Entiat, Washington

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Entiat, Washington
City
Nickname(s): Gateway to Recreation
Location in the state of Washington
Location in the state of Washington
Coordinates: 47°40′40″N 120°12′47″W / 47.67778°N 120.21306°W / 47.67778; -120.21306Coordinates: 47°40′40″N 120°12′47″W / 47.67778°N 120.21306°W / 47.67778; -120.21306
Country United States
State Washington
County Chelan
Incorporated April 25, 1944
Government
 • Mayor Keith Vradenburg-elected 2008
Area[1]
 • Total 2.74 sq mi (7.10 km2)
 • Land 2.11 sq mi (5.46 km2)
 • Water 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
Elevation 800 ft (244 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,112
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 1,153
 • Density 527.0/sq mi (203.5/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98822
Area code 509
FIPS code 53-22010
GNIS feature ID 1519355[4]
Website City of Entiat

Entiat is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. It is part of the WenatcheeEast Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,112 at the 2010 census.[5] The population was 1,140 at 2013 Estimate from Office of Financial Management.

History[edit]

Entiat was officially incorporated on April 25, 1944. In 1960, Rocky Reach Dam was constructed downriver from Entiat, much of the town had to be relocated to higher ground due to the rising waters behind the dam. Most of the original buildings were razed or moved to a location north of the original town.

Geography[edit]

Entiat is located at the confluence of the Entiat and Columbia rivers. This section of the Columbia is known as Lake Entiat. This is the reservoir formed behind Rocky Reach Dam. The town is situated between the eastern foothills of the Cascade Mountain range, Lake Entiat and the Entiat River. Entiat is located at 47°40′40″N 120°12′47″W / 47.67778°N 120.21306°W / 47.67778; -120.21306 (47.677640, -120.213149).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.74 square miles (7.10 km2), of which, 2.11 square miles (5.46 km2) is land and 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2) is water.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Entiat, Washington
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 55
(13)
62
(17)
76
(24)
82
(28)
97
(36)
102
(39)
107
(42)
103
(39)
100
(38)
87
(31)
70
(21)
60
(16)
107
(42)
Average high °F (°C) 35
(2)
42
(6)
54
(12)
63
(17)
71
(22)
78
(26)
86
(30)
87
(31)
78
(26)
63
(17)
45
(7)
34
(1)
61.3
(16.4)
Average low °F (°C) 22
(−6)
25
(−4)
31
(−1)
36
(2)
42
(6)
48
(9)
53
(12)
53
(12)
46
(8)
37
(3)
29
(−2)
21
(−6)
36.9
(2.8)
Record low °F (°C) −13
(−25)
−9
(−23)
14
(−10)
26
(−3)
30
(−1)
33
(1)
42
(6)
37
(3)
27
(−3)
11
(−12)
2
(−17)
−16
(−27)
−16
(−27)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.82
(46.2)
1.37
(34.8)
1.10
(27.9)
0.68
(17.3)
0.90
(22.9)
0.83
(21.1)
0.32
(8.1)
0.26
(6.6)
0.41
(10.4)
0.96
(24.4)
2.14
(54.4)
2.39
(60.7)
13.18
(334.8)
Source: [7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 420
1960 357 −15.0%
1970 355 −0.6%
1980 445 25.4%
1990 449 0.9%
2000 957 113.1%
2010 1,112 16.2%
Est. 2013 1,153 3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,112 people, 421 households, and 305 families residing in the city. The population density was 527.0 inhabitants per square mile (203.5 /km2). There were 495 housing units at an average density of 234.6 per square mile (90.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 81.5% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 13.8% from other races, and 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.7% of the population.

There were 421 households of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.6% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the city was 40.1 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 957 people, 342 households, and 244 families residing in the city. The population density was 700.6 people per square mile (269.7/km²). There were 400 housing units at an average density of 292.8 per square mile (112.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.31% White, 0.52% African American, 1.67% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 16.51% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.57% of the population.

There were 342 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 32.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,450, and the median income for a family was $37,083. Males had a median income of $33,487 versus $21,324 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,529. About 9.1% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 5.7% 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 2014-07-22. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "weather.com". Retrieved November 15, 2011. 
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 29, 2013. 

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