Coulee Dam, WA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,044. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,080 (+3.4% change)
Males: 504 (48.3%), Females: 540 (51.7%)

Okanogan County

Zip code: 99116

Median resident age: 44.5 years
Median household income: $37,391 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,700 (year 2000)

Races in Coulee Dam:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.4%)
  • American Indian (32.9%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (17.4%), Irish (12.5%), English (8.8%), United States (5.3%), French (3.9%), Norwegian (3.8%).

Elevation: 1145 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Coulee Dam

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coulee Dam town

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-5.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Coulee Dam:

  • COULEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; GRAND COULEE, WA)
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 42 miles; OMAK, WA)
  • ODESSA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 48 miles; ODESSA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Coulee Dam:

  • GRANT CO INTL (about 58 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; ID: MWH)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 94 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; ID: EAT)
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 96 miles; SPOKANE, WA; ID: SKA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Coulee Dam:

  • GRAND COULEE DAM (about 8 miles; ELECTRIC CITY, WA; ID: 3W7)
  • J-Z (about 18 miles; ALMIRA, WA; ID: 1W0)
  • WILBUR (about 23 miles; WILBUR, WA; ID: 2S8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coulee Dam:

  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 101 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 101 miles; CHENEY, WA; FT enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 106 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 115 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 117 miles; PASCO, WA; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)

Schools

Public high school in Coulee Dam:

  • LAKE ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: CIVIC WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Coulee Dam:

  • WRIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: CREST DRIVE; Grades: PK – 04)