George, Washington

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy George Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy George Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% George Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of George, Washington

Comparing George 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 8 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
People Living Alone 4 4

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George Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles NE of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 98848
P.O. Box Zip Codes 98824
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.079
Longitude -119.854

George Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station QUINCY 1 S
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 58 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 7.9 inches
Station SMYRNA
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 58 to 91 F
Oct Temp 36 to 67 F
Annual Precip 8 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 7.6 inches
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George Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 528 100%
Male 286 54.2%
Female 242 45.8%
Under 18 199 37.7%
18+ 329 62.3%
65+ 26 4.9%
Median Age 22.9
Average Family Size 4.39
White 423 80.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 85 16.1%
Mixed Race 15 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 318 60.2%

Estimated George Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 566
Growth 38
Growth % 7.2%

George 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) 78.6%
German 7.8%
Irish 4.1%
Swiss 4.1%
English 1.8%
European 1.4%
Swedish 0.9%
Basque 0.7%
Polish 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Trinidad (98848)
Winchester (98848)

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)
George 528 $23,571
Ephrata 6,808 $43,500
Mattawa 2,609 $25,921
Quincy 5,044 $31,847
Rock Island 863 $34,408
Royal City 1,823 $29,821
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