Roosevelt, Washington

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Roosevelt
CDP
Location of Roosevelt in Klickitat County, Washington
Location of Roosevelt in Klickitat County, Washington
Coordinates: 45°44′41″N 120°12′37″W / 45.74472°N 120.21028°W / 45.74472; -120.21028Coordinates: 45°44′41″N 120°12′37″W / 45.74472°N 120.21028°W / 45.74472; -120.21028
Country United States
State Washington
County Klickitat
Area
 • Total 3.9 sq mi (10.0 km2)
 • Land 3.9 sq mi (10.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 364 ft (111 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 79
 • Density 20.5/sq mi (7.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99356
Area code(s) 509
FIPS code 53-59705[1]
GNIS feature ID 1513196[2]

Roosevelt is a census-designated place in Klickitat County, Washington, United States. The population was 79 at the 2000 census. The Roosevelt Regional Landfill, one of the largest landfills in the United States, is located at Roosevelt.[3]

The community was named after President Theodore Roosevelt.[4]

Geography[edit]

Roosevelt is located adjacent to the Columbia River Gorge.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.0 km²), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Roosevelt has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 79 people, 33 households, and 20 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 20.5 people per square mile (7.9/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 11.9/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.28% White, 16.46% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.46% of the population.

There were 33 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, and 36.4% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 15.2% from 25 to 44, 35.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 154.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,694, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,083. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Roosevelt". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ http://seattletimes.com/html/pacificnw/2018771837_pacificpdump05.html
  4. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 248. 
  5. ^ http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather-summary.php3?s=243754&cityname=Roosevelt%2C+Washington%2C+United+States+of+America&units= Climate Summary for Roosevelt, Washington]