Goldendale, WA Population

Population: 3,760. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,713 (-1.3% change)
Males: 1,787 (47.5%), Females: 1,973 (52.5%)

Klickitat County

Zip code: 98620

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $26,030
Median house value: $88,000

Races in Goldendale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.7%)
  • American Indian (6.0%)
  • Hispanic (5.9%)
  • Other race (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (14.5%), English (11.9%), United States (11.7%), French (3.8%), Dutch (3.3%).

Elevation: 1633 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Goldendale

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goldendale city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

3.8% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +413 (+12.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Goldendale:

  • KLICKITAT VALLEY HOSPITAL (310 SOUTH ROOSEVELT STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Goldendale:

  • MID-COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER (about 30 miles; THE DALLES, OR)
  • SKYLINE HOSPITAL (about 46 miles; WHITE SALMON, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE TOPPENSIH HOSPITAL (about 50 miles; TOPPENISH, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Goldendale:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 55 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • ROBERTS FIELD (about 111 miles; REDMOND, OR; Abbreviation: RDM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 116 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Goldendale:

  • GOLDENDALE (about 1 miles; GOLDENDALE, WA; Abbreviation: S20)
  • WASCO STATE (about 20 miles; WASCO, OR; Abbreviation: 35S)
  • COLUMBIA GORGE REGIONAL/THE DALLES MUNI (about 28 miles; THE DALLES, OR; Abbreviation: DLS)
Amtrak station near Goldendale:

  • 16 miles: WISHRAM (WEST END OF RAILROAD AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goldendale:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 12,132)
  • MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 114 miles; GRESHAM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,867)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 116 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL OREGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 124 miles; BEND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 124 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)

Schools

Public high school in Goldendale:

  • GOLDENDALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 525 SIMCOE DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Goldendale:

  • GOLDENDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 379; Location: 520 E. COLLINS DR.; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • GOLDENDALE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 820 S. SCHUSTER ST; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Goldendale:

  • GOLDENDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 207 KLICKITAT; Grades: PK – 6)
  • GOLDENDALE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: PO BOX 241 BICKLETON ROAD; Grades: 5 – 9)