Rose Valley, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 5,031.
Males: 2,580  (51.3%)
Females: 2,451  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Washington median age:

35.3 years

Zip code: 98626

Estimated median household income in 2019: $73,635 (it was $52,804 in 2000)
Rose Valley:

$73,635
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,790 (it was $21,264 in 2000)

Rose Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $344,486 (it was $153,200 in 2000)
Rose Valley:

$344,486
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $271,426; detached houses: $290,170; townhouses or other attached units: $351,818; in 2-unit structures: $203,831; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $223,508; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,029; mobile homes: $149,320; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $61,813
March 2019 cost of living index in Rose Valley: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Rose Valley, WA (2000)
    • 4,33593.1%White alone
    • 1262.7%Two or more races
    • 901.9%Hispanic
    • 671.4%American Indian alone
    • 300.6%Asian alone
    • 40.09%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 332 feet

Land area: 152.1 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

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

1.0% ($1,598)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (37.5 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (44.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (866.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kelso, WA (2.8 miles ),
West Side Highway, WA (2.9 miles ),
Longview Heights, WA (3.2 miles ),
Longview, WA (3.2 miles ),
Castle Rock, WA (3.2 miles ),
Prescott, OR (3.3 miles),
Rainier, OR (3.3 miles ),
West Longview, WA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 46.17 N, Longitude: 122.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

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

7.4%
Washington:

5.9%
Most common industries in Rose Valley, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (11.7%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (19.6%)
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Wood products (3.7%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Rose Valley, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)

Average climate in Rose Valley, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.8. This is better than average.

City:

60.8
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.29. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.29
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Rose Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1496% 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 75.8 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 64.3 miles away from Rose Valley 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 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 403.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 336.7 miles away from Rose Valley 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 Cowlitz County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rose Valley:

  • MONTICELLO HALL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KELSO, WA)
  • FRONTIER REHAB AND EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACEHEALTH DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • MONTICELLO MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • COWLITZ CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • COWLITZ CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • EVERGREEN MANOR HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)

Amtrak station near Rose Valley:

  • 9 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rose Valley:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 10 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Clark College (about 38 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Centralia College (about 40 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • University of Portland (about 42 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 42 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 46 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Pacific University (about 48 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rose Valley: Coweeman Ranger Station (A), Tucker (B), Meridian Lookout (C), Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue Station 24 Rose Valley (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Baird Creek (A), Mulholland Creek (B), Bear Creek (C), Blackman Creek (D), Davis Creek (E), Goble Creek (F), Jim Watson Creek (G), Nye Creek (H), Sam Smith Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cowlitz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

81.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

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: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

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

1.9%
Whole state:

4.6%
4 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Rose Valley:

Marital status in Rose Valley, WA
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

For population 25 years and over in Rose Valley:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rose Valley, WA (based on Cowlitz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,10079
Catholic9,2945
Other4,80616
Mainline Protestant3,46017
Orthodox201
None66,730-
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: 13
Here:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Cowlitz County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
This county:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Cowlitz County:

34.7%
Washington:

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

12.0%
Washington:

13.9%

7.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
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 Clark County, WA  2.49% ($47,300 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.34% ($42,893)
from Columbia County, OR  0.28% ($44,849)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Clark County, WA  1.53% ($59,210 average AGI)
to Lewis County, WA  0.37% ($37,350)
to Columbia County, OR  0.20% ($34,355)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rose Valley:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOG (1490 AM; 1 kW; KELSO, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rose Valley:

  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; KELSO, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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.)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rose Valley:

  • K36DG (Channel 36; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K68DZ (Channel 68; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rose Valley, WA
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 9.9%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rose Valley, WA
  • 81.2%Electricity
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.4%Wood


Rose Valley 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Rose Valley on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: laborers and material movers, hand (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: supervisors of construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wood products (population 5,000+)"
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