Grandview, Washington

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Grandview, Washington
City
Location of Grandview, Washington
Location of Grandview, Washington
Coordinates: 46°15′13″N 119°54′36″W / 46.25361°N 119.91000°W / 46.25361; -119.91000Coordinates: 46°15′13″N 119°54′36″W / 46.25361°N 119.91000°W / 46.25361; -119.91000
Country United States
State Washington
County Yakima
Area[1]
 • Total 6.31 sq mi (16.34 km2)
 • Land 6.23 sq mi (16.14 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 10,862
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 11,117
 • Density 1,743.5/sq mi (673.2/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98930
Area code 509
FIPS code 53-27925
GNIS feature ID 1512251[4]
Website www.grandview.wa.us

Grandview is a city in Yakima County, Washington, United States. It is circa 38 miles west of Kennewick and 38 miles southeast of Yakima. The population was 10,862 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Grandview received its name in 1906 due to its view of Mount Rainier and Mount Adams.[5] Grandview was officially incorporated on September 21, 1909. It began simply as the halfway point on the rail line between Prosser and Sunnyside.

Geography[edit]

Grandview is located at 46°15′13″N 119°54′36″W / 46.25361°N 119.91000°W / 46.25361; -119.91000 (46.253670, -119.910133).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.31 square miles (16.34 km2), of which, 6.23 square miles (16.14 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 320
1920 1,011 215.9%
1930 1,085 7.3%
1940 1,449 33.5%
1950 2,503 72.7%
1960 3,366 34.5%
1970 3,605 7.1%
1980 5,615 55.8%
1990 7,169 27.7%
2000 8,377 16.9%
2010 10,862 29.7%
Est. 2013 11,117 2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 10,862 people, 2,996 households, and 2,459 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,743.5 inhabitants per square mile (673.2/km2). There were 3,136 housing units at an average density of 503.4 per square mile (194.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 55.2% White, 0.9% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 38.8% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 79.7% of the population.

There were 2,996 households of which 57.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 18.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.9% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.60 and the average family size was 3.90.

The median age in the city was 26.3 years. 37% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 17.1% were from 45 to 64; and 7.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 8,377 people, 2,431 households, and 1,956 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,552.3 people per square mile (599.0/km²). There were 2,581 housing units at an average density of 478.3 per square mile (184.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 51.12% White, 0.58% African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 43.27% from other races, and 3.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 68.04% of the population.

There were 2,431 households out of which 49.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.40 and the average family size was 3.80.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 36.2% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,588, and the median income for a family was $36,165. Males had a median income of $29,321 versus $21,959 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,489. About 16.0% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.0% of those under age 18 and 17.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

Major highways[edit]

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. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-14. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 14, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 14, 2014. 
  9. ^ 'Former Grandview legislator Margaret Rayburn Dies,' Yakima Herald Republic (Washington state), David Lester, May 17, 2013

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