Mattawa, Washington

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Mattawa, Washington

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Mattawa Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Mattawa Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Mattawa, Washington

Comparing Mattawa 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 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Affordability of Rents 3 7
People Living Alone 1 1

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Mattawa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles E of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 99349
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.738
Longitude -119.901

Mattawa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 63 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 6.8 inches
Station SMYRNA
Distance 12.9 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 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 56 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 67 F
Annual Precip 7.1 inches
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Mattawa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,609 100%
Male 1,573 60.3%
Female 1,036 39.7%
Under 18 995 38.1%
18+ 1,614 61.9%
65+ 38 1.5%
Median Age 22.5
Average Family Size 4.79
White 772 29.6%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 24 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.5%
Other 1,718 65.8%
Mixed Race 76 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2,343 89.8%

Estimated Mattawa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,287
Growth 678
Growth % 26%

Mattawa 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) 94.5%
German 1.4%
US/American 1.4%
Danish 0.9%
English 0.5%
Irish 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mattawa 2,609 $25,921
George 528 $23,571
Moxee 821 $40,500
Royal City 1,823 $29,821
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Mattawa High Schools (2004)

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A Title I School.
Serves 386 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

RD 24 SW
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 33 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 33

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1. Granger, Washington 84.8   9.9% 5.1% 2.3% 20 $28,026 13.9% 79.8% 2,530 34.3% 71.5 0.7% 4.4
2. Hidalgo, Texas 83.2   8.1% 6.6% 5.9% 21 $20,357 10.8% 17.9% 7,322 44.3% 46.7 1.6% 5.9
3. Milan, New Mexico 82.5   23.2% 10.3% 5.5% 22 $26,776 8.6% 49% 1,891 28.2% 58.2 1.2% 10.6
4. Bayou La Batre, Alabama 78.1   17.9% 11.2% 7.4% 23 $27,580 7.4% 47.6% 2,313 28.2% 202.8 0.6% 12.1
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