Manastash, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 4,961.
Males: 2,526  (50.9%)
Females: 2,435  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Washington median age:

35.3 years

Zip code: 98946

Estimated median household income in 2019: $90,381 (it was $49,245 in 2000)
Manastash:

$90,381
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $37,648 (it was $22,903 in 2000)

Manastash CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $435,417 (it was $178,000 in 2000)
Manastash:

$435,417
WA:

$387,600
March 2019 cost of living index in Manastash: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Manastash, WA (2000)
    • 4,08294.2%White alone
    • 1303.0%Hispanic
    • 400.9%Two or more races
    • 360.8%American Indian alone
    • 210.5%Asian alone
    • 130.3%Other race alone
    • 50.1%Black alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 594.5 square miles.

Population density: 8.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Manastash, Washington map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Manastash CCD:

0.9% ($1,518)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (35.7 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (72.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (906.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Thorp, WA (2.9 miles ),
South Cle Elum, WA (3.1 miles ),
Cle Elum, WA (3.1 miles ),
Cliffdell, WA (3.6 miles),
Roslyn, WA (3.6 miles ),
Ronald, WA (3.8 miles ),
Ellensburg, WA (3.9 miles ),
Nile, WA (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 47.06 N, Longitude: 120.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

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

6.9%
Washington:

5.9%
Most common industries in Manastash, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.0%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Manastash, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)

Average climate in Manastash, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Manastash, Washington average temperatures Manastash, Washington average precipitation Manastash, Washington humidity Manastash, Washington wind speed Manastash, Washington snowfall Manastash, Washington sunshine Manastash, Washington clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.12
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Manastash-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1372% 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 78.6 miles away from Manastash 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 81.5 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 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from Manastash center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 398.7 miles away from Manastash center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 112.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Manastash:

  • REED HILL CONVALESCENT AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLE ELUM, WA)
  • KITTITAS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; ELLENSBURG, WA)
  • ROYAL VISTA NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ELLENSBURG, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manastash:

  • Central Washington University (about 16 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 36 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 37 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Green River Community College (about 65 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 68 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Renton Technical College (about 69 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Bellevue College (about 71 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manastash: Tamarack Spring Campground (A), South Fork Meadow Trailhead (B), Lavender (C), Barnes Cabin (D), Taneum Campground (E), Longmile Meadows Campground (F), Kaner Flat Campground (G), Horlick (H), Taneum Guard Station (I), Little Naches Summer Homes (J), Manastash Cow Camp (K), Milk Pond Picnic Grounds (L), Ellensburg Golf Club (M), High Valley Ranch (N), Naches Pass Campsite (O), Big Creek Lookout (P), Cle Elum Point Lookout (Q), Manastash Lookout (R), North Ridge Lookout (S), Pyramid Peak Lookout (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Thorp Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Shoestring Lake (A), Devils Slide Lake (B), Taneum Lake (C), Lily Pond Lake (D), Manastash Lake (E), Lost Lake (F), Lavender Lake (G), Milk Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Big Creek (B), Blowout Creek (C), Butte Creek (D), Case Knife Creek (E), Cedar Creek (F), Cole Creek (G), Cub Creek (H), Disappointment Creek (I). Display/hide their locations 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.2%
Whole state:

66.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

10.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.1%
Whole state:

4.6%
6 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Manastash:

Marital status in Manastash, WA
  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Manastash:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manastash, 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
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Kittitas 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%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
Washington:

13.9%

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 Manastash:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • 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.)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manastash:

  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCSH (88.9 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZTA (96.9 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KQSN (99.3 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KRSE (105.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manastash, WA
  • 39.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 21.6%Wood
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manastash, WA
  • 42.3%Electricity
  • 22.1%Wood
  • 20.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Manastash compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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