Mesa, WA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 425. Estimated population in July 2005: 425 (0.0% change)
Males: 218 (51.3%), Females: 207 (48.7%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 99343

Median resident age: 22.4 years
Median household income: $38,750 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,000 (year 2000)

Races in Mesa:

  • Hispanic (59.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (38.6%)
  • Other race (28.2%)
  • Two or more races (11.8%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.2%), United States (4.9%), Norwegian (4.2%), Irish (4.0%), English (3.1%).

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mesa

  • High school or higher: 42.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesa city

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

39.1% Foreign born (37.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +203 (+91.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mesa:

  • OTHELLO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; OTHELLO, WA)
  • LOURDES MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; PASCO, WA)
  • KENNEWICK GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; KENNEWICK, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mesa:

  • TRI-CITIES (about 24 miles; PASCO, WA; ID: PSC)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 49 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; ID: MWH)
  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 61 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; ID: ALW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mesa:

  • OTHELLO MUNI (about 15 miles; OTHELLO, WA; ID: S70)
  • NEW WARDEN (about 27 miles; WARDEN, WA; ID: 2S4)
  • RICHLAND (about 29 miles; RICHLAND, WA; ID: RLD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mesa:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 23 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; YAKIMA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; FT enrollment: 7,420)
Public primary/middle schools in Mesa:

  • BASIN CITY ELEM (Students: 399; Location: 303 BAILIE BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MESA ELEM (Students: 170; Location: 200 PEPIOT ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)