Wishram, Washington

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Population in 2010: 342.
Population change since 2000: +5.6%
Males: 179  (52.4%)
Females: 163  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98673.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,944 (it was $26,667 in 2000)
Wishram:

$32,944
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,445 (it was $15,414 in 2000)

Wishram CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,756 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Wishram:

$123,756
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,575; detached houses: $179,851; mobile homes: $111,693

Median gross rent in 2017: $787.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wishram: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.0%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wishram, WA (2010)
    • 28683.6%White alone
    • 298.5%Hispanic
    • 216.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.9%Black alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (19.8%), American (17.9%), Irish (9.3%), English (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Danish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile   (very low).

Wishram, Washington map

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
Washington:

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

0.7% ($386)
Washington:

1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (67.9 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (81.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (812.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Biggs Junction, OR (2.4 miles),
Centerville, WA (2.6 miles),
Maryhill, WA (2.7 miles),
Rufus, OR (3.3 miles ),
Dallesport, WA (3.3 miles ),
City of The Dalles, OR (3.4 miles ),
Wahkiakus, WA (3.5 miles ),
Goldendale, WA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.66 N, Longitude: 120.96 W

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Wishram, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wishram, WA in 2017
Wishram satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Wishram, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Rail transportation (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Rail transportation (27.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.0%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Utilities (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.6%)
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Gasoline stations (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Rail transportation (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Wishram, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.5%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Bus drivers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Rail and water transportation workers (14.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (14.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (9.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Wishram, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 10.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Wishram-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 178% 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 132.2 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, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from the city 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 131.9 miles away from Wishram center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 397.4 miles away from Wishram center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 413.9 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 367.4 miles away from Wishram center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Klickitat County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wishram topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wishram:

  • OREGON VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • MID-COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • VISITING HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)
  • MT ADAMS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GOLDENDALE, WA)
  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HLTH SVCS HH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GOLDENDALE, WA)
  • THE DALLES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; THE DALLES, OR)

Amtrak station:

WISHRAM (WEST END OF RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wishram:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 68 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 71 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 82 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 82 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Clark College (about 82 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • Portland State University (about 85 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 85 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

Public high school in Wishram:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wishram: South Channel Range A (A), Klickitat County Fire District 11 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Klickitat 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:

2.3 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

7.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Wishram:

Marital status in Wishram, WA
  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

For population 25 years and over in Wishram:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Washington average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wishram, WA (based on Klickitat County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,2002
Evangelical Protestant2,02623
Other9813
Mainline Protestant6549
Orthodox551
None14,402-
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: 6
Klickitat County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Klickitat County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Klickitat County:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

8.6%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
Washington:

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

12.3%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.3%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Wishram:

28.6
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wishram:

22.8%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wishram:

12.3%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wishram:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wishram:

36.0%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Wishram:

51.0%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.2%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wishram, WA Residents

8.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
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 Wasco County, OR  0.90% ($48,446 average AGI)
from Hood River County, OR  0.84% ($73,565)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.66% ($88,593)


6.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
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 Wasco County, OR  0.78% ($35,984 average AGI)
to Hood River County, OR  0.67% ($48,944)
to Clark County, WA  0.66% ($44,528)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wishram:

  • KODL (1440 AM; 5 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: LARSON-WYNN, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KACI (1300 AM; 1 kW; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLCK (1400 AM; 1 kW; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: KLICKITAT VALLEY B/CING SERVICES 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)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wishram:

  • KYYT (102.3 FM; GOLDENDALE, WA; Owner: HAYSTACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCQ (104.5 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MID-COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K215CR (90.9 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K256AC (99.1 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KMSW (92.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: M.S.W. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C..)
  • KACI-FM (97.7 FM; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: COLUMBIA GORGE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQHR (90.1 FM; HOOD RIVER, OR; Owner: KBPS PUBLIC RADIO FOUNDATION)
  • KBNO-FM (89.3 FM; WHITE SALMON, WA; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZRI (90.3 FM; WELCHES, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220GX (91.9 FM; WISHRAM, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • K213DU (90.5 FM; GOLDENDALE/THE DALLE, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Wishram:

  • K59EK (Channel 59; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K66AH (Channel 66; THE DALLES, ETC., OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K61BX (Channel 61; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K64BK (Channel 64; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K69AH (Channel 69; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K51EH (Channel 51; THE DALLES, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

Wishram fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 2000 01:20 PM, Sr-14, Lat: 45.666528, Lon: -120.940810, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • 199Total average daily traffic
  • 23Total average daily truck traffic
  • 360Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wishram)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Wishram, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB7TVR, Licensee ID: L00625863, Grant Date: 01/21/2003, Expiration Date: 04/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2015, Certifier: James E Whited, Registrant: James E Whited, Wishram, WA 98673
  • Call Sign: KB7VGC, Licensee ID: L00647679, Grant Date: 03/04/2003, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2015, Registrant: Keith F Neal, 95 Main, Wishram, WA 98673
  • Call Sign: KC7EKH, Licensee ID: L00853669, Grant Date: 04/26/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2016, Certifier: Charles J Heming Jr, Registrant: Charles J Heming Jr, 9235 Hwy 14, Wishram, WA 98673
  • Call Sign: KC7JCN, Grant Date: 02/22/1995, Expiration Date: 02/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2007, Registrant: Mary T Neal, Wishram, WA 98673
  • Call Sign: KJ7KM, Previous Call Sign: KB7VEU, Licensee ID: L00730117, Grant Date: 10/18/2003, Expiration Date: 10/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2015, Registrant: Ralph O Neal, Wishram, WA 98673

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5023Z , Serial Number: 22-8638, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn D Bauer, Po Box 245, Wishram, WA 98673

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Wishram, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James571.2 years
George375.3 years
Frank277.5 years
Ida275.5 years
Harry262.5 years
Earl270.0 years
Eva272.4 years
Charles269.1 years
Helen269.5 years
Kenneth273.5 years
Most common last names in Wishram, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Delaney480.3 years
Smith479.0 years
Bunn294.5 years
Campbell262.5 years
Gabbert280.0 years
Evans256.5 years
Jaekel276.0 years
Crane287.0 years
Howell280.0 years
Franklin262.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wishram, WA
  • 75.9%Electricity
  • 20.3%Wood
  • 3.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wishram, WA
  • 90.8%Electricity
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Wishram 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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