (17.8%), Italian (8.7%), European (6.1%), Swiss (4.1%), Dutch (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 4,974 people per square mile   (average).

La Center, Washington map

154 residents are foreign born (3.3% Asia).

This city:

4.1%
Washington:

14.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $4,568 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,124 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (16.2 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (23.6 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (845.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Pine Grove, WA (1.6 miles),
Ridgefield, WA (2.1 miles ),
Woodland, WA (2.2 miles ),
Duluth, WA (2.4 miles ),
Cherry Grove, WA (2.5 miles ),
Dollar Corner, WA (2.6 miles ),
St. Helens, OR (2.7 miles ),
Columbia City, OR (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 45.86 N, Longitude: 122.67 W

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in La Center, WA in 2022
Distribution of house value in La Center, WA in 2022

Property values in La Center, WA

La Center satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 13 buildings, average cost: $374,300
  • 2021: 94 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2020: 136 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2019: 80 buildings, average cost: $263,900
  • 2018: 55 buildings, average cost: $298,500
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $259,600
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $256,200
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,800
Number of permits per 10,000 La Center, WA residents
Average permit cost in La Center, WA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.8%
Washington:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,099 (+198.0%).
Most common industries in La Center, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in La Center, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)

Average climate in La Center, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Center, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2020 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00810. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00810
U.S.:

0.00931

Earthquake activity:

La Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1499% 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 96.2 miles away from La Center 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 84.9 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 88.9 miles away from La Center center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from La Center center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 385.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 338.8 miles away from La Center center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Center:

  • MOOREHAVEN CARE CENTER (2001 NW BOLEN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near La Center:

  • RIDGEFIELD CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RIDGEFIELD, WA)
  • PNRS ST HELENS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • ST HELENS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW PARK HEALTH AND SPECIALTY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW GLADE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BATTLE GROUND, WA)
  • LEGACY SALMON CREEK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES - SALMON CREEK (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)

Airports located in La Center:

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Amtrak station near La Center:

  • 17 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Center:

  • Clark College (about 16 miles; Vancouver, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 21 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 21 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 24 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • Portland State University (about 25 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 28 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 29 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Public high schools in La Center:

  • LA CENTER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 725 HIGHLAND ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LA CENTER HOME SCHOOL ACADEMY (Location: 725 NE HIGHLAND RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Center:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Clark County Fire and Rescue Station 23 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Brezee Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clark 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 La Center and their reported violations in the past:

HIGHLAND LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

85.4%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in La Center:

Marital status in La Center, WA
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in La Center:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Washington average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - La Center
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in La Center:

(La Center, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for La Center, WA (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,413191
Catholic26,8869
Other22,59060
Mainline Protestant12,63337
Black Protestant3782
Orthodox611
None304,402-
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: 46
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Clark County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Clark County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
Clark County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 239
Clark County:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

27.6%
Washington:

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

13.7%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.0%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.3%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Center:

9.9%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Center:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
La Center:

33.0%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
La Center:

59.7%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Center, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 6$42,312$84,6240$0
Financial Administration 5$33,070$79,3680$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$18,313$73,2520$0
Other and Unallocable 3$25,083$100,3320$0
Sewerage 2$15,993$95,9580$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,927
Totals for Government 19$134,771$85,1196$4,927

La Center government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $157,000 ($35.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($16.94)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($14.65)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($11.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,434,000 ($328.30)
    Sewerage: $643,000 ($147.21)
    Regular Highways: $625,000 ($143.09)
    Financial Administration: $519,000 ($118.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $451,000 ($103.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $173,000 ($39.61)
    Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($30.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $63,000 ($14.42)
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000 ($4.35)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $372,000 ($85.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $80,000 ($18.32)
    Other - General - Other: $50,000 ($11.45)
    Other - Sewerage: $26,000 ($5.95)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($1.60)
    Other - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($1.14)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $3,000 ($0.69)
    Other - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.69)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.46)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.23)
    Other - Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $380,000 ($87.00)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($10.53)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($4.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,156,000 ($493.59)

