Bingen, Washington

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Bingen, Washington

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High Points

Bingen strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):

Category Trophy
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Top 3% trophy Bingen Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 5% trophy Bingen Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bingen, Washington

Comparing Bingen to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Racial Diversity 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Age of the Population 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 3
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 5 2
Public Transportation Use 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Housing Recently Built 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 1 1
Low Property Crime 1 2

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Bingen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles E of Gresham, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Klickitat
Standard Zip Codes 98605
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.715
Longitude -121.463

Bingen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 49 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station GLENWOOD 2
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 43 to 79 F
Oct Temp 29 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.7 inches
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Bingen Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 672 100%
Male 340 50.6%
Female 332 49.4%
Under 18 198 29.5%
18+ 474 70.5%
65+ 57 8.5%
Median Age 33
Average Family Size 3.18
White 488 72.6%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 5 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 25 3.7%
Other 118 17.6%
Mixed Race 34 5.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 170 25.3%

Estimated Bingen Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 689
Growth 17
Growth % 2.5%

Bingen Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.3%
German 14.9%
English 12.4%
US/American 10.3%
Norwegian 5.6%
Irish 4.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Italian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
French Canadian 1%
Swedish 0.8%
Finnish 0.8%
Greek 0.6%
Northern European 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Serbian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bingen, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cook (98605)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bingen 672 $27,361
Stevenson 1,200 $38,750
White Salmon 2,193 $39,653
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