Tieton, Washington

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Tieton, Washington

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High Points

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

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Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 10% Tieton Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% Tieton Low Property Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Tieton Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Tieton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Tieton, Washington

Comparing Tieton 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
Racial Diversity 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 5 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 6 9

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Tieton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NW of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
County Yakima
Metro Area Yakima
Standard Zip Codes 98947
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.702
Longitude -120.754

Tieton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 33 to 64 F
Jul Temp 51 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 64 F
Annual Precip 8.2 inches
Station WAPATO
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 8.1 inches
Station CLE ELUM
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 22.8 inches
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Tieton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,154 100%
Male 575 49.8%
Female 579 50.2%
Under 18 429 37.2%
18+ 725 62.8%
65+ 77 6.7%
Median Age 26.1
Average Family Size 3.88
White 624 54.1%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 8 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 1.4%
Other 477 41.3%
Mixed Race 26 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 627 54.3%

Estimated Tieton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,171
Growth 17
Growth % 1.5%

Tieton 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) 64.9%
German 14.2%
US/American 5.4%
English 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Scottish 2.2%
Irish 1.8%
European 1.4%
Norwegian 1.1%
Czech 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Italian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
African 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tieton 1,154 $34,583
Ellensburg 15,414 $37,625
Harrah 542 $41,250
Naches 643 $47,679
Selah 6,310 $49,477
Union Gap 5,621 $34,795
Yakima 71,845 $34,798
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