Electric City, Washington

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Electric City
City
Electric City, Washington
Location of Electric City, Washington
Location of Electric City, Washington
Coordinates: 47°55′51″N 119°2′10″W / 47.93083°N 119.03611°W / 47.93083; -119.03611Coordinates: 47°55′51″N 119°2′10″W / 47.93083°N 119.03611°W / 47.93083; -119.03611
Country United States
State Washington
County Grant
Area[1]
 • Total 2.34 sq mi (6.06 km2)
 • Land 1.70 sq mi (4.40 km2)
 • Water 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
Elevation 1,650 ft (503 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 968
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 1,006
 • Density 569.4/sq mi (219.8/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99123
Area code 509
FIPS code 53-21030
GNIS feature ID 1504703[4]
Website City of Electric City

Electric City is a city in Grant County, Washington, United States. The population was 968 at the 2010 census. The community was named for its proximity to the power source at Grand Coulee Dam.

History[edit]

Electric City was officially incorporated on August 4, 1950.

Notable people[edit]

Geography[edit]

Electric City is located at 47°55′51″N 119°02′10″W / 47.930865°N 119.036069°W / 47.930865; -119.036069 (47.930865, -119.036069).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.34 square miles (6.06 km2), of which, 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2) is land and 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2) is water.[1]

Overview of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Lake from the south looking downstream toward Grand Coulee Dam. Grand Coulee and Electric City to the west.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Electric City, Washington
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 61
(16)
61
(16)
73
(23)
91
(33)
100
(38)
102
(39)
108
(42)
110
(43)
103
(39)
84
(29)
69
(21)
58
(14)
110
(43)
Average high °F (°C) 33
(1)
40
(4)
52
(11)
61
(16)
70
(21)
78
(26)
87
(31)
87
(31)
77
(25)
61
(16)
43
(6)
32
(0)
60.1
(15.7)
Average low °F (°C) 23
(−5)
25
(−4)
31
(−1)
37
(3)
45
(7)
51
(11)
58
(14)
57
(14)
49
(9)
39
(4)
30
(−1)
22
(−6)
38.9
(3.8)
Record low °F (°C) −17
(−27)
−15
(−26)
21
(−6)
21
(−6)
36
(2)
40
(4)
38
(3)
30
(−1)
7
(−14)
−10
(−23)
−16
(−27)
−17
(−27)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.06
(26.9)
1.00
(25.4)
0.91
(23.1)
0.87
(22.1)
1.15
(29.2)
1.05
(26.7)
0.64
(16.3)
0.28
(7.1)
0.44
(11.2)
0.68
(17.3)
1.30
(33)
1.45
(36.8)
10.83
(275.1)
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Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 404
1970 651 61.1%
1980 927 42.4%
1990 910 −1.8%
2000 922 1.3%
2010 968 5.0%
Est. 2013 1,006 3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 968 people, 447 households, and 275 families residing in the city. The population density was 569.4 inhabitants per square mile (219.8/km2). There were 524 housing units at an average density of 308.2 per square mile (119.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 86.0% White, 0.5% African American, 5.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 7.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 447 households of which 21.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.5% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 50.5 years. 18.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 36.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 922 people, 382 households, and 291 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,706.3 people per square mile (659.2/km2). There were 420 housing units at an average density of 777.3 per square mile (300.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.59% White, 0.22% African American, 7.05% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.84% of the population.

There were 382 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 23.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 18.4% from 25 to 44, 33.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,321, and the median income for a family was $47,969. Males had a median income of $46,667 versus $20,288 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,388. About 11.6% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  3. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Electric City". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 2, 2013.