Naches, Washington

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Naches
Town
Naches, Washington
Location of Naches, Washington
Location of Naches, Washington
Coordinates: 46°43′45″N 120°41′57″W / 46.72917°N 120.69917°W / 46.72917; -120.69917Coordinates: 46°43′45″N 120°41′57″W / 46.72917°N 120.69917°W / 46.72917; -120.69917
Country United States
State Washington
County Yakima
Area[1]
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Land 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,473 ft (449 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 795
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 801
 • Density 1,152.2/sq mi (444.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 98929, 98937
Area code 509
FIPS code 53-47805[4]
GNIS feature ID 1512494[5]
Website Town of Naches

Naches is a town in Yakima County, Washington, United States. The population was 795 individuals at the 2010 census.

Economy[edit]

Naches' economy is based mainly on timber and agriculture, known for its large production of apple, cherries, pears and various other fruits.

Geography[edit]

Naches is located at 46°43′45″N 120°41′57″W / 46.72917°N 120.69917°W / 46.72917; -120.69917 (46.729133, -120.699191).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all of it land.[1]

Naches is located in the Naches Valley of the Naches River.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Naches, Washington
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 68
(20)
69
(21)
80
(27)
92
(33)
102
(39)
105
(41)
109
(43)
110
(43)
100
(38)
88
(31)
73
(23)
67
(19)
110
(43)
Average high °F (°C) 39
(4)
47
(8)
56
(13)
64
(18)
72
(22)
80
(27)
88
(31)
87
(31)
78
(26)
64
(18)
48
(9)
36
(2)
63.3
(17.4)
Average low °F (°C) 23
(−5)
26
(−3)
30
(−1)
34
(1)
42
(6)
48
(9)
53
(12)
52
(11)
44
(7)
34
(1)
27
(−3)
21
(−6)
36.2
(2.4)
Record low °F (°C) −21
(−29)
−25
(−32)
−1
(−18)
18
(−8)
25
(−4)
30
(−1)
34
(1)
35
(2)
24
(−4)
4
(−16)
−13
(−25)
−17
(−27)
−25
(−32)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.15
(29.2)
0.81
(20.6)
0.62
(15.7)
0.55
(14)
0.58
(14.7)
0.62
(15.7)
0.22
(5.6)
0.26
(6.6)
0.36
(9.1)
0.54
(13.7)
1.05
(26.7)
1.53
(38.9)
8.29
(210.5)
Source: [7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 423
1940 536 26.7%
1950 633 18.1%
1960 680 7.4%
1970 666 −2.1%
1980 655 −1.7%
1990 596 −9.0%
2000 643 7.9%
2010 795 23.6%
Est. 2013 801 0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 795 people, 317 households, and 225 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,152.2 inhabitants per square mile (444.9/km2). There were 346 housing units at an average density of 501.4 per square mile (193.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.8% White, 0.6% African American, 1.5% Native American, 3.3% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.3% of the population.

There were 317 households of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.0% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the town was 37.4 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 643 people, 258 households, and 175 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,595.8 people per square mile (620.7/km²). There were 279 housing units at an average density of 692.4 per square mile (269.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.94% White, 1.40% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 6.69% from other races, and 4.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.89% of the population.

There were 258 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the age distribution of the population shows 26.6% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $42,083, and the median income for a family was $47,679. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $22,961 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,084. About 10.7% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over.

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