La Center government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,292,000 ($295.79)
    Other: $87,000 ($19.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($5.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($5.49)
    Rents: $6,000 ($1.37)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($1.37)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000 ($41.21)
    Highways: $70,000 ($16.03)
    General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($9.39)
  • Tax - Amusements Sales: $3,171,000 ($725.96)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $477,000 ($109.20)
    Property: $412,000 ($94.32)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $190,000 ($43.50)
    Other License: $150,000 ($34.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000 ($2.06)

La Center government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,303,000 ($2129.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,959,000 ($1135.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,476,000 ($1024.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $133,000 ($30.45)

7.99% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($91,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Washington average:

7.53%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.03%
Washington average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.65% ($96,409 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.58% ($99,815)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.49% ($98,410)


6.69% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($81,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Washington average:

7.40%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.01%
Washington average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.85% ($49,365 average AGI)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.58% ($67,880)
to Washington County, OR  0.32% ($62,295)

Businesses in La Center, WA

  • Curves: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Center:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOHI (1600 AM; 1 kW; ST. HELENS, OR)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Center:

  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around La Center:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)

La Center fatal accident list:

May 12, 2018 05:51 PM, I-5, Lat: 45.848983, Lon: -122.701183, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 7, 2016 03:01 PM, Ne 23rd Ave, Lat: 45.859136, Lon: -122.647622, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 7, 2014 10:29 AM, I-5, Lat: 45.849464, Lon: -122.701758, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 2010 11:48 PM, Nw La Center Rd, Lat: 45.860219, Lon: -122.672139, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jun 7, 2006 04:40 AM, Nw Pacfic Hwy, Lat: 45.866130, Lon: -122.679480, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 5, 1980 03:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 76.1mTotal length
  • $54,207,000Total costs
  • 179,741Total average daily traffic
  • 26,330Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • John T Feldsher, 30719 Nw Paradise Park Rd, Ridgefield, Wa 98642 (Lat: 45.845556 Lon: -122.698750), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, Tfeldsher@daywireless.Com, , 22169 Milwa-ukie, Phone: (503) 659-1240

  • John T Feldsher, 30719 Nw Paradise Park Rd, Ridgefield, Wa 98642 (Lat: 45.845556 Lon: -122.698750), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, Tfeldsher@daywireless.Com, , 22169 Milwa-ukie, Phone: (503) 659-1240

  • Dean Ballew, 30719 Nw Paradise Park Rd, Ridgefield, Wa 98642 (Lat: 45.845556 Lon: -122.698750), Type: 48.7, Structure height: 53011 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, Dballew@daywireless.Com, , 22169 Milwa-ukie, Phone: (503) 659-1240


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Resv 31 34201 N Fork Ave (Lat: 45.868444 Lon: -122.670111), Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPEQ293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2024, Expiration Date: 04/07/2034, Registrant: Clark Public Utilities, 8600 Ne 117th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98662, Phone: (360) 992-8832, Email:

  • Lat: 45.862528 Lon: -122.671944, Call Sign: WQCM517,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.225 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2005, Expiration Date: 04/07/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Certifier: Chris D Swindell, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

  • Lat: 45.861722 Lon: -122.672694, Call Sign: WQPT382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.387 MHz, 461.837 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2022, Expiration Date: 08/09/2032, Certifier: Nick Turner, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in La Center)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$182,3104$152,0301$23,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$86,1901$136,8600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$120,3950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$150,3400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of reported fires - 39 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in La Center, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.3%), and Structure Fires (24.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Center, WA
    • 14947.3%Outside Fires
    • 7724.4%Structure Fires
    • 5617.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3310.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Center, WA
Most common first names in La Center, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2372.1 years
James2371.6 years
Robert2173.3 years
John1978.4 years
Mary1883.6 years
Richard1666.1 years
George1275.3 years
Charles978.4 years
Anna983.1 years
Dorothy876.4 years
Most common last names in La Center, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1570.9 years
Johnson1378.5 years
Hazen883.4 years
Jackson765.1 years
Wilson777.7 years
Taylor780.7 years
Stephens684.8 years
Long567.8 years
Christensen585.4 years
Anderson574.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Center, WA
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Center, WA
  • 89.8%Electricity
  • 10.2%Utility gas


La Center compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 28 pilots and 30 other airmen in this city.
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