Tekoa, Washington

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Tekoa, Washington

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Tekoa Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Tekoa Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Tekoa, Washington

Comparing Tekoa 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
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Racial Diversity 6 2
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 5
Median Family Income 4 3
College Educated Adults 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Tekoa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SE of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 247 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Whitman
Standard Zip Codes 99033
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.223
Longitude -117.071

Tekoa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 61 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 49 to 85 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches
Station COLFAX
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 20 inches
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Tekoa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 826 100%
Male 379 45.9%
Female 447 54.1%
Under 18 229 27.7%
18+ 597 72.3%
65+ 188 22.8%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.98
White 772 93.5%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 7 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 2.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 24 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.6%

Estimated Tekoa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 772
Growth -54
Growth % -6.5%

Tekoa 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
German 21%
English 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 10.6%
Irish 9%
Norwegian 6.1%
Swedish 5.2%
Dutch 4.3%
Italian 3.3%
Scottish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Finnish 1.7%
Welsh 1.4%
Swiss 1.2%
European 1%
French Canadian 1%
Danish 0.9%
Portuguese 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Polish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tekoa 826 $36,771
Fairfield 494 $40,694
Farmington 153 $39,063
Latah 151 $43,750
Oakesdale 420 $42,813
Rosalia 648 $37,750
Waverly 121 $43,750
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Tekoa High Schools (2004)

513 E HENKLE - 0869
Serves 100 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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