Satus, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 778.
Males: 425  (54.7%)
Females: 353  (45.3%)
Median resident age:

28.8 years
Washington median age:

35.3 years

Zip codes: 98948.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,898 (it was $32,143 in 2000)
Satus:

$51,898
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,728 (it was $9,905 in 2000)

Satus CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $141,403 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Satus:

$141,403
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $239,206; detached houses: $259,059; townhouses or other attached units: $228,744; in 2-unit structures: $218,260; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $720,620; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,694; mobile homes: $127,420; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $24,730
March 2019 cost of living index in Satus: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Satus, WA (2000)
    • 27336.6%American Indian alone
    • 23030.8%White alone
    • 20527.5%Hispanic
    • 314.2%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (6.6%), Italian (3.8%), English (2.4%), Irish (2.3%), Dutch (1.5%), United States (1.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 68.6 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (very low).

Satus, Washington map

73 residents are foreign born (8.8% Latin America).

This place:

9.8%
Washington:

10.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Satus CDP:

1.3% ($905)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (31.6 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (131.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (845.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Mabton, WA (2.5 miles ),
Outlook, WA (2.5 miles ),
Sunnyside, WA (2.8 miles ),
Granger, WA (2.8 miles ),
Grandview, WA (3.2 miles ),
Zillah, WA (3.6 miles ),
Toppenish, WA (3.7 miles ),
Buena, WA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.24 N, Longitude: 120.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

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

7.7%
Washington:

5.9%
Most common industries in Satus, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.5%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (36.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (14.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Food (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Satus, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (16.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (25.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (10.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6.5%)

Average climate in Satus, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Satus, Washington average temperatures Satus, Washington average precipitation Satus, Washington humidity Satus, Washington wind speed Satus, Washington snowfall Satus, Washington sunshine Satus, Washington clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.4. This is worse than average.

City:

94.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Satus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1398% 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 132.8 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 130.8 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 138.8 miles away from Satus center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 128.7 miles away from the city 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 342.3 miles away from Satus center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 418.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yakima County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Fires: 8, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Satus topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Satus:

  • EAGLE REHABILITATION AT SUNNYSIDE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SUNNYSIDE, WA)
  • LOWER VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SUNNYSIDE, WA)
  • SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SUNNYSIDE, WA)
  • MT ADAMS KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SUNNYSIDE, WA)
  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRANDVIEW, WA)
  • WALNUT GROVE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GRANDVIEW, WA)

Amtrak station near Satus:

  • 9 miles: SUNNYSIDE (OUTPOST TEXACO, EXIT 69, I-82) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Satus:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 31 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 48 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Central Washington University (about 57 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 84 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 89 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 117 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 121 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Satus: Satus Number 3 Pumping Station (A), Empire (B), Satus Longhouse (C), Yakima County Fire District 5 Station 16 Satus (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Satus: Indian Shaker Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Round Lake (A), Cockleburr Lake (B), Slaughterhouse Lake (C), Warren Lake (D), Horseshoe Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Toppenish Creek (A), Satus Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Satus: Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Yakima 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:

3.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

84.0%
Whole state:

66.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.5%
Whole state:

6.1%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

27.1%
Whole state:

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

12.3%
Whole state:

4.6%
42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Satus:

Marital status in Satus, WA
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Satus:

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.8
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Satus, WA (based on Yakima County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,50016
Evangelical Protestant28,841175
Other10,60636
Mainline Protestant8,80248
Orthodox2501
Black Protestant1972
None135,035-
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: 52
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Here:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 80
Yakima County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Washington:

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

17.6%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.6%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Satus:

42.2%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Satus:

28.7
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Satus:

31.4%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Satus:

11.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Satus:

49.2%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Satus, WA Residents

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,125 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($415 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.03%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Benton County, WA  0.35% ($39,710 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.34% ($47,191)
from Pierce County, WA  0.17% ($36,291)


3.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.02%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Benton County, WA  0.54% ($53,971 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($48,920)
to Pierce County, WA  0.16% ($43,669)

Strongest AM radio stations in Satus:

  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZXR (1310 AM; 5 kW; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUTI (1460 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBBO (1390 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIT (1280 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Satus:

  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KZTB (96.7 FM; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMNA (101.7 FM; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K201AS (88.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WEST VALLEY TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KYPL (91.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KDBL (92.9 FM; TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K218CX (91.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHHK (99.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSOH (89.5 FM; WAPATO, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KDNA (91.9 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES EDUC., CENTER)
  • KATS (94.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNWY (90.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Satus fatal accident list:

Jan 1, 2018 06:08 AM, Sr-22, Lat: 46.284681, Lon: -120.171569, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 2017 02:43 AM, Sr-22, Lat: 46.281667, Lon: -120.167028, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 3, 2006 08:40 PM, Us-97, Lat: 46.288370, Lon: -120.171820, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
May 11, 2005 10:20 PM, Status Longhouse, Lat: 46.291870, Lon: -120.146470, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 4, 2004 10:15 PM, Sr-223, Lat: 46.327762, Lon: -120.235939, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 16, 2000 05:55 PM, Sr-223, Lat: 46.327762, Lon: -120.235939, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 20, 1998 08:20 PM, Sr-22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.0mTotal length
  • $8,881,000Total costs
  • 13,492Total average daily traffic
  • 2,958Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,540Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Satus, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Satus, WA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • W Satus Rd & Foster Rd 4 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 46.267639 Lon: -120.187833), Call Sign: KNFG862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/1997, Expiration Date: 05/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2002, Registrant: R A Rasmussen & Son Inc, Granger, WA 98932, Phone: (509) 854-1365

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$176,435
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$130,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$129,760
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0027.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Satus, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Satus, WA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Satus, WA
  • 66.4%Electricity
  • 16.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.8%Wood
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Satus, WA
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 30.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Satus compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Satus on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #40 (98948) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (98948) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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