Republic, WA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 954. Estimated population in July 2005: 988 (+3.6% change)
Males: 462 (48.4%), Females: 492 (51.6%)

Ferry County

Zip code: 99166

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $25,284 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,900 (year 2000)

Races in Republic:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.9%)
  • American Indian (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (15.8%), English (12.5%), United States (12.2%), Irish (11.3%), Swedish (4.7%), French (3.9%).

Elevation: 2600 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Republic

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Republic city

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

2.2% Foreign born (1.3% North America, 0.6% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-1.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Republic:

  • FERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (36 N KLONDIKE RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Republic:

  • NORTH VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; TONASKET, WA)
  • MID-VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 49 miles; OMAK, WA)
  • COULEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 52 miles; GRAND COULEE, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Republic:

  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 105 miles; SPOKANE, WA; ID: SKA)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 108 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; ID: MWH)
  • SPOKANE INTL (about 110 miles; SPOKANE, WA; ID: GEG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Republic:

  • FERRY COUNTY (about 8 miles; REPUBLIC, WA; ID: R49)
  • AVEY FIELD STATE (about 43 miles; LAURIER, WA; ID: 69S)
  • TONASKET MUNICIPAL (about 50 miles; TONASKET, WA; ID: W01)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Republic:

  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 111 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; CHENEY, WA; FT enrollment: 7,852)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 117 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 139 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 152 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; FT enrollment: 2,988)

Schools

Public high school in Republic:

  • REPUBLIC JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 30306 HIGHWAY 20 E; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Republic:

  • REPUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 30306 HIGHWAY 20 E; Grades: KG – 06)
  • REPUBLIC PARENT PARTNER (Students: 40; Location: 915 HIGHWAY 20 E; Grades: KG – 12)